Found November 27, 2011 on MLB Trade Rumors:
The Nationals have re-signed catcher Carlos Maldonado, according to Bill Ladson of (via Twitter).  The move was first reported by El Universal (Spanish link). Maldonado, 32, hit .234/.361/.342 in 38 games with Triple-A Syracuse this season.  The veteran also spent four games on the Nats' varsity squad in 2011.  Maldonado has been with Washington since signing with the club as a free agent in March of 2010.

Biggest Surprises of 2011 - #5: Jayson Werth

Today, we begin a new five-part series, one where we evaluate the biggest surprises on the Washington Nationals 2011 roster.  This isn't about the moments; we've covered that already.  It's about the individual performances that just made us sit back and say "wow."  Remember, surprises can be good or bad, so don't be thrown off! On the docket for today...

A Closer Look at Jayson Werth’s Contract (Or Why the Giants Could’ve signed Jose Reyes Without Raising Payroll)

Last Year the Washington Nationals surprised everybody by signing Free Agent OF Jayson Werth to a 7 year $126 Million contract. While Werth had a disappointing debut in Washington, the Nationals front office did do a good job of structuring his contract in a unique way that could have benefitted the Giants with Reyes. In the offseason, the common refrain was that the Giants couldn’t...

Inbox: Is Lannan in Nats' plans for next year?

Is John Lannan in the Nats' plans for 2012? What about Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes? Beat reporter Bill Ladson answers questions from fans.

Nationals Interested In Mark DeRosa

The Nationals are interested in free agent utility player Mark DeRosa, according to's Bill Ladson. Chris Marrero's recent hamstring injury leaves the Nationals with less bench help than anticipated. DeRosa played in just 47 games in 2011 because of a strained left wrist. The versatile 36-year-old was productive in 2009, posting a .250/.319/.433 line and appearing...

Marrero injury has Nats seeking first baseman

The Nationals are looking to acquire bench help at first base after Chris Marrero tore his left hamstring playing in the Dominican Winter League.

Freddy's Two-a-Days: Washington Nationals

<span style="font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt; line-height: 115%;">80-81, 3rd place, 21.5 GB<span style="font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt; line-height: 115%;">Fragile Freddy’s “Two A Days” series concludes today with the Washington Nationals.  Each day (except Saturday...

Nats head to Winter Meetings with to-do list

The Nationals head to the Winter Meetings in Dallas still looking for a No. 1 starter for their rotation, a leadoff hitter/center fielder, and trying to fill holes in their bench.
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