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Nationals Sign Mark Teahen

Nationals signed former Royal/White Sox/Blue Jay utility man mark Teahen to a minor league deal the other day.  Teahen will be eligible at 1B,3B,OF in most fantasy leagues.  Most minor league signings you can just sweep under the rug as the player won’t make much of an impact in the majors even if he makes […]

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The Nationals have a Logjam at First Base

Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche said that his injured left shoulder is getting better, and he is expected to start baseball activities in November.  LaRoche should be 100% healthy and ready to start Spring Training on time.  Thus creating a bit of a log jam at 1B for Washington after Mike Morse proved he was […]

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Ian Desmond Back From Paternity Leave. Bernadina Sent to AAA

Well that was fast.  Just 3 days after getting called up from AAA (and going 2 for 3) Roger Bernadina is heading back to the minors.  Ian Desmond is back from paternity leave so there was no more room  for Bernadina on the big league roster.  Plus having an outfielder who is hitting above .240 […]

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Ryan Zimmerman Lands on DL

Washington Nationals third baseman, tadalafil Ryan Zimmerman, story has landed on the 15 day DL.  He will be eligible on the 25th and signs show he should be back at that point.  Get him out of your lineup for the next two weeks though. Jerry Hairston Jr is filling in at third tonight and looks […]

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Nyger Morgan Traded to Brewers

Well this makes things interesting in Brew Crew land.  Nyger Morgan has been traded from the Washington Nationals to the Brewers for Cutter Dykstra and $50k.  The Brewers now have duplicated their current center fielder, Carlos Gomez.  They claim Gomez is the starter but you have think this could turn into a platoon, hurting both […]

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Jim Riggleman is Treating his CF’s like Mike Shanahan Treats his Running Backs

The Washington National CF job is a mess with about a week and a half left before the season starts.  According to the Washington Post even if Nyjer Morgan wins the CF job this spring he is going to platoon with Jerry Hairston Jr.  Because nothing helps a rebuilding team more then working in a […]

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Mike Morse Wins Nationals LF job… CF Wide Open Race

In somewhat surprising news from MLB.com, Nyjer Morgan seems to be losing his grip on the Nationals starting CF job.  According to the report there are 4 players who all have a shot at winning the job, Nyjer Morgan, Rick Ankiel, Roger Bernadina and Jerry Hairston Jr. I would still be shocked if Morgan wasn’t […]

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Washington to go with Dreaded “Closer by Committee” to Start Season

Drew Storen has had a rough spring so far.  Storen has given up 10 hits and six earned runs in 4.1 innings so far this spring prompting the Nationals to use a closer by committee to start the season according to the teams official website. I still look at Storen as the main closer in […]

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Bryce Harper Optioned

As we suspected, the fantasy world will have to wait on super prospect Bryce Harper.  The Washington Nationals stuck with their plan today and optioned Harper to Single A.  We probably won’t see Harper until late this season at best.  Harper batted .389 in 18 at bats this spring.  If you are in a keeper […]

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Mike Morse to be Nationals opening day Left Fielder…… Probably

According to Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo, if the season started today Mike Morse would be the starting left fielder getting the nod of Roger Bernadina and Rick Ankiel.  Morse put together a solid 2010 season in a part time role and has been crushing the ball so far this spring, so its not really […]

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