August 20, 2019

Washington Nationals Game 60 Review: Washington Falls to Milwaukee After Late-Inning Throwing Error

The Washington Nationals fell 6-5 against the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night after a throwing error by second baseman Anthony Rendon in the eighth inning allowing the eventual go-ahead run to move into scoring position in a tied game.

Starting pitcher Tanner Roark had a solid outing despite giving up nine hits. Roark gave up five runs, one of which was a solo homer to outfielder Gerardo Parra in the seventh inning, while walking one batter and striking out four. He threw 101 pitches and 67 strikes. [Read more…]

Washington Nationals reportedly interested in Arizona OF Gerardo Parra

Last week it was Phil Wood of MASN that mentioned it.  Today, MLB.com’s Bill Ladson said the same.

The Washington Nationals apparently are poking around at the Arizona Diamondbacks Gold Glove outfielder Gerardo Parra.  The D-Backs may make Parra available after acquiring Jason Kubel this off-season to play left field.  Parra would be a fourth outfielder for Arizona, with Justin Upton and Chris Young as fixtures in the desert.

GM Mike Rizzo signed Parra to his first professional contract in 2004 when he was a member of the D-Backs front office. [Read more…]

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