3:16 AM EDT, Sat April 18, 2015
Washington Post 8 hours ago

Nats Journal: Craig Stammen on flexor surgery: ‘Bring it on’

No reliever since the beginning than 2012 has been more durable than Craig Stammen. His right arm has withstood 246 2/3 innings over 168 games with a 2.88 ERA in that span. The next closest reliever, Anthony Swarzak with 241 2/3 innings, wasn’t nearly as good. But as Stammen warmed up on Sunday, his arm didn’t feel right. He still fired 10 painful pitches in a scoreless inning and seven more pitches on Tuesday. Then, finally, Stammen’s rubber arm gave out.Read full article >>
CSN Washington 9 hours ago

Stammen on season-ending surgery: "Bring it on"

Craig Stammen plans to attack his season-ending arm surgery head-on. Now the Nationals have to find a way to fill that void in their bullpen.

Stammen on pending surgery: “Bring it on”

Craig Stammen has needed surgery on his throwing arm only once before — Sept. 2009, to have bone chips removed — and he’s never spent a day on the disabled list in his career, so the veteran reliever could be excused if he was down in the dumps upon learning Thursday he’s likely to miss…
MASN Sports Apr 16, 2015

Bullpen finishes win over Phillies, looks back at importance of Stammen - Byron Kerr

On a day when it loses one of its own, Nats bullpen rises to challenge against Phillies
Washington Post Apr 16, 2015

Nats Journal: Craig Stammen diagnosed with torn right flexor, will require surgery

Already without departed set-up man Tyler Clippard and his presumed replacement Casey Janssen, the Nationals bullpen lost another staple Thursday. Reliable right-hander Craig Stammen was diagnosed with a torn flexor in his right arm and will require surgery.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Apr 16, 2015

Dependable Nats' reliever Stammen will require surgery

Nationals reliever Craig Stammen will require surgery after an MRI Thursday revealed a torn flexor tendon.

Stammen will need surgery after MRI

Nationals reliever Craig Stammen will require surgery after an MRI Thursday revealed a “torn flexor,” according to manager Matt Williams. “Unfortunately we got the results today which revealed a torn flexor. He’s going to require surgery.” The Nats do not know when he will have the procedure and will not be able to determine a…
Washington Post Apr 15, 2015

Nats Journal: Nationals vs. Red Sox discussion thread: Game 9

The Nationals turn to Gio Gonzalez to help them avoid the sweep today. Gonzalez, who worked in and out of trouble for six innings in his last outing, will face fellow left-hander Wade Miley. Ian Desmond moves up to the second hole, and Werth slide back to third in today’s lineup. Dan Uggla and Tyler Moore are back, too. The defense is the defense — it will be trying to do better. The bullpen is taxed, and got more bad news this morning when the Nationals placed Craig Stammen on the 15-day disabled list.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Apr 15, 2015

Nats' Stammen placed on DL with arm injury

The Nationals have lost another reliever to injury, with Craig Stammen placed on the DL with what the right-hander hopes isn't a significant elbow injury.

Stammen on DL with forearm injury, Jordan recalled

BOSTON — The Nationals bullpen suffered another blow Wednesday when Craig Stammen had to be placed on the 15-day disabled list with what is being called right forearm tightness for now but has the veteran right-hander at least somewhat concerned could be a significant elbow injury. Stammen said he had been feeling discomfort for awhile,…
Washington Post Apr 15, 2015

Nats Journal: Craig Stammen lands on the DL, Taylor Jordan called up

BOSTON — The reeling Nationals bullpen was dealt another blow on Wednesday when stalwart Craig Stammen landed on the 15-day disabled list with right forearm soreness. Right-handed starter Taylor Jordan was called up from Class AAA Syracuse to help provide innings.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 1, 2015

Boswell: Washington’s on the clock

VIERA, Fla. — For one last season, the Nationals’ clubhouse is a comfortable, almost old-shoe place, full of familiar faces that have played and joked together for years. Next winter, it’s highly likely that Jordan Zimmermann, Ian Desmond, Denard Span and Doug Fister will be gone via free agency. The Nats report no progress, no especially active talks with any of them. By next spring, Stephen Strasburg, Drew Storen, Wilson Ramos and Craig Stammen may be entering their walk years.Read full article >>

Nats option A.J. Cole to Triple-A

The Nationals have optioned right-hander A.J. Cole – considered their second-best pitching prospect – to Triple-A Syracuse, ending his outside shot of earning a roster spot this spring. Cole, 23, will return to the Chiefs where he spent the second half of his 2014 season. The former fourth round pick made two appearances this spring,…

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