Category Archives: SpringTraining

T-Minus two, T-Minus one, Nats welcome their original Washington Senators descedents.

The Washington Nationals will play the Minnesota Twins today in an exhibition game at Nationals Park. These distant cousins share a lot of history. The Twins were born out of Washington, D.C. after the Griffith family took the 1960 Washington … Continue reading

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Game #31 Could this #Nats line-up be what we see on Opening Day?

In today’s line-up, Nationals’ manager Dave Martinez has gone off-script and has moved Anthony Rendon into the coveted two-hole and has pushed Trea Turner back to the six-hole for this game. Could this be a foreshadowing of the Opening Day … Continue reading

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Almost all of the #Nats non-roster invitees are gone!

The Washington Nationals have cut their list of non-roster invitees down from an original 21 to two (one of whom wasn’t even originally part of that list!) with a series of moves today meant to streamline their slate of players … Continue reading

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Game #30 Scherzer’s final tune-up before Opening Day in 5 days!

On the concluding Saturday of Spring Training, Max Scherzer will get his final tune-up to get him ready for Opening Day in five days in Cincinnati. The plan is for Scherzer to pitch to real game conditions and keep him … Continue reading

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Game #28 & #29 Cole vs Cole and the debut of Jeremy Hellickson in split squad games!

The pitchers in the photo above are the current clubhouse leadersĀ  in ERA (sort of). It is hard to compare apples to apples because Fedde has done most of his work in relief and is actually tied with Tommy Milone … Continue reading

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Game #27 Nationals have a night game for last Grapefruit trip outside of Palm Beach County

The early season games against the New York Mets had Tim Tebow in the starting line-up against the Washington Nationals. By the time Tebow was sent down to the the minor leagues, he was batting .056 with a shocking 61.1% … Continue reading

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Game #26 Only 3 regulars in the line-up; Ryan Zimmerman not in the cards

Opening Day is a week from tomorrow, and Daniel Murphy finally told us what we already knew that he would not be on the roster as he nurses his knee back to health. Ryan Zimmerman will be on the roster, … Continue reading

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Game #25 the Nationals play the Marlins in West Palm Beach

The Nationals will send Stephen Strasburg to the mound to face the Marlins’ rightie Odrisamer Despaigne. Yesterday the Nationals got smoked by these Marlins as they put up a 6-spot on Max Scherzer and tacked on 3 more against Shawn … Continue reading

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Game #24 Max Scherzer lined up for Cincy on March 29th

When Nationals manager Dave Martinez set up his rotation in south Florida, it became evident that Max Scherzer was going to pitch in the number one spot in the rotation followed by Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez, Tanner Roark and A.J. … Continue reading

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Game #23 Nats head to Jupiter for another game with the Cardinals; A.J. Cole starts

Today marks the last full week of Grapefruit League play as the Nationals head home one week from today after next Sunday’s game against the Cardinals. Time flies it seems kind of like the long-balls yesterday. The Nationals blasted three … Continue reading

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