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Washington Post Jul 20, 2014

Nationals baseball: Reliever Craig Stammen prepares for the worst, hopes for the best

At the start of every game, middle reliever Craig Stammen treks to the bullpen. The routine is to make sure he’s always available in case that night’s starter doesn’t have his best stuff. With the Nationals trailing by a run in the fourth inning Sunday, Stammen was summoned from the bullpen just behind the right field wall at Nationals Park. Starter Gio Gonzalez struggled with his command against the Milwaukee Brewers and was pulled after 31 / 3 innings. Read full article >>

Instant analysis: Nats 5, Brewers 4

GAME IN A NUTSHELL: With a chance to pick up yet another series victory, the Nationals turned to Gio Gonzalez, who had been dominant over the last few weeks. But when Gonzalez struggled to even get through the fourth inning, Matt Williams instead turned to his bullpen to pull this one off. Craig Stammen, Drew…
The Nationals Enquirer Jul 19, 2014

Drew Storen and Craig Stammen get their laces snipped (Video)

Up above, video of Friday night's controversy in which Drew Storen and Craig Stammen had to have the laces snipped on their gloves. Apparently the request did not come from the Brewers, but was made by Home Plate umpire Chad...
MASN Sports Jul 7, 2014

Strasburg, Rendon and Stammen on 8-2 loss to Orioles - Byron Kerr

Nationals reliever a href="http://masn.stats.com/mlb/playerstats.asp?id=8480">Craig Stammen said his fastball was fine, but he never was able to command his slider and that contributed to a rough 11th inning. The Orioles slammed two of their three homers in that extra frame off...
Washington Post Jul 2, 2014

Nats’ Craig Stammen has been ready for anything

Craig Stammen has been Mr. Versatility for the Nationals’ bullpen. No matter the inning or the length of his outing, the right-hander has been a reliable force in relief. In Tuesday night’s game against the Rockies, Stammen was called on to relieve Stephen Strasburg, pitching the last out of the eighth and the full ninth inning in a 7-1 win. Read full article >>

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