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  • Rogers' rankings: No. 16 Nationals

    Rogers' rankings: No. 16 Nationals
    No. 16 Nationals: 15th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Blue Jays Bryce Harper hasn't played a day in the big leagues, and unfortunately for him there is only one way to go. It is opposite of up. But if you want to bet on Harper as...
  • Nationals interested in Jones? Of course

    Nationals interested in Jones? Of course
    When former general manager Jim Bowden tweeted this afternoon that the Washington Nationals are interested in Adam Jones, I instantly thought the same thing as everybody else. Who isn’t? It’s not news that Jones is a well-regarded center...
  • Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals

    Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals
    In the Washington Nationals' dugout Saturday morning, manager Davey Johnson explained his contingency plans at shortstop. If Ian Desmond suffered any kind of long-term injury, he said, Danny Espinosa would become the regular shortstop. If Desmond simply...
  • Nationals' Morse suffers setback in rehab stint at Hagerstown

    The Washington Nationals had taken the slow approach with Michael Morse's rehabilitation from a strained right lat muscle, and they felt optimistic the final step would come Monday night. Nine full innings in left field at Single-A Hagerstown would...
  • Orioles Dan Duquette shut out in Sporting News Executive of the Year voting

    Orioles Dan Duquette shut out in Sporting News Executive of the Year voting
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette, who engineered one of the best turnarounds in baseball this season by taking the long suffering Orioles to the postseason for the first time in 15 years, was surprisingly shut out in the voting for this...
  • Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs

    Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs
    When Dan Duquette was hired roughly a year ago as the club’s executive vice president, the Orioles pointed to his impressive track record in the past with the Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox. He was in charge of some very good teams –...
  • Nationals third-baseman Ryan Zimmerman basks in the glow of new contract under the Florida sun

    Nationals third-baseman Ryan Zimmerman basks in the glow of new contract under the Florida sun
    Ryan Zimmerman leaned on a wall outside of the Washington Nationals' clubhouse Thursday morning before his team hosted the Houston Astros in a spring training game. Asked about the need for security in the cut-throat world of pro sports, the Kellam...
  • Deal with Nationals makes Soriano top-paid reliever in MLB

    The sting from the wrenching, bitter end of the Washington Nationals' first playoff run might have faded for some by the dead of winter, but not, apparently, for the man at the very top of the organization, not for the 87-year-old real estate tycoon who...
  • Angels GM on C.J. Wilson pursuit: 'You can't have enough pitching'

     
    Sluggers such as Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder are apparently out of their price range, but that doesn't mean the Angels, who outscored opponents by a slim 667-633 margin last season, can't improve their run differential in 2012. That was......
  • TUFFY GETS SECOND STRAIGHT START BEHIND PLATE ...

     
    Erik Kratz said it was more of a severe cramp than a pulled hamstring. Whatever it was, it got the three-time all-star catcher a night off. Tuffy Gosewisch is behind the plate for the second straight night Friday night, breaking the alternating game cycle...
  • Manuel, Amaro react to Hamels' comments, suspension

     
    Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels was suspended five games and was fined an undisclosed amount of money for admitting he intentionally threw at Nationals phenom Bryce Harper in Sunday’s game. “I was trying to hit him,” Hamels told the media...