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  • Johnson agrees to manage Nationals

    Davey Johnson, a former Orioles manager and player, will become the next manager of the Washington Nationals and will manage them at least through the 2011 season, general manager Mike Rizzo said on the national broadcast of Saturday's game against the...
  • Nats super prospect Bryce Harper shines in Harrisburg debut

    Nats super prospect Bryce Harper shines in Harrisburg debut
    Washington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper may not have been in his usual position Monday night, but he looked right at home in his Double-A debut. Batting sixth in the lineup and playing left field for the first time since turning pro, MLB.com's No. 3...
  • Manager's return to Washington Nationals in 2013?

     Manager's return to Washington Nationals in 2013?
    Washington Nationals Manager Davey Johnson, the oldest skipper in the major leagues, sounds as if he wants to return to Washington for the 2013 season. General Manager Mike Rizzo, who hired Johnson midway through 2011 and has watched him manage the...
  • Nationals third-baseman Ryan Zimmerman basks in the glow of new contract under the Florida sun

    Nationals third-baseman Ryan Zimmerman basks in the glow of new contract under the Florida sun
    Ryan Zimmerman leaned on a wall outside of the Washington Nationals' clubhouse Thursday morning before his team hosted the Houston Astros in a spring training game. Asked about the need for security in the cut-throat world of pro sports, the Kellam...
  • Bryce Harper to make major league debut for Nationals on Saturday

    Bryce Harper to make major league debut for Nationals on Saturday
    The future has arrived for the Nationals. In the midst of its best start since moving to Washington from Montreal, 19-year-old phenom Bryce Harper will make his much-anticipated MLB debut for the Nationals on Saturday against the Los Angeles Dodgers....
  • Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals

    Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals
    In the Washington Nationals' dugout Saturday morning, manager Davey Johnson explained his contingency plans at shortstop. If Ian Desmond suffered any kind of long-term injury, he said, Danny Espinosa would become the regular shortstop. If Desmond simply...
  • Nationals' Morse suffers setback in rehab stint at Hagerstown

    The Washington Nationals had taken the slow approach with Michael Morse's rehabilitation from a strained right lat muscle, and they felt optimistic the final step would come Monday night. Nine full innings in left field at Single-A Hagerstown would...
  • SportsWeek 06/21/12

    SportsWeek 06/21/12
    In this special edition of SportsWeek, we’re coming to you from Nationals Park.  Lou Holder fills in for LaVar and is joined by the Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo, Third Baseman Ryan Zimmerman, Pitcher Ross Detwiler, Pitcher Edwin Jackson, and...
  • Kidnapped MLB Catcher: "They Risked Their Lives to Save Mine"

    Kidnapped MLB Catcher: "They Risked Their Lives to Save Mine"
    Major league catcher Wilson Ramos was full of thanks to his rescuers and his supporters upon his arrival at his family home in Venezuela following a two-day kidnapping. "I am very happy for the rescue operation they carried out. Very thankful to the...
  • Nationals interested in Jones? Of course

    Nationals interested in Jones? Of course
    When former general manager Jim Bowden tweeted this afternoon that the Washington Nationals are interested in Adam Jones, I instantly thought the same thing as everybody else. Who isn’t? It’s not news that Jones is a well-regarded center...
  • Nationals face Strasburg dilemma

    Nationals face Strasburg dilemma
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg chuckled the moment the subject was broached. His response sounded as if it had been memorized off a note card. "I have no clue how many innings I'm going to throw this year," he said. "I've answered that question...
  • Deal with Nationals makes Soriano top-paid reliever in MLB

    The sting from the wrenching, bitter end of the Washington Nationals' first playoff run might have faded for some by the dead of winter, but not, apparently, for the man at the very top of the organization, not for the 87-year-old real estate tycoon who...