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Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals smiles during a game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on September 4, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Stephen Strasburg to Quit Smokeless Tobacco in Wake of Tony Gwynn’s Death

In the wake of his college coach, mentor and childhood hero, Tony Gwynn’s death, Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg decided to quit smokeless tobacco once and for all.

06/24/2014

File photo of Tony Gwynn. (credit: Todd Warshaw  /Allsport)

Strasburg Mourns Death of Idol, Coach Tony Gwynn

When Tony Gwynn died, baseball lost a star. Stephen Strasburg lost a former coach — and a man he calls “part of my family.”

06/17/2014

Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres rounds bases against the Colorado Rockies during the game at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. The Padres won 3-1. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Brian Bahr/Allsport

Hairston, Zimmerman, Storen Offer Thoughts on Passing of Tony Gwynn

As the baseball world struggles to come to grips with the sudden loss of Tony Gwynn, three Nationals players — Ryan Zimmerman, Drew Storen and Scott Hairston — took the time to offer their thoughts on one of the game’s greatest ambassadors, now gone.

06/17/2014

Billy Currington performs at Nationals Park. (Photo: Chris Lingebach/106.7 The Fan)

Nationals Lend Full Support for Ryan Zimmerman’s ‘A Night at the Park’

Ryan Zimmerman’s 5th annual “A Night at the Park” brought together a string of Nationals teammates on a rare day off, all in the name of research for Multiple sclerosis.

06/16/2014

Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals defends thirdbase against the New York Mets during the Mets' Home Opener at Citi Field on April 8, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of Queens in New York City. The Nationals won 6-2.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Ryan Zimmerman ‘Doesn’t Have a Preference’ Where He Plays

Ryan Zimmerman says he “doesn’t have a preference” which position he plays, as long as he’s giving his team the best chance to win, because there’s a limited window to try and win, and, “you never know how long it’s gonna last.”

06/13/2014

Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals makes a catch in left field during the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on June 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Ryan Zimmerman to Return to Third Base Upon Harper Return

Ryan Zimmerman will return to play third base for the majority of the time once Bryce Harper returns to the Nationals lineup from injury, manager Matt Williams told the Junkies on Friday.

06/13/2014

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Redskins Fans Erupt Over Bryce Harper Wearing Cowboys Hat

Redskins fans react viscerally to photos of Bryce Harper wearing a Dallas Cowboys hat over the weekend, calling in with their vitriol to 106.7 The Fan’s Lavar and Dukes on Monday.

06/09/2014

Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals makes a catch in left field during the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on June 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Williams Doesn’t Rule Out Zimmerman Return to Third

Matt Williams offered high praise of Ryan Zimmerman for his first-career appearance in left field, but hasn’t ruled out moving him back to third before Bryce Harper’s return.

06/04/2014

Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals warms up in left field before the start of the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on June 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman Makes Outfield Debut

After 1,119 major league games at third base and one at shortstop, Ryan Zimmerman arrived at the ballpark Tuesday listed as an outfielder, playing left and batting fifth in the posted lineup for the Washington Nationals in their series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies.

06/03/2014

Doug Fister #58 of the Washington Nationals pitches in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Nationals Park on May 31, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Doug Fister Spent Day Off Re-wiring Headlights of His 2009 Truck

Major League Baseball players don’t get a lot of time off during the season, so Doug Fister spent his day off in his driveway Monday, fixing the headlights of his own truck.

06/03/2014

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