Drew Storen 22 | Pitcher

Washington Nationals

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Mon. Sep 15, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Storen earned his sixth save of the season Monday against the Braves as he allowed one hit and recorded one out. Impact: The Nationals were staked to a 4-0 lead in the ninth inning, but former closer Rafael Soriano couldn't get three outs to end the game. Storen came on and even though he allowed a hit, he was able to come away with another save. He looks to be the Nationals' closer for the rest of the regular season.(RotoWire, )
Mon. Sep 15, 2014
News: Storen continued his run as the Nationals' current closer Sunday, converting his fourth straight save opportunity since Rafael Soriano's demotion. Storen allowed two singles with no strikeouts, but still pulled out a save for the 3-0 Washington win. Impact: Soriano has made his intended mechanical changes since his demotion according to the Washington Post, but that hasn't stopped Storen from going on a perfect run as the interim closer. In his four save opportunities so far, Storen has thrown six strikeouts and allowed two hits and zero walks. With Soriano unlikely to reach the games finished requirement for his 2015 vesting option, it's possible the team could pass on the subsequent team option. Storen could very well be the Nationals' closer of the present and future.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Sep 10, 2014
News: Storen converted his third straight save opportunity since Rafael Soriano was removed from the Nationals' closer role, pitching a perfect ninth inning Tuesday with one strikeout. Impact: Nats manager Matt Williams had initially said he'd be mixing and matching relievers to close out games while Soriano works out his mechanical kinks, but Storen has taken the closer job and run with it. If Soriano doesn't have his option picked up in the offseason, Storen looks like he'll head into 2015 as the favorite to close for the Nats.(RotoWire, )
Mon. Sep 8, 2014
News: Storen locked down his third save of the season Monday, striking out all three batters to face him in the ninth. Impact: Storen has been on a great run for the Nationals, not allowing a run in his last 11.2 innings of work. Having saves on consecutive days, Storen is showing no signs of slowing down.(RotoWire, )
Sep 7, 2014
News: Storen converted his second save of the season Sunday, setting down the Phillies in order and striking out two. Impact: Storen has only had five save opportunities this season, but will get more chances going forward as manager Matt Williams yanked Rafael Soriano from the closer role earlier in the weekend following another blown save.(RotoWire, )
Sat. Sep 6, 2014
News: Storen was named by manager Matt Williams as a candidate to see save chances with Rafael Soriano removed from the role, Dan Kolko of MASNsports.com reports. Impact: Another blown save Friday was the last straw for Soriano, as the team has decided to relieve him of the ninth-inning job, at least temporarily. Storen has posted a minuscule 1.37 ERA and 1.02 WHIP in 54 appearances this season, but he doesn't have the swing-and-miss stuff (7.0 K/9) that managers typically look for in a closer. Thus, Tyler Clippard seems like the slight favorite to see opportunities, though both could give way to lefty Matt Thornton depending on the matchups.(RotoWire, )
Sat. Sep 6, 2014
News: Storen, Tyler Clippard, and Matt Thornton were all mentioned by Nationals manager Matt Williams as possible ninth-inning replacements for a struggling Rafael Soriano after Friday's game, the Washington Post reports. Impact: Williams hasn't officially taken Soriano out of the closer role just yet, but indications are strong that the veteran reliever will get at least a temporary break from high-leverage use. If Williams makes the switch Saturday, though, look for Storen, who only faced one batter on Friday, to get the nod.(RotoWire, )
Drew Storen
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 1"  Wt: 197  Age: 27
Bats: S  Throws: R
Born: 8/11/1987, Indianapolis, Indiana
College: Stanford
Debut: 2010
Salary: $3,450,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury