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The Nationals named their Minor League managers and coordinators for the 2012 season. The Nats promoted two managers, elevating Tony Beasley from Double-A Harrisburg to Triple-A Syracuse and Matthew LeCroy from Class A Potomac to Harrisburg.
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In what is certainly a signal that his bid for the 2012 Republican nomination for President is unraveling, Gingrich has been named hitting coach of the Syracuse Chiefs, the AAA affiliate of the Washington Nationals.
As the Washington Nationals continue to search for a long-term solution in center field, the Milwaukee Brewers bid $2.5 million for the rights to negotiate with Norichika Aoki, a center fielder from the Nippon Professional Baseball League who will be 30 for the 2012 MLB season, according to Adam McCalvy of MLB.com. Aoki in 7 complete seasons with the Yakult Swallows has earned...
ESPN Sport Science will be airing its picks for top plays of the year soon, and an incredible catch by Nats outfielder Roger Bernadina has made the list.
Bernadina’s amazing grab happened during a game against the Marlins in May. The diving catch robbed Mike Stanton of extra bases in the fifth inning.
“He certainly has become known for great catches , and this is one that...
Jim Riggleman will return to an on-the-field position next spring, when he manages the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, the AA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. Many baseball observers would probably say Riggleman is now destined for a life in the minor leagues, having resigned one of the 30 big league managerial jobs that exist in the universe.
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The Nationals announced that they agreed to sign Chad Tracy, Brett Carroll and Xavier Paul to minor league contracts with invitations to Spring Training. The team also confirmed minor league deals for Jeff Fulchino, Waldis Joaquin, Carlos Maldonado, Andres Blanco, Jarrett Hoffpauir and Jason Michaels.
The Washington Nationals signed veteran outfielder Mike Cameron to a minor league deal on Monday, according to MLB.com.
The Nationals are one of three teams still in the hunt for free-agent infielder Greg Dobbs, who is expected to make a decision soon, according to a baseball source. The Marlins are reportedly another team involved in the hunt for Dobbs.
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