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Fantasy Update

Apr 18, 2014
KFFL
Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond has made seven errors on the young season.

Ian Desmond confronts another defensive challenge

In the fourth inning Thursday night, Ian Desmond bent at the waist and placed his hands on his knees, staring across the diamond, out of answers. He had just fired a throw 10 feet short of first base, and the ball deflected off Adam LaRoche’s glove. Desmond had committed his second error of the night, […]
Washington Post Apr 18, 2014

Nats Journal: Ian Desmond confronts another defensive challenge

In the fourth inning Thursday night, Ian Desmond bent at the waist and placed his hands on his knees, staring across the diamond, out of answers. He had just fired a throw 10 feet short of first base, and the ball deflected off Adam LaRoche’s glove. Desmond had committed his second error of the night, sparking a Cardinals’ rally for the second time in a horrific loss. Read full article >>
KFFL Apr 18, 2014

Nationals | Ian Desmond struggling in the field

Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond has made seven errors on the young season.
Washington Post Apr 15, 2014

Nats Journal: Benches clear in Nationals-Marlins game after Ian Desmond, Jarrod Saltalamacchia jaw at each other

With the Marlins leading 6-0 in the fourth inning, the benches cleared after Ian Desmond and catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia jawed at each other at home plate. After starter Tom Koehler’s second pitch to Desmond ran high and inside, Desmond said something to the effect of “throw the ball over the plate.” Two batters earlier, Koehler threw a high fastball high and inside to Jayson Werth, who drew a six-pitch walk. Read full article >>

Benches clear in Nationals-Marlins game after Ian Desmond, Jarrod Saltalamacchia jaw at each other

With the Marlins leading 6-0 in the fourth inning, the benches cleared after Ian Desmond and catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia jawed at each other at home plate. After starter Tom Koehler’s second pitch to Desmond ran high and inside, Desmond said something to the effect of “throw the ball over the plate.” Two batters earlier, Koehler […]
Washington Post Apr 15, 2014

DC Sports Bog: Ian Desmond describes his teammates in one word

The Nationals weren’t playing the Braves last night, which means they won, which means it’s okay to laugh at this silly video of Ian Desmond saying the first words that come to mind about several of his teammates. Read full article >>
The Nationals Enquirer Apr 14, 2014

Video: Ian Desmond's ground rule doubles against the Braves

Another game, another Braves outfielder throwing his hands up in the air with a ball rolls under the padding of an outfield wall with Ian Desmond circles the bases. Up above, a video of Ian Desmond's two ground rule doubles...
Washington Post Apr 11, 2014

Nats Journal: Aaron Barrrett strikes out Giancarlo Stanton to continue unhittable start

Thursday evening, a reporter suggested to Ian Desmond he had “come through” for the Nationals when his grand slam in the eighth inning turned a taut contest into a blowout. “We were already winning,” Desmond answered. “Come through would have been what Aaron Barrett did.” Read full article >>

Aaron Barrrett strikes out Giancarlo Stanton to continue unhittable start

Thursday evening, a reporter suggested to Ian Desmond he had “come through” for the Nationals when his grand slam in the eighth inning turned a taut contest into a blowout. “We were already winning,” Desmond answered. “Come through would have been what Aaron Barrett did.” Barrett had faced only one batter, but it may have […]
CSN Washington Apr 10, 2014

Werth, Desmond homer as Nats continue offensive surge

Jayson Werth hit another home run and Ian Desmond added a grand slam to help lead the Nationals over the Marlins.
The Nationals Enquirer Apr 10, 2014

Video: Ian Desmond crushes grand slam to center, no bat flip

And so, after a rough start to the home stand, the Nats have won four straight and roll on to Atlanta for the weekend. Up above, the video of Ian Desmond destroying a baseball to center for a grand slam...
CSN Washington Apr 10, 2014

Strasburg shines, Desmond seals game with grand slam in win

Stephen Strasburg was superb and Ian Desmond's grand slam broke the game open in a 7-1 Nationals win Thursday afternoon.
Rotoworld Apr 10, 2014

Ian Desmond blasts grand slam vs. Marlins - Ian Desmond (SS) Washington Nationals

Ian Desmond doubled and launched a grand slam in Thursday's win over the Marlins.

The challenge of baseball’s instant replay system

Major League Baseball deemed the replay review ruling on Ian Desmond’s infamous “inside-the-park double” during Friday’s home opener “appropriate,” a league spokesman said. Many within the Nationals’ organization remained puzzled by the overturned call, which gave Desmond a double after umpires on the field awarded him a home run. In particular, they questioned the judgment […]

Video: Ian Desmond's home run salvages weekend

No reversing the call on this one: Up above, video of Ian Desmond's 421 foot solo home run on Sunday, which salvaged an otherwise lost weekend for the Nats against the Braves. "We played good. It was nice to get...

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