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Washington Post May 5, 2015

Nats Journal: After 15 wins as a starter last season, Tanner Roark earns first big-league save

No one can say what exactly was in the cooler Drew Storen and Matt Thornton dumped on Tanner Roark after he earned his first big league save Monday night. As far as he could tell, and as far as anyone else could speculate, it was some combination of water, Gatorade and whatever other particulates accumulate in a dugout cooler over the course of a game.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 16, 2015

Nats Journal: Felipe Rivero joining the Nationals in Washington

The Nationals are bringing Class AAA Syracuse left-handed relief prospect Felipe Rivero to Washington on Thursday, ahead of their upcoming four-game series against Philadelphia, according to two people familiar with the situation. Matt Thornton is the lone left-handed reliever in the bullpen and the Phillies are filled with left-handed hitters.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 8, 2015

Nats Journal: Matt Thornton, Nationals not concerned about low opening day velocity

In the ninth inning of Monday’s opening day loss to the Mets, left-handed reliever Matt Thornton replaced Aaron Barrett to pitch to left-handed leadoff man Curtis Granderson. Thornton did not allow a regular season run after joining the Nationals last August, and did not do so Monday. He retired Granderson with four fastballs, the last a 93 mile-per-hour two-seamer Granderson grounded to second base.Read full article >>

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  • 5

    Max Scherzer

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  • 5

    Jayson Werth

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    Casey Janssen

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  • 1

    Anthony Rendon

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  • 1

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  • 1

    Sammy Solis

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