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It's official: Myers moves to Padres in megadeal

It's official: Myers moves to Padres in megadeal

MLB.com Updated 22 hours ago
The Padres' Opening Day starting lineup is starting to take shape, but make sure you use a pencil and not a pen. On Friday, the Padres officially announced the completion of a three-team, 11-player megadeal with the Rays and Nationals that landed them o…
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  • Rays, Padres, Nats Complete 11-Player Trade Involving Myers

    Rays, Padres, Nats Complete 11-Player Trade Involving Myers

    nytimes.com 21 hours ago
    The Rays, Padres and Nationals finalized an 11-player trade Friday that sent 2013 AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers from Tampa Bay to San Diego and outfielder Steven Souza Jr. from Washington to the Rays.
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  • Bidding ends today for Korean slugger Kang

    Bidding ends today for Korean slugger Kang

    MLB.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    Major League organizations have until 5 p.m. ET on Friday to put in bids for Korean slugger Jung-Ho Kang, a shortstop who has reportedly drawn interest from the Giants, A's, Padres, Royals, Nationals and D-backs.
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  • A Winter Classic alumni game wasn’t scuttled because of the fie…

    A Winter Classic alumni game wasn’t scuttled because of the field quality at Nats Park

    washingtonpost.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    There will be no alumni game in the run up to the Winter Classic at Nats Park this month. Several explanations have been offered on this topic, the latest coming in an ESPN.com story earlier this week. Part of the reason for this was that the Washington…
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  • Mike Rizzo and the Nats ‘made out like bandits’ in three-way de…

    Mike Rizzo and the Nats ‘made out like bandits’ in three-way deal

    washingtonpost.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    As word of the 11-player trade involving the Nationals, Rays and Padres trickled out Wednesday evening, the initial reaction from many fans went something like this: How does Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo do it? Unlike some of Rizzo’s other deals…
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  • Source: Nats acquire 2 prospects in three-team deal

    Source: Nats acquire 2 prospects in three-team deal

    MLB.com Dec 18 (2 days ago)
    The Nationals involved themselves in a three-team, 11-player trade with the Rays and Padres on Wednesday, acquiring Joe Ross and a player to be named from the Padres -- it is believed that Trea Turner is that player -- and sending Steven Souza Jr. and T…
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  • Crowded 11-player trade features top young talent

    Crowded 11-player trade features top young talent

    MLB.com Dec 17 (3 days ago)
    Was keeping track of all the moving parts in the massive three-team deal involving the Tampa Bay Rays, San Diego Padres and Washington Nationals a difficult task? To help sort things out, Jonathan Mayo helped break down who went where.
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  • Post Sports Live: Can RGIII prove his worth?

    Post Sports Live: Can RGIII prove his worth?

    washingtonpost.com Dec 16 (4 days ago)
    The Post’s Neil Greenberg, Adam Kilgore and Rick Maese join Gene Wang to discuss what the Redskins can accomplish in the season’s final two games, debate John Wall’s ranking among the NBA’s other point guards and look at what other moves the Nationals n…
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  • Bryce Harper, Nats settle contract dispute with new $7.5M deal

    Bryce Harper, Nats settle contract dispute with new $7.5M deal

    yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Dec 15 (5 days ago)
    We've avoided a salary war between the Washington Nationals, their young star Bryce Harper and his super-agent Scott Boras. The two sides have agreed to a new two-year contract that will pay Harper a total of $7.5 million for 2015 and 2016, according to…
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  • Frandsen aiming for everyday second-base job

    Frandsen aiming for everyday second-base job

    MLB.com Dec 13 (7 days ago)
    The Nationals are looking for a starting second baseman, and infielder Kevin Frandsen said Saturday he would like to be considered for the job.
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  • Harper no-shows fan event; Nats 'disappointed'

    Harper no-shows fan event; Nats 'disappointed'

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Dec 13 (7 days ago)
    Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said that club was "disappointed" that outfielder Bryce Harper did not show up Saturday at the NatsFest fan festival.
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  • Source: Rizzo not contacted by Blue Jays

    Source: Rizzo not contacted by Blue Jays

    MLB.com ESPN.com Dec 13 (7 days ago)
    During NatsFest, ESPN reported that the Blue Jays are looking for a team president/CEO and have interest in Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo. But a baseball source said the Blue Jays have not contacted Rizzo.
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  • Nats' core feels a sense of urgency heading into 2015

    Nats' core feels a sense of urgency heading into 2015

    MLB.com Dec 13 (7 days ago)
    Friday's trade of pitcher Ross Detwiler to the Rangers could be a small sneak preview of things to come for Nationals players, who have a large contingent of teammates nearing free agency. For the team's core to reach its ultimate goal, a World Series t…
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  • Rangers land lefty Detwiler in trade with Nationals

    Rangers land lefty Detwiler in trade with Nationals

    MLB.com ESPN.com Dec 12
    Texas has acquired left-handed pitcher Ross Detwiler from the Nationals in exchange for infielder Chris Bostick and right-hander Abel De Los Santos. The Rangers expect the veteran to step into their rotation.
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  • Williams focused on 2015 as Nats eye moves

    Williams focused on 2015 as Nats eye moves

    MLB.com Dec 9
    Manager Matt Williams has moved past the National League Division Series loss to the Giants and is thinking about 2015. Williams also understands that general manager Mike Rizzo is looking to improve the Nationals for this coming season and beyond.
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  • Nationals working to sign Zimmermann long term

    Nationals working to sign Zimmermann long term

    MLB.com Dec 7
    A baseball source said there is nothing imminent as far as the Nationals trying to trade any of their players who are eligible for free agency after the 2015 season, a group which includes right-hander Jordan Zimmermann and shortstop Ian Desmond. The Na…
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  • Video - Nats Sign OF Harper To Two-Year Deal 02:37

    Nats Sign OF Harper To Two-Year Deal

    Dec 15
    Jerry Crasnick discusses the two-year deal agreed to between outfielder Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals, and whether the negotiation will affect his desire to stay with the organization beyond the term of this contract.
  • Video - Matt Williams Optimistic About Future 03:13

    Matt Williams Optimistic About Future

    Dec 9
    Nationals manager Matt Williams discusses what he learned in his first year on the job, his team's early playoff exit in 2014 and getting ready for the 2015 season.
  • Video - Jayson Werth Expected To Appeal Sentence 01:46

    Jayson Werth Expected To Appeal Sentence

    Dec 5
    Washington Post reporter Justin Jouvenal discusses Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth's 10-day jail sentence for reckless driving.
  • Video - LaRoche, White Sox Agree To Two Years 02:41

    LaRoche, White Sox Agree To Two Years

    Nov 21
    ESPNChicago.com's Doug Padilla discusses Adam LaRoche and the White Sox agreeing to a two-year, $25 million deal and what the left-handed hitter will do for Chicago.

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