Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:40:58 -0700
Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 21. 2B Danny Espinosa is getting the start at shortstop.
Fantasy Tip: Desmond is just receiving a day off and should be back in the lineup Friday, Aug. 22.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:46:47 -0700
Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond and SP Gio Gonzalez have cleared waivers.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:32:34 -0700
Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond had a career-high five hits, including a two-run homer Monday, July 21.
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:35:43 -0700
Confirming a previous report, Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond (hand) is in the starting lineup against the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday, July 12.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:13:13 -0700
Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond (hand) is expected to return to the lineup Saturday, July 12. "If it were October, he would play," manager Matt Williams said.
Fantasy Tip: If you haven't already done so, remove Desmond from your lineups tonight, but be prepared to get him back in there tomorrow.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:50:51 -0700
Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond (hand) is not in the team's starting lineup Friday, July 11.
Fantasy Tip: No word on if Desmond will be available off the bench tonight. Get him out of your daily lineups.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:16:42 -0700
Updating a previous story, X-rays on Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond's (hand) right hand were negative, according to manager Matt Williams.
Fantasy Tip: It sounds like Desmond has dodged a serious injury. Consider him day-to-day at this point, and look for Danny Espinosa to fill in if needed.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:12:37 -0700
Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond (hand) left in the eighth inning Thursday, July 10, after being hit on the hand with an 88-mph fastball.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 06:14:58 -0700
The Washington Nationals are seeking a young shortstop on the trade market to take over when SS Ian Desmond potentially departs after 2015. Desmond turned down a six-year extension worth $80-$90 million.
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:51:39 -0700
Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond will play one game of the team's doubleheader Saturday, June 28. Desmond will have plenty of time to rest the rest of the weekend, according to manager Matt Williams.