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Wire Taps: Bold predictions for 2017 Washington Nationals; Adam Eaton's defensive numbers

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the start of today's Grapefruit League game with the Astros. Adam Eaton's defense. Nats launch their own podcast + more...

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Before the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros do battle once again in Grapefruit League action in The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches this afternoon, catch up on the last 24 hours in Nats news from West Palm Beach to Washington, D.C. to the WBC in San Diego...

Adam Eaton’s Defensive Numbers Keep Getting Even Crazier
"So yeah, Eaton is really interesting. But the more I dig into Eaton’s defensive data, the more remarkable it all gets."

Josh Shepardson’s 10 Bold Predictions For 2017
On Daniel Murphy: "Even with the power gains, he’s continued to avoid punch outs, and he profiles to continue to be a high average hitter."

Podcast: Talking stolen bases with Trea Turner, Billy Hamilton
"Steve Gardner sits down with two of the best in the game -- Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner and Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton."

Dusty Baker concerned about Murphy's lack of action in WBC
"Dusty Baker said Murphy’s lack of playing time hasn’t had anything to do with an injury."

Jeremy Guthrie, sneaker fiend, talks Jordan, Wooden, and the definition of success - The Washington Post
"The veteran right-hander draws inspiration from some unexpected places."

Nationals 2017 preview: For Washington, it's World Series or bust | MLB | Sporting News
Anything less than a World Series run has to be considered a disappointment for this team.

Curly W Live Podcast: Episode 1
"On Episode 1, we sat down with Nationals Director of Player Development Mark Scialabba, and Charlie Slowes..."