1. 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 1 month ago 21 reads 0 comments

  2. 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...

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  3. 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 1 month ago 18 reads 0 comments

  4. 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...

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  5. 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...

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  6. Where Do Things Stand at Second Base?

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  7. Fedde Progressing in Rehab from Tommy John Surgery

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  8. 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 ...

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  9. 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 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 3,450 reads 4 comments

  11. 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...

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  12. A Big Year Upcoming for Solis

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  13. 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 1 month ago 53 reads 0 comments

  14. 2015 Hall of Fame Results Give Tim Raines Some Cause for Optimism

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

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

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  17. 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 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 130 reads 0 comments

  19. 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...

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  20. 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 2 months ago 37 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 2 months ago 2,840 reads 6 comments

  22. Dan Uggla Played Through Undiagnosed Concussion in 2014

    There was some talk of this at the Winter Meetings and now Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe says doctors have confirmed it: Dan Uggla played through an undiagnosed concussion during ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 months ago 6,844 reads 2 comments

  23. Heath Bell to Earn a Base Salary of $1 Million with Nationals

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  24. Stephen Strasburg on Adam LaRoche: 'I'm Gonna Miss Him a Lot'

    Judging by the reaction of his former teammates, Adam LaRoche will provide the White Sox not only with left-handed power but a strong presence in the clubhouse...

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  25. Nats Sign Uggla to Minor-League Contract

    Dan Uggla once was one of the most-productive second basemen in baseball. He hasn't staked claim to that designation in quite awhile, but Mike Rizzo is willing to give him a chance to re-establish himself with the Nationals ...

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