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Nationals and GM Mike Rizzo agree to two-year extension

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A few hours before the home opener on Thursday, General Manager Mike Rizzo agreed to the terms of a two-year extension to stay with the Washington Nationals. The Washington Nationals took care of one of the two most important questions heading into the season before they even took the field for their home opener on […]

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Adam Eaton continues to amaze

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Adam Eaton has done nothing but rake since he has returned from an ACL injury that caused him to miss almost all of 2017. After slashing .297/.393/.462 in April 2017, Adam Eaton has found another level so far in 2018. Eaton, a career .281 hitter in April, might just be the hottest hitter on the […]

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Adam Eaton Powers Nationals past Reds with 5-hit day

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Nationals and Reds faced off in game two of the opening series and as Dave Martinez would have it, there was another change in the lineup. No Ryan Zimmerman and no Michael Taylor. On Friday’s victory, Zimmerman went 0-4 and Taylor 2-4 but that had nothing to do with the new game plan. Zimmerman did […]

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Trea Turner will keep same approach batting sixth in lineup

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With different managers come different tactics, lineups and just about everything. For Trea Turner, that means manning the sixth spot in the Nationals lineup. When Max Scherzer takes the mound, it commands absolute attention, and rightfully so. When you’re a back-to-back Cy Young Award winner and arguably the best pitcher in the game, you get […]

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Nationals Finalize Opening Day Roster; Who Made the Cut?

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With Opening Day less than 48 hours away, the Nationals still needed to make some adjustments to have the correct number of players. On Sunday, the Nats sent infielders Adrian Sanchez and Matt Reynolds to minor-league affiliate Triple-A Syracuse as the final cuts before flying to DC for their final exhibition game. They chose to […]