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Washington Post Jul 22, 2014

DC Sports Bog: Stirrups-sporting Ian Desmond goes 5 for 5 in Nationals’ win

Ian Desmond went 5 for 5 with his 17th home run of the season in the Nationals’ 7-2 win at Coors Field on Monday, and he did it all while wearing some nifty, red stirrups. “It was a couple of years ago, in this very ballpark, with the birth of the Rally Napkin,” MASN’s F.P. Santangelo said as Desmond crossed home plate following his fourth-inning blast. “And how about the birth of the rally stirrups from Ian Desmond?” Read full article >>
The Nationals Enquirer Jul 22, 2014

Ian Desmond's five-hit night (Video)

Up above, video of all five of Ian Desmond's hits last night in Denver. Pretty nice little Monday for Desmond (5-5, HR, 2 RBI). Nationals the beat Rockies 7-2, take over sole possession of first place in the NL East...
KFFL Jul 22, 2014

Nationals | Ian Desmond with big night

Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond had a career-high five hits, including a two-run homer Monday, ...
Rotoworld Jul 22, 2014

Ian Desmond goes 5-for-5, homers in win - Ian Desmond (SS) Washington Nationals

Ian Desmond went 5-for-5 with his 17th homer in the Nationals' 7-2 defeat of the Rockies on Monday.
CSN Washington Jul 21, 2014

Ian Desmond notches five hits, Nats rock Colorado

Ian Desmond ripped five hits in the thin Denver air to help Washington to a 7-2 win over Colorado on Monday night. Read more here.
KFFL Jul 12, 2014

Nationals | Ian Desmond starting Saturday

Confirming a previous report, Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond (hand) is in the starting lineup ...
CSN Washington Jul 11, 2014

Ian Desmond out but expects to return Saturday

Ian Desmond hopes to return to the Nationals' lineup Saturday. Plus, read what Jayson Werth and Matt Williams said about Buck Showalter's dugout tirade.
Washington Post Jul 11, 2014

Nats Journal: Ian Desmond expected to return Saturday

The Nationals expect shortstop Ian Desmond to return to their lineup Saturday night and miss only one game with a swollen right hand, Manager Matt Williams said. Desmond exited Thursday night in the eighth inning after he took Darren O’Day’s 88-mph fastball off the base of his palm. He tried to remain in the game, but he could not grip the ball and throw it across the diamond during warmups. The Nationals appear to have dodged a severe injury, because the ball struck him in the meaty part of his hand, missing any bones. Read full article >>

Ian Desmond expected to return Saturday

The Nationals expect shortstop Ian Desmond to return to their lineup Saturday night and miss only one game with a swollen right hand, Manager Matt Williams said. Desmond exited Thursday night in the eighth inning after he took Darren O’Day’s 88-mph fastball off the base of his palm. He tried to remain in the game, but […]
KFFL Jul 11, 2014

Nationals | Ian Desmond expected to return Saturday

Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond (hand) is expected to return to the lineup Saturday, July ...
KFFL Jul 11, 2014

Nationals | Ian Desmond not in the lineup

Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond (hand) is not in the team's starting lineup Friday, July ...
CSN Washington Jul 10, 2014

X-rays negative on Desmond's hand after shortstop left game

Ian Desmond left Thursday's game with a hand injury, but X-rays were negative.
Washington Post Jul 10, 2014

Nats Journal: Ian Desmond leaves game with hand injury

UPDATE, 10:46 p.m.: Ian Desmond received an x-ray on his right hand and results were negative, Nationals Manager Matt Williams said. Desmond was hit on the right thumb by an 88-mph fastball from Orioles right-handed reliever Darren O’Day in the top of the eighth inning on Thursday. He left the game in bottom of the inning when he airmailed a warm-up throw from shortstop. Read full article >>

Ian Desmond leaves game with apparent hand injury

Ian Desmond left the eighth inning of Thursday’s game with an apparent hand injury. He was hit by an 88-mph fastball on the right hand in the top half of the inning by right-handed reliever Darren O’Day. Nationals Manager Matt Williams and a trainer visited Desmond at first base but he stayed in the game. Desmond […]

Desmond leaves game with hand injury

Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond left Thursday’s game against the Orioles due to an apparent hand injury suffered in the top of the eighth inning. Desmond suffered the injury when he was hit by a pitch by Orioles reliever Darren O’Day. He grimaced in pain immediately afterward, but was not taken out of the game after team trainers…

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