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7 hrs ago | Federal Baseball

Nationals' Skipper Matt Williams talks Danny Espinosa's start + Anthony Rendon at third

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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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Anthony Rendon

15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

5Nationals hope to improve early defensive miscues

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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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Ian Desmond, Nate McLouth

19 hrs ago | FakeTeams

Roto Roundup: Homer Bailey, Ervin Santana, Bryce Harper and others

Ray highlights some of the top fantasy performers from Mondays roto action, including Homer Bailey, Ervin Santana, Bryce Harper and others.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Homer Bailey, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Lucas Duda, Lance Lynn

Yesterday | ChicagoSports.com

Fantasy baseball: Waiver wire pickups

Two weeks down, an eternity to go. At least that is how it seems for those fantasy players who have been bitten by the injury bug so far.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Rendon, Avisail Garcia, Dayan Viciedo

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The China Post

Brewers keep on winning, take down Pirates

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, National League East, Pedro Alvarez, Baseball Players, Will Smith, Freddie Freeman

Washington Times

HARRIS: Bad luck or bigger omen, early returns for Nationals are troubling

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dan Uggla, Baseball Players

PennLive.com

Spotlight on Anthony Rendon, Taylor Hill, Ian Krol, more: Senators/Nationals glance

Anthony Rendon played parts of the 2012 and 2013 seasons with the Harrisburg Senators.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Rendon, Ian Krol, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball

The Miami Herald

Washington Nationals

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Brad Hand

The Washington Post

Can the Nats win the NL East without beating the Braves?

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 .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Denard Span, National League Central, National League West, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West

SFGate

Rangers' Colby Lewis set for comeback start

Colby Lewis is ready to rejoin the Texas Rangers ' rotation after 21 months and two operations, including an unprecedented hip procedure for a major-league pitcher.

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Related Topix: Sports, Colby Lewis, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre

Sun Apr 13, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

3B joins Nats' growing injury list

"Hopefully we'll get all this out of the way," he said, "and everyone will be healthy the rest of the year."

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dustin Pedroia, Derek Jeter, Colby Lewis, Adrian Beltre

CNN

Michael Beller: Weekly Planner: Ailing third basemen pose a challenge for owners

The injury fairy came calling last week and has left fantasy owners in a rough spot at the hot corner.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre, Pedro Strop, Alex Wood, Danny Espinosa, Anthony Rendon

Federal Baseball

Nationals place Ryan Zimmerman on 15-Day DL, Recall Zach Walters from Triple-A Syracuse

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zach Walters, Atlanta Braves, Jason Marquis

Rant Sports

Washington Nationals Face Major Test After Latest Injuries

One major theme for the Washington Nationals in recent years is injuries to key players early in the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Jayson Werth, Roger Bernadina

FakeTeams

Roto Roundup: Alex Cobb, Giancarlo Stanton, Andrew Cashner and others

Ray highlights some of the top fantasy performers from Saturday's roto action, including Andrew Cashner, Alex Cobb, Giancarlo Stanton and others.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew Cashner, Alex Cobb, Luke Gregerson, Danny Espinosa, Alex Wood

The Macon Telegraph

Braves ride four-run first inning past Nationals

B.J. Upton homered in a four-run first inning and Alex Wood wiggled out of jams in four consecutive innings of a 6-3 win over the Nationals on Saturday night at Turner Field, clinching the series and moving the Braves into a first-place tie with Washington in the National League East.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Jayson Werth pinch hits, Matt Williams frustrated at instant replay and other notes

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jayson Werth, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Nate McLouth, Adam LaRoche, US Politics, US News

The Miami Herald

Nats' Zimmerman leaves with apparent thumb injury

Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman argues a call with home plate umpire Larry Vanover, left, after Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Alex Wood struck him out in the first inning of a baseball game on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Danny Espinosa, Atlanta Braves, Alex Wood, Anthony Rendon

Fri Apr 11, 2014

ESPN

Speed thrills: Schafer chugs home for Braves

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jordan Schafer, Baseball Players, Bryce Harper, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals, Tyler Clippard

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Justin Upton gives Braves a 10-inning walkoff victory over Nationals

Offense has been the Braves' primary weakness for the early part of the season, but it was shaky pitching and defense that threatened to do them in Friday night when they blew two leads against the Nationals.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Bryce Harper, Jordan Schafer, Jayson Werth

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