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CBS Sports
Washington Nationals vs. Los Angeles Angels Live Coverage, Stats, and UpdatesERA in 11 starts against them. "He's more of a pitcher now than he's ever been
CBS Sports / Posted 4 days ago
ERA in 11 starts against them. "He's more of a pitcher now than he's ever been in his career," Washington general manager Mike Rizzo said during Gonzalez's June success. "He can't rely on a 96 mph fastball any more. Now he's 89 to 92, pitches low... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Nationals debut new relievers in Anaheim, just miles away from potential playoff stop Dodger Stadium($6 million) and 2020 ($6.5 million). “We felt these guys checked off a lot of
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
($6 million) and 2020 ($6.5 million). “We felt these guys checked off a lot of boxes for us,” Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said. “They’re two veterans with playoff savvy, and they’re great in the clubhouse. But let’s not gloss over their... Read more
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CBS Sports
Washington Nationals vs. Los Angeles Angels Live Coverage, Stats, and Updates - July 19, 2017 GametrackerERA in 11 starts against them. "He's more of a pitcher now than he's ever been
CBS Sports / Posted 4 days ago
ERA in 11 starts against them. "He's more of a pitcher now than he's ever been in his career," Washington general manager Mike Rizzo said during Gonzalez's June success. "He can't rely on a 96 mph fastball any more. Now he's 89 to 92, pitches low... Read more
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The Washington Times
MLB trade deadline sellers worth keeping an eye ondeadline. While the Nationals made a move to acquire two relievers from the Oa
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
deadline. While the Nationals made a move to acquire two relievers from the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, general manager Mike Rizzo did it without touching Washington’s top prospects. The Nationals could still be in the market for a closer,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The Nationals made a trade to improve their bullpen. But who will close?top four prospects makes it sweeter. But two questions remain: Who will close
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
top four prospects makes it sweeter. But two questions remain: Who will close games in October? And will General Manager Mike Rizzo make another trade to bolster the bullpen before the July 31 non-waiver deadline? The two may be connected. After... Read more
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CBS Sports
MLB trade rumors: Nationals still looking at relievers, including Justin Wilsonfor two relievers, lefty Sean Doolittle and righty Ryan Madson. It doesn't appe
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
for two relievers, lefty Sean Doolittle and righty Ryan Madson. It doesn't appear that the deal made Nats general manager Mike Rizzo content with his current bullpen situation, though, and reports on Monday indicate that his is not done attempting... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Nationals acquire relievers Madson, Doolittle from A'sThe Nats also sent left-hander Jesus Luzardo and third baseman Sheldon Neuse to
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
The Nats also sent left-hander Jesus Luzardo and third baseman Sheldon Neuse to the A's. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo announced the trade during Sunday's 14-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. "With... Read more
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CBS Sports
Washington Nationals vs. Cincinnati Reds Live Coverage, Stats, and Updates - July 17, 2017 Gametrackerthe series finale. "With Madson and Doolittle, we get two quality human beings
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
the series finale. "With Madson and Doolittle, we get two quality human beings, first of all," Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said. "Great teammates, guys who are experienced, guys with big stuff. Both are capable of getting the final three... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Nationals acquire relievers Madson, Doolittle from A'sThe Nats also sent left-hander Jesus Luzardo and third baseman Sheldon Neuse to
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 6 days ago
The Nats also sent left-hander Jesus Luzardo and third baseman Sheldon Neuse to the A's. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo announced the trade during Sunday's 14-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. "With... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Nationals add Madson, Doolittle to bullpenand 31 strikeouts in 211/3 innings. "We got two quality human beings who are g
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
and 31 strikeouts in 211/3 innings. "We got two quality human beings who are great teammates," Washington general manager Mike Rizzo said. "They can pitch at the end of games and get three outs. We can stabilize our entire bullpen." Rizzo said he... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Nationals acquire relievers Madson, Doolittle from A'sThe Nats also sent left-hander Jesus Luzardo and third baseman Sheldon Neuse to
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
The Nats also sent left-hander Jesus Luzardo and third baseman Sheldon Neuse to the A's. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo announced the trade during Sunday's 14-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. "With... Read more
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The Washington Times
Sean Doolittle, Ryan Madson sent to desperate Nationalswon 10-7 in Cincinnati, after sigh-inducing, here-we-go-again innings before it
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
won 10-7 in Cincinnati, after sigh-inducing, here-we-go-again innings before it was over. The next day, general manager Mike Rizzo was able to complete the deal for two veteran relievers. The right-handed Madson arrives with a 2.06 ERA this... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Justin Verlander, Marlins and Donkeys: Trade Deadline Targets for All 30 Teamscloser from somebody—Miami's Ramos, Justin Wilson of the Tigers, David Robertso
