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The Washington Nationals have five shortstops going to spring training

The Washington Nationals signed Brendan Ryan to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Ryan is a very versatile player and has played every position except center field and catcher. He has mostly played shortstop and a little second base. Ryan was signed to a minor league contract because he hasn’t played very many games over the last two seasons. Ryan has...
Via isportsweb.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Remaining Free Agents Nats Could Target

WASHINGTON — This MLB offseason has been quite unusual, and the free agent market has only very gradually dried up. Most of the biggest names have chosen their team for 2016, but plenty of serviceable players still dot the free agent landscape. One of the top players remaining is former Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond, though his return to Washington is considered highly unlikely...
Via CBS DC
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats reach deals with Strasburg, Espinosa, Revere, Rendon

WASHINGTON (AP) Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a $10.4 million contract for next season, avoiding arbitration. The Nationals also reached deals Friday with infielders Danny Espinosa and Anthony Rendon, and outfielder Ben Revere. Friday is when teams and players submit salary figures for arbitration. But Washington avoided the sometimes-contentious...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals, 3B Anthony Rendon reach deal, avoid arbitration

WASHINGTON (AP) Infielder Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to contract terms. The team announced on Twitter that it reached a deal with Rendon on Friday, when teams and players submit figures for arbitration. The Nationals did not reveal financial terms. Rendon missed about half of last season because of injury, appearing...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals avoid arbitration with Stephen Strasburg, Anthony Rendon, Danny Espinosa and Ben Revere

The deadline for teams and their arbitration-eligible players to exchange salary figures was Friday at 1 p.m. By 6 p.m., all the arbitration-eligible players on the Washington Nationals roster were under contract for 2016. Just before noon, the team announced it had agreed to terms with Anthony Rendon, thereby avoiding arbitration. The Nationals also agreed to terms with […]
Via Nationals Journal
28 days ago  |  Discuss

C Wilson Ramos, Nationals agree on $5.35M, 1-year deal

WASHINGTON (AP) Catcher Wilson Ramos and the Washington Nationals have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to terms on a $5.35 million, one-year contract. The 28-year-old Ramos hit .229 last season in a career-high 475 at-bats, with 15 homers, 68 RBIs and 101 strikeouts. He earned $3.55 million. The team announced that it reached a 2016 agreement with Ramos on Wednesday. Ramos...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

C Wilson Ramos agrees to deal with Nats, avoids arbitration

WASHINGTON (AP) Catcher Wilson Ramos and the Washington Nationals have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to terms on a contract. The 28-year-old Ramos hit .229 last season in a career-high 475 at-bats, with 15 homers, 68 RBIs and 101 strikeouts. He earned $3.55 million. The team announced the 2016 agreement on Wednesday but did not disclose the terms. Ramos was among five...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa says shortstop is 'where home is for me'

Danny Espinosa is one determined fellow. And we aren't just talking about the hardihood with which he grew a mustache that could double as a character on "The Muppets."The 28-year-old was drafted by the Washington Nationals as a shortstop but has predominantly played second base in his six years in Washington. Per The Washington Post, Espinosa is looking toward 2016 as his opportunity...
Via Yardbarker
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Nats, Reds reportedly talking Brandon Phillips trade

After trading third baseman Todd Frazier to the White Sox, as it turns out, the Cincinnati Reds’ offseason fire sale might not be complete just yet. According to a report by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Tuesday, the Reds are discussing a possible trade of long-time second baseman Brandon Phillips with the Washington Nationals. Phillips, 34, has been with the team since 2006...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Nats tenders five, Stammen not tendered

The Washington Nationals tendered contracts to five players who were arbitration eligible.  Those five players were all expected to be tendered.  They were:  P Drew Storen, 2B Danny Espinosa, C Wilson Ramos, P Stephen Strasburg, and 3B Anthony Rendon. Reliever Craig Stammen, who had his season end early last year and underwent Tommy John surgery, was not tendered a contract.  Earlier...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB GM Project: Washington Nationals 2015-16

Ok, so things did not exactly go as planned for the Nationals under my reign as General Manager. My idea was to trade Jayson Werth, Danny Espinosa, and my entire bullpen and sign key free agents. My only problem: nobody wanted anyone I had offered. I did make a few trades, and was able to obtain Ian Kinsler in order to fill a vacancy in the middle infield. I also received Brian...
Via Mets360.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Nats' Espinosa diagnosed with hamstring strain, likely out for season

Danny Espinosa has been a valuable asset for the Washington Nationals this year, but it appears as though his influence on the team for the season has come to an end. The Nationals discovered Tuesday that the 28-year-old utility man has a tear in his right hamstring, which he believes to have sustained last week while pinch running, according to manager Matt Williams. "The Philly...
Via Fox Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Bryce Harper Makes Sliding Grab to Save Nationals from Defeat

