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Wire Taps: Nationals' biggest rivals? Nats over Phils on radio in PA + more

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As we try to every day, we collected all the Washington Nationals news we could find so that you can catch up on all the Nats-related stories out there and do so all in one place. Hot takes, radio wars and more. Starting... RIGHT NOWS!!!:

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The Washington Nationals announced their 2015 Spring Training broadcast schedule. The Nats and Astros made progress on the plans for their new Spring Training home. John Feinstein offered his "hot take" on Jayson Werth's recent legal troubles and the way the Nationals' right fielder deals with reporters. O.K., so Tuesday was not exactly a monumental news day in NatsTown. But there were some interesting Nationals-related articles out there on the internet. We searched far and wide to find everything that we could and put it in one place to make it easy for you to catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news. The biggest news of the day though... just 15 days left until pitchers and catchers report:

THE BIG STORY?: Who are the Nationals' biggest rivals? Braves, Cards and... Orioles?

• "That Orioles rivalry still feels mostly media-created, but it's still there. (Isn't everything in Washington media-created?)" - "Ranking every MLB team's top three rivals" - Will Leitch, SportsonEarth.com

NATS BEAT: Zimmermann's last season in D.C.? Janssen on the radio

• "On the heels of another All-Star season that earned him Cy Young Award votes, Zimmermann enters 2015 after a winter full of rumors he might be traded." - "Roster preview: Jordan Zimmermann" - Mark Zuckerman, Nats Insider

• "Last night, Janssen appeared on 'Prime Time Sports' on 590 The Fan in Toronto. Here are some excerpts from the interview..." - "Nationals Pastime: A competitive Janssen expects success in Washington" - Chris Johnson, MASNSports.com

• "Rendon, who turns 25 June 6, led the Nationals with 66 extra-base hits and batted .313 against lefties even though 18 of his 21 homers came against right-handed pitchers." - "Nationals Should Benefit From Anthony Rendon's Stability At Third Base" - David Driver, Pressbox DC

RADIO WARS: Harrisburg's gone Nats for Nationals radio:

• "How far have the Phillies fallen? So far that a Pennsylvania radio station has decided to drop them from their airwaves to start broadcasting Nationals games." - "Nationals Pastime: I can't hear you, Philadelphia?" - Chris Johnson, MASNSports.com

• "In Giovanello's defense, the Nationals have put down roots in Harrisburg that are now a decade old." - "Harrisburg radio station to drop Phillies for Nationals" - Michael Kaskey-Blomain and Jonathan Tannenwald, Philly.com

HOT TAKE TIME: Werth is, get this, "worthless" according to one Hot Take artist

• "'Jayson Werth of the Washington Nationals is going to jail for five days,' Feinstein began. 'Good.'" - "Nationals’ Jayson Werth One of ‘Least Likable Athletes in Sports’" - Chris Lingebach, CBS DC

NATIONAL(S) BEAT: Nats' bullpen, ST home Zim at 1st, #LomboLobby relocates to PNC

• "The County Commission Tuesday approved the key terms for the land deals and development requirements for the proposed stadium." - "Palm Beach County approves initial terms for $135 million baseball stadium deal" - Andy Reid, Florida Sun Sentinel

• "The Palm Beach County commissioners Tuesday voted 6-1 to approve a conceptual plan for the stadium site and a land swap between the county and the city of West Palm Beach to allow for the construction." - "New spring home for Astros closer to reality" - Evan Drellich, Houston Chronicle

•"Last season, the staff led the league with a 3.03 ERA. Scherzer had an 82-35 record the last five seasons with the Detroit Tigers." - "Offseason report card: National League" - Scott Boeck, Reno Gazette-Journal

• "None of Washington’s relievers project to be elite and only one youngster seems to have the components necessary for a breakout." - "Nationals Bullpen: Good Enough" - Brad Johnson, FanGraphs Fantasy Baseball

• "[Zimmerman's] power is in decline, and he has dealt with shoulder issues over the past few seasons, so it remains to be seen if he can be a 20 home run hitter again." - "Fantasy Baseball: 2015 Consensus First Base Rankings - Part 2" - Fake Teams

• "The Pirates acquired infielder Steve Lombardozzi from the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday for cash considerations." - "Pirates acquire Steve Lombardozzi from Orioles" - Bill Brink, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

• "Barely a week after the Washington Nationals signed pitcher Max Scherzer to a $210 million contract, Damon Jones, the team’s general counsel, was explaining the blockbuster deal during a reception at Le Méridien hotel in New Orleans." - "Law students go inside baseball" - Linda P. Campbell, University of Tulane

NL EAST UPDATE: Fish on Shields? Scherzer effect? That guy who hit Harper for hitting a HR...

Mets: "Max Scherzer’s $210 million signing with the Nationals hurt the Mets. But maybe not how you think." - "Harvey, Wheeler will force Mets to come clean or pay up" - Joel Sherman, New York Post

Phillies: See that radio story above...

Marlins: "The Miami Marlins and James Shields have danced a dance from far away for the last few months." - "Marlins would be smart to find a three-year deal for James Shields" - Michael Jong, Fish Stripes

Braves: "I'll start by examining Julio Teheran, whom Steamer and ZiPS view quite differently..." - "Mediating projections, Part I: Julio Teheran" - Ryan Romano, Beyond the Box Score