Let's do this thing.
The Nationals set their Opening Day roster
Starting last Friday, the Nationals began to make their final cuts.
Source: The #Nationals have informed OF Chris Heisey that he has made the Opening Day roster.— Devan Fink (@DevanFink) April 2, 2016
The #Nats have optioned OF Matt den Dekker and RHP Trevor Gott to Triple-A Syracuse.— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) April 2, 2016
Finally, on Sunday, the Nats made the last cuts, And announced their Opening Day roster.
Last minute change to rotation, Strasburg to start second game
Although Dusty Baker originally said that Gio Gonzalez would be the number two starter, he changed his mind, and said that Stephen Strasburg would get the nod for the second game. The starter for the home opener is still unknown.
And maybe, win the Cy Young. That is, if those fancy statistical projections ring true.
Rob Manfred agrees with Bryce Harper, is pro bat flips.
The commissioner agreed with Harper, which means bat flips won't be outlawed anytime soon.
Michael A. Taylor will go on the bench - how will he adapt?
After an incredible spring, Taylor will need to find a way to carry and keep his momentum while playing in a bench role.
The Nats visited the Nats Youth Baseball Academy
Before their first game back at Nationals Park, the players visited the academy and hung out with some other, much smaller, Nationals.
Dusty Baker wants Blake Treinen to be more agressive
Or in his words, have "a little more dog".
Why it's time to move on (and love on) with Jonathan Papelbon.
After the incident last September, it may be hard to forgive, but we should at least try to forget.
Why this year is the year the Nats finally win 100
It may not look like it, but at least from a slightly analytical perspective, this year's Nats share a lot in common with their 2012 and 2014 counterparts.
Today's Game: Nationals vs Braves, 4:10 (MASN2, MLB.TV, WJFK)
Probable Pitchers: Max Scherzer vs Julio Teheran