The Washington Nationals outlasted the Philadelphia Phillies 8-7 in 11 innings. Yunel Escobar grounded into a fielder choice to score Danny Espinosa from third in the 11th for the go-ahead run to give Washington its second straight win. The sequence may not have possible if not for a game-saving diving catch by Bryce Harper. With the score tied 7-7 in the 10th with runners on first...
Via KCM Sports
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Garza gives up 7 runs as Brewers fall 9-5 to Nationals

WASHINGTON -- Anthony Rendon and Wilson Ramos homered, Danny Espinosa hit a three-run double and the Washington Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-5 Sunday. Bryce Harper doubled twice for Washington, which completed consecutive series victories for the first time since winning three straight in late June. Jordan Zimmermann (10-8) allowed four runs over 5 2-3 innings. Matt Garza...
Via AP on Fox
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Garza gives up 7 runs as Brewers fall 9-5 to Nationals

WASHINGTON -- Anthony Rendon and Wilson Ramos homered, Danny Espinosa hit a three-run double and the Washington Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-5 Sunday. Bryce Harper doubled twice for Washington, which completed consecutive series victories for the first time since winning three straight in late June. Jordan Zimmermann (10-8) allowed four runs over 5 2-3 innings. Matt Garza...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Garza gives up 7 runs as Brewers fall 9-5 to Nationals

WASHINGTON -- Anthony Rendon and Wilson Ramos homered, Danny Espinosa hit a three-run double and the Washington Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-5 Sunday. Bryce Harper doubled twice for Washington, which completed consecutive series victories for the first time since winning three straight in late June. Jordan Zimmermann (10-8) allowed four runs over 5 2-3 innings. Matt Garza...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals Offense Explodes Behind Lineup Shakeup to End 6-Game Skid

View image | gettyimages.com Yunel Escobar and Ian Desmond each drove in four runs, as the Washington Nationals snapped their six-game losing streak with a 15-6 win over the Colorado Rockies. Through desperation or strategy, Matt Williams rolled out a new lineup on Tuesday in Colorado and it provided dividends. Yes, the high altitude of the Rocky Mountains may have boosted the...
Via KCM Sports
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

In heat of playoff race, Nationals must face reality

With less than two months left in the 2015 regular season, it is not the mighty Nationals who have emerged as the National League East division favorites. Instead, it is the young and suddenly streaking New York Mets who have assumed this role. The same New York Mets who have not finished above .500 since 2008 suddenly look like the team to beat in what has turned out to be one of...
Via isportsweb.com
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals Bats Come up Clutch Against the New York Mets

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 22: Danny Espinosa #8 of the Washington Nationals hits in the winning run in the eight inning during a baseball game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on July 22, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Nationals won 4-3. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images) After the New York Mets came up with some clutch hitting in their Tuesday night win over the Nationals...
Via The Sports Journal
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nats Take Series- Extend Lead To 3 Games

On a beautiful Wednesday afternoon at Nationals Park, Washington closed out the three game series with the second place Mets. The 4-3 win extends the Nats lead in the National League East to three full games. Michael Taylor drove in three and scored the eventual game winner on a Danny Espinosa double in a three run eight. Matt Thornton was the beneficiary of the late game heroics...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Taylor, Espinosa lead Nationals' comeback over Mets

WASHINGTON (AP) Michael Taylor had a tying two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning, Danny Espinosa followed with an RBI double and the Washington Nationals rallied from three runs down to beat the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday. In danger of having their lead over the Mets in the NL East cut to one game, Taylor drove in the Nationals' first run in the fourth with a single off...
Via AP on Fox
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Espinosa fine after leaving Saturday's game

WASHINGTON (AP) Already minus four of their expected eight regulars, the Washington Nationals avoided losing another player when Danny Espinosa reported for work feeling fine on Sunday. Espinosa, who has been solid in place of the injured Anthony Rendon at second base, left Saturday's game in the eighth inning with what turned out to be cramps in the steamy weather. Rendon, who...
Via AP on Fox
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Harper, Espinosa HRs carry Nationals over Orioles 7-4

BALTIMORE (AP) Bryce Harper and Danny Espinosa homered in a four-run sixth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-4 on Saturday night to end a three-game skid. Jordan Zimmermann (8-5) won his third straight start despite allowing four runs and nine hits in five innings. He was pitching one day after his wife gave birth to the couple's second child. Caleb...
Via AP on Fox
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

3 Waiver Wire Adds, Week 13: Odor Passes the Smell Test

This point in the baseball season, especially the fantasy baseball season, is when people get lazy. They stop paying attention to news blotters of daily performances, minor league call-ups, and extended slumps or hot streaks. Whereas a hot or cold two week start in April would be all the talk of anyone associated with fantasy baseball, it hardly gets noticed in late June. This, my...
Via Baseball Professor
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bear or Bull: Desmond Descending

Coming into the 2015 season, Ian Desmond had been the top ranked shortstop in fantasy baseball for two years in a row. He was also the only MLB player to produce three straight seasons of at least 20 home runs and 20 stolen bases from 2012 through 2014. So far this season, he's hitting .222 with 5 homers and 2 steals through 69 games. What the heck is going on with this guy? How...
Via Razzball
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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