Noll demonstrating versatility on defense to go with quick bat

Third baseman Jake Noll has done a very nice job of demonstrating how good a baseball player he is in the Nationals system with some quality numbers in spring training. Noll, 25, has hit .367 in 17 games with four doubles, two homers and nine RBIs, turning heads in his Florida foray. He has struck out only seven times, scored 10 runs and walked four ... read more

Nationals spring training minor league games begin March 15

Nationals minor league games begins March 15 with four against Marlins affiliates. Potomac and Hagerstown each play a game versus Miami’s High Single-A and Low Single-A teams on the back fields in West Palm Beach. The games are free to the public. Fresno and Harrisburg play separate games against the Marlins’ Triple-A and Double-A squads at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Fla., that same day. ... read more

Fresno Grizzlies announce 2019 radio and television game schedule

The new Triple-A Nationals affiliate, the Fresno Grizzlies, have announced their radio and television broadcast agreements for the 2019 season. All 140 games, and any playoff contests, will be broadcast live on the radio on KRDU 1130 AM from Dinuba, Calif. Nats fans can access the radio broadcasts free of charge on FresnoGrizzlies.com and on the MiLB app. Radio simulcast of every Grizzlies game, home ... read more

2019 Nationals minor league spring training roster

MASNsports.com has obtained a copy of the 2019 Washington Nationals minor league roster for spring training: Right-handed pitchers 64 Carlos Acevedo 37 Joan Adon 54 Tomas Alastre 26 Elvis Alvarado 29 Dakota Bacus 61 Joan Baez 57 Frankie Bartow 53 A.J. Bogucki 47 Jared Brasher 49 Ryan Brinley 55 Jacob Condra-Bogan 56 Jake Cousins 41 Carlos Cuello 56 Weston Davis 35 Chandler Day 60 Jose ... read more

Nats will be just fine without Bryce Harper

So will the Nats Park crowd greet former Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper in a Phillies uniform April 2 for that first at-bat with resounding boos? Or will there be a standing ovation like Ian Desmond enjoyed in his return to D.C. after leaving for another team? If there are boos, Harper will let it wash off like he has every other time he has been ... read more

Fredericksburg Baseball stadium groundbreaking attracts more than 1,000 fans

“Oh, people will come, Ray. People will most definitely come.” - Terence Mann (James Earl Jones) from the movie “Field of Dreams” (1989) FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - A crowd estimated at around 1,000 roared its approval when this scene was played on the video screen at the Fredericksburg Convention & Expo Center off of Carl D. Silver Parkway on Sunday, kicking off the ceremonial groundbreaking for ... read more

Report: Lerner says Nats, Harper reps have not spoken in months

The door is still not shut. Or ... It’s over. Time to move on. The latter message seemed to be the stronger of the two from Nationals principal owner Mark Lerner speaking to NBC Sports Washington today regarding the free agency destination possibilities for Bryce Harper, who has played his entire career with the Nationals. Lerner spoke to NBC Sports Washington and said that the ... read more

Victor Robles and Carter Kieboom highlight Nats’ top 30 prospects

MLBPipeline.com released its version of the Nationals’ top 30 prospects list this week. The No. 1 prospect on this list is no surprise, and could very well be the starting center fielder this season with the big league club. Victor Robles has 34 games combined in two seasons with the Nats. This will be a huge season for him, especially with the likely departure of ... read more