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22 Drew Storen RP
Height/Weight: 6-1/195 | Birthdate: 8/11/1987 | Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN | Bats/Throws: S/R | Team: Washington | College: Stanford | MLB Experience: 6 | Salary: $2,500,000 | Owned/Started%: 51/30 | Average Draft Position: 130.26
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Nationals RP Drew Storen allows go-ahead grand slam in loss


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(8/7/2015) Nationals reliever Drew Storen saw his recent stretch of dominance fade on Friday night. With the Nationals up 4-1 on the Rockies, Storen served up a go-ahead grand slam to Carlos Gonzalez in the top of the eighth inning to give the Rockies the 5-4 lead, which would be the final score.

Storen was saddled with his first blown save and first loss of the season. It was the first time he had been scored upon since June 24, spanning 14 appearances between runs allowed. His season ERA shot up from 1.52 to 2.34 with one swing of the bat.


Nationals RP Drew Storen unhappy about move to setup role


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/29/2015) Deposed Nationals closer Drew Storen is not taking his exile from that role lying down. But he's also not opening up to the media about his displeasure.

Storen is now the setup man in the wake of the trade that brought veteran Jonathan Papelbon to Washington. He is displased, especially considering he has nailed down 29 of 31 save opportunities and boasts a fine 1.71 ERA.

"Really, all I'm going to say is that obviously I'm aware of the move," Storen told MASN Sports. "I've talked to (Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo) about it. I've talked to my agent. We've had some ongoing discussions. I'm just going to leave it at that and no comment for now."

Storen has not yielded a run since June 24 and is on a scoreless run of 8 1/3 innings.


Nationals RP Drew Storen moving to set-up role following trade


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/28/2015) With the Nationals reportedly set to acquire right-hander Jonathan Papelbon from the Phillies, incumbent closer Drew Storen will be relegated to set-up duties, according to CBS Sports Baseball Inside Jon Heyman. 

Storen has had a terrific season so far as the Nationals' closer. He is 29-for-31 in save chances and has a 1.73 ERA this season. 

Still, the acquisition will give the Nationals a formidable back-end of the bullpen with a pair of stud closers at manager Matt Williams' disposal. 


RP Drew Storen snags 29th save for Nationals


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(7/22/2015) Drew Storen picked up his 29th save in style, striking out the side Wednesday to help the Nationals cap a come-from-behind win over the Mets. 

Storen now has the second-most saves in baseball, one behind Pittsburgh's Mark Melancon. He has registered eight straight saves since suffering only his second blown save of the season on June 24, which was also the last time Storen allowed a run. 


Drew Storen records 28th save for Nationals


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/18/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen pitched a scoreless ninth inning in Saturday's completion of a suspended game against the Dodgers. 

Storen allowed one hit and walked a batter, but he was able to close out the game and earn his 28th save of the year. 

Storen has recorded saves in his last seven games, all scoreless outings. It's the third time over that stretch that he's allowed two baserunners in his inning of work. 


Drew Storen nabs one-out save for Nationals


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(7/12/2015) Drew Storen didn't have to do much work for his 27th save of the season, retiring one batter in the ninth to preserve the Nationals' 3-2 win Sunday. 

Storen needed just four pitches to whiff the final batter of the contest and earn just his second one-out save of the year. The Nats' closer has now recorded six straight saves. 


Nationals RP Drew Storen gets 26th save on Saturday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/11/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen nailed down his 26th save of the season in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Orioles. Storen's outing was not without some drama, as he allowed a walk and a base hit to bring Adam Jones up as the tying run. But he got Jones to pop up and end the game.

Storen has converted 26 of 24 save chances this season.


Nationals closer Drew Storen notches 25th save of season


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/5/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen shut the door on the Giants on Sunday and recorded his 25th save of the season while doing do.

Storen needed just 15 pitches to close out the ninth inning of a 3-1 win over San Francisco. He is second in the National league with 25 saves.

