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  1. VIDEO: On first base and the rotation

    Nov 28, 2012, 12:00 PM EDT

    With the Winter Meetings fast approaching, I stopped by the studio at Comcast SportsNet yesterday to discuss the biggest issues facing the Nationals: Adam LaRoche and the search for a No. 5 starter.

  2. Tender decisions await

    Nov 27, 2012, 12:00 PM EDT

    US Presswire photo John Lannan is a candidate to be non-tendered before Friday night's deadline. Another of baseball's offseason deadlines arrives late Friday night, when all clubs must tender contracts to all players who aren't already signed for 2013. For most, this is a mere formality, the acknowledgment by the organization that it intends to…

  3. Final Nats playoff share: $37,045.32

    Nov 26, 2012, 5:11 PM EDT

    US Presswire file photo The Nationals' first-ever trip to the postseason resulted in a nice holiday bonus for all of their players and coaches. Major League Baseball announced the amounts of all postseason shares today, revealing the Nationals received $2,124,312.75, to be dispersed among uniformed personnel. Players voted to divvy that sum into 49 full…

  4. Hot Stove ready to ignite at last

    Nov 26, 2012, 12:00 PM EDT

    US Presswire file photo Mike Rizzo has plenty of options as he seeks to bolster his roster. Technically speaking, the baseball offseason began the moment the San Francisco Giants wrapped up a four-game whitewashing of the Detroit Tigers in the World Series. That was 29 days ago. In reality, the offseason has barely registered a…

  5. Thanksgiving in NatsTown

    Nov 22, 2012, 12:00 PM EDT

    Photo by Bob Youngentob / The Nationals and their fans have plenty to be thankful for this year. Everyone has something to be thankful for today, and that includes the Nationals roster, coaching staff and front office. And for the third straight year, I've somehow managed to get my hands on a comprehensive list…

  6. Nats add Karns, Davis to 40-man

    Nov 21, 2012, 3:32 AM EDT

    The Nationals purchased the contracts of Nathan Karns and Erik Davis tonight, adding both right-handers to their 40-man roster and protecting them from being selected in next month's Rule 5 draft. All major-league clubs were required to finalize their 40-man rosters before midnight, with any eligible players who were not added to the roster now…

  7. Who needs to be protected?

    Nov 20, 2012, 7:31 PM EDT

    US Presswire photo Mike Rizzo has some roster decisions to make today. One of baseball's many obscure deadlines strikes tonight at midnight, when players eligible for the Rule 5 draft must be added to their club's 40-man rosters or else risk being snatched away by other organizations. Rarely do these decisions result in total disaster…

  8. Go for broke in 2013?

    Nov 20, 2012, 12:00 PM EDT

    US Presswire photo Adam LaRoche and Michael Morse would be big pieces in 2013, but after that? Throughout their history in Washington — and most definitely in the four years since Mike Rizzo became general manager — the Nationals have adhered to one simple philosophy when it comes to player acquisitions and roster building: All…

  9. AFL season wraps up

    Nov 19, 2012, 12:00 PM EDT

    US Presswire file photo Anthony Rendon finished with a .338 average in 22 Arizona Fall League games. While most of the country is busy preparing for Thanksgiving — or watching a whole lot of football, as the case may be — there were a select few professional baseball players still in action over the weekend.…

  10. Spring training schedule released

    Nov 16, 2012, 6:21 PM EDT

    US Presswire photo Space Coast Stadium could host its final Nats spring training in 2013. The Nationals have announced the exhibition schedule for what likely will be their final spring training in Viera, a 32-game slate that underscores why the franchise hopes to relocate to Florida's Gulf Coast in 2014. Washington will open the Grapefruit…



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