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Michael Morse's path back to active duty appears longer than the Washington Nationals originally estimated, as the outfielder was given a platelet-rich plasma injection recently and Nationals manager Davey Johnson admitted on Thursday that he's "probably" a candidate not to open the season on the Nationals' 25-man roster.
Adam LaRoche's left foot hurts. A year ago, it was his left shoulder. Those two aches pretty much define his Washington Nationals career - if you can call 43 games a career. More than anything, though, they explain why he "feels like I've been running in quicksand since I've been in D.C." Few things will give a ballplayer That Sinking Feeling quite like one injury piled atop another.
The first pitch Gio Gonzalez fired as a member of the Washington Nationals popped into Wilson Ramos' glove early Tuesday afternoon and the radar gun reading flashed on the scoreboard behind him: 94 mph. His last pitch of the first inning clocked in at 95.
On one of his first days inside the clubhouse at Space Coast Stadium this spring, Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond stood at his locker and tried on the new, crisp white baseball pants that were waiting for him.
Bryce Harper knew this was coming. When he arrived at the clubhouse for Washington's first full-squad workout of spring training, his teammates sent him a not-so-subtle message.
If there was ever a winter to truly be had in the mid-Atlantic this offseason, it'll come to an end Sunday for Washington Nationals fans when the team's pitchers and catchers report to Viera, Fla.
The Washington Nationals' interest in Prince Fielder was real and it was strong. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Wednesday, one day after Fielder signed a nine-year, $214 million deal with the Detroit Tigers, that the Nationals were in the negotiations for the first baseman until "very close to when he signed," but ultimately the price exceeded a threshold the Nationals were comfortable with.
The mystery team pulled off another coup. Free agent first baseman Prince Fielder didn't choose Washington or Texas or any of the other rumored favorites for the left-handed hitting slugger. Instead it was Detroit.
Let's say it in one simple sentence: The Nats would be nuts to sign Prince Fielder.