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Nationals' 2B Danny Espinosa Sports Awesome Fu Manchu at Spring Training

Great facial hair in Major League Baseball is to be expected. All players reported to spring training over the last week, and one player’s...
Via Athlon Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Just look at Anthony Rendon's hair

Eyes on it. #TonyTwoBags #Nats pic.twitter.com/MSVh3nmm4T — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) February 24, 2015 Forget Danny Espinosa's Fu Manchu; get a load of Anthony Rendon's big hair. Some serious moss coming out of #TonyTwoBags' cap this spring. @Taylor_Michael3 no longer rocking the flat top.
Via Nationals Enquirer
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa shows up to Nationals camp with stellar Fu Fanchu

Baseball is here. That means wacky facial hair is here. Pitchers and catchers reported to five teams on Wednesday, while 13 more clubs opened up camp on Thursday, including the Nationals. Their second baseman, Danny Espinosa, showed up to Viera, Fla., with a an impressive Fu Manchu. Just look at that thickness.
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa Has an Intense Fu Manchu Mustache

Usually baseball players wait till the second of the season to grow out their facial hair for postseason runs. But if you know Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa, the offseason is when he lets its run wild. The Nats Twitter account posted this shot of Danny when he reported to camp Thursday morning: I mean, baseball experts already love the Nationals as the trendy pick to...
Via Busted Coverage
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa’s New Mustache Is Legendary

Sometimes you’ve got to go to extraordinary lengths to impress your club at Spring Training. For Danny Espinosa, his new handlebar mustache seems to have done the trick already. That thing is outstanding. [@Nationals] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa’s fu manchu is terrifying

Players are reporting to Spring Training all across Florida and Arizona, and Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa arrived with some extra facial hair. Danny Espinosa was one of the first position players in camp. His Fu Manchu has also reported. And it is glorious. pic.twitter.com/8K9EwJDQd6 — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) February 19, 2015 GOOD GOOGLY MOOGLY...
Via The Outside Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa’s fu manchu is terrifying

Players are reporting to Spring Training all across Florida and Arizona, and Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa arrived with some extra facial hair. Danny Espinosa was one of the first position players in camp. His Fu Manchu has also reported. And it is glorious. pic.twitter.com/8K9EwJDQd6 — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) February 19, 2015 GOOD GOOGLY MOOGLY...
Via Bloguin Best
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals Spring Training Preview: The Infield

The Washington Nationals are less than two weeks away from entering Spring Training.  There are not many roster spots up for grabs on what many describe as the National League favorite.   As for the Nats infield, the positions are pretty much set.  The infield was a focus this off-season because of a rare roster need at second base.  The Nats addressed that need via a trade....
Via DC Pro Sports Report
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Lombardozzi

STEVE LOMBARDOZZI SECOND BASEMAN Born: September 20, 1988Height: 6’0″Weight: 200Bats: BothThrows: RightDrafted: 19th Round, 571st Overall, 2008 (Nationals)How Acquired: Trade from Orioles (for cash)College: St. Petersburg College (JC)Agents: Wasserman Media Group WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES Lombardozzi was a solid hitter in the minors and appeared to...
Via Pirates Prospects
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Brief Thoughts on Danny Espinosa as Nats Second Baseman

This afternoon, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reported that Ben Zobrist will be headed to the Oakland Athletics. That further increases the chances that Danny Espinosa will be the Washington Nationals starting second baseman on April 6 at Nats Park. There are a number of Nats fans that are less than thrilled about the idea of the strikeout-prone Espinosa getting a...
Via The Nats Blog
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the NL East Second Basemen

We saw some change within the division at the Winter Meetings with the Marlins making a significant upgrade at second and appearing to be serious this offseason about a wild card run in 2015, much to the Mets’ chagrin. It’s also looking more and more like Murphy will continue to be our starter and as far as I’m concerned, the Mets are in pretty good shape at the position...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats tender all 10 arbitration eligible players

As expected, the Washington Nationals have tendered contract to all ten players on their roster who were arbitration eligible.  The only two that had question marks were 2B Danny Espinosa and P Ross Detwiler.  Given the fluid situation at second base right now, Espinosa was considered to be a foregone conclusion.  The big question mark was on Detwiler. Detwiler was Washington...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Washington Nationals’ biggest need for 2015, second base

Photo Credit: federalbaseball.com The disappointment of the 2014 season heals, day by day. As general manager Mike Rizzo looks back on the most recent season, in absolute terms he has to feel optimistic. For the most part, the Washington Nationals still have in place a competitive team. For the Nationals’ 2015 season, one key question will be “who plays second base?” Sure...
Via DC Sports-Kings
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch home plate umpire Vic Carapazza get hit on the head by foul ball off the screen (Video)

