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Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond opens up about moving on from the postseason disappointment as well as his future with the team.
Updates on Jayson Werth and Nate McLouth's shoulders, plus the plan for Tony Gwynn Jr. and an eventful round of batting practice by Bryce Harper.
In this video, Ryan Zimmerman, Anthony Rendon and Ian Desmond talk about Zimmerman's move to first base.

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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
8/10S. Souza Jr.off 15-day DL
8/9J. Werthshoulder (day-to-day)
8/5T. Jordanoff 60-day DL
8/2N. McLouthoff 60-day DL
7/28J. WerthLeft game - Left leg injury (day-to-day)
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Nationals - Team News
Max Scherzer - S
Max Scherzer will start the Nationals' Grapefruit League opener Thursday against the Mets. Scherzer, who signed a seven-year, $210 million contract with Washington over the winter, is expected to throw two innings in his first outing with his new club. He's...
Mar 3 1:32PM Read More
Yunel Escobar - SS
Yunel Escobar (fever) missed on-field workouts Monday morning but will be back out on the field... The Nationals don't start exhibition play until Thursday against the Mets, so Escobar should be firing on all cylinders then. Escobar, 32, is shifting from shortstop to...
Mar 3 9:16AM Read More
Tony Gwynn Jr. - OF
Nationals signed OF Tony Gwynn Jr. to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring... Gwynn, 32, hit just .152/.264/.190 over 80 games for the Phillies last season and had to wait it out until March to find a job, but he finally has one. He'll face a major...
Mar 2 8:59PM Read More
Matt Purke - S
Matt Purke (elbow) is hoping to throw off a mound within the next couple weeks. Purke is currently limited to long-tossing as he works his way back from Tommy John surgery. The injury-prone left-hander will be out until around midseason and is no longer...
Mar 2 8:01PM Read More
Michael Taylor - OF
Michael Taylor has complained of some minor neck discomfort. Taylor described it as a "twinge," but he was able to work out Sunday and should be a full participant in drills and games this week. "Anytime that happens,...
Mar 2 9:11AM Read More
Nate McLouth - OF
Nate McLouth (shoulder) expects to be ready for the beginning of the 2015 regular season. And he could start in left field on Opening Day if Jayson Werth (shoulder) isn't ready. McLouth underwent surgery last August to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder....
Mar 2 8:37AM Read More
Rich Hill - R
Nationals signed LHP Rich Hill to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring... Hill will presumably compete for a spot as a situational left-hander in the Nats bullpen. The 34-year-old southpaw appeared in 14 games for the Yankees in 2014, posting a...
Feb 27 8:46PM Read More
Yunel Escobar - SS
Yunel Escobar told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports on Wednesday that he is determined to become... Escobar had some initial misgivings about moving away from shortstop, but he met with manager Matt Williams and general manager Mike Rizzo to discuss the issue on the first...
Feb 26 8:08AM Read More
Jayson Werth - OF
Nationals manager Matt Williams said that Jayson Werth (shoulder) will be limited early on in... Werth underwent surgery in early January to repair the AC joint in his right shoulder. The original timeline called for 2-3 months of rehab time and he's currently a little...
Feb 25 2:43PM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Nationals manager Matt Williams said Wednesday that it's "safe to say" Bryce Harper... Williams primarily hit sixth last year, but he clearly sees Harper carrying a bigger load this season. That's good news for fantasy owners. Harper has appeared in just 218...
Feb 25 2:39PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Nationals manager Matt Williams said Wednesday that Denard Span (hernia) is cleared to be a... Span underwent surgery in December to repair a sports hernia, but he's fully recovered as spring training gets underway. The 30-year-old batted .302/.355/.416 with 31 stolen...
Feb 25 2:35PM Read More
Erik Davis - R
Erik Davis (elbow) threw his first bullpen session Tuesday since undergoing Tommy John surgery. He's now set to throw three bullpen sessions per week over the next four weeks. "It's great. It's a good feeling because it's been over a year since I've been on the...
Feb 24 7:36PM Read More
Daniel Stange - R
Daniel Stange recently underwent labrum surgery. The free agent right-hander is aiming to begin throwing in four months and will then try to latch on with a new team. Stange, 29, has logged only 5 2/3 career innings at...
Feb 23 3:46PM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper told reporters Monday that he is as light as he's been since college. Harper pledged to enter spring training last year "as big as a house" and wound up appearing in only 100 regular-season games due to injuries. He carried a...
Feb 23 3:30PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span said Sunday that he's very much looking forward to free agency after the 2015... The 30-year-old outfielder elaborated, "I’ve worked my whole career to get to this point, to be a free agent. But at the same time, I’m concentrating on trying to...
Feb 22 4:40PM Read More
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3/5vs. NYM (p)2:05 PT3:05 MT4:05 CT5:05 ET17:05 ET22:05 GMT6:05 3:05 MST5:05 EST5:35 VEN2:05 UAE (+1)4:05 CT
3/6Atl (p)10:05 PT11:05 MT12:05 CT1:05 ET13:05 ET18:05 GMT2:05 11:05 MST1:05 EST1:35 VEN22:05 UAE12:05 CT
3/7vs. StL (p)10:05 PT11:05 MT12:05 CT1:05 ET13:05 ET18:05 GMT2:05 11:05 MST1:05 EST1:35 VEN22:05 UAE12:05 CT
3/8NYY (p)10:05 PT11:05 MT12:05 CT1:05 ET13:05 ET17:05 GMT1:05 10:05 MST12:05 EST12:35 VEN21:05 UAE11:05 CT
3/9vs. Atl (p)10:05 PT11:05 MT12:05 CT1:05 ET13:05 ET17:05 GMT1:05 10:05 MST12:05 EST12:35 VEN21:05 UAE11:05 CT
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Denard Span14761094184398537.302
Jayson Werth147534851563711682.292
Anthony Rendon1536131111763962183.287
Adam LaRoche140494731281902692.259
Ian Desmond154593731512632491.255
Asdrubal Cabrera146553741333141461.241

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
Ryan Mattheus00-7008.241.04
Drew Storen21.6676501156.1461.12
Matt Thornton13.250640036.0281.75
Tyler Clippard74.636750170.1822.18
Doug Fister166.72725250164.0982.41
Blake Treinen23.400157050.2302.49
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