Sean Doolittle RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kurt Suzuki didn’t stick to sports, and neither should anyone else

    Yahoo! Sports "The scene at the White House on Monday was, like everything in Washington in 2019, both awkward and fascinating. The Washington Nationals — most of them, anyway — had gathered en masse to receive the congratulations of their president for winning..." November 05

  • Sean Doolittle on Trump’s Racism, Hate Towards LGBT Community and Disabled Reporters As Reasons For No Visit

    Black Sports Online "This week, the Nationals won their first World Series title as they beat the Astros on the road in Game 7. Surprisingly, no home team won a game in this series. Washington originally had a 2-0 lead but Houston won three straight on the road to take a 3-2 series lead. From there, the Nats stole..." November 03

  • Sean Doolittle Opts Out of White House Visit

    The Big Lead "Sean Doolittle will not be joining his Washington Nationals teammates when they are hosted at the White House on Monday. The man who closed out Game 7 of the World Series is opting out of showing up after long being active on social issues that don't align with the current occupant of the..." November 01

  • Washington Nationals Rage After World Series, Booze, Lightsabers & Fat Guys!

    TMZ "It was absolute PANDEMONIUM after the Washington Nationals won the World Series on Wednesday ... from the locker room to the streets -- and the video is WILD!! The players RAGED with a booze-filled celebration ... chugging beer and champagne, while dancing around to Latin music,..." October 31

  • Sean Doolittle: Nats proud to win as oldest MLB team, prove doubters wrong

    The Score "The 2019 Washington Nationals proved that age is just a number. The newly minted World Series champions were the oldest team in the majors this season with an average age of 31.1 years, according to Jamal Collier of MLB.com. For pitcher Sean Doolittle, that fact..." October 31

  • Nationals' circle of trust has been just six pitchers deep. Can the group see things through in World Series?

    USA Today "Come Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park, the Washington Nationals will stare down elimination for the fourth time this postseason, trailing by a game in this World Series and tasked with toppling future Hall of Famer Justin Verlander to keep their season alive. A 3-2 deficit is far..." October 28

  • Sean Doolittle fires back at Daniel Hudson paternity leave critics

    Larry Brown Sports "Washington Nationals reliever Daniel Hudson missed Game 1 of the NLCS to be with his wife for the birth of their child. The Nationals won the game despite his absence and he returned without any issues for Game 2, which saw him record the last two outs of Washington’s 3-1 win over the St...." October 13

  • Sean Doolittle: Nats are 'weirdly comfortable' going into elimination game

    The Score "Although the Washington Nationals have their backs against the wall after losing Game 3 of the National League Division Series to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the team isn't panicking heading into a possible elimination game. With ace right-hander Max..." October 07

  • Sean Doolittle plans to close for the Nationals again, even if it takes a while

    NBC Sports Washington "It might be a couple of weeks before the Washington Nationals see Sean Doolittle return as their closer.  Although Doolittle is fresh off of his stint on the Injured List, he has to be worked back into the high-leverage role. In an interview with 106.7 The Fan's..." September 03

  • Sean Doolittle, Ryan Zimmerman Expected To Return Sunday

    Masn "Nationals manager Davey Martinez confirmed, barring any late setbacks, both closer Sean Doolittle and first baseman Ryan Zimmerman will return to the active roster on Sunday. Doolittle threw 13 pitches in a rehab appearance Friday night in Frederick, Md., with the high Single-A..." September 01

  • Nationals activate Sean Doolittle and Ryan Zimmerman from injured list

    Hardball Talk "The Nationals made a flurry of roster moves on Sunday; among them, they returned lefty reliever Sean Doolittle and infielder Ryan Zimmerman from the 10-day injured list. Doolittle, 32, has been laid up since mid-August with a bout of tendonitis in his left knee. Given his tentative..." September 01

  • Sean Doolittle, Roenis Elias Nearing Returns

    Washington Post "The Washington Nationals’ bullpen is down to one left-hander, Matt Grace. But the lefty contingent of the relief corps could get a big facelift this weekend. Sean Doolittle and Roenis Elías, both on the injured list, each threw a simulated inning at Nationals Park on..." August 28

  • Sean Doolittle, Davey Martinez will reconsider closer’s workload

    Masn "Sean Doolittle insisted before Saturday night’s game, he was good to pitch. As soon as he actually tried to pitch in the top of the ninth, he realized he didn’t have what he needed to be effective. “Tonight, man, I just didn’t have anything,” the..." August 18

  • Washington Nationals place Sean Doolittle on 10-Day IL with right knee tendinitis

    Federal Baseball "In Sean Doolittle’s last five appearances out of the bullpen, the 32-year-old closer has given up 13 hits, five of them home runs, and 10 earned runs total (22.50 ERA), with a fairly brutal .520./556/1.240 line against in four innings pitched in those appearances, culminating with last..." August 18

  • Sean Doolittle concerned about workload

    Yahoo! Sports "With one more inning of work, Nationals reliever Sean Doolittle is set to reach his highest innings total since 2014. Currently at 50 2/3 innings, the lefty has saved 27 games with a 3.73 ERA and 58 strikeouts against 12 walks. He has struggled recently, however, giving up eight runs on 12 hits..." August 13

  • Nationals' Sean Doolittle hopes MLB returns to Montreal full time: 'No halfsies'

    The Score "After getting to wear the baby blue Expos uniform as part of a throwback night for the Washington Nationals, Sean Doolittle wants baseball to return to Montreal, and not in the way it's recently been proposed. "Everyone I've talked to has had nothing but amazing things to..." July 07

  • Sean Doolittle goes off about ‘disgusting’ wages for minor league players

    Larry Brown Sports "Professional baseball players at the minor league level often have to struggle to make a living as they pursue their MLB dreams, and Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle thinks the system baseball has in place for paying players who are working their way up is..." June 25