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Nats could have options with Zimmermann, Fister

Nats could have options with Zimmermann, Fister

MLB.com Updated Nov 21 (yesterday)
According to USA Today, the Nationals have told opposing teams they would listen to possible deals involving right-handers Jordan Zimmermann and Doug Fister. Fister and Zimmermann are free agents after the 2015 season and general manager Mike Rizzo woul…
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  • Beasley leaving Nats, joining Rangers as third-base coach

    Beasley leaving Nats, joining Rangers as third-base coach

    MLB.com Nov 18 (4 days ago)
    Tony Beasley, the Nationals' Minor League coordinator, is leaving the organization to become the third-base coach of the Rangers.
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  • Nationals part ways with catcher Solano

    Nationals part ways with catcher Solano

    MLB.com Nov 18 (4 days ago)
    The Nationals made more room on their 40-man roster on Tuesday by releasing catcher Jhonatan Solano.
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  • Cole aiming to earn spot in Nationals' rotation

    Cole aiming to earn spot in Nationals' rotation

    MLB.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)
    The Nationals have 38 players on their 40-man roster. They could add one more player before the Winter Meetings next month. Right-hander A.J. Cole is a candidate to be placed on the roster.
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  • Nationals’ Jerry Blevins accepts dare, eats pickled fish guts

    Nationals’ Jerry Blevins accepts dare, eats pickled fish guts

    washingtonpost.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)
    Nationals reliever Jerry Blevins is in Japan, where his team of MLB all-stars recently completed a five-game showcase series against Japanese teams. During the tour, which concludes with an exhibition game on Thursday, Blevins and his teammates have ent…
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  • Nats, Frandsen agree on one-year deal

    Nats, Frandsen agree on one-year deal

    MLB.com ESPN.com Nov 14
    The Nationals agreed to terms with infielder Kevin Frandsen on a one-year deal worth $1 million plus incentives, thus avoiding arbitration.
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  • Desmond turned down 7-year deal before 2014

    Desmond turned down 7-year deal before 2014

    MLB.com Nov 13
    Shortstop Ian Desmond turned down a seven-year, $107 million contract from the Nationals prior to Spring Training earlier this year, a baseball source has confirmed. The Washington Post was first to report the offer. Desmond and the Nationals then agree…
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  • Watch the trailer for Epix’s “Road to the NHL Winter Classic”

    Watch the trailer for Epix’s “Road to the NHL Winter Classic”

    Epix released the official trailer for “Road to the NHL Winter Classic,” the cable network’s all-access show leading up the Chicago Blackhawks-Washington Capitals outdoor game on New Year’s Day at Nationals Park. The first of four episodes premieres on …
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  • P-Nats 2015 promotional schedule features Buff-A-rine and Micha…

    P-Nats 2015 promotional schedule features Buff-A-rine and Michael Taylor flattop bobblehead

    The Potomac Nationals released some of the details of their 2015 promotional schedule on Thursday and they are spectacular, particularly the lineup of bobbleheads and figurines. Wilson Ramos Buff-A-rine The half-man, half-buffalo figurine is a nod to Wi…
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  • Jerry Blevins did not bring his amazing cat sweater to Japan

    Jerry Blevins did not bring his amazing cat sweater to Japan

    It’s been an exciting few weeks for Jerry Blevins and his 22,000 Twitter followers. First, the Nationals reliever was named to Sports Illustrated’s Twitter 100. Then he shared an amazing photo of a cat sweater, with Peruvian buttons, purchased at the Ma…
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  • Cubs deny Nats' Zimmermann trade talk

    Cubs deny Nats' Zimmermann trade talk

    MLB.com Nov 12
    Cubs officials denied a report they were in contact with the Nationals regarding a potential trade for right-hander Jordan Zimmermann.
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  • Nats could keep Espinosa on right side of plate

    Nats could keep Espinosa on right side of plate

    MLB.com Nov 11
    The Nationals are seriously considering making second baseman Danny Espinosa exclusively a right-handed hitter, MLB.com has learned.
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  • Matt Williams, Buck Showalter win Manager of the Year awards

    Matt Williams, Buck Showalter win Manager of the Year awards

    They didn't get the ultimate prize, the World Series trophy, but Matt Williams of the Washington Nationals and Buck Showalter of the Baltimore Orioles were honored for their 2014 efforts Tuesday with Manager of the Year awards. In the National League, W…
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  • Nats' Williams tabbed NL Manager of the Year

    Nats' Williams tabbed NL Manager of the Year

    ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 11
    Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams is the winner of the National League Manager of the Year Award.
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  • Bochy finishes third in NL Manager of the Year race

    Bochy finishes third in NL Manager of the Year race

    MLB.com Nov 11
    San Francisco's Bruce Bochy finished third in voting for the National League Manager of the Year Award, won by rookie skipper Matt Williams of the Washington Nationals, it was announced Tuesday evening.
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  • Reds add Riggleman to coach third base

    Reds add Riggleman to coach third base

    MLB.com Nov 10
    The Reds named Jim Riggleman their third-base coach on Monday. He has been a manager, coach or instructor at the professional level since 1981, including all or parts of 12 seasons as a manager of the Nationals (2009-11), Mariners (2008), Cubs (1995-99)…
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  • 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.
  • Video - Giants Eliminate Nationals 03:50

    Giants Eliminate Nationals

    Oct 7
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: The Giants defeated the Nationals 3-2 to set up a matchup in the National League Championship Series with the Cardinals.
  • Video - Posey On Giants Game 4 Win 01:18

    Posey On Giants Game 4 Win

    Oct 7
    Buster Posey discusses the Giants' 3-2 win over the Nationals.
  • Video - Giants Eliminate Nationals 03:16

    Giants Eliminate Nationals

    Oct 7
    The Giants defeated the Nationals 3-2 to set up a matchup in the National League Championship Series with the Cardinals.

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