Ranking All 40 of the 2014 Washington Nationals

We were going to do a Winners & Losers-style post for the NL East champs, but I think this is a little more inclusive. There’s not much rhyme or reason to it, other than ranking the players based on who made the most positive impact this year. Enjoy. 40. Taylor Jordan — Was a member of the Opening Day rotation (filling in for Doug Fister), then went 0-3 with a 5.61 ERA in...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals designate Greg Dobbs for assignment

The Washington Nationals have designated utility man Greg Dobbs for assignment. Dobbs was moved off the Nationals 40-man roster so that the team could add Taylor Hill. He has hit just .171/.186/.195 over 43 plate appearances for the Nationals and Miami Marlins. He will now seek a minor league contract else where. Pitcher Christian Garcia has been released. The often injured pitcher...
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nations sign Greg Dobbs as infield depth

The Washington Nationals have signed infielder Greg Dobbs to a minor league contract. Dobbs was let of after going 1-for-13 with the Miami Marlins this season. He had signed a one-year extension with them worth $1.7 million last fa. The 35-year-old has a .257/.304/.343 batting line over his last 622 major league plate appearances. There is no reason to believe that Dobbs will...
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins designate Greg Dobbs for assignment, Ed Lucas reinstated from DL

The Marlins designated Greg Dobbs for assignment while reinstating Ed Lucas from the disabled list Tuesday afternoon. Dobbs was just 1 for 13 (.077) with four strikeouts as a pinch-hitter this season. He had signed a deal last year worth $1.7 million. The 35-year-old is a career .246 pinch-hitter in 431 plate appearances with 97 hits -- 22 doubles, two triples, 10 homers and 76 RBI...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins designate utility player Greg Dobbs for assignment

getty images The Miami Marlins have designated utility player Greg Dobbs for assignment. Dobbs, 35, had just one hit in 13 trips to the plate this season. A year ago the Marlins made the curious decision to give Dobbs a one-year extension worth $1.7 million. The Marlins activated Ed Lucas from the disabled list to take Dobbs spot. Lucas was 6-for-14 during three rehab games with...
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Leg injuries continue to hobble Marlins infielders

JUPITER, Fla. -- Three Marlins infielders continue to battle leg injuries as Opening Day draws closer. Greg Dobbs (quad), Rafael Furcal (hamstring) and Ed Lucas (hamstring) continue to be limited in their baseball activities. Manager Mike Redmond hopes Dobbs and Lucas can return Thursday following an off day. Dobbs has been sidelined since March 11, while Lucas felt discomfort last...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynn solid for Cardinals, Marlins win 5-4

JUPITER, Fla. -- Cardinals starter Lance Lynn allowed one hit in two shutout innings Saturday as a split squad of Miami Marlins beat St. Louis 5-4. Lynn is coming off his first season of pitching at least 200 innings. He says he hasn't experienced any ill effects following that workload. The Marlins won on Avery Romero's game-ending single in the ninth. St. Louis hit Nathan Eovaldi hard...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Phillies Catcher Brian Schneider Becomes A Minor-League Manager

Photo: Philliedelphia/Frank Klose Brian Schneider on the bench with Greg Dobbs in 2010 Plenty of catchers have gone into managing. The experience that comes with calling a game from behind the plate, working with catchers, and getting a full season's worth of at bats often lends itself to become a...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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