Five Takeaways from the Washington Nationals-New York Mets Series

Jayson Werth looks good hitting second, and the Nationals offense remains an enigma Werth has a lot to offer as a hitter, even if his low batting average doesn’t yet show it. He admitted he preferred hitting higher in the order. He sees a lot of pitches. He fouls off a lot of pitches. He draws walks and is an excellent baserunner (and he’s a career 80 percent base-stealer, too...
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Dusty Baker sees ‘renewed life’ in Jayson Werth, the Nationals’ oldest player

MIAMI — Jayson Werth was not particularly interested in birthday jokes Friday. Some came his way anyway, though, as the Nationals’ oldest player turned 37. Dusty Baker asked him how he’s played on his birthday over the years. Werth told him he didn’t recall. But Werth’s birthday became relevant Friday night, because recently, he has looked […]
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth’s adjusted contract will defer $10 million

The Nationals and Jayson Werth adjusted the veteran outfielder’s contract to defer $10 million of his $21 million 2016 salary with interest, according to the terms of the contract. According to a Fox Sports report, which first mentioned the change in the terms Thursday, Werth and the Nationals adjusted the contract last fall and the money will be […]
Via Nationals Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth, Dusty Baker talk offensive struggles, lineup changes and slumps

NEW YORK — Confidence is an important trait in baseball, and despite a slow start, Jayson Werth still believes in what he can do at the plate. He is hitting .210 with six home runs and 20 RBI through 34 games. Entering Wednesday’s games, Werth’s .668 OPS is 22nd among 26 qualified left fielders in […]
Via Nationals Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth back in the Nationals lineup

After a day off Monday, Jayson Werth is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Tigers. The rest of the lineup is the same with Joe Ross on the mound. As always, the lineups are below. Feel free to talk about the game below. Nationals 1. Ben Revere, CF 2. Anthony Rendon, 3B 3. Bryce […]
Via Nationals Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Jayson Werth gave a signed bat to a little girl in a Cardinals jersey

Jayson Werth’s generosity extends as far as his brown locks. After going 2 for 3 with four RBI and a three-run home run on Saturday in St. Louis, the veteran outfielder handed a signed bat to a young Cardinals fan he communicated with throughout the Nationals’ 6-1 win. In a postgame interview, Werth told MASN reporter Dan Kolko why […]
Via DC Sports Blog
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth robs Byron Buxton of a home run in return from hamstring injury

Jayson Werth made his return to the Washington Nationals’ lineup Friday night against the Minnesota Twins. It’s a good thing he did, because he turned in one of the top defensive highlights of the season by robbing a home run off the bat of Byron Buxton. Psshh what hamstring injury? pic.twitter.com/1NcrUUBgdw — Jamal Collier (@JamalCollier) April 23, 2016 Werth was forced...
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April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Nationals forced to re-issue massive bobblehead order

By Jesse Reed The Washington Nationals have been planning a massive bobblehead giveaway on August 30th to commemorate Jayson Werth’s walk-off home run in Game 4 of the 2012 NLDS. Unfortunately, the 25,000 fans that would have taken home one of those commemorative bobbleheads will now have to settle for a voucher instead. The team made this announcement on Twitter Friday evening...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Werth on trailing Mets: 'It's easier to chase than be chased'

By Jason Rowan Jayson Werth suggests that trailing the New York Mets in the NL East standings as opposed to Washington Nationals leading the division puts the team in an arguably advantageous position, as being the pursued is harder than being the ones in pursuit. “I don’t mind being in stalking position,” Werth said. “When you make the run at it down the stretch, it’s...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth leaves $100 tip on $180 tab while on assignment

By Jason Rowan There are few things that fans find more strangely interesting than documentary evidence of when a millionaire professional athlete leaves a huge tip following a meal at a restaurant. Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth recently became the latest to join the pantheon of overly generous-when-giving-a-gratuity greats. Werth, currently on assignment with the...
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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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