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Danny Espinosa has heard all the theories. He's heard all the rumors from people who don't know his story, who look at his rookie splits and see a switch-hitter whose numbers suffered from the left side.
In the morning, Washington Nationals outfielder Brett Carroll watched as the man who'd been his primary competition for a spot on the team's bench all spring quietly packed up his belongings. In the afternoon, Carroll all but solidified his place on the roster.
Most mornings, Bryce Harper sits at his locker inside the Washington Nationals' clubhouse and chats quietly with Jason Michaels.
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.
A warm breeze swirled through Space Coast Stadium, past the osprey nest perched atop the right-field light pole, the youngster scrubbing the dugout roof with a rag and the rhythmic crack of bat on ball.
Anthony Rendon is a third baseman. The Washington Nationals see him as a third baseman, they plan to play him in the minor leagues as a third baseman and they don't intend to force him into a position change unless it's necessary to get him to the major leagues.
The Washington Nationals announced the signing of utilityman Mark DeRosa to a one-year contract Wednesday morning, adding depth to their bench for the 2012 season.
The Washington Nationals continued their efforts to restock their bench, closing in on a deal with utility man Mark DeRosa late Wednesday night, according to a source with knowledge of the negotiations.