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11 hrs ago | Federal Baseball
Matt Williams would like to have Washington Nationals' third baseman Ryan Zimmerman available, but while Zim's out, the first-year skipper is happy to have Anthony Rendon at third with Danny Espinosa at second and impressing after a rough 2013.
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20 hrs ago | The Washington Post
One of Manager Matt Williams's points of emphasis this spring was defense. When he was an infield and third base coach with the Arizona Diamondbacks last season, they committed the fourth-fewest errors in baseball and two players won Gold Gloves.
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Ray highlights some of the top fantasy performers from Mondays roto action, including Homer Bailey, Ervin Santana, Bryce Harper and others.
Milwaukee continued to set the pace in the early stages of the new Major League Baseball season, winning its ninth-straight game on Sunday by beating Pittsburgh 4-1, with starting pitcher Kyle Lohse starring.
Boston had its Curse of the Bambino, caused by trading Babe Ruth. It is clearly a dead curse now since the Red Sox have won three World Series championships since 2004.
Anthony Rendon played parts of the 2012 and 2013 seasons with the Harrisburg Senators.
Zimmermann was 3-0 in three starts against the Marlins in 2013 while posting a stingy 1.50 earned run average, and he's won his last two assignments in South Florida while the ERA has hovered at 1.80.
Between the seven errors, injuries to Denard Span and Ryan Zimmerman and a three-game sweep that left them 7-18 against the Braves since the start of last season, the Nationals' trip to Atlanta couldn't have gone much worse .
"Hopefully we'll get all this out of the way," he said, "and everyone will be healthy the rest of the year."
The injury fairy came calling last week and has left fantasy owners in a rough spot at the hot corner.
Washington Nationals' skipper Matt Williams told reporters this spring that he wanted to see 24-year-old infielder Zach Walters hit for average this season after a breakout power campaign at Triple-A in 2013.
One major theme for the Washington Nationals in recent years is injuries to key players early in the season.
Ray highlights some of the top fantasy performers from Saturday's roto action, including Andrew Cashner, Alex Cobb, Giancarlo Stanton and others.
At some point, the Nationals will view Turner Field as cursed. Over the past season-plus, it seems every visit here is accompanied by wacky plays, unusual incidents and injuries.
Jordan Schafer scored from first base on Justin Upton 's bloop single to right field with two outs in the 10th inning, giving the Atlanta Braves a 7-6 win over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.