1. Coming off Career Year, Catalyst Span Seeks More

    Nationals outfielder Denard Span arrived in camp Sunday and announced that he has fully recovered from December hernia surgery. However, Span indicated that he would take it slow early in the exhibition season...

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  2. News and Notes from Saturday's Workout

    VIERA, Fla. — It turned into quite an eventful day here. Much of the news had little to do with the Nationals ' first pitchers and catchers workout of the spring — Matt ...

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  3. Jordan Zimmermann on contract talks, walk year and Max Scherzer

    Jordan Zimmermann tries his best to do the same thing every offseason: go home to Wisconsin, relax with his family, watch his beloved Packers, take a month from baseball and then start working out again...

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  4. Nats Pick Up Williams' Contract Option For2016

    VIERA, Fla. — On the morning of the first pitchers and catchers workout of the spring, the Nationals ensured the reigning NL Manager of the Year wouldn't go into the season as a lame duck...

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  5. Nats Exercise Williams' 2016 Option

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  6. Major League Baseball Announces New Pace of Play Rules

    Following an offseason in which concerns about ever-growing game times emerged as hot-button issues, Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced ...

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  7. Nationals OF Jayson Werth on jail time: 'I've learned my lesson'

    Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth told the Washington Post that he's "learned my lesson" for the five days in jail he served for a reckless driving charge...

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  8. Fister Focused on Present with Nats, Not Uncertain Future

    Doug Fister, like several prominent teammates with the Nationals , knows he's eligible for free agency at season's end. The veteran right-hander, though, insists his focus is solely on 2015, not whatever may happen to him after that...

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  9. Ramos' Goal: Catch 120-130 Games This Season

    Wilson Ramos entered 2014 with a clear goal in mind: Catch at least 120 games for the first time in his career.....

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  10. Pitchers, Catchers Report to Camp, Get Right to Work

    VIERA, Fla. -- Nationals pitchers and catchers reported to Space Coast Stadium on Thursday morning ready to work. There was right-hander Stephen Strasburg throwing on flat ground...

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  11. Spring Training Expectations for MLB's No. 1 Pitching Prospect, Lucas Giolito

    Last month we took an in-depth look at Washington Nationals right-hander Lucas Giolito , the consensus No. 1 overall pitching prospect heading into the season, as well as what should be expected of him realistically in 2015...

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  12. Danny Espinosa Shows Up to Nationals Camp with Stellar Fu Fanchu

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  13. MLB Execs Vote Max Scherzer the Worst Free Agent Signing in ESPN Poll

    If “Most Creative Contract” was a category in ESPN senior writer Jayson Stark's annual poll of baseball executives about teams' offseason moves, Max Scherzer and the Nationals probably would've won that, too...

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  14. 5 Potential Breakout Candidates to Watch in Spring Training

    The Washington Nationals have one of the most well-equipped farm systems in baseball, and every year around February and March it churns out a crop of players who turn big league spring training invites into coming out parties...

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  15. Nats to Use Spring to Gain Comfort in New Positions

    WASHINGTON -- The Nationals enter Spring Training with high expectations, and for good reason: They have arguably the best pitching staff in baseball, and their offense isn't too bad either...

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  16. Watch a Jacked Up Bryce Harper Pull over 550 Pounds of Weight

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  17. The Nats Are Giving Away a Jayson Werth Chia Pet with a Growing Beard

    The Washington Nationals are embracing Jayson Werth's beard like never before. The team announced its promotional schedule Friday and it includes a Werth Chia Pet with a growing beard...

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  18. Complete Washington Nationals 2015 Spring Training Preview

    Entering their 10th anniversary season, the Washington Nationals have completed the transformation from perennial bottom-feeders to one of the most feared units in baseball, but ...

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  19. Scherzer Not the Only Nats Newcomer Ready to Contribute

    The Nationals didn't make many waves early in the offseason, but that all changed in January, when they signed right-hander Max Scherzer to a seven-year, $210 million contract...

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  20. Bryce Harper Pays Tribute to Jerry Tarkanian with Sweet UNLV Jacket

    Bryce Harper was born in 1992, two years after the Jerry Tarkanian-coached UNLV men's basketball team capped a dominating season by obliterating Harper's beloved Duke Blue Devils, 103-73, in the NCAA championship game...

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  21. Jerry Blevins Wins Arbitration Hearing Against Nationals

    Lefty Jerry Blevins has emerged victorious in his arbitration hearing against the Nationals , James Wagner of the Washington Post reports on Twitter. He will take home $2.4MM instead of the team's $2...

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  22. Switch-Hitting Espinosa to Bat Right-Handed Only

    WASHINGTON -- Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa has decided to give up switch-hitting for the time being, and he will hit right-handed exclusively during Spring Training, two baseball sources confirmed to MLB ...

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  23. Espinosa to Give Up Switch-Hitting in Spring

    #Nats 2B Danny Espinosa has decided to give up switch hitting for the time being and hit right-handed exclusively during Spring Training...

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  24. PHOTOS: Bryce Harper Designs New Cleats for 2015

    With spring training only a few weeks away, Bryce Harper is getting his equipment ready. The Nationals star took to Instagram to show off his new line of cleats.....

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  25. Recovering Span Expects to Be Ready for Camp

    It's been a busy offseason for Nationals center fielder Denard Span, but he expects he'll be ready to go when he reports to Viera, Fla., for Spring Training.....

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