1. Nationals to Sign Mike Carp to Minor League Deal

    The Nationals have agreed to a minor league deal with first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp, his agents at O'Connell Sports Management tweeted. The deal includes an invitation to MLB camp...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 16 days ago 921 reads 0 comments

  2. Source: Desmond, Nats Haven't Discussed Contract

    WASHINGTON -- According to a baseball source, the Nationals haven't had any significant negotiations with shortstop Ian Desmond and his representative regarding a contract extension...

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  3. Bryce Harper and Kayla Varner's January Wedding Didn't Happen

    There was no fairy-tale wedding last weekend for Nats slugger Bryce Harper and Ohio State soccer player Kayla Varner — because there was no wedding at all, multiple sources confirmed...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 17 days ago 113 reads 0 comments

  4. Nationals Still Sorting out Second-Base Logjam

    The Nationals enter 2015 unsure of who their starting second baseman will be this season. During the last two months of last season, the job belonged to Asdrubal Cabrera, but he signed a one-year deal with the Rays this offseason...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 18 days ago 76 reads 0 comments

  5. Nats 'Not Actively Pursuing' Ben Zobrist

    The Rays reportedly have Ben Zobrist on the block and he would make sense for just about anybody, but especially for a team who has World Series aspirations like the Nationals ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 20 days ago 21 reads 0 comments

  6. Danny Espinosa Prepares for Season as Switch Hitter

    This offseason has been a normal one for Danny Espinosa — in fact, a “good one,” he said. The Southern California native lifts weights five times a week and hits the batting cages in the afternoon...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 20 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  7. Ankiel's Return Evokes Memories of Great Plays with Nats

    The Nationals announced several changes to their minor league coaching staff on Thursday, most notably a few assistants getting promoted with the addition of three new names to the organization...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 20 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

  8. Brian Cleary Readies for Transition to Nationals Scout

    The newest Nationals area scout never considered chasing such a job title. Brian Cleary was a coach and always had been, most recently at the University of Cincinnati...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 21 days ago 14 reads 0 comments

  9. Nationals Announce 2015 Minor League Staff

    The Washington Nationals named their Minor League managers, coaches and coordinators for the 2015 season on Wednesday, including the addition of former Nationals player Rick Ankiel, who will fill a newly-created Life Skills Coordinator role...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 21 days ago 69 reads 0 comments

  10. Where Do Things Stand at Second Base?

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 21 days ago 84 reads 0 comments

  11. Fedde Progressing in Rehab from Tommy John Surgery

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 21 days ago 19 reads 0 comments

  12. Washington Nationals' Top 10 Prospects for 2015

    Lucas Giolito emerged as arguably the top pitching prospect in the minor leagues last year, as the 20-year-old right-hander—in his first full season after Tommy John surgery—dominated ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 21 days ago 4,774 reads 3 comments

  13. Jayson Werth's Appeal Hearing Set for February

    Jayson Werth's appeal of his reckless driving conviction is scheduled for next month, just weeks before position players are to report to Viera for spring training. A jury trial is slated to hear Werth's appeal on Feb...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 22 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. 3 Missing Pieces the Washington Nationals Could Still Land This Winter

    The Washington Nationals have been maddeningly patient this winter, but the team still has a few months to let its fans stew and a short list of pieces that could fill its only visible hole: second base...

    Danny Garrison Written by Danny Garrison about 22 days ago 3,435 reads 4 comments

  15. Nats' Williams Happy for Former Teammate Johnson

    WASHINGTON -- Nationals manager Matt Williams wasn't surprised that Randy Johnson was voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Williams called Johnson the most dominating left-handed pitcher of his generation...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 23 days ago 1,069 reads 0 comments

  16. A Big Year Upcoming for Solis

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 23 days ago 55 reads 0 comments

  17. Nats Take Step Towards Leaving Viera Spring Site for West Palm Beach

    The Washington Nationals ' hopes for a new spring training site in West Palm Beach, Fla. improved significantly on Monday, as mayor Jeri Muoio announced plans to seek a land swap agreement with Palm Beach County...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 23 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  18. 2015 Hall of Fame Results Give Tim Raines Some Cause for Optimism

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 23 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  19. Giolito Discusses 2014, His Future in Q and A

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 23 days ago 135 reads 0 comments

  20. Mailbag: Desmond Key to Nats' Future Success?

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 23 days ago 39 reads 0 comments

  21. Treinen Eager for Whatever Nationals Have in Mind

    Blake Treinen was a revelation for the Nationals last season, an out-of-nowhere power right-hander with the ability to pitch both as a starter or reliever.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 24 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. Nationals Built for Return to Playoffs in 2015

    WASHINGTON -- On paper, the Nationals look unbeatable. They have an outstanding rotation led by Jordan Zimmermann and Stephen Strasburg. With the exception of second base, the starting lineup is expected to give opposing pitchers problems...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 29 days ago 130 reads 0 comments

  23. A closer look at Zobrist

    There is usually minimal action in between Christmas and New Year's when it comes to the baseball hot stove...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 29 days ago 91 reads 0 comments

  24. Barrett Putting NLDS Nightmare Behind Him

    At NatsFest in mid-December, a young fan asked Aaron Barrett how he would come back from last season's end, that infamous inning in which two pitches got away and took the decisive Game 4 of the National League Division Series with them...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 30 days ago 37 reads 0 comments

  25. Washington Nationals' Biggest Offseason Questions That Still Need to Be Answered

    The Washington Nationals are almost three months into the offseason and general manager Mike Rizzo's finger is still resting on the trigger of nearly all of the team's biggest potential maneuvers...

    Danny Garrison Written by Danny Garrison about 1 month ago 2,831 reads 6 comments