Yay! The only good thing to happen in the 18th inning of NLDS Game 2? That would be home plate umpire Vic Carapazza getting hit on the head by a foul ball off the bat of Danny Espinosa that ricocheted off the screen. Carapazza didn't exactly cover himself in glory last night with his strikezone (which was awful for both teams), but specifically on Jordan Zimmermann's 1-0...
Via Nationals Enquirer
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Umpire gets hit in head with ricochet, everyone laughs

It wasn’t a good night in Washington DC for home plate umpire Vic Carapazza. Eight innings after ejecting Nationals manager Matt Williams and second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera, he got hit in the head with a foul ball off the bat of Danny Espinosa that ricocheted off the screen behind home plate. The remaining crowd at Nationals Park, and members of both teams’ benches, had a laugh...
Via Bloguin Best
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Umpire gets hit in head with ricochet, everyone laughs

It wasn’t a good night in Washington DC for home plate umpire Vic Carapazza. Eight innings after ejecting Nationals manager Matt Williams and second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera, he got hit in the head with a foul ball off the bat of Danny Espinosa that ricocheted off the screen behind home plate. The remaining crowd at Nationals Park, and members of both teams’ benches, had a laugh...
Via The Outside Corner
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

A day after clinching division Nationals roll out lineup the resembles a spring training split squad

Now that the Washington Nationals have clinched the National League East division title, they can focus their attention on a larger goal. Home-field advantage in the National League comes to mind, but in reality the largest goal is to win the World Series. In doing so, the Nationals need to be well rested and ready for the push in October. Therefore, manager Matt Williams decided...
Via KCM Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Nationals 3, Mets 0

The Mets (72-78) were defeated by the Washington Nationals (85-63) by a score of 3-0. What you should know: Jon Niese pitched a solid game for New York, going seven innings, and allowing two runs on six hits while walking zero and striking out seven. Unfortunately, he took the loss as he had no offensive support. The Mets had runners in scoring position in six separate innings, including...
Via Mets Merized Online
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Reactions to Jenrry Mejia’s Celebration are Overstated

New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia’s famous post-game celebrations have officially sparked controversy. The 24-year-old closer struck out Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa to record his 26th save of the year last night, and proceeded to celebrate in dynamic fashion. Mejia, known for his energetic foot stomp, added a fishing motion last night. Many on social media have theorized...
Via Around Citi
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats Lose Game, Win Series

Atlanta avoided a sweep in Washington with a 6-2 win on Wednesday afternoon at Nationals Park. Despite the loss, the Nats (82-62) still lead the National League East by eight full games. The Nationals, who celebrated #Heroes Day at the park, still have a magic number of ten to win the division for the second time in three seasons. Aaron Harang proved to be too much for the Nats bats...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals Injury Update: Ian Desmond exits with back tightness

Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond left Tuesday night's 7-4 win over the Atlanta Braves with back tightness, according to James Wagner of The Washington Post. Desmond was replaced by Danny Espinosa, who made a throwing error and doubled. The victory increased the Nats lead in the NL East to nine games with 19 left to play.Ian Desmond left the game with lower back tightness...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Strasburg, Harper, Espinosa, Rendon, and Soriano help Scott Boras complete Ice Bucket Challenge

We'd be remiss if we didn't post video of Scott Boras completing the Ice Bucket Challenge before Tuesday's game in LA with the help of some of his Nats clients. Indeed, Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper, Danny Espinosa, Anthony Rendon, and Rafael Soriano all dumped buckets of ice water on over the head of the man who has a penchant to spending Ted Lerner's money. Here's Stras: ...
Via Nationals Enquirer
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals rally past Giants with an eight-hit sixth inning

  Big deficit, no problem for the hard-hitting Washington Nationals. Ian Desmond, Bryce Harper and Danny Espinosa each homered and drove in two runs as the Nationals rallied from five runs down to beat the San Francisco Giants 14-6 on Sunday. Jose Lobaton doubled among his three hits, drove in a run and scored three times for National League East-leading Washington, which pounded...
Via AP on Fox
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington 7, New York Mets 1; 6 August 2014 (Washington 61-51, New York Mets 54-60)

Photo Credit: zimbio.com The New York Mets came in to Nationals Park and had their way Tuesday night. They totaled eleven hits against Washington pitching, aggressively swinging at first pitches in totaling six runs in a win. Wednesday night, it was Doug Fister’s turn in the rotation. New York started left-hander Jonathan Niese. Adam LaRoche socked two home runs, and Danny Espinosa...
Via DC Sports-Kings
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Nationals 7, Mets 1

The New York Mets (54-60) were defeated by the Washington Nationals (61-51) tonight at Nationals Park by a score of 7-1. What you should know: The Nationals got off to an early start in the bottom of the first inning, as they put up a three spot, thanks to a Jayson Werth RBI single and an Adam LaRoche two-run home run. Washington would add on to their lead in the bottom of the sixth...
Via Mets Merized Online
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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