Nationals take command with five-run seventh, defeat Cardinals 10-2

WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg won his 12th consecutive decision dating to last season and Jayson Werth connected for a pinch-hit grand slam to help the Washington Nationals close out the season series against the St. Louis Cardinals with a 10-2 win on Sunday.Wilson Ramos had three hits, including a two-run homer, and drove in four runs. Bryce Harper hit an RBI single during Washington...
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Jayson Werth gets a day off, Daniel Murphy set a Nationals record

The Nationals wrap up a seven-game home stand with a Sunday afternoon game against the Cardinals. The Nationals can split the four-game series with a win. Jayson Werth is off, keeping with Manager Dusty Baker’s practice of giving the 37-year-old outfielder the day off with a day game after a night game. Aside from Michael A. […]
Via Nationals Journal
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Five Takeaways from the Washington Nationals-New York Mets Series

Jayson Werth looks good hitting second, and the Nationals offense remains an enigma Werth has a lot to offer as a hitter, even if his low batting average doesn’t yet show it. He admitted he preferred hitting higher in the order. He sees a lot of pitches. He fouls off a lot of pitches. He draws walks and is an excellent baserunner (and he’s a career 80 percent base-stealer, too...
Via Baseball Essential
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dusty Baker sees ‘renewed life’ in Jayson Werth, the Nationals’ oldest player

MIAMI — Jayson Werth was not particularly interested in birthday jokes Friday. Some came his way anyway, though, as the Nationals’ oldest player turned 37. Dusty Baker asked him how he’s played on his birthday over the years. Werth told him he didn’t recall. But Werth’s birthday became relevant Friday night, because recently, he has looked […]
Via Nationals Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth back in the Nationals lineup

After a day off Monday, Jayson Werth is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Tigers. The rest of the lineup is the same with Joe Ross on the mound. As always, the lineups are below. Feel free to talk about the game below. Nationals 1. Ben Revere, CF 2. Anthony Rendon, 3B 3. Bryce […]
Via Nationals Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth robs Byron Buxton of a home run in return from hamstring injury

Jayson Werth made his return to the Washington Nationals’ lineup Friday night against the Minnesota Twins. It’s a good thing he did, because he turned in one of the top defensive highlights of the season by robbing a home run off the bat of Byron Buxton. Psshh what hamstring injury? pic.twitter.com/1NcrUUBgdw — Jamal Collier (@JamalCollier) April 23, 2016 Werth was forced...
Via The Comeback
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Nationals forced to re-issue massive bobblehead order

By Jesse Reed The Washington Nationals have been planning a massive bobblehead giveaway on August 30th to commemorate Jayson Werth’s walk-off home run in Game 4 of the 2012 NLDS. Unfortunately, the 25,000 fans that would have taken home one of those commemorative bobbleheads will now have to settle for a voucher instead. The team made this announcement on Twitter Friday evening...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Werth on trailing Mets: 'It's easier to chase than be chased'

By Jason Rowan Jayson Werth suggests that trailing the New York Mets in the NL East standings as opposed to Washington Nationals leading the division puts the team in an arguably advantageous position, as being the pursued is harder than being the ones in pursuit. “I don’t mind being in stalking position,” Werth said. “When you make the run at it down the stretch, it’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth leaves $100 tip on $180 tab while on assignment

By Jason Rowan There are few things that fans find more strangely interesting than documentary evidence of when a millionaire professional athlete leaves a huge tip following a meal at a restaurant. Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth recently became the latest to join the pantheon of overly generous-when-giving-a-gratuity greats. Werth, currently on assignment with the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Werth sign autograph for inmate while in jail?

By Jason Rowan Jayson Werth ran afoul of the boys in blue when he was caught going 105 mph in a 55-mph zone in July. The Washington Nationals outfielder pleaded guilty to a reckless driving charge last week and was ordered to serve five days in jail, which apparently is a common punishment for such a crime. Werth has been granted permission to serve his mini-sentence on the weekends...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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