Storen (1-0) has a 1.97 ERA with 37 strikeouts and seven walks in 32 innings of relief this season.


Nationals P Drew Storen picks up save in win over Giants


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(7/3/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn a save in Friday night's 2-1 win over the Giants. 

Storen recorded two groundouts and a pop out in his appearnce. After hitting a skid that saw Storen give up eight hits in five appearances from June 16 through June 26, Storen has held batters without hits or runs in his last two outings. 

This was Storen's 24th save of the year. He now has a 2.03 ERA. 


Nationals RP Drew Storen slams door for 23rd save


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(6/28/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen continues to compile saves, retiring the side in order Sunday to preserve a victory over the Phillies and grab his 23rd save of the season. 

Storen has just two blown saves on the season, and against the Phillies, compiled a clean inning for just the fourth time in his last 10 outings. He gave up a couple of fly balls, signaling his slider may have been a bit off, but needed just eight pitches to close out the win. 

Storen remains in second place in the NL in saves, just one behind the Pirates' Mark Melancon. 


Nationals RP Drew Storen notches 22nd save on Friday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/26/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen picked up his 22nd save of the season in Friday's 5-2 win over the Phillies. Storen worked around a pair of hits in a scoreless ninth inning to preserve the victory for Max Scherzer.

This was a good bounceback effort for Storen, who was charged with his second blown save of the season in his previous appearance. He is 22-for-24 in save chances this season.


Nationals' Drew Storen earns save in Tuesday's win


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/24/2015) Nationals pitcher Drew Storen recorded the final three outs to earn a save and preserve a 3-1 win over the Braves on Tuesday.

Despite allowing two hits and a walk, Storen was able to earn his 21st save of the season. He has only blown one save this season.


Nationals' Storen relying heavily on fastball to fuel success in 2015


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/22/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen is throwing his fastball at a career-high rate of 33.4 percent, according to FanGraphs.com. While pitch-tracking data labels Storen as a fastball-slider-changeup pitcher, he actually throws a four-seam fastball, two-seam fastball (sinker) and cutter, according to The Washington Post.

“I’m just trying to throw different fastballs,” he said. “Never throw the same pitch twice.”

Storen is enjoying great success relying on his fastball-heavy repertoire. He is 1-0 with a 2.08 ERA through 27 appearances. He is 20 of 21 in save chances, while striking out a career-high 12.1 batters per nine innings.

“I don’t worry about cutting it; I want the grip to do the work,” he said. “Maybe I’ll offset a little bit more when I really want to do it. But the big thing, for lefties, their barrels, especially guys that have seen me before, have sinker barrels.

“Just trying to miss barrels. It’s so hard, especially guys that have seen me, to get a lefty hitter to hit [my sinker] off the end of the bat. I try to hunt for the label with the heater since they’re kinda all getting out there.”


Nationals RP Drew Storen collects 20th save on Friday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/19/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen worked a perfect ninth inning on Friday, as he claimed his 20th save of the season. Storen struck out two in the outing. He is 20-for-21 in save chances, and owns a pristine 2.08 ERA on the year.

Nationals closer Drew Storen gets 19th save on Wednesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/10/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen nailed down his 19th save of the season in Wednesday's 5-4 victory over the Yankees. Storen entered the 11th inning with his team up by one and tossed a perfect inning, striking out two along the way. He lowered his season ERA to 1.11 with the performance.

Nationals closer Drew Storen allows run, nails down 18th save


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/5/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen struggled on Friday, but was able to close out the 7-5 victory over the Cubs. Storen entered the game with a three-run lead in the ninth, and quickly got the first two batters out. But he allowed a double to Starlin Castro and a single to Chris Coghlan to bring the Cubs to within two.

Storen squashed the two-out rally, however, getting Matt Szczur to strike out to end the game. Storen collected his 18th save of the season. Friday's performance put an end to Storen's scoreless streak which lasted for 17 games. His ERA now sits at 1.16.


