Nov 15, 2012, 8:58 PM EST
Photo by US-Presswire As the true breakout team of the 2012 MLB season, the Washington Nationals benefitted from a lot of players performing above expectations. The Nats saw injuries to nearly every key player early in the season and had to rely on depth and in some cases guys who weren’t intended to play major…
Nov 15, 2012, 12:18 AM EST
Photo by US-Presswire Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez finished third in N.L. Cy Young voting with R.A. Dickey taking home the most first place votes. Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers placed second as Gonzalez received just one first place vote. Gonzalez lost out to the Mets knuckleballer after going 21-8 with a 2.89 ERA in his…
Nov 14, 2012, 8:20 PM EST
Davey Johnson and hitting coach Rick Eckstein talk during a 2012 batting practice. (Photo by US-Presswire) The Washington Nationals have announced the addition of Tony Tarasco as first base coach to Davey Johnson’s 2013 staff. Trent Jewett will transition from first to third base coach next season with the departure of Bo Porter to manage…
Nov 14, 2012, 4:43 PM EST
Check out this video from last night’s Geico SportsNet Central looking back at Davey Johnson’s year with the Nationals. Also, here are a few Nats links from CSNwashington: – Harper tweets to Giancarlo Stanton to join the Nats– Nats sign infielder Rhymes– PHOTO: Gio Gonzalez as a little leaguer– Rollins on N.L. East: ‘It still…
Nov 13, 2012, 11:37 PM EST
Photo by AP The awards just keep rolling in for the Nationals. A day after Bryce Harper was named N.L. Rookie of the Year, Davey Johnson has been honored as the league’s best manager. Johnson managed the Nationals to 98 wins and a N.L. East division title in his first full season with the team…
Nov 13, 2012, 6:14 PM EST
Photo by US-Presswire On Monday night Bryce Harper became the first Nationals player since the team moved to Washington to win the N.L. Rookie of the Year award. He was, however, not the first player in club history to have a good rookie year. The Nationals have built a winning team on young talent and…
Nov 13, 2012, 3:10 PM EST
Davey Johnson appeared on last night’s SportsNet Central and talked about coming back with the Nationals for the 2013 season. He said he thought inexperience caught up with the club in 2012 and that he hopes to walk away with a championship like Tony LaRussa did with the Cardinals. Check out the video:
Nov 13, 2012, 12:10 AM EST
Photo by AP Bryce Harper has been named the 2012 National League Rookie of the Year by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, becoming the youngest position player ever to win the award. Harper, 20, also becomes the first player to win the honor with the Nationals since the team moved to Washington. Ryan Zimmerman…
Nov 10, 2012, 6:58 PM EST
Photo by AP Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond had by all accounts a breakout season for Washington in 2012. He upped his batting average and power numbers significantly, and in turn cut down on errors which had always been his most glaring flaw. The combination of improvements he made turned him into a National League All-Star,…
Nov 10, 2012, 2:00 PM EST
US Presswire file photo Was the 2010 signing of Jayson Werth for $126 million a great move or a disaster? Every offseason has its highs and lows, moments when teams are lauded for moves they make (or don't make) and chastised for other moves they make (or don't make). Truth be told, it's almost impossible…
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