Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond and first baseman Adam LaRoche have been named Gold Glove finalists. The awards will be announced Tuesday night.
With the World Series over, Adam LaRoche (and others) become free agents today. That gives the Nationals until Saturday to exclusively negotiate with the first baseman.
With several high profile cases of pitchers being struck in the head by batted balls, Major League baseball is moving quickly towards improving safety on the mound.
Ryan Zimmerman, who had shoulder surgery Thursday, has dealt with several injuries over his career. But does the Nationals star miss more playing time than other big-league third basemen?