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  • Ross Ohlendorf shelled in first minor-league rehab start

    By Marc Lancaster - The Washington Times

    Ohlendorf got the start for High-A Potomac on Wednesday afternoon and was drilled by Frederick. Batters for the Orioles affiliate touched him up for 11 hits and seven runs in 2 1/3 innings. Published May 14, 2014

  • Ryan Zimmerman awaiting results of MRI on right shoulder

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    Ryan Zimmerman was still awaiting the results of an MRI exam taken on his right shoulder and was not in the lineup on Sunday morning before the Washington Nationals were set to complete their three-game series against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park. Published April 6, 2014

  • Jordan Zimmermann feeling better, is starter for Nats in home opener

    By Mike Harris - The Washington Times

    A little more than three hours before his first home game as the Nationals manager, Matt Williams wasn't totally certain who would be pitching for his team. Published April 4, 2014

  • Nats catcher Wilson Ramos out 4-to-5 weeks

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos underwent surgery to repair the hamate bone in his left wrist on Wednesday morning and will be sidelined from 4-to-5 weeks. Published April 2, 2014

  • Nats tab Wilson Ramos to bat cleanup on Opening Day vs. Mets

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    The first day of the Matt Williams era hasn't even begun yet and the Nationals new manager threw everyone a curveball: Catcher Wilson Ramos will bat fourth today when Washington opens the 2014 baseball season at Citi Field against the New York Mets. Published March 31, 2014

  • Fan favorite Michael Morse looking for comfort, championship with Giants

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    Morse, the popular former Nationals slugger, was pleased to sign with the Giants in December, and he's hoping he has overcome the injuries and other struggles that challenged him through a dismal 2013 season with the Mariners and Orioles. Published March 6, 2014

  • After two years with Nats, popular Chad Tracy finds new home

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    The infielder, mostly a pinch hitter for two seasons in Washington, signed a minor league contract in January with the Los Angeles Angels and hopes he can prolong his career. Published March 1, 2014

  • Nats outfielder Jayson Werth knows where he doesn't want to hit

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    It's early in spring training for a team with limited competition for only a handful of roster spots. So you can expect a lot of lineup chatter from the Nationals for the next few weeks. Published February 20, 2014

  • Nate McLouth provides outfield insurance for Nats

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    One year after its bench imploded in the midst of a disappointing season, the Nationals went out of their way to rectify that situation in the offseason. Published February 19, 2014

  • Nats third baseman Ryan Zimmerman will see some time at first base in 2014

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    He still rolls his eyes at the term, but Ryan Zimmerman remains the face of the Nationals. Nothing else about the franchise has been as steadfast since the team arrived in the District in 2005 than the man who has occupied third base for almost a decade. The day may come soon, though, when Zimmerman has to switch positions. Published February 18, 2014

  • Nats manager Matt Williams and baseball's unique silent language

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    Nationals manager Matt Williams spent a second day this week perfecting his own unique language. Williams and new third base coach Bobby Henley spent a few minutes on the field at Space Coast Stadium going over signs. It was another minor detail that Williams views as crucial in the long run to his team's success. Published February 17, 2014

  • Nats first baseman Adam LaRoche ready for a rebound

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    Nothing seemed to go right for Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche in 2013. After exploding in May, a rare strong beginning to the season for a notorious late starter, LaRoche faltered. For three months he struggled to find the form that led to a brilliant 2012. His weight decreased almost to 190 pounds, what he weighed as a teenager and into his early 20s. That sapped some of his power. So did bone chips in his elbow that finally became noticeable in September. LaRoche needed offseason surgery to correct that problem Published February 17, 2014

  • Second base "open competition," says Nats manager Matt Williams

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    Danny Espinosa is the most intriguing player at spring training for the Nationals. The 26-year-old, once expected to be a stalwart at second base in Washington until a disastrous 2013 derailed his career, hopes to win his old job back. And while Anthony Rendon looks to be the favorite after getting his feet wet in the big leagues last season, new manager Matt Williams is open to giving Espinosa that chance. Published February 16, 2014

  • For new Nats manager Matt Williams, it's a start

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    Nationals manager Matt Williams did not get much sleep the night before taking the field with his new team for the first time on Saturday morning. By 5 a.m., his nervous energy with nowhere else to go, Williams arrived at the clubhouse at Space Coast Stadium. Published February 15, 2014

  • All in the family: Nats sign reliever Josh Roenicke

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    The Nationals signed relief pitcher Josh Roenicke to a minor-league contract on Friday with an invitation to spring training camp. Published February 14, 2014

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