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Latest Danny Espinosa Items
Here it is: the final weekend before baseball's winter meetings begin Monday in Dallas. It's been more than a month without any baseball and it'll be just over two more before the Washington Nationals pack up and head down to Viera, Fla. to start the 2012 season anew.
Wilson Ramos walked into the Washington Nationals' clubhouse Friday morning as if it were any other day. As if the Nationals catcher, his 6-foot, 220-pound frame cutting the same sturdy profile as it does when he's strapping on the catching equipment, was heading out to the field for one of 162 on a summer day.
The Washington Nationals finalized their coaching staff for the 2012 season Thursday evening when they promoted Triple-A manager Randy Knorr to the major league coaching staff as the bench coach for manager Davey Johnson.
Sitting in a dugout thick with South Florida humidity Wednesday afternoon, manager Davey Johnson offered perhaps the truest statement about the 2011 Washington Nationals.
Michael Morse, among other Nationals, said it best: "I can't wait for next season."
Michael Morse, the fourth man in Nationals history to hit 30 or more home runs in a season, was sitting inside the visitors’ clubhouse at Sun Life Stadium Tuesday afternoon when Livan Hernandez walked over and handed him a gift-wrapped bottle of Cristal.
MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. | Michael Morse, the fourth player in Washington Nationals history to hit 30 home runs in a season, was sitting inside the visitors' clubhouse at Sun Life Stadium on Tuesday afternoon when Livan Hernandez walked over and handed him a gift-wrapped bottle of Cristal.
As the Nats wrap up the second-most-successful season in their seven-year history in Washington, General Manager Mike Rizzo heads into the offseason with a specific list.
The standings, being what they are in the National League East, have mattered little to both the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies for some time. The Phillies have been six games or more ahead of the division's second-place team since mid-August. All the Nationals have known is that they're too far out of things to make the wins and losses significant in a playoff race.