• Drew Storen pitches through flu, dad not happy with Davey Johnson’s decision

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 27, 2013
    Not a pretty outing, and certainly not good numbers overall for Storen, but according to Storen's father, sports radio host Mark Patrick, his son never should have been put in that position to begin with since he's currently battling a nasty case of the flu. It should come as no surprise that Storen said he was fine to pitch. With the Washington Nationals getting clobbered 6-0 in the first half of their day-night doubleheader against the New York Mets on Friday, manager Davey Johnson turned to struggling former closer Drew Storen in the ninth inning to handle mop up duties. When asked about it afterwards, however, Johnson seemed to contradict his original response while defending his decision to use the obviously ailing right-hander in a tough position. It’s not necessarily turning the page on him because I think he needs to go down and regroup, get out of this environment, take a deep breath and regather himself.
    Source: yahoo.com
    • Tyler Clippard speaks out after Nationals option Drew Storen to Triple-A

      During the 2011 and 2012 season, Drew Storen was a true anchor in the Washington Nationals bullpen. Over 110 appearances, he posted 2.64 ERA with 47 saves, and at times looked like one of the most dominant late inning relievers in the game. Unfortunatel…
      Source: yahoo.com

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