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  1. Beltway Baseball — 12/19

    Dec 19, 2012, 7:00 PM EST

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  2. The state of the farm system

    Dec 19, 2012, 12:00 PM EST

    Associated Press Anthony Rendon should be rated the Nationals' top prospect entering 2013. [UPDATE AT 11:30 A.M. — Baseball America's 2013 top prospects list is now out. The Nats' top 10: Anthony Rendon, Lucas Giolito, Brian Goodwin, Matt Skole, Nathan Karns, Christian Garcia, Eury Perez, Sammy Solis, Matt Purke, Zach Walters. Here's a link to…

  3. Evaluating the NL East

    Dec 18, 2012, 6:00 PM EST

    USA Today Sports Images R.A. Dickey's trade to Toronto makes the Mets better down the road, but not in 2013. We're roughly halfway through the offseason, and though there are still plenty of significant decisions to be made before pitchers and catchers report for spring training, most teams' rosters already resemble something close to what…

  4. Submit questions for Beltway Baseball

    Dec 18, 2012, 12:00 PM EST

    It’s been a quiet couple of weeks for the Nationals since the Winter Meetings wrapped up. There’s still no resolution to negotiations with Adam LaRoche. There’s still no new left-handed reliever to replace Sean Burnett. But the lack of recent news doesn’t mean there still isn’t plenty to discuss about the Nationals. So’s Chase…

  5. How will Storen bounce back?

    Dec 17, 2012, 12:00 PM EST

    USA Today Sports Images Drew Storen was brilliant down the stretch last season … until Game 5 of the NLDS. In the solemn minutes that followed the most crushing defeat he had ever experienced, Drew Storen admitted how difficult the task he now faced would be. "There's a bad taste in my mouth," the young…

  6. Lannan headed to Philly

    Dec 15, 2012, 4:32 PM EST

    USA Today Sports Images John Lannan is 2-5 with a 6.49 ERA in eight career starts in Philadelphia. The team — and the town — that has tormented John Lannan more than any other in his career is now his new home. Lannan has agreed to terms with the Phillies on a one-year contract that…

  7. Minor-league staffs announced

    Dec 14, 2012, 4:35 PM EST

    The Nationals will bring back the vast majority of their minor-league coaching staffs in 2013, shuffling only a couple of instructors around their farm system. Tony Beasley will return for his second season as manager at Class AAA Syracuse. The well-respected instructor was the Nationals' third base coach in 2006, then returned to the organization…

  8. Slow market for Nats free agents

    Dec 14, 2012, 12:00 PM EST

    USA Today Sports Images Edwin Jackson, like several other ex-Nats, remains unsigned. We've spent plenty of time already this offseason trying to figure out when and with whom Adam LaRoche will sign. (The latest on that front: With Josh Hamilton now a Los Angeles Angel of Anaheim, the Rangers have renewed interest in LaRoche, and…

  9. Nats sign teenager for $225,000

    Dec 13, 2012, 9:06 PM EST

    Associated Press file photo The Esmailyn Gonzalez scandal set the Nats international efforts back for years. Leery of delving into the international market after getting burned by a young shortstop who falsified his name and age in order to secure a $1.4 million signing bonus six years ago, the Nationals have decided to dip their…

  10. Why LaRoche won’t be rushed

    Dec 13, 2012, 12:00 PM EST

    USA Today Images Adam LaRoche has been content to remain unsigned since season's end. It's been more than six weeks since the Giants won the World Series and Adam LaRoche became a free agent, more than six weeks of the Nationals saying how much they want LaRoche back and of LaRoche saying how much he…





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