Last season started so perfectly for the Washington Nationals. This season they’re hoping for the same — but with a different finish to the year.
The Nats are just too talented not to reach postseason. And in baseball, over 162 games, talent is almost always decisive.
Coming as little surprise, Stephen Strasburg will be the opening day starter for the Nationals when they face the New York Mets on March 31 at Citi Field.
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Nats pitching coach Steve McCatty joined Grant and Danny Tuesday, and talked about Strasburg’s new pitch, Storen’s abrupt weight gain, and the effect Fister’s leadership has had on the pitching staff.
Because Stephen Strasburg is Stephen Strasburg, the Washington Nationals gave him one of the bigger lockers in the clubhouse at spring training. He’d prefer they didn’t.
Pitchers and catchers report tomorrow for the Washington Nationals in Viera, Fla., and under new manager Matt Williams, change is surely on the horizon.
The Washington Nationals and ace Stephen Strasburg have agreed on a contract to avoid salary arbitration entering his fifth season in Major League Baseball, Adam Kilgore is reporting for the Washington Post.
The Nationals announced Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche all had minor offseason surgeries with limited recovery time expected, according to James Wagner of the Washington Post.
In response to Davey Johnson calling him “an idiot” for suggesting Stephen Strasburg’s shutdown in 2012 is still haunting the Nats in his latest column, John Feinstein of the Washington Post said, “Bob Knight called me a pimp and whore twenty-seven years ago, so everything is sort of mild by comparison.”