1. Bryce Harper's Own Predictions for Nationals Put Pressure on Him to Keep Up

    VIERA, Fla. — Walking by with a floppy and pleased dog cradled in her arms, Kate Upton left swaths of gawkers in her wake outside of Gate 5 at Space Coast Stadium...

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  2. Kate Upton Is at Nationals Spring Training with a Bunch of Adorable Puppies

    If there's one thing the Internet loves, it's pictures of adorable animals. If there's a second thing the Internet loves, it's pictures of adorable animals posing with model/actress Kate Upton...

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  3. Yes, Gio Gonzalez Says 'Meow' 10 Times in Interview

    Spring training is a few weeks old now, so players are starting to get a little antsy waiting for the regular season to start. They're looking for ways to have fun and pass the time, which leads to interesting in-game interviews...

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  4. Nationals' Rendon Day-to-Day with Knee Injury After Making Diving Play Monday

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  5. Nationals Reassign Matt Purke to Minor League Camp

    The Nationals announced this afternoon that they reassigned 24-year-old lefty Matt Purke to Minor League camp. The 2011 3rd Round pick was released this past November and re-signed on a minor league deal after Tommy John surgery last season...

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  6. Espinosa off to Slow Start from Right Side

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  7. Strong Outing Shows Nats Gio's Shoulder OK

    VIERA, Fla. -- Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez started his first game of the spring and pitched two scoreless innings in a 2-1 loss to the Braves at Space Coast Stadium on Monday...

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  8. National Treasures

    The Nationals could be the first team since 2011 to win 100 games. They might have the best pitching staff since the 1990s. Winning the NL East in 2015 feels like their floor, not their ceiling...

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  9. 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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  10. Nats Announce Span Had Core Surgery

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  11. 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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  12. Taylor's leadoff home run

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 27 days ago 3,389 reads 9 comments

  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 27 days ago 38 reads 0 comments