First, let’s give a warm round of applause to our city’s hockey team, the Capitals, knocking off the Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins in OT of Game 7 in the 1st round of the playoffs last night. That was sick. Speaking of sick, Jordan Zimmermann got himself a win, and the Nats won 7-2 over the Padres to up their record to an NL-leading 14-4. And RG3 will be drafted by the Redskins tonight (HOLLA DC sports!) Here’s what’s up.
-From us, Henry Rodriguez appears to be smoothing out his arm for the Nats, just in time to help close with Storen out.
-Ryan Zimmerman’s MRI showed no significant damage, though it’s still uncertain whether or not he will go on the DL. [Wash Times]
-And Stephen Strasburg even does it with a catcher’s mitt. Because why the hell not. [Nats Enquirer]
-A look at what’s been happening with the other end of the Gio Gonzalez trade so far. [CSN Washington]
-More looks at Adam LaRoche’s great start to the season. [Federal Baseball]
-More information about the newest Nats, especially since they’ve been contributing to the early success. [Nationals Review]
-Mike Rizzo went on the radio and talked about Tyler Moore, Ryan Zimmerman, Stephen Strasburg, and more. [Nats Blog]