Washington Nationals - Washington Times
Skip to content

Washington Nationals

Related Articles

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016 file photo, Matt Wieters, then with the Baltimore Orioles, hits a two-run home run against the New York Yankees, in New York. The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with a 2018 player option with catcher Matt Wieters on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File)

Nationals announce deal with free-agent catcher Matt Wieters

- Associated Press

Wieters said he managed to cut his left wrist severely by breaking a five-gallon glass water container in his garage on Nov. 1, delaying his offseason preparation - and, he thinks, his chance to find a deal in free agency.

Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman throws during a spring training baseball workout Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Ryan Zimmerman fielding advice from all circles

- The Washington Times

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.

Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner fields a ground ball during a spring training baseball workout Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Trea Turner happy to let his production be the star

- The Washington Times

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.