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Nationals | Wilson Ramos has stitches removed

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:29:34 -0700

Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos (hand) had the stitches removed from his left hand and will begin his rehab work.

Fantasy Tip: He'll be out at least another few weeks and, if you have roster room, could be a decent stash for a late-season impact. However, it may take him a bit to get up to speed because this injury can linger at the plate.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - James Wagner


Nationals | Denard Span feeling better

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:16:41 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Denard Span (concussion) said he scored higher on his concussion test Tuesday, April 15, than he did on his baseline test. He's feeling much better and hopes to play in rehab games this week.

Fantasy Tip: That's good news for Span to be back when eligible, but the Nats will likely be very cautious, since this isn't Span's first run-in with a concussion. Tyler Moore, who had a big game last night, will see an increase in value in the short term.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - James Wagner


Nationals | Bryce Harper playing

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:43:37 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (quadriceps) is in the starting lineup Tuesday, April 15.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MASNSports.com - Dan Kolko


Nationals | Tyler Clippard reinvents himself with splitter

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:31:31 -0700

Washington Nationals RP Tyler Clippard is now incorporating his splitter into the mix more often after unveiling it for the first time last fall. However, he only uses it as a complement to his fastball-changeup combination, throwing it once every 20 pitches or so. "It's a normal part of my repertoire at this point," Clippard said. "I mean, I still have to find the right spots to throw it. I'm not going to be just fastball-split. It's definitely my third or fourth pitch. But it's something that I'm going to use consistently." Clippard grips the ball wider than the seams and otherwise throws it the same as he would his fastball. However, it's less maintenance than his curveball.

Fantasy Tip: Clippard remains a fine fantasy baseball commodity for his peripherals once he can get on track this year, even if he isn't closing. Rafael Soriano is the team's ninth-inning man, and Drew Storen is still in his way, too, so it'll once again take a few injuries before he's likely back in a closing role, however.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Adam Kilgore


Nationals | Bryce Harper has tight quad, expects to play

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:18:38 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (quadriceps) left the game early with a tight left quadriceps Monday, April 14, but he said it's not a big deal and expects to be back in the lineup Tuesday, April 15. "It's been tight since Friday, but nothing too serious," said Harper, who went 3-for-4 with three extra-base hits (a triple and two doubles) and an RBI. "Getting treatment every day. It feels fine. Ready to go tomorrow."

Fantasy Tip: Harper will often come down with nagging injuries like this one throughout the season because of how hard he plays the game. Double check the lineup tonight before you insert him into yours.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Christina De Nicola


Nationals | Bryce Harper on fire

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:55:09 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper is hitting .520 over his last seven games.

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Nationals | No MRI scheduled for Nate McLouth

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:47:03 -0700

Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals OF Nate McLouth (knee) is "extremely sore," according to manager Matt Williams. "Structurally, it seems fine. There's no cause for concern in that regard. He just tweaked it. And it could be sore for a couple of days," Williams said Monday, April 14. So far, McLouth is not scheduled for an MRI.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MASNSports.com - Dan Kolko


Nationals | Jordan Zimmermann ties franchise record

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:46:36 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann became the first Nationals pitcher to go seven innings this season, allowing just two runs with seven strikeouts in a win Monday, April 14, against the Miami Marlins. With the win, he ties SP Livan Hernandez (44) with the most wins in franchise history.

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Nationals | Adam LaRoche sits against lefty

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:46:04 -0700

Washington Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche (rest) was out of the starting lineup Monday, April 14, against the Miami Marlins for the first time this season.

Fantasy Tip: There is nothing wrong with LaRoche, as it was just a day off against a left-handed starter. Daily fantasy owners can plug him back in the active lineup Tuesday.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press


Nationals | Denard Span takes BP

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:03:21 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Denard Span (concussion) took batting practice Monday, April 14, and will see a doctor. Span is feeling good.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - James Wagner


Nationals | Nate McLouth available

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:01:45 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Nate McLouth (knee) is "still really sore" Monday, April 14, but he is available to play in the game if needed, according to manager Matt Williams.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - James Wagner


Nationals | Doug Fister using all his pitches

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:31:56 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Doug Fister (lat) threw a 50-pitch bullpen session Monday, April 14, and used all of his pitches. The next step for him is likely to pitch in a simulated game.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - James Wagner


Nationals | Nate McLouth tweaks knee

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:25:59 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Nate McLouth (knee) tweaked his left knee while shagging balls during batting practice Sunday, April 13, and was held out of the game.

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Nationals | Zach Walters recalled

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:14:00 -0700

The Washington Nationals recalled SS Zach Walters from Triple-A Syracuse Sunday, April 13.

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Nationals | Jayson Werth returns

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:34:09 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (groin) returned to the lineup Sunday, April 13.

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