Nationals Journal: drew storen


Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Rafael Soriano, Drew Storen have bounced back big from last season

Drew Storen and Rafael Soriano have both been dominating this year coming off rough seasons.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:38 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, rafael soriano

Posted at 11:32 PM ET, 04/18/2014

Drew Storen’s strong start, crucial two outs in win over the Cardinals

The right-handed reliever has allowed only two hits and one run in eight appearances to start the season.

By James Wagner  |  11:32 PM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Steve McCatty isn’t worried about Rafael Soriano and Drew Storen

Drew Storen and Rafael Soriano have produced poor numbers in the spring, but Steve McCatty says they’ll be fine once the year begins.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:12 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, Drew Storen, rafael soriano, steve mccatty

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 03/09/2014

Stephen Strasburg’s solid second start -- and other notes

The right-hander allowed one run over three innings and induced two double plays.

By James Wagner  |  07:23 PM ET, 03/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, matt williams, Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals

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 11:42 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Drew Storen hopes to continue strong ’13 finish

Right-handed reliever Drew Storen has also put on 15 pounds this offseason by working out more.

By James Wagner  |  11:42 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Drew Storen, Nationals avoid arbitration

The Nats and Drew Storen avoided arbitration with a one-year, $3.45 million deal.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:26 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Mike Rizzo: No trade offers for Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard

The Nationals general manager says the interest in both relievers has been informal.

By James Wagner  |  06:03 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, denard span, Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 08:05 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Cubs could try to trade for Drew Storen or Tyler Clippard

The Chicago Cubs have a closer opening and have initial interest in trading for either Drew Storen or Tyler Clippard to fill it.

By Adam Kilgore  |  08:05 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Inside Drew Storen’s turnaround

Drew Storen turned around his season by going back to what made him successful in the first place, a change that can be seen in his raw data.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:03 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 11/06/2013

The Nationals’ option to trade for a starter

How the Nationals positioned themselves to make a possible trade for a starting pitcher this winter.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:27 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  david price, Drew Storen, Gio Gonzalez, max scherzer, Rotation

Posted at 12:33 AM ET, 09/25/2013

Drew Storen earns $250K incentive for 20th game finished

In an overlooked inning, Drew Storen reached a lucrative performance bonus

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:33 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:49 AM ET, 08/24/2013

The Nationals' ninth-inning drama continues

Davey Johnson uses a short leash on Drew Storen, and Rafael Soriano nearly blows another save.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:49 AM ET, 08/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, rafael soriano

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 08/17/2013

Drew Storen's strong return

The reliever tossed a scoreless inning in his first appearance since returning from the minors.

By James Wagner  |  12:36 PM ET, 08/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Ian Krol, Nationals' pitchers, Pitchers, Ross Ohlendorf, Taylor Jordan

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 08/15/2013

Nationals call up Drew Storen, send Ryan Mattheus to Syracuse

After three strong weeks at Class AAA, Storen returns to the majors.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:58 PM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Roster moves, Ryan Mattheus

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 07/29/2013

Trying to understand Drew Storen's struggles

Between a breakdown in mechanics and changes in pitch mix, Storen has plenty of issues to work out in Syracuse.

By Harry Pavlidis  |  02:38 PM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Analytics, Drew Storen

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 07/27/2013

Nationals want Drew Storen to rediscover mechanics

The right-handed reliever will revert to an old high-leg kick and scrap his stiff front hip delivery.

By James Wagner  |  03:43 PM ET, 07/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 07/27/2013

Mike Rizzo isn't mad at Tyler Clippard, won't fire Davey Johnson

After a hectic week at Nationals Park, Mike Rizzo commends Tyler Clippard and says Davey Johnson will be the Nationals' manager for the whole season.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:03 PM ET, 07/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  davey johnson, Drew Storen, mike rizzo, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 11:56 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Tyler Clippard sounds off after Nationals demote Drew Storen

The Nationals exposed simmering resentment about their decision to acquire Rafael Soriano when they optioned Drew Storen to the minor leagues.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:56 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  davey johnson, Drew Storen, rafael soriano, Tyler Clippard, Washington Nationals

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Davey Johnson pitches Drew Storen with the flu

After saying Drew Storen wouldn't pitch today, Davey Johnson sent him into a blowout in the ninth inning.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:17 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Uncertainty abounds for the Nationals' pitching staff, including Drew Storen

The Nationals' pitching staff will be shuffled this weekend. How and whether or not the changes include Drew Storen remain to be seen.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:40 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, pitching staff, Taylor Jordan, trade deadline

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 07/07/2013

Drew Storen's 'highlight' inning

Drew Storen bounced back with a five-pitch inning as he used the aggression Davey Johnson wanted to see.

