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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

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...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. If the Washington Nationals' last game was any indication, Matt Williams can't afford to rest his regulars many more times if he wants to finish with the NL's top record. The Washington manager will look for Gio Gonzalez to get his club back on track in Thursday night's series opener against the host...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. If the Washington Nationals' last game was any indication, Matt Williams can't afford to rest his regulars many more times if he wants to finish with the NL's top record. The Washington manager will look for Gio Gonzalez to get his club back on track in Thursday night's series opener against the host...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals Injury Update: Jeff Kobernus, Christian Garcia

The Washington Nationals lost to the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday by the score of 9-2. The loss dropped the Nationals to 41-36, but they are still in first place in the National League East. There is some news on the injury front, as Jeff Kobernus has been activated from the disabled list. The move will help infield depth at Triple-A Syracuse and could provide some help at the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators power-up in 5-2 win over Ducks

HARRISBURG, PA – Harrisburg’s Wilson Ramos slugged a three-run homer in the third inning Saturdaynight, one of three Senators home runs in a 5-2 victory over the Akron RubberDucks at Metro Bank Park. Ramos, appearing with the Senators on a minor league rehab assignment from the Washington Nationals, jacked a threerunshot to right off Cody Anderson (2-6) to snap a 1-1 tie. Eight...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Federal Reserve: Looking Back At The Draft (2009-2010)

Two weeks from today, MLB will hold its annual amateur draft. Before this year’s draft takes place, the Federal Reserve will provide a two-part look back at the last five drafts. This post, part one, examines the Nationals 2009-‘10 classes by focusing on the players that are still in the farm system, and determines which crop will produce the most talent going forward. 2009 Graduated...
Via The Nats Blog
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Federal Reserve: Minor League Report For March 27, 2014 ☆

With Spring Training coming to a close, the Nationals have sent several players down to minor league camp in the last week. During the stretch of March 20-26, they optioned Jhonatan Solano, Zach Walters, Christian Garcia, Ryan Mattheus, Xavier Cedeno, Tyler Moore, and Jeff Kobernus to Triple-A Syracuse, while sending Sandy Leon to Double-A Harrisburg. In addition, they have reassigned...
Via The Nats Blog
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals improve middle infield depth

Within the past week, the Washington Nationals added veterans Jamey Carroll and Mike Fontenot to go along with Emmanuel Burris as potential candidates for the Nationals’ 25 roster. The Nationals have a need for middle infield depth, and these veteran signees go along with Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters, and Jeff Kobernus as players who will compete for these positions in spring training...
Via isportsweb.com
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies 4, Nationals 2

Cliff Lee struck out nine in eight impressive innings, Michael Young tied a career high with three doubles and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Tuesday night. Lee (9-2) allowed two runs and five hits to win his fifth straight decision. The three-time All-Star lefty lowered his ERA to 2.53 and helped the Phillies move into a second-place tie with the defending...
Via Fox Sports
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Nats Take Team Meeting To Heart In Offense-Heavy Win Over Twins

Manager Davey Johnson saw an immediate return on the team meeting he held with his players Saturday night “to cheer them up,” in the Washington Nationals’ (30-31) 7-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins (27-32) in the first game of a double header on Sunday. “I’ll have [a meeting] every day if we get 14 hits and seven runs,” Johnson said. Johnson had expressed his...
Via The Nats Blog
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Welcome to The Show, Jeff Korernus...eh, Kobernus, whatever...

Must've been Peter Angelos at the controls for tonight's Nats-Orioles broadcast, sticking it to the Nationals yet again. Oh well, here's to hoping MASN spells Jeff Kobernus's name right the next time he gets the first Major League AB of his career. (Screencap via MASN/TV) Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.
Via Nationals Enquirer
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Nats add Kobernus, designate Maya for assignment

The Washington Nationals have called up utility man Jeff Kobernus from Triple-A Syracuse and designated right-hander Yunesky Maya for assignment. The Nationals made the moves Saturday to put an extra body on the bench while second baseman Danny Espinosa takes a few days off because of a broken right wrist. Kobernus was hitting .333 with one home run, 20 RBIs and 21 stolen bases...
Via Fox Sports
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Late Spring Roundup

Lots of news over the past 4-5 days. You’re already aware of these items, most likely, but here’s a little roundup to “put them in the paper,” so to speak: ROSTER MOVES: IF Jeff Kobernus was sent back to the Nationals. The Tigers retained the rights to Rule 5 LHP Kyle Lobstein by trading C Curt Casali to the Rays for them. IF/OF Matt Tuiasosopo has made the team and claimed...
Via Tigers Weblog
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tigers return Jeff Kobernus back to the Washington Nationals

