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The Nats and Orioles Really, Really Don’t Like Each Other
February 22nd, 2017 at 10:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? The Nationals and Orioles really don't like each other, but you probably already knew that. The two franchises, separated by just 40 miles, have had all kinds of disputes regarding the television contract with MASN. Washington has been hit hardest by the dispute, and it's unclear when the...

How Matt Wieters fits into the Nationals’ selective spending habits
February 22nd, 2017 at 8:20 AM
***PHOTO1*** Matt Wieters is the Nationals latest free agent signing to require deferred money (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. â?? When the Washington Nationals agreed to sign Matt Wieters for $21 million (pending physical), they nearly quadrupled the amount they had committed to free agents this winter,...

Nationals, White Sox Still Talking Over David Robertson
February 22nd, 2017 at 1:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? The Nationals are reportedly still engaged with the White Sox in trade talks for closer David Robertson, but not without a catch(er). The Nationals broke news Tuesday with their reported acquisition of catcher Matt Wieters, with the deal said to be for two years, $21 million, including a...

Happy to have a ‘J-O-B,’ Lind lands in camp with Nationals
February 21st, 2017 at 7:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) Even if Adam Lind signed with an annual contender that has a first baseman coming off his worst season and an aging left fielder, he spoke in frank terms while discussing what his contract offer from the Washington Nationals meant. ''It's a J-O-B,'' Lind said....

Mike Rizzo: Nationals Have Plenty of Closer Candidates…
February 21st, 2017 at 6:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? The Nationals enter spring training with a familiar need. But just because one specific person hasn't been designated the team's closer doesn't mean that person isn't already on the roster. "We've got plenty of closer candidates," Nationals GM Mike Rizzo told 106.7 The Fan's Andy Pollin and Thom...