Tagged: ‘Washington Nationals’

Washington Nationals Waive 1B Tyler Moore, Who is Out of Options
March 25th, 2016 at 1:31 PM
The Washington Nationals have waived 1B/OF Tyler Moore with the hope that he clears waivers so they can assign him to the minors. Moore was penciled in as Ryan Zimmerman's backup at first base this season but lost out to Clint Robinson. ***PHOTO1*** Moore made a splash as a rookie in 2012,...

Washington Nationals Update: Harper Goes Deep Twice; Ross’ Heel Improving
March 21st, 2016 at 2:29 PM
The Washington Nationals can rest easy now that OF Bryce Harper has finally hit his first homers of the spring. Harper took Detroit's Justin Verlander deep twice on Sunday in what has been a easy-going March for the reigning NL MVP. In other news, SP Joe Ross had to leave...

Washington Nationals’ Bronson Arroyo’s Career Likely Over After Tearing Rotator Cuff
March 17th, 2016 at 2:38 PM
The Washington Nationals have revealed that veteran right hander Bronson Arroyo, brought in to help round out their rotation this season, will likely have to retire after being diagnosed with a torn rotator cuff. ***PHOTO1*** Arroyo was signed to a minor-league contract in January and scheduled to make $2 million if he...

Washington Nationals Aiming for More Success Vs Right Handed Pitching This Season
March 15th, 2016 at 1:27 PM
The Washington Nationals were an under .500 team against right-handed starters in 2015 and are seeking to turn things around with three left-handed hitters they picked up this offseason. ***PHOTO1*** Bryce Harper was basically the only lefty the Nationals had last season. He still hit 42 HR and batted .330, but having...

Nationals’ Closer Jonathan Papelbon Feels Strong Despite Struggling in Win Over the Mets
March 12th, 2016 at 4:06 PM
The Washington Nationals' closer Jonathan Papelbon says he feels strong after struggling in the ninth inning of the Nationals' 9-5 victory over the New York Mets on Friday in Viera. Papelbon says his legs are strong under him and the team is not concerned about his ability to close this...