1. Nats of Depth to Get Tested Early in Season

    Monday morning, the Washington Nationals announced that center fielder Denard Span was forced to undergo surgery to repair a core muscle in his right side. He is down four to six weeks before beginning activity...

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  2. Nats Announce Span Had Core Surgery

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  3. Washington Nationals: 5 Players Turning Heads Early at Spring Training

    In the infancy of their spring training schedule, the Washington Nationals are doing exactly what everyone expects them to do: win...

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  4. Taylor's leadoff home run

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  5. Despite Early Struggles, Strasburg Satisfied with Effort

    Stephen Strasburg was pleased with his first Grapefruit League start, despite allowing two runs on three hits with two walks and two strikeouts in just 1 2/3 innings. Twenty-six of Strasburg's 40 pitches were strikes...

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  6. Strasburg Gives Up 2 ER in 1.2 IP for Spring Debut

    Strasburg's final line: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 40 pitches, 26 strikes. In spring training lingo: "He got his work in...

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  7. Yunel Escobar Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Oblique and Return

    New addition Yunel Escobar is slated to be the Washington Nationals ' starting second baseman in 2015, but the ninth-year veteran has gotten off to a less-than-ideal start with the Nats due to injury...

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  8. Nationals' 2B Yunel Escobar Will Reportedly Miss 7-10 Days

    The Washington Nationals announced this morning that second baseman Yunel Escobar suffered a Grade 1 strain of his left oblique that will lead to him being shut down for 7-10 days...

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  9. Zimmerman Looks Comfortable at 1B in Spring Opener

    VIERA, Fla. -- In a 5-4 victory over the Mets on Thursday night, Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman played first base as if he had manned the position for years...

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  10. What It Will Take for Nationals to Become True Historic 'Super Rotation'

    As soon as the world learned the Washington Nationals were adding Max Scherzer to an already awesome rotation, the word started to circulate: "Historic...

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  11. Nationals' Scherzer Working to Add Cutter to Arsenal This Spring

    Max Scherzer is wasting no time in his efforts to reward the Washington Nationals for their $210-million offseason investment...

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  12. Max Scherzer Has Some Fun in Nationals Spring Training Debut

    At 5:05 p.m. on a warm Thursday evening here, Max Scherzer climbed onto a mound in a red, white and blue Nationals jersey for the first time...

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. After a Trying Year, Gwynn Jr. Tries to Come Back

    VIERA, Fla. β€” 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Nationals' Bryce Harper: 'Everybody in This League Wants to Beat Us'

    VIERA, Fla. β€” 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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  19. Jayson Werth Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

    Washington Nationals star outfielder Jayson Werth began taking cuts at spring training March 4β€”an encouraging sign in his road back from arthroscopic shoulder surgery. Continue for updates...

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

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

    VIERA, Fla. β€” 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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