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Nationals Ian Desmond (L) and Jordan Zimmermann (R) meet on the mound. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Jordan Zimmermann, Ian Desmond Extensions ‘Not Looking Good’ Before Season

Nationals efforts to sign Jordan Zimmermann and Ian Desmonds have failed so far, and all sides say negotiations will stop on Opening Day.


Tyler Clippard of the Oakland Athletics. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Report: Tyler Clippard Named Fill-in Closer in Oakland

Tyler Clippard has been named the Oakland Athletics’ closer, according to MLB.com’s Jane Lee.


Bryce Harper, Max Scherzer on Sports Illustrated's MLB Preview Cover

Nats Add Scherzer, Get Harper, Others Thinking About Ring

Bryce Harper’s reaction to the news that the Washington Nationals added Max Scherzer to an already-talented starting staff drew quite a lot of attention.


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Nats Fairgrounds Commits For Full 2015 Season

After announcing sale of the lot to a developer in February, Fairgrounds ownership confirmed the site will operate through the Nats season.


Bryce Harper, Max Scherzer on Sports Illustrated's MLB Preview Cover

Ripped Bryce Harper, Max Scherzer on Sports Illustrated’s 2015 MLB Preview Cover

Bryce Harper is made of some kind of granite posing alongside Max Scherzer for the cover of Sports Illustrated’s 2015 MLB Preview issue.


Tony Gwynn of the Washington Nationals is tagged out at third base by Alberto Callaspo of the Atlanta Braves during the fifth inning of a spring training game at Space Coast Stadium on March 9, 2015 in Viera, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Tony Gwynn Jr. Battles for a Spot on the Nationals Roster

Tony Gwynn Jr. ‘playing his way into the conversation’ of making the Nationals’ Opening Day roster.


Max Scherzer named the Nationals' Opening Day starter ahead of the 2015 regular season. (Phota via @Nationals)

Max Scherzer Named Nationals’ Opening Day Starting Pitcher

The Nationals have announced Max Scherzer as their Opening Day starting pitcher two weeks in advance of the 2015 regular season.


Michael Taylor of the Washington Nationals

Detroit’s Verlander Roughed Up By Nationals in 7-7 Tie

Justin Verlander allowed three homers and five runs while pitching into the fifth inning as a Detroit Tigers split squad tied the Washington Nationals 7-7 in a game called after nine innings Sunday.


Ryan Zimmerman first base spring training

Zimmerman’s Spring, First Thing’s First

Ryan Zimmerman is learning how to play first base on the fly, and getting comfortable with his new full-time position in time for the start of the 2015 season.


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Anthony Rendon Has Sprained Left MCL

Anthony Rendon will miss a few days of Nationals’ spring training action with a sprained MCL in his left knee.