Dec 4, 2012, 9:26 PM EST
USA Today Images Davey Johnson holds court before reporters today at the Winter Meetings. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — There are few managers in baseball more comfortable speaking their mind in front of reporters and cameras than Davey Johnson, so it was no surprise when the Nationals skipper didn't hold back this afternoon during his Winter Meetings…
Dec 4, 2012, 7:14 PM EST
USA Today Images The Nationals still have money to re-sign Adam LaRoche if they want. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Dan Haren's $13 million salary — assuming he passes his physical with the Nationals and officially signs — will be the third-largest in team history. Only Jayson Werth ($16.5 million) and Ryan Zimmerman ($14 million) have made…
Dec 4, 2012, 4:26 PM EST
US Presswire photo Dan Haren went 12-13 with a 4.33 ERA last season with the Angels. Updated at 11:55 a.m. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nationals have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with right-hander Dan Haren, adding the final piece to what was already one of the majors' deepest and most-talented rotations. The deal…
Dec 4, 2012, 2:43 PM EST
US Presswire photo The third installment of the World Baseball Classic will be held in March. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A handful of prominent Nationals (Alfonso Soriano and Chad Cordero in 2006, Adam Dunn and Joel Hanrahan in 2009) participated in the first two installments of the World Baseball Classic, but the upcoming third installment of…
Dec 4, 2012, 1:29 AM EST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nationals did very little on Day One of the Winter Meetings. They signed Zach Duke to a one-year, big-league contract. They signed Bill Bray to a one-year, minor-league contract. But it's still probably fair to say the Nats emerged victorious at the Opryland Resort for one major reason: The market for…
Dec 3, 2012, 11:38 PM EST
US Presswire photo Sean Burnett has received interest from as many as eight clubs this winter. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nationals are resigned to the fact they aren't likely to re-sign Sean Burnett. With as many as eight clubs in the mix for a left-handed reliever who could command a three-year contract in the neighborhood…
Dec 3, 2012, 8:44 PM EST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nationals have re-signed left-hander Zach Duke to a one-year, major-league contract, addressing one of their needs for an affordable long reliever. The deal has not been announced yet, but a club source confirmed the signing. Duke returns after a solid September cameo in Washington in which he posted a 1.32 ERA…
Dec 3, 2012, 5:34 PM EST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The number of teams interested in Adam LaRoche dropped by one this morning when the Red Sox signed Mike Napoli, but the Nationals still face some competition for the veteran first baseman. The Red Sox were thought all along as one of the likeliest destinations for LaRoche if he didn't return to…
Dec 3, 2012, 2:15 PM EST
US Presswire photo James Shields is 31-22 with a 3.15 ERA over the last two seasons with Tampa Bay. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Winter Meetings officially begin today, but with all the pertinent parties already in place last night the rumor mill started churning out juicy bits of information. And with the Nationals garnering far…
Dec 2, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
US Presswire file photo Mike Rizzo and Davey Johnson will have their hands full this week in Nashville. The baseball world converges today on Nashville, with executives, managers, coaches, trainers and more from every franchise, a phalanx of agents, minor-league officials, regular folks seeking work in the sport and — of course — media members…
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