Jan 25, 2012, 10:53 PM EST
Associated Press photo Mike Rizzo helps Gio Gonzalez put on a Nationals jersey for the first time. The Nationals did make a run at signing Prince Fielder over the last month, but pulled out of negotiations once it was clear the free agent first baseman would get a contract far beyond what they were willing…
Jan 25, 2012, 11:00 AM EST
US Presswire file photo Davey Johnson and Mike Rizzo preside over a Nationals club on the verge of contention. And so the strangest free-agent sweepstakes baseball has seen in a long time has ended. Prince Fielder is headed to Detroit, and here in Washington the debate rages on. Did the Nationals make the right move…
Jan 24, 2012, 8:18 PM EST
US Presswire photo Prince Fielder stunned everyone and will sign with the Tigers. The Prince Fielder saga appears to have reached its conclusion. In a location no one predicted. Fielder has agreed to a nine-year contract worth more than $200 million with the Detroit Tigers, according to reports by Yahoo! Sports's Tim Brown and CBSSports.com's…
Jan 24, 2012, 7:33 PM EST
US Presswire photo Gio Gonzalez was acquired from the Athletics on Dec. 23. Breaking news: The Nationals will hold a press conference at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow to introduce … Gio Gonzalez. Yeah, the same Gio Gonzalez who was acquired in a trade with the Athletics more than one month ago. (So by that logic, if…
Jan 24, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo Adam LaRoche appeared in only 43 games last season due to a shoulder injury. As Prince Fielder's never-ending search for a new club threatens to enter its fourth month — did you know he officially became a free agent on Nov. 3? — the man who was supposed to be the Nationals'…
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…
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