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And so, while you're sitting around waiting for Adam LaRoche to sign his 3-year deal with the Orioles, enjoy the video above of the Racing Presidents keeping up with a newish Washington tradition: their annual appearance at the Washington Ballet's performance of the Nutcracker.
Spring is in the air.
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The Washington Nationals do not need to do much to their team this offseason. They've already added Dan Haren to replace the departing Edwin Jackson, but the pitching staff will largely remain the same. The team finished with the most wins of any club in 2012. They don't need many changes. But they'd like to re-sign first baseman Adam LaRoche.
And so, while you're sitting around waiting for Adam LaRoche to sign a 3-year deal with some team not named the Washington Nationals, enjoy the video above of Ian Desmond's walkoff home run against the Diamondbacks back on May 2. Doesn't get much better than a walkoff, right?
Not so, Tweeted Desmond today after his first ever hole in one today on hole #13 at the Ritz...
The blurry photo above is Davey Johnson accepting a Hometown Hero Award from the D.C. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday. Photo via @dcchamber.
Apparently Davey Johnson is still in the "The Nats will sign Adam LaRoche" camp, based on his comments during Wednesday's ceremony.
Oh, and apparently Davey thinks the Nats will win the World Series::
Bryce Harper made one relief pitching appearance as a 17-year-old during his season at Southern Nevada, and here’s video to prove it (via Nats Blog*):
It’s interesting to see Harper on the hill, especially since SI introduced him to the world a profile that included this line:
As a catcher he picks off runners from his knees, and when he pitches, he throws a fastball that has...
In this post-Winter Meetings episode, Craig rejoins Joe to discuss things from inside and ouside of Washington Nationals news. For NatsTown, we talk about the Denard Span deal and the impressive Nationals defense, readdress the LaRoche vs. Morse deal, and evaluate the Dan Haren signing. Across the league, we discuss the Rays and Royals trade, the Marlins Fire Sale (if only a few...
After losing out on free agents Zack Greinke and Josh Hamilton the Texas Rangers are eyeing Adam LaRoche. According to CSN’s Mark Zuckerman the Rangers are willing to go three years to sign LaRoche if necessary.
LaRoche, 33, spent last season with the Washington Nationals. A productive piece of the roster he batted .271/.343/.510 with 33 home runs and 100 RBI. Impressive as those...