Before Max Scherzer could begin his first session throwing to live hitters Sunday, he had a strange request for Matt Williams: Hum the national anthem.
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez reached a significant milestone in his recovery from Tommy John surgery on Sunday.
Jimmy Rollins was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers this offseason and his happy there, though a team in the NL East was his second choice.

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Injury Report

8/10S. Souza 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
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
Brian Goodwin - OF
Nationals outfield prospect Brian Goodwin will be monitored in camp after having surgery on his... It doesn't sound like anything that might put his availability for Opening Day in question. Goodwin, 24, is set to return to Triple-A to start the season after struggling in...
Feb 22 3:39PM Read More
Ian Desmond - SS
The Nationals and Ian Desmond's representatives haven't talked about an extension at all this... At this point it appears Desmond is already out the door following the season. Legend has it Desmond turned down a seven-year, $107 million extension offer from the...
Feb 21 5:58PM Read More
Tanner Roark - S
Nationals manager Matt Williams hinted Saturday that Tanner Roark could be used in a variety of... While he's currently working as a starter, he's the sixth man in the rotation mix and likely to be squeezed out barring an injury or trade. While the logical assumption is...
Feb 21 3:11PM Read More
Jordan Zimmermann - S
Jordan Zimmerman indicated Saturday that he's open to listening to contract offers from the... The two sides are not currently in negotiations, and with the Nationals signing of Max Scherzer this winter, it could signal that Zimmermann is the odd-man out in the...
Feb 21 8:50AM Read More
Matt Williams - C
The Nationals announced Saturday that they exercised their 2016 option on manager Matt... It's a nice reward for the skipper after leading his club to a 96-66 record and taking home National League Manager of the Year honors in his first season on the job. With...
Feb 21 8:14AM Read More
Nate McLouth - OF
Nate McLouth (shoulder) admitted Friday that he's not 100 percent yet but anticipates getting... Working his way back from last August's surgery to repair the labrum in his right shoulder, McLouth said throwing and swinging a bat "feels normal." but he still...
Feb 20 5:27PM Read More
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Team Stats

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

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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