Tagged: ‘Washington’

Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy confident he will be ready for season
March 24th, 2017 at 6:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. â?? Washington second baseman Daniel Murphy thinks he will be ready for the start of the season, even with his lack of playing time in the World Baseball Classic. Nationals manager Dusty Baker is taking a wait-and-see approach. "You can talk all you want," Baker said....

Scott Boras’ relationship with the Lerners again benefits Scott Boras
February 26th, 2017 at 4:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** ANALYSIS/OPINION: "I'm not writing the story anyway. God's writing the story, and for whatever reason he wanted me in Washington this year, and I'm more than excited that he wanted me to play here." â?? Free agent catcher Matt Wieters after signing with the Washington Nationals. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla....

Victor Robles has earned status as crown jewel of Nationals’ farm system
February 23rd, 2017 at 6:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** ANALYSIS/OPINION: WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. â??Victor Robles, the Washington Nationals' young center field prospect from the Dominican Republic, needed an interpreter to answer questions from reporters Thursday at spring training after the 19-year-old faced major-league pitching for the first time. But he didn't need an interpreter for this question I...

Washington Nationals Enter Spring Training with Mounting Roster Issues
February 20th, 2017 at 7:32 AM
The Washington Nationals will once again enter the 2017 season as one of the favorites to win a World Series but could struggle to retain their National League East title against a resurgent New York Mets. ***PHOTO1*** The franchise has dominated the division for the last five seasons and will hope to...

Danny Espinosa will be missed defensively at shortstop by Nationals
February 9th, 2017 at 5:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** ANALYSIS/OPINION: Danny Espinosa will be missed. I know if you are a Washington Nationals fan, you won't miss that .226 batting average and those strikeouts at the bottom of the order. He had his moments at the plate, and 92 home runs after six full seasons â?? 24 last season...