While presidents have been snubbed before, six players from the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots took it to another level by preemptively turning down an expected invitation from President Trump. Rest assured, they won’t be the last to mix sports and politics.
A down season last year — the fourth consecutive with a decline at the plate — has the Nationals’ first baseman being advised by his manager and last year’s second-place finisher in MVP voting.
In the business of wrestling, where no act is too bizarre or outrageous, George “The Animal” Steele stood out as an original.
The Washington Nationals young reliever used physical therapy to fix a torn hip labrum in the offseason. At spring training, he’s just focused on his work, not when he will pitch in the regular season.
No less an authority on hitting than last season’s runner-up for NL MVP thinks Tim Tebow has some ability with a bat - he just needs more work.
After his MVP season in 2015, Harper’s offensive numbers took a dip in 2016. Why? He says he knows, but isn’t sharing.
Turner laughed when asked if he was being recognized in public life after finishing second last season in National League Rookie of the Year voting. He’s pleased to be unnoticed when out and about, but his play could soon change his recognition level.
If you’ve tuned into any Washington Nationals game recently, chances are, you saw just how fast utility player Trea Turner is.
Los Angeles Angeles of Anaheim’s Mike Trout is training for the start of the MLB season like everyone else…except Trout’s workouts may be a bit different.
In the Washington Nationals’ first workout, Lobaton caught 42-year-old Joe Nathan and 23-year-old Erick Fedde. He saw different stuff the first day.
Jeffrey Loria’s resume is connected to the history of baseball in both Baltimore and Washington. Fans in both towns should likely be grateful that he never wound up in either.
The National League Cy Young Award winner from last season said he didn’t want to comment on a possible timeline for a return after an offseason MRI revealed a stress fracture in his right ring finger.