The Arizona Diamondbacks' Trevor Cahill follows in a line of other ground-ball heavy pitchers that have opposed the Nats this year. While his strikeout and walk rate are below average, the Nats' ground ball tendencies could work against them tonight
The Washington Nationals have reportedly signed free agent right-hander Dan Haren to a 1-year/$13M dollar deal, adding the starter to a rotation that will feature Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmermann and Ross Detwiler.
The Washington Nationals announced this afternoon that they had a acquired 28-year-old outfielder Denard Span from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for RHP prospect Alex Meyer, a 2011 1st Round pick.
The Washington Nationals announced this afternoon that prospects Anthony Rendon and Matt Skole were named to the Arizona Fall League's Top Prospects Team.
The Boston chapter of the BBWAA named Washington Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo the Executive of the Year this morning a week after Nats' skipper Davey Johnson was named the BBWAA Manager of the Year after leading the Nats to a 98-64 record in 2012.