Nationals Journal: Defense

Posted at 07:55 PM ET, 04/16/2014

Matt Williams on the early defensive, starting pitching troubles

The manager addresses two of the team’s biggest weaknesses early in the season.

By James Wagner  |  07:55 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, starting pitching

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 03/28/2014

Additional tidbits about the Nationals and defensive shifting

Leftovers notes and bits of information about defensive shifts and the new style of defense the Nationals want to play.

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Tags:  Defense, Shifting

Posted at 07:53 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Stephen Strasburg brings out slider in first start

Strasburg was happy with his start; Storen was too excited in his first outing; and Williams tested out some situational defense and baserunning.

By James Wagner  |  07:53 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Drew Storen, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 09/05/2013

The two stellar defensive plays that saved the Nationals against the Phillies

Video of the two plays -- Jordan Zimmerman's no-look scoop at first base and Jhonatan Solano's diving tag at home -- that helped the Nationals win.

By James Wagner  |  09:40 AM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 06/11/2013

The troubles of the Nationals' defense, unearned runs

The Nationals are tied for the most errors in baseball and rank near the top in unearned runs.

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Tags:  Defense