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Washington Nationals third baseman Kevin Frandsen makes a throw to first base, but Miami Marlins' Garrett Jones was safe, during the seventh inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader at Nationals Park, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Washington. The Marlins won the second game 15-7. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) **FILE**

Frandsen returns to Nationals to be TV color commentator

MASN and the Nationals hired Kevin Frandsen to move down I-95 from Philadelphia and become the newest color commentator on television broadcasts. He joins play-by-play announcer Bob Carpenter in the booth, replacing analyst F.P. Santangelo . Published January 20, 2022

Maryland head coach Mike Locksley watches during the first half of an NCAA football game against Rutgers, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray) ** FILE **

Maryland to face Virginia Tech in Pinstripe Bowl

The Terrapins will take a swing at an old ACC rival later this month in the Pinstripe Bowl. Maryland will face Virginia Tech on Dec. 29 at Yankee Stadium in New York. Kickoff is set for 2:15 p.m. on ESPN. The game will be the 32nd all-time meeting between the Terrapins and Hokies, who were both members of the ACC from 2004 to 2013. Published December 5, 2021

Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts to winning a point against Fernando Gonzalez of Chile during their Gold medal singles tennis match at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, in this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, photo. Nadal will not be participating in the Tokyo Games. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) **FILE**

Rafael Nadal to make D.C. debut at Citi Open

All-time great and 20-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal makes his Washington debut at the 2021 Citi Open, which will be held July 31-Aug. 8 at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center. Published July 8, 2021

In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo talks with members of the media during the team's "Winterfest" baseball fan festival in Washington. The  Nationals and Rizzo finalized a multiyear contract extension Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. The 59-year-old Rizzo, who also holds the title of president of baseball operations, built the team that won the 2019 World Series championship. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz, File) **FILE**

Washington Nationals set minor league affiliate lineup

The Nationals' new Triple-A affiliate will be the Rochester Red Wings. The Nationals' Double-A affiliate will remain the Harrisburg Senators. The Wilmington (Delaware) Blue Rocks will be the new high Single-A affiliate, while the Fredericksburg (Virginia) Nationals will be the low Single-A squad. Published December 9, 2020

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2015, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Adam Lind trots around the bases after hitting a homerun during a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, in Pittsburgh. The busy Seattle Mariners have acquired first baseman Adam Lind from the Milwaukee Brewers for three young minor league pitchers. The team announced the trade Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015,  at the winter meetings. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich, File) **FILE**

Adam Lind reportedly signs with Nationals to bolster bench

With one day until pitchers and catchers report to spring training, the Washington Nationals have made a late addition to their bench. The Nationals reportedly agreed to a major-league deal with first baseman/outfielder Adam Lind on Monday. Published February 13, 2017