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Washington Nationals News and Rumors

  • Nationals comfortable with second-base situation

    Nationals comfortable with second-base situation

    MLB.com Updated Dec 3, 2013
    Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Tuesday that he feels "comfortable" with the club's situation at second base, even after dealing away one of his options at the position, backup infielder Steve Lombardozzi.
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  • Nationals, Ohlendorf agree on one-year deal

    Nationals, Ohlendorf agree on one-year deal

    MLB.com Dec 3, 2013
    The Nationals have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with Ross Ohlendorf, thus avoiding salary arbitration, the team announced on Monday. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
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  • Nationals land Fister from Tigers for three players

    Nationals land Fister from Tigers for three players

    MLB.com Dec 3, 2013
    Doug Fister helped give the Tigers' rotation a strong top four last season, and now it appears he will do the same for the Nationals in 2014. The Nationals acquired the veteran right-hander from the Tigers on Monday night in exchange for left-handers Ia…
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  • Hot Stove roundup: Nats, A's land pitchers in trades

    Hot Stove roundup: Nats, A's land pitchers in trades

    MLB.com Dec 3, 2013
    The Nationals had been quiet this offseason -- until Monday, when Washington pulled off a trade with Detroit for veteran right-hander Doug Fister. The A's added closer Jim Johnson in a deal with the Orioles.
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Sports Columnists

  • Clayton's mailbag -- Injured offensive stars create void for several teams

    Dec 3
    Clayton's mailbag: Injuries to offensive stars have significantly impacted the play and fortunes of several contenders.
  • Jason Kidd reassigns Lawrence Frank to reduced role with Brooklyn Nets

    Dec 3
    Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd has reassigned Lawrence Frank to a reduced role, and Frank no longer will sit on the bench as Kidd's lead assistant coach.
  • Don Banks: Examining the coaching hot seat as NFL enters the stretch run

    Dec 3
    By the time December and the final quarter of the NFL's regular season arrives, one of the league's annual exercises begins in earnest -- the coaching hot seat watch. In a bit of an oddity, for the second year in a row there have been no head coaches fi…
  • The Tuesday Mailbag

    Dec 3
    Nobody saw Seattle 34, New Orleans 7 coming. That’s because the Saints are good, and because so many Seahawks we didn’t know vaulted into America’s living room Monday night with superb performances, driving home the point safety Earl Thomas used as his …