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  1. Rizzo, Davey on board with Espinosa

    Feb 13, 2013, 9:21 PM EDT

    USA Today Sports Images Danny Espinosa is attempting to play with a torn left rotator cuff. VIERA, Fla. — Both Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo and manager Davey Johnson said today they’re on board with Danny Espinosa’s plan to play through a torn left rotator cuff and were part of the decision to let the…

  2. More major acquisitions unlikely

    Feb 13, 2013, 8:45 PM EDT

    US Presswire file photo Mike Rizzo and Davey Johnson appear content with the roster they have. VIERA, Fla. — Though a handful of prominent free agents remain on the open market even after camps across baseball have opened, the Nationals appear content to stick with what they have … barring injury or other calamity. "If…

  3. Gio on WBC invite: "It’s an honor"

    Feb 13, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

    VIERA, Fla. — Though Gio Gonzalez spent much of his camp-opening session with reporters yesterday answering questions about his possible connection to the Biogenesis clinic under investigation by MLB, the Nationals left-hander also spent a good amount of time on a much happier subject: His addition to Team USA's roster for next month's World Baseball…

  4. Nats still exploring spring relocation

    Feb 12, 2013, 8:24 PM EDT

    Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The future of the Nationals' camp at Space Coast Stadium remains up in the air. VIERA, Fla. — As they opened their ninth spring training at Space Coast Stadium today, the Nationals acknowledged they're still looking to relocate to another site for future seasons. The team issued a…

  5. Gio "very confident" he’ll be cleared

    Feb 12, 2013, 4:33 PM EDT

    VIERA, Fla. — Reiterating that he’s never taken performance enhancing drugs, Gio Gonzalez reported to Nationals spring training this morning and said he’s already spoken to MLB investigators looking into the left-hander’s connection with a Miami clinic suspected of dealing PEDs. “I’ve cooperated,” he said. “I’ve done everything they wanted me to do.” Gonzalez spoke…

  6. What’s on tap for Day 1

    Feb 12, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

    USA Today Sports Images Gio Gonzalez is scheduled to report today and answer questions about Biogenesis. VIERA, Fla. — Though plenty of players are already in camp — I spotted at least a dozen yesterday, and many more were around before I pulled into town around noon — today is the official reporting date for…

  7. Ramos nearly 100 percent

    Feb 11, 2013, 8:36 PM EDT

    Associated Press file photo Wilson Ramos hasn’t played since tearing his ACL on May 12. VIERA, Fla. — Whether sauntering around the clubhouse at Space Coast Stadium, taking hacks in the batting cage or squatting behind the plate to receive pitches, Wilson Ramos shows no visible signs of the gruesome right knee injury that befell…

  8. Nats add LHP Ohman on minor deal

    Feb 11, 2013, 6:50 PM EDT

    USA Today Sports Images Will Ohman owns a 4.28 ERA in 10 big-league seasons. VIERA, Fla. — As pitchers and catchers trickle into Space Coast Stadium on the day before they must officially report for spring training, the Nationals have added another veteran left-hander to the mix. The Nationals today signed Will Ohman to a…

  9. Spring storylines: Expectations raised

    Feb 11, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

    With the countdown to spring training in its final stages, we're counting down the five biggest storylines facing the Nationals in Viera. We finish today with spring storyline No. 1: The expectations of another NL East title and possible trip to the World Series… The Washington Nationals have never reported for spring training with anything…

  10. Spring storylines: Davey’s last ride

    Feb 10, 2013, 4:05 PM EDT

    USA Today Sports Images This will be Davey Johnson's 17th and final season as a manager. With the countdown to spring training in its final stages, we're counting down the five biggest storylines facing the Nationals in Viera. We continue today with spring storyline No. 2: Davey Johnson's farewell tour… Davey Johnson never expected to…





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