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Prospects in the Nationals' 2020 player pool

Kieboom on deck, next generation of pitchers prep for future
July 6, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Early Offense, Strong Pitching Culminates in 6-1 Win

Suns Dominate 'Claws Early in Victory
August 31, 2019

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 31, 2019) - The Suns scored in each of the first three innings to upend the BlueClaws 6-1 in Saturday's contest at Municipal Stadium.Nic Perkins started the scoring for Hagerstown (64-74, 34-34), lacing a double down the left field line to score Jackson Cluff and Drew Mendoza in the first inning.

Suns Take Series with Emphatic Victory

The Bats and Arms Showed Out in Hagerstown's 9-0 Win
August 25, 2019

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 25, 2019) - The Suns bats jumped on the Shorebirds early, and the pitching silenced the opposing bats in their 9-0 win over Delmarva at Municipal Stadium Sunday.Hagerstown (61-71, 31-31) struck for seven runs early which was plenty of support for starter Jake Irvin (W, 7-8), who spun

Eighth-Inning Run Secures Suns Victory

Hagerstown took the opener over Lakewood 5-4
August 12, 2019

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 12, 2019) - The Suns pieced together an eighth-inning rally and manufactured a run that propelled them to a 5-4 victory over the Lakewood BlueClaws at Municipal Stadium Monday. With the game tied at four, Drew Mendoza and Jacob Rhinesmith started the eighth with singles against BlueClaws (49-69, 20-28)

Mendoza Caps Off Win with Walk-Off

Hagerstown Wins Its Seventh-straight Game
July 31, 2019

HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 31, 2019) - Drew Mendoza delivered a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth to give the Suns a 5-4 win over the Rome Braves at Municipal Stadium Wednesday. With Armond Upshaw at second base and two outs in the ninth, Mendoza grounded a single through the right

Offense Starts Early, Irvin Shuts Down Braves

Suns Win 6-1 to Draw Rubber Match Tomorrow
July 24, 2019

ROME, GA (July 24, 2019) - Jake Irvin spun six scoreless innings and the offense started early in the Suns 6-1 win over the Rome Braves at State Mutual Stadium Wednesday evening.Irvin (W, 6-7) fanned six batters while allowing just four hits in the victory. The righty twirled his seventh quality start

Marinconz Scores Three Times in Suns 4-2 Win

Hagerstown Takes Series Opener Against BlueClaws
July 12, 2019

LAKEWOOD, NJ (July 12, 2019) - The bottom of the order beat-up the Lakewood BlueClaws in a 4-2 Suns victory at FirstEnergy Park Friday evening.Kyle Marinconz highlighted the heart of the order, finishing 3-for-4 with a triple and three runs scored in Hagerstown's (37-54, 7-15) 16th game against the BlueClaws (36-54, 7-14)

Rhinesmith's Late Homer Kickstarts Suns

Hagerstown Comes from Behind to Beat Rome 3-1
June 20, 2019

ROME, GA (June 20, 2019) - Jacob Rhinesmith hit a three-run blast to right field in the eighth to jumpstart the Suns offense in Hagerstown's 3-1 victory over the Rome Braves at State Mutual Stadium Thursday night.Trailing 1-0 after a Kyle Marinconz single to lead-off the inning and a one out baseknock from Cody Wilson to

Suns snap four game skid with win over Shorebirds

Hagerstown pitching allowed just one run in the victory
June 7, 2019

SALISBURY, MD (June 7, 2019) - Jake Irvin dazzled in his return from the injured list, leading the Suns to a 5-1 win over the Delmarva Shorebirds at Perdue Stadium Friday. Irvin (W, 4-3) spun 5.1 scoreless innings, allowing only two hits and striking out three in the victory. The righty did

Suns Pitching Combines for First Shutout of Season

Irvin Finishes Out Shy of Quality Start in 3-0 Win
May 10, 2019

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 10, 2019) - The Hagerstown Suns pitching staff, led by starter Jake Irvin, blanked Lakewood 3-0 to close out a three-game series at Municipal Stadium Friday night.Irvin (W, 2-3) finished with 5.2 innings pitched, while allowing just four hits and wringing up a career-high eight batters in the start before

The Force is Strong With Suns in 5-4 Win

Irvin Rebounds, Offense Gets Going at SRP Park
May 4, 2019

AUGUSTA, S.C. (May 4, 2019) - Starter Jake Irvin  rebounded from a tough start last week with a quality start to propel the Suns to a 5-4 victory of the Augusta GreenJackets at SRP Park Saturday night.Irvin (W, 1-3) gave up nine runs in just one inning of work April 28 against