Nov 28, 2012, 7:00 PM EST
US Presswire file photo Barry Bonds will appear on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. The most noteworthy and controversial Hall of Fame ballot in history was released this afternoon, one that includes several of baseball's all-time bests, many of them linked to performance enhancing drugs. Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy…
Nov 28, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
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.
Nov 27, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
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…
Nov 26, 2012, 5:11 PM EST
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…
Nov 26, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
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…
Nov 22, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
Photo by Bob Youngentob / CSNwashington.com 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…
Nov 21, 2012, 3:32 AM EST
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…
Nov 20, 2012, 7:31 PM EST
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…
Nov 20, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
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…
Nov 19, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
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.…
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