According to Danny Knobler of CBS Sports, the Tigers have returned infielder Jeff Kobernus back to the Washington Nationals. Tigers announce they’ve returned Rule V draft pick Jeff Kobernus to the Nationals. — Danny Knobler (@DannyKnoblerCBS) March 23, 2013 Selected in the Rule 5 Draft by the Boston Red Sox from Washington at the end of the Winter Meetings in Nashville. Kobernus...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Tigers send Rule 5 pick Kobernus back to Nats

LAKELAND, Fla. Jeff Kobernus, we hardly knew you. After Saturday's 10-6 exhibition victory over the New York Yankees, the Tigers announced that they were returning Rule 5 pickup Jeff Kobernus to the Washington Nationals. "He wasn't going to make our big league club.," Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski said. "We did try to make a trade...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Underrating the Overcats

I can’t promise that it’s not just a pleasant dream and that you won’t soon wake up still in 2003 (or the right-side-up version of the above), but for at least the second year in a row the Detroit Tigers aren’t merely contenders, but favorites. In several categories. A very strong team on paper, even stronger than they were going into 2012. Yet they struggled for most of...
Via Tigers Weblog
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Five spring training questions for Tigers

It's hard to believe but after Friday, the Detroit Tigers will have just 14 spring games left before they head north to start the regular season. While a lot of things were already settled before spring training started, there are a few more issues to be decided in the last two weeks. 1) Who will be the Tigers' closer? When the Tigers decided that Jose Valverde would not...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Five spring training questions for Tigers

It's hard to believe but after Friday, the Detroit Tigers will have just 14 spring games left before they head north to start the regular season. While a lot of things were already settled before spring training started, there are a few more issues to be decided in the last two weeks. 1) Who will be the Tigers' closer? When the Tigers decided that Jose Valverde would not...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Tigers utility man Worth hopes to stick in Detroit

LAKELAND, Fla. Danny Worth has to feel like hes a yo-yo going up and down between Detroit and Toledo with such regularity. Worth was placed on the Tigers roster six different times last year, and optioned to the Mud Hens after all but the final September call-up. The 27-year-old utility infielder has been recalled by Detroit 12 times since his big league debut in 2010. Thats...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Tigers infielder Worth looking to stick in Detroit

LAKELAND, Fla. Danny Worth has to feel like hes a yo-yo going up and down between Detroit and Toledo with such regularity. Worth was placed on the Tigers roster six different times last year, and optioned to the Mud Hens after all but the final September call-up. The 27-year-old utility infielder has been recalled by Detroit 12 times since his big league debut in 2010. Thats...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike McCoy and Ryan Langerhans had a terrifying collision in the outfield

There was a very scary moment in Lakeland today during the Blue Jays-Tigers game. In the bottom of the seventh inning, Jeff Kobernus of the Tigers hit a fly ball to right center field. Right fielder Ryan Langerhans camped under the ball preparing to make the catch, but center fielder Mike McCoy barreled in from his position in center and smashed into Langerhans. Amazingly, Langerhans...
Via The Outside Corner
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Kobernus intriguing option for Tigers

LAKELAND, Fla. Jeff Kobernus could very well be the most interesting position player to keep tabs on when Grapefruit League games begin Friday for the Tigers. The Tigers obtained Kobernus a speedy infielder who is reacquainting himself with the outfield in a trade with the Boston Red Sox, who made him a Rule 5 draft selection out of the Washington Nationals organization in December...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Kobernus intriguing option for Tigers

LAKELAND, Fla. Jeff Kobernus could very well be the most interesting position player to keep tabs on when Grapefruit League games begin Friday for the Tigers. The Tigers obtained Kobernus a speedy infielder who is reacquainting himself with the outfield in a trade with the Boston Red Sox, who made him a Rule 5 draft selection out of the Washington Nationals organization in December...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals Top 15 Prospects (2012-13)

The Washington Nationals system has been weakened by trades and promotions in recent years but the organization still has some interesting prospects in the system. With that said, the depth in the upper levels of the system took a big hit during the Rule 5 draft when prospects Jeff Kobernus (6th overall) and Daniel Rosenbaum (8th) were selected from the system. It was a curious move...
Via Fangraphs
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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