The Nationals’ camp roster

My remaining hours in the mid-Atlantic region are dwindling.

I leave for Viera, Fla., and Nationals spring training tomorrow morning, meaning today is my final day to run errands, pay bills and pack seven weeks’ worth of clothes into two suitcases.

OK, so there’s a laundry room in my hotel, and I don’t actually need seven weeks’ worth of clothes. But I really hate doing laundry, and as a result, I’m a self-admitted over-packer.

I’m also a self-admitted procrastinator, leaving me with lots of packing to do today.

Just to remind everyone of all the pertinent dates we’re dealing with here, Nationals pitchers and catchers are expected to report to Space Coast Stadium and big league camp by Tuesday, Feb. 12. The first official workout for those guys will take place the following day.

Position players are expected to report by Feb. 15, with the first full-squad workout scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16.

The Nationals will have 52 players in big league camp once everyone has reported. Of those 52, 39 are on the 40-man roster, and 13 are non-roster invitees.

Yes, there is still a spot open on the 40-man roster.

Here are the guys on the 40-man who we will see in camp:


36 Tyler Clippard
-- Erik Davis
48 Ross Detwiler
30 Zach Duke
56 Christian Garcia
47 Gio Gonzalez
-- Dan Haren
-- Nathan Karns
65 Cole Kimball
52 Ryan Mattheus
29 Yunesky Maya
45 Ryan Perry
50 Matt Purke
63 Henry Rodriguez
-- Rafael Soriano
35 Craig Stammen
22 Drew Storen
37 Stephen Strasburg
27 Jordan Zimmermann


41 Sandy Leon
3 Wilson Ramos
23 Jhonatan Solano
24 Kurt Suzuki


20 Ian Desmond
8 Danny Espinosa
25 Adam LaRoche
1 Steve Lombardozzi
14 Chris Marrero
-- Anthony Rendon
19 Carlos Rivero
18 Chad Tracy
11 Ryan Zimmerman


2 Roger Bernadina
10 Corey Brown
34 Bryce Harper
57 Tyler Moore
55 Eury Perez
-- Denard Span
28 Jayson Werth

The jersey numbers you see here are the ones listed on the Nationals’ official site, but we know that Span will wear No. 2, Bernadina will switch to No. 33 and Ramos will now wear No. 40.

Moore will also switch from his previous number, which seemed more appropriate for an NFL linebacker than a major leaguer, and will wear No. 12.

I’ll be happy to officially report the numbers of the Nationals’ free agent additions and the minor leaguers that are in big league camp once I’m down in Viera.

Here are the non-roster invitees, guys that will be looking to make a name for themselves in camp and crack the 25-man opening day roster:


Fernando Abad
Jeremy Accardo
Bill Bray
Brandon Mann
Patrick McCoy
Ross Ohlendorf
Tanner Roark


Carlos Maldonado
Chris Snyder


Micah Owings
Will Rhymes
Matt Skole
Zach Walters

It’s only a matter of hours until spring training is under way. A long offseason is nearly over, and a defense of a National League East title is nearly under way.

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