Danny Espinosa Quietly Contributing for the Washington Nationals

Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa dives for a throw from the outfield to keep San Diego Padres’ Justin Upton on first with a single during the sixth inning in a baseball game Friday, May 15, 2015, in San Diego. (Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/Gregory Bull) The Washington Nationals have played all 46 of their games this season without third-baseman Anthony Rendon,...
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The Nationals Week That Was: May 18 – 24

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Quarterly Report: The Washington Nationals After 41 Games

The Washington Nationals are one-quarter way through the 162-game regular season, which makes this a good time to assess how the team and its players have done so far in 2015. And since the Nats are on a five game winning streak, winners of 17 of their last 21 and took over first place in the National League East division just last night by sweeping the New York Yankees, it’s also...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Another big day at plate by Harper leads Nats to another win in SD

  Bryce Harper slid into third base with the Washington Nationals' first hit, popped up and pumped his first. Four batters later in the fifth inning, Danny Espinosa drove a three-run home run to right field, and the Nationals and Stephen Strasburg were on their way to a 10-5 victory against the San Diego Padres on Sunday. Harper also had a three-run homer, an opposite-field shot...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Harper and Espinosa power the Nats past the Padres

The Washington Nationals completed a successful visit to San Diego, taking three out of four games, completed with a 10-5 win today.  Danny Espinosa smacked a three run home run in the 5th inning to give Washington a 3-2 lead and start off an storm of Washington offense.  Bryce Harper smacked his major league leading 14th home run of the season, a three run shot in the 7th inning...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rapid Reaction: Nationals 10, Padres 5

View image | gettyimages.com Bryce Harper was one double shy of hitting for the cycle, and Danny Espinosa hit a three-run home run as the Washington Nationals hammered the San Diego Padres 10-5. The Nationals took 3 of 4 from the Padres, and closed their week on the west coast with a 5-2 record. Harper one double shy of cycle: What is there to say of Harper? He is locked in...
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Strasburg beats hometown Padres again, Harper homers

SAN DIEGO (AP) Stephen Strasburg rebounded from a rough start to beat his hometown San Diego Padres for the fourth straight time, and Bryce Harper and Danny Espinosa hit three-run homers to power Washington to a 10-5 victory Sunday. The Nationals won the final three of the four-game series and for the 15th time in 19 games. Justin Upton homered twice for the Padres, raising his...
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Harper and Espinosa power Nats over the Braves

Bryce Harper now shares the lead for the most home runs in the National League, with ten homers.  That is courtesy of the last two games.   Just one game after Bryce Harper’s three home run game, Harper added two more tonight to help power the Washington Nationals to a 9-2 with over division rival Atlanta Braves. Down 2-0 to the Braves, Jayson Werth hit his first home run of...
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Harper hits 2 more home runs, Nationals beat Braves 9-2

WASHINGTON (AP) Bryce Harper hit two more home runs, giving him five in two games, and Danny Espinosa also connected twice to power the Washington Nationals past the Atlanta Braves 9-2 on Friday night. Harper drove in five runs with three hits. On Wednesday, he homered his first three times up and drove in five runs. The Nationals were off Thursday, and returned to action with their...
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Dee Gordon off to Sizzling Start with Marlins

Miami Marlins’ Dee Gordon (9) steals second against Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa (8) during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington. The Nationals won 6-4. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) The Miami Marlins are struggling to find their consistency through their first 28 games of the 2015 season, and are off to a 13-15 start. However,...
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Michael Wacha continues to impress as Cardinals pull away from Nationals 4-1

It was a great pitcher’s duel on paper, and the match up between Michael Wacha and Max Scherzer lived up to the hype in the series finale between the Cardinals and Nationals on Thursday afternoon in Washington D.C.Matt Carpenter would lead off the game with a double, per usual. He then came around to score on a wild pitch as the Cardinals took a 1-0 lead in the Top of the 1st....
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies Lose Fifth Straight to Nationals

In a game that could have been a lot closer than it was, the Phillies offense showed some heart against a tough Max Scherzer who pitched eight innings and only gave up four hits. Our own Sean O’Sullivan gave up a three-run home run to Bryce Harper after a single, hit batter, and a flyout to start the bottom of the first inning. After a triple by Obdubel Herrera in the third inning...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals Top Phillies 7-2 for Third Straight Win: Five Takeaways

Bryce Harper hit a three-run home run in the first, Danny Espinosa followed with a solo shot, and Max Scherzer was sensational, as the Washington Nationals topped the woeful Philadelphia Phillies 7-2. The Nationals are now on a three-game win streak, improving to 5-6 on the season. They will look for their fourth straight win, and the series clincher in Saturday’s matinee. The...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies String Two Wins Together Defeating the Nationals

The Phillies find themselves a game above .500 after taking the second game of the series against the Washington Nationals tonight. Cole Hamels returned to form, only giving up one homer to Wilson Ramos in the 4th inning, and going seven innings with two hits and one run, striking out five.  Jeanmar Gomez gave up the second run in the top of the 8th on a Clint Robinson single,...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa shaves mustache, hits home run on same day (Video)

Pour one out for Danny Espinosa's amazing mustache. It has been unceremoniously removed from his face. pic.twitter.com/S5pynZd1JT — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) March 12, 2015 A sad start Thursday for the Nationals with news of the passing of Danny Espinosa's gigantic mustache. But Espinosa paid his respects later in the day by hitting a solo home run during an 11...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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February 26, 2015  |  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.
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February 24, 2015  |  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.
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February 19, 2015  |  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...
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February 19, 2015  |  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...
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February 19, 2015  |  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...
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February 19, 2015  |  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....
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February 08, 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...
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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...
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December 03, 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...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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