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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer
Nats skipper Dave Martinez confirmed that Sean Doolittle is officially his closer. In related news, water is officially wet.
Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer
Max Scherzer is hitting the mound running. A day before Washington's first official workout, the Nats ace - who's won back-to-back Cy Young awards - threw a 60-pitch bullpen session. "I'm still pushing as hard as ever," said Scherzer. "There's no reason to stop."
Bryce Harper's Nats are overrated. The Rangers are overachievers. Wanna bet? Here are some preseason win projections that are a bit ... off.
Buster Olney chats with Tim Kurkjian (4:41) and Dave Schoenfield (20:36) about MLBPA unrest, the bevvy of remaining free agents, over/under win totals and much more.
The Washington Nationals have acquired utility player Matt Reynolds from the New York Mets in exchange for cash.
Playoff hopefuls such as the Twins need help if they don't want to kiss their postseason bids goodbye. What could make or break some other clubs' hopes as camps open?
Jake Arrieta and other free-agent pitchers may settle for less lucrative deals, while contending clubs like the Nationals and Dodgers mull their options.
Six new skippers will report for duty when spring training officially kicks off next week. We delve a little deeper into their backgrounds to see what sort of season each of these teams is in for.
It's already February, but there are aces and sluggers looking for new homes. We find the best bet -- and a dark horse -- for the top available names.
Washington catcher Raudy Read has been suspended for the first 80 games of the season following a positive test for Boldenone under Major League Baseball's drug-testing program.
Way-too-early All-Star rosters Way-too-early All-Star rosters
Free-agent catcher Miguel Montero has agreed to a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals with an invitation to major league spring training. Montero is expected to compete with Pedro Severino for a backup job behind staring catcher Matt Wieters.
Spring training is nearly here, and there are dozens of free agents still available. We find each club's biggest need and identify potential targets.
The Milwaukee Brewers have reached an agreement with right-handed reliever Matt Albers on a two-year, $5 million contract.
With two of MLB's top five systems, the NL East is loaded with some of the best young talent in baseball.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Mets GM Sandy Alderson, an award presenter at Sun.'s NY baseball writers dinner, said his Yankees counterpart Brian Cashman was the only man on the dais not wearing a tuxedo, adding, "neither of us owns a tux, but I know how to rent things." Alderson said of NL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer's comment that things are going smoothly for the Nats: "I'm encouraged at least someone in Washington is working well together."
With a budding superstar in the outfield and a crop of talented pitchers coming through their system, nobody can top the Braves' collection of prospects right now. Which teams finished behind Atlanta on the list?
It won't just be Expos fans cheering at his Cooperstown induction. Guerrero is adored by fans of all teams simply because nobody played like him.
Who's the next Jose Altuve or Mike Trout? What about the next Bryce Harper or Aaron Judge? Chances are you'll find a new generation of breakout ballplayers as the list reaches No. 1.
Outfielder Howie Kendrick and the Washington Nationals have finalized their $7 million, two-year contract.
As this odd hot stove season lingers on, we crunched the numbers to see who benefits most the later into the offseason contract negotiations take place.
His dog is named Wrigley, and one of his best friends is a star in Chicago. Does that make next winter's top free agent and the Cubs a perfect fit?
Veteran utility man Howie Kendrick agreed to a two-year, $7 million deal with the Washington Nationals.
Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer
Re-signing utilityman Howie Kendrick (for two years and $7 million) is the latest reflection that new Nationals skipper Dave Martinez is going to wind up managing almost entirely the same team Dusty Baker had a shot with last year. The biggest change will be a full season with a healed up Adam Eaton, while the most notable camp competition might be for the last slot in the rotation, with NRIs Edwin Jackson and Tommy Milone and prospect Erick Fedde in the mix.
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