1. Escobar Scratched from Exhibition Opener with "General Soreness"

    VIERA, Fla. - Yunel Escobar has been scratched from today's Grapefruit League opener with what the team is calling "general soreness...

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  2. The Nationals Also Don't Like the Shift

    The Washington Nationals shifted 196 times on balls in play in 2014. Only the Rockies had fewer shifts, according to Baseball Info Solutions.....

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  3. After a Trying Year, Gwynn Jr. Tries to Come Back

    VIERA, Fla. — The back of his baseball card will forever show Tony Gwynn Jr. played 80 big-league games in 2014, hitting .152 with a paltry .455 OPS for the Phillies .....

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  4. Escobar's Transition to Second Ahead of Schedule

    VIERA, Fla. -- The Nationals have nothing but good things to say about Yunel Escobar. After the team acquired him from the Athletics in January, Escobar was informed that he would ...

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  5. Now Is Your Chance to Live in Ryan Zimmerman's Clarendon Townhouse

    While the Nationals are gearing up for the season at Spring Training in balmy Viera, Florida , Nats' first baseman (that's weird to type) Ryan Zimmerman is hoping to take care of some business in Arlington first...

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  6. Nationals' Bryce Harper: 'Everybody in This League Wants to Beat Us'

    VIERA, Fla. — This is the spring of Bryce Harper 's greatest hits, one fabulous quote at a time. He's like The Beatles in 1964, pumping out one gem after another seemingly every five minutes...

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  7. Jayson Werth Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

    Washington Nationals star outfielder Jayson Werth began taking cuts at spring training Wednesday—an encouraging sign in his road back from arthroscopic shoulder surgery...

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  8. There's an Air of Excitement in Nationals' Camp

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  9. Barrett Looks to Wipe out Postseason Memories

    VIERA, Fla. - ESPN's Buster Olney and John Kruk stopped by Nationals camp on Sunday. After taking in practice and talking with many of the players, the two discussed which Nationals ...

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  10. Butler's Long-Shot Battle to Make the Nationals' Roster

    VIERA, Fla. — The Space Coast Stadium locker room is near its capacity this spring, each of more than 60 lockers of varying width packed with items of varying absurdity, such as cats that wave endlessly and statues of Yoda...

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  11. ESPN throws shade on Nats' jerseys, calling them among worst in MLB

    ESPN's Uni Watch department has released their power rankings for Major League Baseball, a preseason list looking at the best and worst jerseys around the sport.....

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  12. Scherzer Sharp in First Session Facing Hitters

    VIERA, Fla. -- Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer threw his first live batting-practice session Sunday at the club's Spring Training complex, and he looked like he was in midseason form...

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  13. Williams Names Max Scherzer Starter for Nationals' Grapefruit League Opener

    The Washington Nationals announced on Twitter this morning that Max Scherzer will get the nod in the Grapefruit League opener on Thursday afternoon when the Nats take on the New York Mets ...

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  14. On the Cusp, Taylor Patiently Waits for His Time

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  15. Nationals Sign Tony Gwynn Jr. to MiLB Deal

    The Nationals have signed outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. to a minor league pact, the club announced. The deal includes a big league spring invite.....

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  16. Williams: Zim 'Catches Everything' at 1B

    VIERA, Fla. — It has become a daily routine, Ryan Zimmerman getting extra, personalized work at first base...

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  17. Harper Says He's Ready to 'Step Up' for Nats

    VIERA, Fla. -- Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper wants to improve his numbers from last year. He made it clear Sunday that he wants to stay injury-free and he would like to get better at the plate...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 days ago 1,346 reads 0 comments

  18. Washington Nationals: 4 Players Who Are in Serious Danger of Being Cut or Demoted

    This offseason, the Washington Nationals turned a nice roster into a World Series favorite with a handful of key acquisitions, but that's not such good news for some borderline big ...

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  19. Can the Nats Find at Bats for McLouth in 2015?

    Washington Nationals ' outfielder Nate McLouth signed a 2-year/$10.75M deal last winter, but suffered a torn labrum that ended his first season in D.C. in August...

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  20. Nationals Sign Pitcher Rich Hill to Minor-League Deal

    The Nationals signed pitcher Rich Hill to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training, the team announced Friday night.....

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  21. Even on Shelf, Jayson Werth Takes Part in First Full-Squad Workout

    VIERA, Fla. - Jayson Werth was on the field this morning as the Nationals began their first official full-squad workouts in preparation for the 2015 season...

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  22. Gio Gonzalez: We Don't Want to Hear 'World Series or Bust'

    WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — “This is it for me, boys. It's World Series or bust,” former Nationals manager Davey Johnson proudly, and famously, declared months ahead of Washington's 2013 season...

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  23. Throwback Thursday: A standoff for the ages

    After the national anthem in sunny Colorado , Aaron Barrett and Brandon Barnes remained standing with their caps on their chests. They were locked in an epic standoff.....

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  24. A year older, Rendon ready for the long grind

    VIERA, Fla. — So many things come so easy to Anthony Rendon on a baseball field, it's easy to forget just how little inexperience he has.....

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  25. Scherzer: Wait Till You See My New Cutter

    On his way to the airport last month, after a news conference in Washington announcing the richest free-agent pitching contract in major league history, Max Scherzer had parting words for his agent, Scott Boras...

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