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Fri, 01 Apr 2011 11:46:23 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals OFs Jon Jay and Allen Craig will share duties while OF Matt Holliday (appendix) is out, according to Jim Bowden of FOX Sports Radio.
Thu, 26 Mar 2009 12:05:20 -0700
Chico Harlan, of The Washington Post, reports Washington Nationals 1B Dmitri Young (back) will likely make the team's roster heading into the regular season, according to two sources. Apparently former general manager Jim Bowden made a promise to Young that he would be on the roster, and the team intends to honor that promise.
Mon, 29 Dec 2008 09:42:50 -0800
MLB.com reports the Washington Nationals one-year deal with SP Daniel Cabrera became official Monday, Dec. 29, according to general manager Jim Bowden.
Tue, 18 Nov 2008 12:42:37 -0800
Bill Ladson, of MLB.com, reports free-agent SP Odalis Perez (Nationals) plans to wait and test the free-agent market before signing with any team, according to his agent, Martin Arburua. Arburua indicated that Perez is interested in re-signing with the Washington Nationals. The Nationals also have interest in bringing him back, according to general manager Jim Bowden.
Fri, 18 Jul 2008 15:00:16 -0700
Zachary Osterman, of MLB.com, reports Washington Nationals general manager Jim Bowden said the team will give prospects an opportunity in the majors after September callups.
Tue, 15 Jul 2008 07:23:18 -0700
The Associated Press reports Washington Nationals general manager Jim Bowden and special assistant Jose Rijo denied a report they were being investigated in a probe examining an alleged scam involving skimming signing bonuses for young Dominican players.
Fri, 11 Jul 2008 18:14:17 -0700
Mark Fainaru-Wada and T.J. Quinn, of ESPN.com, report Washington Nationals general manager Jim Bowden and special assistant Jose Rijo are being investigated by Major League Baseball and the FBI for their possible roles in a financial scandal involving players from the Dominican Republic, according to sources. The scandal allegedly involves the skimming of signing money allocated for Dominican prospects. Bowden denies being involved in the scandal. "No, I've certainly not gotten that approach from baseball or the FBI. There's obviously no truth to that. As far as the rest of this goes, they're probably better questions for the FBI or baseball," Bowden said. Anyone implicated in this scandal could face felony fraud charges, according to sources.
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 11:26:25 -0700
Steve Yanda, of The Washington Post, reports Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (shoulder) is progressing nicely but will not swing a bat for another week, according to general manager Jim Bowden.
Thu, 03 Apr 2008 07:23:30 -0700
The Washington Examiner's Matt Palmer and John Keim report the Detroit Tigers are tracking Washington Nationals CL Chad Cordero. A source close to the Tigers said the team already talked to Nationals general nanager Jim Bowden during spring training about Cordero. Look for those talks to heat up if the Nats are out of the race and the Tigers' bullpen is struggling.
Tue, 25 Mar 2008 07:44:29 -0700
The Washington Post reports Washington Nationals general manager Jim Bowden said he'll consider dealing 2B/SS Felipe Lopez and 1B Dmitri Young if they don't win starting jobs.