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Washington Nationals pitching prospect Sammy Solis has visited with renowned orthopedic surgeon Lewis Yocum and team doctor Wiemi Douoguih in recent weeks after experiencing elbow discomfort in the Arizona Fall League.
For the first six years of their existence, the Washington Nationals had a firm stance against issuing no-trade clauses to free agents. They adopted the policy from former team president Stan Kasten, but they broke it after Kasten's departure when they gave a full one to outfielder Jayson Werth last year.
The Washington Nationals and right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang agreed Thursday on a one-year contract, according to a team source. The deal, pending a physical, is for $4 million with performance incentives.
For the second straight autumn, the World Series offers a dandy chance to boo our fool heads off until or past midnight. Call it the bitching hour.
Sitting in a dugout thick with South Florida humidity Wednesday afternoon, manager Davey Johnson offered perhaps the truest statement about the 2011 Washington Nationals.
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.
Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will be on an innings limit next season as he continues his comeback from reconstructive surgery on his pitching elbow.
Their numbers the last turn through the rotation read like a laundry list of one of the league's best staffs. Ross Detwiler: 7 1/3 scoreless innings; Tommy Milone six scoreless; Stephen Strasburg, six innings, one run; Brad Peacock, five scoreless.
Stephen Strasburg was the rare phenom whose outsized hype didn't outpace his performance as a rookie, when he became a national sensation with the lowly Washington Nationals.