Strasburg shuts down Braves, puts Nats on verge of NL East title
After Soriano walked Chris Johnson, Drew Storen gave up Christian Bethancourt's single up the middle to drive in Upton. Storen 's wild pitch left runners on second ..... Upton grounded out to end the game. Storen earned his sixth save. Ervin Santana
2014 playoffs: Why they will win it all ... or why they won't
Rafael Soriano lost his job as closer for the Nats after a stellar first half. Drew Storen has reclaimed the stopper role and is in the midst of a career year. Storen has some postseason demons from 2012 that he’ll need to shake off. If they
NLDS preview: Breaking down Nationals vs. Giants
to the postseason albeit as a starter, will also be in the bullpen. Nationals: Rafael Soriano had 32 saves while Drew Storen has not allowed an earned run in 23 appearances since Aug. 5.There’s not a lot of postseason experience among
allowed three runs over five innings in the loss as the Mets were ensured of their sixth consecutive sub-.500 season. Drew Storen worked a perfect ninth for his 11th save, closing out the first of two day-night doubleheaders in as many days for
Free Agent Frenzy: That's a wrap!
That's taking one for the (fantasy) team ... The Nats have clinched their division, but that doesn't mean Drew Storen (23.6 percent owned) can't get saves ... Joaquin Benoit (9 percent owned) reclaimed the Padres' closer role
Denard Span goes down with injury in Nationals' victory over Mets
Colon (14-13) as the Mets dropped to 76-81; one more loss will ensure their sixth consecutive losing season. Drew Storen pitched a scoreless ninth, making him 9 for 9 in save chances since taking over the primary closer's role from struggling
Zimmerman returns, leads Nationals past Marlins
line drive from Casey McGehee to start the sixth. Second baseman Cabrera retrieved the ball and threw McGehee out. Drew Storen got the last three outs for his ninth save in 12 chances.
Zimmerman gets 2 hits in return, first-place Nats eliminate Marlins
mound to check on Zimmermann. Aaron Barrett and Tyler Clippard pitched perfect innings in the seventh and eighth, and Drew Storen gave up one-out singles to Marcel Ozuna and Justin Bour in the ninth before he retired pinch hitter Garrett Jones
LaRoche hits 2-run homer, Nats beat Marlins 3-2
hits and drove in a run for Washington. Justin Bour hit his first major league home run for the Marlins and two RBIs. Drew Storen pitched a clean ninth for his eighth save in 11 chances.
Great debate: The best team in baseball
candidate being Tanner Roark, despite a career 2.56 ERA in the big leagues. There are nits to pick in Washington, with Drew Storen perhaps not being the kind of lights-out closer a team would hope to have for the postseason run. But this is a very