Weekly Wrap: Full workouts under way

Following the lead of pitchers, all position players reported to Viera, Fla, this week, giving the Nationals a full camp.

It’s been a long winter, and nothing helps me get over the winter blues like baseball. Workouts are under way, meaning that there is a lot of news for Dan Kolko to report from sunny Florida.

New manager Matt Williams has gotten his first look at the Nationals, including offseason acquisitions like Doug Fister and Jose Lobaton. He also got a look at reliever Jerry Blevins, who took reps at shortstop this week during a special drill designed to help pitchers understand what other fielders are doing during specific plays.

Williams also watched seasoned Nats take the field for the first time this year, including Danny Espinosa and Adam LaRoche.

Mattitude-jersey.jpgKolko has been working to compile pictures of spring training. Be sure to check them out. (Try not to be like me and be too jealous of the warm weather he has.)

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Also, be sure to check out the other headlines from this week that you may have missed. As always, check back again next Friday for another Weekly Wrap!

* Strasburg’s focus this spring: holding runners

* Report: Nationals interested in Palm Beach County for new spring HQ

* Exclusive: Nationals’ accelerated development roster revealed

* Williams wants his infielders to be dancing machines

* Zimmerman to begin getting playing time at first base this spring

* New Triple-A Syracuse manager remembers Lobaton excelling in Tampa system

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