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Nationals | Ian Desmond not in lineup

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.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNWashington.com - Mark Zuckerman

Nationals | Asdrubal Cabrera sitting

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 12:18:16 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Asdrubal Cabrera is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 6. In his place at second base is 2B Danny Espinosa.

Fantasy Tip: Cabrera is getting a day of rest against a left-handed pitcher. Make sure you take him out of your daily lineups today.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Adam Kilgore

Nationals | Acquire Asdrubal Cabrera

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:02:39 -0700

The Washington Nationals have acquired SS Asdrubal Cabrera from the Cleveland Indians.

Fantasy Tip: Cabrera figures to bat lower in the order with the Nationals, which will potentially hinder his counting stats. A new location could help Cabrera turn his season around, though. He should play the keystone position and should be owned in all NL-only leagues and deep mixed formats. He is worth considering in standard mixed leagues. Danny Espinosa will lose playing time, and the deal likely confirms the seriousness of Ryan Zimmerman's hamstring tear. Any further fantasy contribution from Zimmerman in 2014 should be considered a bonus. Anthony Rendon projects to continue manning the hot corner, which after all, is his natural position.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Jordan Bastian

Nationals | Ryan Zimmerman has serious injury

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:15:57 -0700

Updating previous reports, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) has a Grade 3 hamstring strain, according to two baseball sources.

Fantasy Tip: If the reports are confirmed, Zimmerman is likely done for the season. Anthony Rendon has taken over at third base, but second base has been a platoon of Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters and Kevin Frandsen. Espinosa has the only real value, in NL-only leagues, but the team could address second base at the trade deadline.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Bill Ladson

Nationals | 2B will be matchup-based

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:34:02 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa and Zach Walters will keep splitting time based on matchups and hot-hand plays, according to manager Matt Williams.

Fantasy Tip: This adds shakiness to Espinosa's value, along with the possibility of the Nats adding a more stable 2B, like Aaron Hill.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - James Wagner

Nationals | Danny Espinosa back in lineup

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:32:52 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa is starting at second base Monday, July 28, because he looked calm at the plate Sunday, July 27.

Fantasy Tip: Espinosa could have plenty of PT with Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) shelved, but the threat of Washington acquiring another keystoner keeps his long-term value in jeopardy. Stay tuned.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - James Wagner

Nationals | Danny Espinosa sitting

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:09:56 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa is not in the starting lineup Friday, July 25, against the Cincinnati Reds. SS Zach Walters is starting at second base and hitting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Remove Espinosa from your lineups in NL-only formats or deep leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - James Wagner

Nationals | Anthony Rendon, Danny Espinosa start

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:58:03 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B/3B Anthony Rendon went 1-for-5 with a single and RBI Wednesday, July 23, against the Colorado Rockies. 2B Danny Espinosa made the start at second base, going 1-for-4 with a double, run scored and stolen base.

Fantasy Tip: Rendon and Espinosa each figure to see even more playing with Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list. Rendon, in particular, is very attractive to fantasy owners because of his dual eligibility in both middle and corner infielder spots.

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Nationals | Ryan Zimmerman placed on DL

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:07:53 -0700

The Washington Nationals have placed 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list because right hamstring strain.

Fantasy Tip: Danny Espinosa likely will become the everyday second baseman and could hold onto that job for a while depending on how long Zimmerman is out. Espinosa could also see extended time at the position if Anthony Rendon plays well at third base and, given Jayson Werth's knee injury, stays there. Espinosa should help owners in deeper leagues looking for a second baseman or middle infield option.

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Nationals | Danny Espinosa starting

Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:09:06 -0700

Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa is back in the lineup and batting eighth Wednesday, July 9, against the Baltimore Orioles. It is his first start since Friday, June 29.

Fantasy Tip: Espinosa makes for a solid daily game budget play today. His value in year-long formats is dwindling from lack of playing time, though.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Adam Kilgore