Rendon would just as soon wish that they didn’t notice his every move, but it’s getting harder to ignore the best player on the most talented team in the majors.
Exactly one month before the Nationals’ first home game, the grounds crew is navigating snowy weather and tight deadlines to re-grass the outfield at Nationals Park.
We’ve seen in sports the impact of playing for a new contract. Some or all of those whose contracts are expiring have been offered a lot of money to stay with Washington, and they said no, we want more.
Minoso, the first Cuban player in the major leagues, died this week, but those of us who grew up cheering him had come to the conclusion expressed by current team owner Jerry Reinsdorf that he would never die.
The New York Yankees say they have fired a part-time ticker seller accused by Curt Schilling of making offensive comments on Twitter about the daughter of the former Boston pitcher.
Scherzer, who signed a seven-year, $210 million contract with Washington during the offseason, is expected to throw two innings or 45 pitches in the team’s first spring training game.
The son of “Mr. Padre” is a left-handed hitter and will compete for a spot on the Nationals’ bench.
Scherzer was warming up in the bullpen, getting ready to head onto the field to throw his first batting practice session for the Nationals. But first, the National Anthem.
With Ryan Zimmerman entrenched at first base, Moore will have to convince the Nationals he can contribute in a bench role this season.
Williams’ quote of the day Thursday — “The road to the World Series begins today” — is just the latest example of his mindset. He wants his team to embrace expectations so it can embrace the necessary work to achieve that goal.
As Washington begins another season with World Series expectations, the catalyst for the franchise’s turnaround considers how things have changed.
Speaking through an interpreter, the longtime shortstop said he is excited about the challenge of playing a new position. He will participate in extra practice sessions every day to ease the transition, Matt Williams said.