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Adam Lind, Clint Robinson and their awkward dance for one Nationals bench spot
March 15th, 2017 at 5:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** Adam Lind runs toward home during a spring training drill as Ryan Zimmerman, center, and Clint Robinson look on. (David J. Phillip/Associated Press) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. â?? Silence is as much a part of spring training as blue skies and sunshine, as common in the clubhouse as playing cards,...

Nationals release catcher Derek Norris
March 15th, 2017 at 11:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** Catcher Derek Norris is a free agent. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) When the Washington Nationals signed Matt Wieters late last month to replace Wilson Ramos as the club's starting catcher, a surplus at the position was created and it was just a matter of time before Derek Norris was...

For a catcher, the Nationals’ Matt Wieters has quite the frame
March 14th, 2017 at 6:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** Matt Wieters is tall for a catcher. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. â?? When Matt Wieters officially ended his surprisingly long unemployment stint and reported for his first day of workouts with Washington Nationals on Feb. 24, the catcher had fewer than six weeks in Florida...

For a catcher, 6-foot-5 National Matt Wieters has quite the frame
March 14th, 2017 at 5:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Matt Wieters is tall for a catcher. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. â?? When Matt Wieters officially ended his surprisingly long unemployment stint and reported for his first day of workouts with Washington Nationals on Feb. 24, the catcher had fewer than six weeks in Florida...

It takes a lot of options for Nats to find the perfect bat
March 13th, 2017 at 5:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Clint Robinson scrolls through Twitter, and the site seems to have the 32-year-old figured out.To be fair, someone could probably write an algorithm on an abacus to accurately predict the social media behavior of a guy whose handle is @BatHoarder. He follows around 120 accounts, and almost a third of...