Jan 23, 2012, 2:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo Livan Hernandez owns two of the four 200-inning seasons by Nats pitchers. Baseball loves to make a big deal out of round numbers. Think about all the key career milestones: 3,000 hits, 500 homers, 300 wins. A team that wins 100 games gets a whole lot more credit than one that "only"…
Jan 20, 2012, 9:34 PM EST
US Presswire photo Michael Morse was rewarded for his breakthrough season. Updated at 8:21 p.m. The Nationals have agreed to a two-year, $10.5 million extension with outfielder/first baseman Michael Morse, the club announced this afternoon. The two sides actually reached the agreement prior to Tuesday's arbitration filing deadline. The contract, however, was contingent upon Morse…
Jan 20, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo Ryan Zimmerman, to no one's surprise, leads several statistical categories. With each passing year, the Nationals begin to establish more and more of their own identity. When they first arrived in town in 2005, they were still the relocated Montreal Expos. Now that seven full seasons have elapsed, though, the franchise's history…
Jan 19, 2012, 10:20 PM EST
US Presswire photo Prince Fielder still hasn't signed with anyone yet. Prince Fielder officially became a free agent 2 1/2 months ago, yet the burly slugger has yet to sign with anyone. And, truth be told, we really have no clearer idea today where he's going to wind up than we did way back in…
Jan 19, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo Stephen Strasburg threw his first bullpen session of 2012 yesterday. There have been all sorts of recurring storylines and oft-mentioned Nationals players this offseason. We've talked plenty about Bryce Harper and Gio Gonzalez and Ryan Zimmerman and Wilson Ramos. We've talked a fair share about Jayson Werth and Michael Morse and Adam…
Jan 18, 2012, 10:45 PM EST
US Presswire file photo Yu Darvish could cost the Rangers as much as $121.7 million in the end. The Rangers and Yu Darvish had a 30-day window to work out a contract. They wound up using 29 days and more than 23 hours to get a deal done. Darvish agreed to a six-year, $60 million…
Jan 18, 2012, 5:14 PM EST
US Presswire file photo The Nats haven't played on Sunday night since the 2008 opener at Nationals Park. It looks like the programming folks at ESPN are taking notice of the Nationals at long last. The network announced this morning the Nats will make at least two appearances on Sunday Night Baseball this season, their…
Jan 18, 2012, 2:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo Davey Johnson's roster has only a few question marks at this stage of the offseason. If this long, cold winter has got you down — er, actually, there's been very little cold to speak of in D.C. this winter — here are some words that should perk you up: Pitchers and catchers…
Jan 18, 2012, 12:18 AM EST
Unable to come to terms on one-year contracts in advance of today's deadline, the Nationals and left fielder Michael Morse and left-hander John Lannan submitted formal arbitration figures to Major League Baseball. Morse, coming off a breakthrough season in which he led the club with a .303 average, 31 homers and 95 RBI and ranked…
Jan 17, 2012, 8:41 PM EST
The Nationals came to terms with another of their arbitration-eligible players this afternoon, inking reliever Tyler Clippard to a one-year contract. Clippard, who is in his first season of arbitration eligibility, will earn $1.65 million in 2012. The 26-year-old right-hander has become one of the National League's most-effective relievers over the last two seasons, posting…
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