Nov 18, 2011, 12:44 AM EDT
The Nationals stayed in-house in selecting their new bench coach, tonight naming Randy Knorr to the position as manager Davey Johnson’s right-hand man. Knorr, 43, has held a variety of coaching roles in the Nationals organization over the last seven seasons, including managerial stints at low-Class A Savannah, high-Class A Potomac, Class AA Harrisburg and,…
Nov 17, 2011, 9:16 PM EDT
Associated Press photo Bud Selig announces his sport's pending changes today in Milwaukee. We've known about the likelihood of the Astros' move to the American League and the addition of another wild-card team in each league for a while now. But both changes became official today at the owners meetings in Milwaukee, with commissioner Bud…
Nov 17, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT
US Presswire file photo Bryce Harper impressed at the plate but remains a work-in-progress in the field. The Arizona Fall League's regular season wraps up today, and since the Scottsdale Scorpions will finish last in the three-team East Division, no members of the Nationals organization will be participating in Saturday's championship game. Which means this…
Nov 16, 2011, 8:36 PM EDT
US Presswire file photo Cole Kimball looked promising until a shoulder injury ended his season. The Nationals dropped two players off their 40-man roster today when right-hander Cole Kimball was claimed off waivers by the Blue Jays and outfielder Corey Brown was outrighted to Class AAA Syracuse. Kimball had shoulder surgery in July to repair…
Nov 16, 2011, 3:22 PM EDT
US Presswire photo The Yankees are putting the full-court press on free agent C.J. Wilson. The general managers meetings are taking place this week in Milwaukee, and while few (if any) actual deals are struck during this annual event, it does offer a first glimpse into where the Hot Stove League may be headed over…
Nov 15, 2011, 9:36 PM EDT
Associated Press photo Wilson Ramos began working out with the Aragua Tigres today. Wilson Ramos was back on a baseball diamond today, in uniform and working out with his Venezuelan winter league team in advance of his return to game action next week. Ramos worked out with the Aragua Tigres, his first appearance on the…
Nov 15, 2011, 8:51 PM EDT
Nov 15, 2011, 1:43 PM EDT
US Presswire file photo Derek Norris needs to be added to the 40-man roster or risk being lost. It's that time of year again when major-league clubs must do some roster maintenance. By Friday, all teams must add any players who are eligible for the Rule 5 draft to their 40-man roster, or risk losing…
Nov 14, 2011, 7:19 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Danny Espinosa's second-half slump cost him a shot at Rookie of the Year honors. There was a point this summer when Danny Espinosa looked like the clear-cut favorite to win National League Rookie of the Year honors. But a second-half tailspin at the plate wound up costing the Nationals second baseman a…
Nov 14, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Jesus Flores is now hitting a robust .414 in the Venezuelan winter league. Wilson Ramos let it be known yesterday he's ready to move on. Though it's been less than three days since the Nationals catcher was rescued following his abduction in Venezuela, Ramos says he wants to turn his attention back…
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