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Wire Taps: Nationals vs Orioles TV dispute court date pushed back; Matt Wieters has extremely tall frame

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the start of this afternoon's Grapefruit League game against the Houston Astros...

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We've about reached the halfway point of Spring Training games, so it's now appropriate to start thinking about a few position battles.

Will Clint Robinson beat out Adam Lind for the backup first baseman spot?

Will Michael A. Taylor re-earn his bench role, or will Brian Goodwin steal it for him? We're almost there, everyone...

Here's the latest from Nats Park.

Matt Wieters has abnormally tall frame for a catcher. Is that a problem?
At 6'5'', Wieters is one of the taller catchers in major league history, and significantly taller than any catcher the Nats have fielded in a long, long time. The Nats pitching staff will now have to adjust accordingly to their extremely tall backstop.

Nats-Orioles TV dispute court date pushed back due to snow
The long, never-ending saga of the television dispute between the Orioles and the Nationals finally had a court date that looked like it might bring an end to the whole thing for once and for all. Mother Nature had other plans.

Nats-loving grandma is excited to show off her Bryce Harper home run ball
Ida Reep's grandson made a diving play for Bryce Harper's home run ball on Sunday, and promptly handed it to her. The Washington Post caught up with the duo.

Adam Eaton might love cars more than he loves baseball
Adam Eaton can hit a baseball and catch a fly ball, but more importantly, he can talk, drive, and work on cars with the best of them.

Today's Game: Nationals vs Astros -- 1:05 PM
Probable Pitchers: TBD vs Joe Musgrove (1-0, 1.13 ERA)
Days until Opening Day: 19