Nationals Journal: Kurt Suzuki


Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Nationals trade Kurt Suzuki back to Oakland

Washington cuts loose a key cog in its NL East title run last season and clears the way for Jhonatan Solano to be backup catcher.

By Adam Kilgore  |  08:46 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 08/11/2013

How little-used Kurt Suzuki stays active

The once-everyday catcher is now Wilson Ramos' backup and has started only eight games since Ramos returned from the DL.

By James Wagner  |  04:30 PM ET, 08/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 06/16/2013

Kurt Suzuki's production since Wilson Ramos' injury

Since Ramos strained his hamstring again, Suzuki is hitting .190 (15 for 79) with two doubles, seven walks and 12 strikeouts.

By James Wagner  |  01:54 PM ET, 06/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:06 PM ET, 05/12/2013

Kurt Suzuki ejected for the first time in career; strike zone disputed

By James Wagner  |  08:06 PM ET, 05/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:07 PM ET, 04/29/2013

Wilson Ramos returns; Davey Johnson's plans for the catchers

With Ramos is activated from the 15-day disabled list, the Nationals manager says he will return to alternating playing him and Kurt Suzuki, but soon will pick the hotter hitter or take advantage of matchups.

By James Wagner  |  07:07 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 04/08/2013

Kurt Suzuki's improbably great day continues fast start for Nats catchers

Inside Kurt Suzuki's 3-for-4 performance and the offensive production of the Nationals' catching tandem.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:52 PM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:39 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Kurt Suzuki's 'perfect strike' a good sign for the Nationals

The Nationals were lousy and preventing stolen bases last year, but tonight Kurt Suzuki nabbed Juan Pierre with a perfect throw.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:39 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Kurt Suzuki, hoping to stay sharp between starts, makes his season debut

By James Wagner  |  06:22 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Kurt Suzuki plays nine, Bryce Harper raking, Henry Rodriguez's workload

Kurt Suzuki plays nine, Bryce Harper raking, Henry Rodriguez's workload

By James Wagner  |  05:44 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 02/18/2013

Wilson Ramos making progress, will 'definitely' be ready for opening day

The Nationals and Wilson Ramos are pleased with how he's coming along in the recovery from his torn ACL.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:55 PM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:47 PM ET, 10/07/2012

Busch Stadium shadows make life tough on hitters

From the third through the late innings of Game 1 of the NLDS, shadows played some sort of havoc with hitters.

By Barry Svrluga  |  09:47 PM ET, 10/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sun; ryan zimmerman; kurt suzuki; adam laroche

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Kurt Suzuki to start 10th straight game at catcher

Kurt Suzuki will start behind the plate tonight for the 10th consecutive day, an usually large workload for a backstop.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:28 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:36 PM ET, 09/02/2012

How Kurt Suzuki worked with Nationals coaches to shorten his swing, spark hitting surge

Working with Nationals Manager Davey Johnson and hitting coach Rick Eckstein, Kurt Suzuki shortened his swing and it sparked a recent hitting surge.

By James Wagner  |  10:36 PM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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