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Daniel Murphy Will Not Be Available On Opening Day For The Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals are about set for Opening Day. The team will be without All-Star second baseman Daniel Murphy, who is still dealing with the effects of microfracture surgery he had on his knee back in October. It is believed that Murphy will be out several weeks before he can resume playing in the Washington Nationals infield. His power in the lineup and his defense will be missed. The Washington
Jul 6, 2017; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Brandon Kintzler (27) pitches in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Nationals: Brandon Kintzler could change NL landscape

While the Los Angeles Dodgers are receiving a ton of attention for acquiring starting pitcher Yu Darvish, the Washington Nationals struck a deal for Brandon Kintzler. Kintzler gives Washington a dependable arm behind Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle. The right hander had a 2.78 ERA and 28 saves with Minnesota this year. This move doesn’t make the Nationals better than the Chicago Cubs or the Dodgers, but it does make
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Jul 23, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Howie Kendrick (47) hits a two RBI single against the Milwaukee Brewers during the fifth inning at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Nationals: Howie Kendrick Provides Great Veteran Presence

Friday evening saw a flurry of MLB trades. Several of those trades involved the Philadelphia Phillies. All of them involved the National League East in some capacity. There were even two trades within said division. But the one with the biggest impact on this coming postseason saw the Washington Nationals acquire Howie Kendrick. The veteran utility man heads to the Nation's Capital in exchange for some international bonus money and
Jul 22, 2017; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) reacts after a called strike during the third inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. The Nationals won 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
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Bryce Harper: Baseball’s Bad Boy, Or Misjudged Phenom?

Bryce Harper is one of the most talented players in the game of baseball today. Opinions on his talent and skill level are generally consistent across all demographics. However, his personality and mentality are often disagreed upon by fans and media. Is he bad for the game? Or has he grown out of the mindset he once carried, as a young ballplayer? First, let’s discuss the generally agreed upon statements.
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Jun 17, 2017; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Orioles pitcher Brad Brach (35) throws a pitch in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Nationals: Time To Call The Baltimore Orioles About Brad Brach

The National League East is basically a one-team race this season. The Washington Nationals hold a comfortable lead within the division, holding a nine-game edge over the second-place Atlanta Braves as they entered play on Wednesday evening. The team is one of four clubs with 50 wins prior to last night's games. They have a rotation filled with several aces. Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg form one of the deadliest one-two
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Jun 4, 2017; Oakland, CA, USA; Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker (12) takes the ball from Washington Nationals relief pitcher Koda Glover (30) for a pitching change during the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Nationals: Surefire Closer Needed To Be a Serious World Series Contender

Entering Saturday, the Washington Nationals had the second-best record in the National League. Their 38-22 record also made them the third best team in all of MLB behind only the Houston Astros and Colorado Rockies. With a 10.5 game edge over the second-place Atlanta Braves, the 2017 season has certainly been positive for the Nats. The offense is certainly clicking on all cylinders. Prior to Saturday's showdown with the Texas Rangers,
May 29, 2017; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Hunter Strickland (60) and Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) in a fight after Harper was hit by the pitch of Strickland during the eighth inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
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BREAKING: Bryce Harper Suspended 4 Games, Fined For Fighting

BREAKING: Bryce Harper, of the Washington Nationals, has been reportedly suspended for four games. The same report also indicates that he will be fined. This suspension is the result of a physical altercation that took place between him, and San Francisco Giants pitcher Hunter Strickland. The incident occurred during a game yesterday. During the eighth inning, Strickland hit Harper with a pitch and then chaos ensured. Harper charged the mound,
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Oct 13, 2016; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) prepares to pitch during the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during game five of the 2016 NLDS playoff baseball game at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Nationals: 3 Storylines To Watch During Spring Training

Hopes are high in the Nation's Capital. Following a season in which the Washington Nationals won the National League East with a 95-67 record, the team's fans are expecting a repeat. The closest team to them a year ago was the New York Mets, who finished eight games behind the Nats. Now that MLB Spring Training games are here, fans are getting a look at what the 2017 version of
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Feb 21, 2017; West Palm Beach, FL, USA; Washington Nationals catcher Derek Norris (23) during spring training workouts at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Nationals: 3 Possible Destinations For Derek Norris

The Washington Nationals just could not help themselves. With free agent catcher Matt Wieters still sitting on the open market in late February, the club decided to hand him a two-year deal 21 million dollars. With the two-year pact, Wieters will immediately step into the starting catcher's role for the club. The Nats had been linked to the former Baltimore Oriole for a good majority of the Winter. But there
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Matt Wieters And The Washington Nationals Are Both Winner With 2-Year Deal

As Spring Training has begun and games are set to begin this weekend, one of the best remaining free agents has found a new home. According to the Washington Post, the Washington Nationals have signed former Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters to a two-year deal. However, this contract is interesting, as it has an opt-out clause after one year. So in realistic terms, the contract is essentially for one year with