By Adam Kilgore  |  10:16 AM ET, 07/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 07/04/2013

After strong stretch, Nationals reliever Drew Storen stumbles again

The right-handed reliever had allowed an earned run in 16 of 17 outings before Wednesday -- and then seven runs in two games after.

By James Wagner  |  05:28 PM ET, 07/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Milwaukee Brewers, Washington Nationals

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 06/22/2013

Drew Storen bounces back

After a tough stretch of outings and questions about his usage, the right-hander delivers a strong bounce-back inning with dominant stuff.

By James Wagner  |  07:02 AM ET, 06/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Drew Storen's shrinking late-inning role

Over the past week, Davey Johnson has avoided Drew Storen in certain late-game situations.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:29 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 05/06/2013

Drew Storen confident consistent workload will come

Davey Johnson hasn't been able to get his relievers the kind of work he envisioned.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:33 PM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 04/20/2013

Drew Storen's rough night continues bullpen troubles

Davey Johnson thinks he needs to improve his handling of the Nationals' bullpen.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:54 PM ET, 04/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen

Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 04/12/2013

Drew Storen could be the Nationals' closer as Rafael Soriano rests

Davey Johnson may give closer Rafael Soriano the game off because the Nationals' winning produced three consecutive save situations.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:38 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  closer, Drew Storen, rafael soriano

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 04/12/2013

A look at the Nats' pitchers so far

It's early, but let's jump into our year-to-date PITCHf/x numbers.

By Harry Pavlidis  |  11:16 AM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Analytics, Craig Stammen, dan haren, Drew Storen, Gio Gonzalez, Henry Rodriguez, Jordan Zimmermann, PITCHf/X, Pitching, rafael soriano, ross detwiler, Ryan Mattheus, Stephen Strasburg, Tyler Clippard, Zach Duke

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Behind the video: Getting to know Drew Storen

Behind the video: Video journalist Brad Horn on getting to know the Nats pitcher.

By Brad Horn  |  10:17 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Video

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 03/17/2013

Drew Storen explains 'thinking too much' during spring training

Davey Johnson sees Drew Storen over-thinking on the mound. Storen has a reason for that.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:39 PM ET, 03/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 03/02/2013

Gio Gonzalez strikes out none in windy start, Drew Storen's workload and other notes

The Nationals' left-hander had an unusual outing on a windy day against the Cardinals: he struck out none.

By James Wagner  |  06:11 PM ET, 03/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Gio Gonzalez, grapefruit league

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 02/24/2013

Drew Storen dismisses blown save, Danny Espinosa feeling strong

Drew Storen dismisses blown save, Danny Espinosa feeling strong

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:00 PM ET, 02/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 02/23/2013

Davey Johnson: Drew Storen's inexperience, not back pain, led to Game 5 loss

A report revealed Drew Storen pitched through the playoffs last year in significant pain.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:29 AM ET, 02/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Drew Storen says he's moved on from Game 5

Drew Storen arrives at spring training at peace with the fateful, final innings of 2012.

By Adam Kilgore  |  04:41 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, Drew Storen

Posted at 09:14 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Nationals avoid arbitration with Drew Storen

Drew Storen will make $2.5 million in his first year eligible for salary arbitration.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:14 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Drew Storen eligible for arbitration thanks to new CBA

Nationals closer Drew Storen will be eligible for salary arbitration this winter because he qualified for Super Two status only because of a small, first-time tweak in baseball’s salary structure.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:47 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:19 PM ET, 10/07/2012

As Nationals begin playoffs, Drew Storen is only getting stronger

The closer's ninth inning may not have been as dramatic as the rest of the late-inning madness, but it meant just as much, not only to the game but for the Nationals moving forward in the playoffs.

By Adam Kilgore  |  10:19 PM ET, 10/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 09/09/2012

Drew Storen led a dominant day for the Nationals bullpen

Drew Storen struck out all three batters he faced yesterday, while Christian Garcia continued to draw raves early in his major league career.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:38 AM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Drew Storen showing consistency, ready to lighten Tyler Clippard’s load

Storen has found a groove and his continued progress is another sign that Davey Johnson will us him to help ease the workload of closer Tyler Clippard.

By James Wagner  |  06:57 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  closer, drew storen, tyler clippard