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 days ago
closer from somebody—Miami's Ramos, Justin Wilson of the Tigers, David Robertson of the White Sox—general manager Mike Rizzo may need to hire a lawyer to defend against a case of criminal negligence for not bolstering a team that may be... Read more
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The Washington Times
Kenley Jansen, Greg Holland and what could have been in WashingtonLeague pennant. “It was close,” Jansen said. “I ain’t going to lie. Washington
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
League pennant. “It was close,” Jansen said. “I ain’t going to lie. Washington is a top-line organization. [Team president Mike] Rizzo did a great job. I have a lot of respect for him, what he did making an offer and making a run at me. At the end... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Livan Hernandez, who made $53 million over 17 seasons, files for bankruptcyhave one of the best years of his career. During the middle of that season, Her
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
have one of the best years of his career. During the middle of that season, Hernandez approached Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo in a hotel lobby and handed him a slip of paper with "$1 million" written on it. "I play for this," Hernandez... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
MLB front offices on what 5 Detroit Tigers may fetch on trade marketlefty reliever, but they took a big bite out of their farm system in the off-se
Detroit Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
lefty reliever, but they took a big bite out of their farm system in the off-season, though that won’t stop general manager Mike Rizzo from filling the need. They had a high-level scout following the Tigers for the past week. Along with the... Read more
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SportingNews
Nationals apologize for long rain delay that had no rainfor the Nats fans who stuck around during the three-hour delay, the Braves won,
SportingNews / Posted 16 days ago
for the Nats fans who stuck around during the three-hour delay, the Braves won, 5-2. Afterward, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo issued a statement explaining the club's reasoning. "We could see weather heading our way and wanted to be... Read more
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CBS Sports
Nationals' Trea Turner reportedly suffers broken wrist, faces uncertain timetableSo consider this their second season-altering injury of the year. Leading up t
CBS Sports / Posted 24 days ago
So consider this their second season-altering injury of the year. Leading up to the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, GM Mike Rizzo figures to be focused on the improving the bullpen, which blew another ninth-inning lead on Thursday. Given that... Read more
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The Washington Times
Cubs know what trading for a closer can do for a bullpencloser David Robertson and the Philadelphia Phillies’ Pat Neshek are popular ca
The Washington Times / Posted 24 days ago
closer David Robertson and the Philadelphia Phillies’ Pat Neshek are popular candidates to be traded, but general manager Mike Rizzo might be strapped because of a limited number of assets in their farm system. The Cubs had prospects to include... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
After crazy win, Cubs' next obstacle is Max Scherzerto get back to their old selves, if that's possible. “I always say water seeks
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
to get back to their old selves, if that's possible. “I always say water seeks its level,” Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said. “They’re going to be there at the end. They have too much talent not to be. They’ve got too good of an... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Give them a break? Nationals' stars would rather participate in All-Star Game.upper back injury, he attended, but did not pitch, in the game in his home town
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
upper back injury, he attended, but did not pitch, in the game in his home town of San Diego. But Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo said Monday the team wouldn't hold its players back from competing in the game if they were healthy. "If they've... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dusty Baker keeps winning wherever he goes — job security be damnedcontinues to win, posting a .597 winning percentage (142-96) through Monday. He
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
continues to win, posting a .597 winning percentage (142-96) through Monday. He wants to stick around longer, but President Mike Rizzo said there's no hurry to get an extension done. "We're in agreement that Dusty is doing a great job here," Rizzo... Read more
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The Washington Times
If anyone knows how the Nationals handle managerial contracts, it’s Jim Rigglemanto give him an answer. They didn’t. He went into spring expecting them to decid
The Washington Times / Posted 28 days ago
to give him an answer. They didn’t. He went into spring expecting them to decide. They didn’t. Then, he put general manager Mike Rizzo in a complicated spot: Assure the option and possibly an extension now, or I am leaving. The path of managers... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
We should all love something as much as Daniel Murphy loves baseballhaven't talked contract extension. But the respect from the team's side is off
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
haven't talked contract extension. But the respect from the team's side is off the charts. From afar, what General Manager Mike Rizzo most admired in Murphy the Met was "the way he never gave away an at-bat - not after a rain-delay or 20 games in... Read more

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