Nationals closer Drew Storen nails down 17th save on Tuesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/2/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen tossed a perfect ninth inning on Tuesday to record his 17th save of the season. Storen punched out one of the three batters he faced, as the Nationals beat the Blue Jays 2-0 in the first game of the doubleheader.

"It's the way he's always been," Nationals manager Matt Williams said, per MLB.com. "He relishes the opportunity to be the closer. He enjoys it and is fired up about it when he comes in there. He's doing a nice job."

Storen has not allowed a run since April 21 and owns a solid 0.81 ERA over 22 1/3 innings. He is now 17-18 in save chances this season. 


Nationals P Drew Storen earns save No. 16 against Cubs


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/27/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen recorded his 16th save of the season in Wednesday night's 3-0 win over the Cubs. 

Storen allowed just one hit and once again didn't allow an earned run. He hasn't given up a run since April 21 and has only given up two runs in 20 1/3 innings pitched. Storen was able to record a strikeout as well. 

Storen's ERA is now at 0.84 for the season. 

The Nationals have won 21 of their past 27 games and haven't lost back-to-back games since April 26 and 27. 


Nationals closer Drew Storen locks up 15th save of the season


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen worked a nearly perfect ninth inning on Monday in Washington's 2-1 win over the Cubs, earning his 15th save of the season.

After hitting leadoff man Kris Bryant with a pitch, Storen forced the next two batters of the inning to pop out before finishing things off with a strikeout of Jorge Soler. Storen lowered his ERA to 0.89 in 20 1/3 innings of work.


Nationals P Drew Storen strikes out two, earns save


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/24/2015) Nationals pitcher Drew Storen earned his 14th save of the season in the Nationals' 4-1 victory over the Phillies on Sunday. 

Storen entered the game in the ninth and struck out two batters. He did give up one double but was able to hold the runner. Storen now has an ERA of just 0.93 for the season. 

This is Storen's third converted save opportunity in a row. 


Nationals RP Drew Storen earns 13th save of season Friday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/22/2015) Nationals pitcher Drew Storen entered in the ninth inning with a one-run lead and he was able to shut the door on the Phillies for his 13th save of the season during Friday's 2-1 win.

Storen allowed two hits during the relief appearance, but he was able to record the final three outs to earn the save. He also struck out two batters during the appearance. Storen has saved 13 out of 14 save opportunities this season.


Nationals closer Drew Storen notches 12th save of the season


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/20/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen worked a nearly perfect ninth inning on Wednesday in Washington's 3-2 win over the Yankees, earning his 12th save of the season.

Storen allowed a single with two outs to Didi Gregorius, but finished things off with a strikeout of Alex Rodriguez, one of his two in the inning. Storen lowered his ERA to 1.04 in 17 1/3 innings of work.


Nationals closer Drew Storen earns one-out save on Saturday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/16/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen faced just one batter in Washington's 4-1 win over the Padres on Saturday. Storn came on in relief of Aaron Barrett, who gave up a run and left a runner on base.

Storen was able to strike out Derek Norris six pitches to earn his 11th save of the season. He lowered his ERA to 1.17 in 15 1/3 innings of work with 18 strikeouts and three walks.


Nationals closer Drew Storen earns 10th save of the year


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/13/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen worked a perfect ninth inning in Washington's 9-6 win over the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, earning his 10th save of the year.

Storen managed to strike out the side on just 13 pitches to pick up the save, punching out Jordan Pacheco, Nick Ahmed and Cliff Pennington in the process. Storen lowered his ERA to 1.20 in 15 innings of work with 17 strikeouts and just three walks. 


Nationals closer Drew Storen throws perfect ninth inning for save


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(5/10/2015) Nationals closer Drew Storen (S, 9) threw a perfect ninth inning against the Braves on Sunday to earn the save.

The Nats were trailing 4-3 in the eighth but rallied for two runs in the bottom half before turning it over to Storen.

Storen has not allowed an earned run since April 21 and lowered his ERA on Sunday to 1.29.