1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. On the Cusp, Taylor Patiently Waits for His Time

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Harper's Not Lacking Confidence

    VIERA, Fla. - If Bryce Harper can back up the words he spoke this afternoon, then notify the park police: There's going to be a parade with red and white floats coming down Constitution Avenue in early November...

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  18. Carp Hoping to Bring Pop to Nationals' Bench

    The Nationals are looking to have a productive bench this year. In 2014, Nationals pinch-hitters had a .144 batting average. That could improve if first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp makes the team...

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  19. Harper confident in Nats' World Series chances

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  20. Williams on Harper: 'He's in Fantastic Shape'

    VIERA, Fla. - Nationals Manager Matt Williams took the field at Space Coast Stadium to throw some batting practice to a handful of his talented hitters. The group included Anthony Rendon, Denard Span, Ian Desmond and Bryce Harper...

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  21. Harper: 'I'm Going to Bring a Title to DC, No Matter What'

    Harper on long-term with #Nats: "I'm not done here. I'm going to bring a title to DC, no matter what. I don't care how long it takes me...

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  22. Striving to Improve, Rendon Ready to Take over 3B

    VIERA, Fla. -- Anthony Rendon finds it amazing that he is replacing Ryan Zimmerman at third base, because while growing up in Houston , Rendon admired Zimmerman from afar...

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  23. Yunel Escobar 'Comfortable' with 2B Move

    New Nationals second baseman Yunel Escobar met on reporting day Wednesday with manager Matt Williams and general manager Mike Rizzo, and Escobar, after initially having strong misgivings ...

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  24. Washington Nationals' Position-by-Position Breakdown at 2015 Spring Training

    The Washington Nationals checked off all of their boxes this offseason—fortifying the infield and amplifying the rotation—and now, with spring training upon us, we get ...

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  25. Zimmerman Healthy, at Peace with Move to First Base

    Ryan Zimmerman's body is healthy, that is, as healthy as 30-year-old with 1,198 big-league games of wear and tear can be...

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