5 Questions the Washington Nationals Must Answer During Spring Training

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Danny Espinosa Nationals

They say that offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships. If that’s the case, then the Washington Nationals won’t be winning any championships any time soon. Throughout the offseason and Spring Training, manager Matt Williams stressed defense and how it […]

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Sorry, Washington Nationals, but the Atlanta Braves own you in this rivalry. You can have all of the media attention and hype you want before the season, because when the season actually starts, the Braves have no problem beating you. […]

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One major theme for the Washington Nationals in recent years is injuries to key players early in the season. In 2012, it was Wilson Ramos, who tore his ACL and meniscus, as well as Jayson Werth, who broke his wrist. Ryan […]

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Ryan Zimmerman Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals defeated the Miami Marlins 5-0 on Tuesday night, but were without the services of starting third baseman Ryan Zimmerman. Zimmerman has been diagnosed with an arthritic shoulder, which highly affects his throwing ability. Manager Matt Williams has tinkered […]

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Ryan Zimmerman Injury

On Tuesday morning, Matt Williams went on a local D.C. radio show and said that Ryan Zimmerman has an arthritic shoulder. Williams continued on by saying that Zimmerman could see some action at first base due to that. However, the […]

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Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

After starting off with three consecutive wins, the Washington Nationals are mired in two straight losses to the Atlanta Braves, where the Braves have looked like the clearly better team, defensively, offensively, and in all aspects of pitching. For the […]

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Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals, Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins were seeking bullpen help as the trade deadline neared in 2010, so they sent young catching prospect Wilson Ramos and a minor leaguer to the Washington Nationals for Matt Capps. Even with skepticism surrounding the trade, Capps […]

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