Bryce Harper didn't think he'd be stepping onto the field at Nationals Park quite this soon.
When the Nationals broke camp in Florida and headed north to open the season, there was no player on the roster more locked-in at the plate than Mark DeRosa.
Conventional wisdom would tell you that drafting players based on a personal MLB team allegiance is a misguided practice.
VIERA, Fla. -- Danny Espinosa has always been the baseball equivalent of a gym rat. Or, as they like to call themselves at Long Beach State, dirtbags.