Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
On Twitter: AdamKilgoreWP and PostSports  |  Facebook  |  E-mail alerts: Sports and Redskins  |  RSS

Nationals Journal: December 20, 2009 - December 26, 2009

Nats ink Guardado to minor league deal

The Nats on Saturday made official their signing of relief pitcher Eddie Guardado to a minor league contract. Guardado will be given a chance to compete for a bullpen job in spring training. The 39-year-old lefty, entering his 18th major...

By Chico Harlan  |  December 26, 2009; 7:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (57)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Capps, Nats agree to deal

At roughly 1 a.m., the Nationals got their man. Making their clearest step yet to improve a bullpen and end their pained search for a closer, the Washington Nationals on Wednesday reached a deal with free agent reliever Matt Capps,...

By Chico Harlan  |  December 24, 2009; 2:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (156)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Still waiting on Capps

So as midnight comes and passes, here's where things stand: The Washington Nationals are still waiting to learn if Matt Capps, their latest free agent target, will agree to a contract offer and become their next closer. Capps, a right-hander...

By Chico Harlan  |  December 23, 2009; 11:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Nothing official yet with Capps

[UPDATE, 10:30 p.m.] -- Just exchanged texts again with Kinzer. He said nothing new has solidified since we last talked. So deeper into the night we go... --- The Washington Nationals could be moving closer to landing relief pitcher Matt...

By Chico Harlan  |  December 23, 2009; 9:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Riggleman, Capps, Guardado, Marquis

There's been plenty of immigration into NatsTown this week. It's practically like Ellis Island. Welcome, Jason Marquis. Welcome, Eddie Guardado. And perhaps by tonight the Nats will have their third signing of the week, if Matt Capps selects Washington rather...

By Chico Harlan  |  December 23, 2009; 11:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (61)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Nats nearing deal with veteran reliever Guardado

Continuing an active offseason, the Washington Nationals are close to a contract agreement with free agent reliever Eddie Guardado, according to two sources. The terms remain unknown, but it's almost certain that the 39-year-old lefty will get a one-year deal....

By Chico Harlan  |  December 22, 2009; 9:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Marquis introduced at Nats Park

The Nats are off to a quick start this offseason, checking off their needs: Some relief pitching help, a catcher, a veteran starter. It all has something of a cumulative effect, as every move inches the Nationals that much closer...

By Chico Harlan  |  December 22, 2009; 4:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (65)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Strasburg lands endorsement deal with Topps

Stephen Strasburg has his first endorsement deal, as today the Topps trading card company announced a multi-year deal that will lead to a line of Strasburg-related promotion and memorabilia. According to a release, Topps now has exclusive rights to use...

By Chico Harlan  |  December 22, 2009; 12:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (40)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Thoughts on Marquis signing

So it looks like we'll meet Jason Marquis on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Meantime, I'm curious for reaction to the signing; judging from initial comments, it seems like opinion is all over the place. The deal for Marquis -- two...

By Chico Harlan  |  December 21, 2009; 8:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (96)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Nats to sign Marquis

Satisfying their longstanding need for a top-of-the-rotation veteran, the Washington Nationals are on the verge of finalizing a deal with right-handed pitcher Jason Marquis, according to a source. The two-year contract, worth $15 million, depends on Marquis passing a physical....

By Chico Harlan  |  December 21, 2009; 4:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (85)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company