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Suckiness Explained

Posted on July 14, 2008 at 1:57 pm

Medical Update on OF Wily Mo Pena: Wily Mo Pena, after having a Gad MRI earlier today and an examination of his left shoulder with Nationals orthopedist Dr. Ben Shaffer, has a small tear and impingement in his left rotator cuff, as well as, fraying of the labrum in his left shoulder. Surgery should take place within the next 7-10 days with details to follow.That's certainly nothing the short All Star Break will fix - the Nats have lost another player for ... Continue Reading

Elijah Dukes out 4-6 weeks

Posted on July 6, 2008 at 10:12 am

Washington Nationals right fielder Austin Kearns, right, watches as left fielder Elijah Dukes is carted from the field after Dukes was hurt at the wall catching a fly ball from Cincinnati Reds Jay Bruce in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 5, 2008 in Cincinnati. Dukes left the game with a strained tendon in his right kneecap. The Reds won 3-2. (AP Photo/David Kohl) Wow, that stunk. There are three good things I can say about last night's ... Continue Reading

How Convenient

Posted on July 4, 2008 at 12:14 pm

Guess who starts his rehab assignment with the Potomac Nationals tonight? Give up? Catcher Johnny Estrada, who I have not seen play yet. Not that I really want him to play in a Washington Nationals uniform this season. I am quite happy with Flores and Nieves. Still, should add a bit of interstingness to tonight's game. WOODBRIDGE, Va.— The Washington Nationals have announced that catcher Johnny Estrada is expected to begin a rehab assignment on Friday, July 4, with Class-A Potomac. Continue Reading

Another Nat to the DL, I biked again

Posted on July 1, 2008 at 1:36 pm

But this time without incident, so Chad Cordero is headed to the DL without me. Very sad for The Chief! After another shoulder examination, a torn labrum was discovered and surgery will likely take place later this week in LA, meaning he's done for the season and probably much of next season. Really sad is the fact that people tend to forget all about the players on the DL while they live in the day-to-day nowness of games. Remember who ... Continue Reading

Stormy Game!

Posted on June 29, 2008 at 9:54 am

[Photoset] Mr. Chatter and I arrived late to last night's game because we had to be on an international phone call at 7 PM. By the time we parked in Lot W, the Nats were down to the Orioles and Lastings Milledge had left the game with a groin injury after chasing a ball to the wall, was immediately placed on the 15 day disabled list, and Roger Bernadina called up. Wow, all that in the first three innings! That's ... Continue Reading


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