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Infielder Anthony Rendon, the Nationals' first-round pick in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, was seen working at second base with Triple-A Syracuse manager Tony Beasley on Thursday.

Ryan Zimmerman talks contract, drinking canned beer, and Bryce Harper

(Ryan Zimmerman: still only 27, still drinks beer from a can. Screen cap via video.) And so, while you're sitting around waiting for news on the Ryan Zimmerman contract front, enjoy the video below of Zim on Sports Talk Live on Thursday from The Face of the Franchise talks contract, goals, his age ("I'm not that old

Nats' Zimmerman wants deal in place by Saturday

Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman hopes to have the framework of a new contract in place before Washington's first official full-squad workout of spring training. He also repeated what he's said since being drafted by Washington in 2005: He wants to stay with the Nationals for the long term. Zimmerman said Friday the point of signing this deal ''is to be here...

Report: Elijah Dukes arrested in Florida

Former major league outfielder Elijah Dukes was arrested early Thursday after allegedly trying to swallow a small bag of marijuana, The Tampa Tribune reported. Dukes, 27, was pulled over in a routine traffic stop at 1 a.m. local time, according to the police report. Officers observed flakes of marijuana on Dukes' shirt and then noticed he was attempting to eat a small bag of...

Nationals 3B Zimmerman wants new deal by Saturday

Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman hopes to have a new contract before the team's first official full-squad workout of spring training on Saturday."If the big things have to be taken care of: The years, the money, that kind of stuff...We have to have the pressing issues, which are a few things, done by Saturday," Zimmerman said on Friday.The 27-year-old...

Nationals' Morse: 2011 was 'tip of the iceberg'

Michael Morse often wondered if he would ever get the chance to show people the kind of baseball player he always thought he could be. The confident Washington Nationals left fielder said Thursday he always believed in himself and always thought, ''if I get an opportunity, I'm kicking the door in.'' He did. Morse is coming off a breakout season, where he hit...

Troubled Former MLB Player Elijah Dukes’ Latest Arrest Gives Me An Excuse To Play The Opening Scene From ‘Super Troopers’

Elijah Dukes was a promising prospect for the Tampa Bay Rays, but he f*cked it all up with a litany of off the field issues. Then the Washington Nationals released him two years ago. Dukes found himself in a familiar place early this morning, he was arrested. Today’s arrest stemmed from marijuana possession and destroying evidence. The 27-year-old had remnants of marijuana on...

Extension talks between Ryan Zimmerman and Nationals stall

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Nationals react to verdict in Braun appeal

VIERA, Fla. — The television at the entrance to the Washington Nationals' clubhouse was blaring the biggest news in baseball Friday morning. Ryan Braun, the National League MVP and a player well-liked by many on the Nationals, had been exonerated, winning his appeal of a positive drug test for a ...

Nationals interested in outfielder Gerardo Parra

The Nationals are still looking for help in the outfield and they have expressed interest in D-backs outfielder Gerardo Parra, according to a baseball source.
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