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Nationals Journal Archive: Drew Storen

Without Matt Capps, Sean Burnett steps up

The attention fell on Drew Storen last night as he earned his first career save. Manager Jim Riggleman jotted a congratulatory note on the lineup card, which would join the game ball in Storen's locker. "He's going to be great,"...

By Adam Kilgore  |  August 7, 2010; 4:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Drew Storen , Sean Burnett , bullpen  
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Nationals bullpen moves on without Matt Capps

In spring training, Drew Storen approached Matt Capps with a hint of apprehension. Capps, a veteran, had signed with the Nationals to become their closer. Storen, a rookie, had been drafted and anointed the closer of the future. Storen saw...

By Adam Kilgore  |  July 30, 2010; 7:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Drew Storen , Matt Capps , Tyler Clippard , bullpen  | Tags: Drew Storen, Matt Capps, Sean Burnett, Tyler Clippard  
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Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard will be sharing roles

UPDATED at 6:55 p.m. Since Drew Storen arrived with the Nationals in mid-May, the bullpen has settled into a best-case routine. Storen pitched the seventh, Tyler Clippard took the eighth and Matt Capps saved it in the ninth. With Storen's...

By Adam Kilgore  |  July 4, 2010; 4:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
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Drew Storen, that other first-round pick, pitches in

Once Stephen Strasburg departed, Drew Storen reminded everyone not to overlook the Nationals' other 2009 first-round draft pick. Storen, the 10th pick last year, cleaned house during the sixth and seventh innings of Saturday's thrilling, 6-5 victory over the Mets....

By Adam Kilgore  |  July 3, 2010; 10:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Drew Storen , Stephen Strasburg  
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At least the offense is back on track, sort of

The Washington Nationals began this three-game series against Baltimore struggling at the plate in the wake of their most recent homestand in which they scored 10 runs in six games. That's an average of just 1.7 runs a game, but...

By Gene Wang  |  June 27, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Adam Dunn , Cristian Guzman , Drew Storen , Jim Riggleman , Livan Hernandez  
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Drew Storen replaces, saves Stephen Strasburg

Drew Storen had done this many times before. For every minor league game they played together, on all three teams, Storen had always replaced Stephen Strasburg. On Sunday afternoon, for the first time in the majors, Storen, the 10th overall...

By Adam Kilgore  |  June 13, 2010; 7:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
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