The Nationals re-signed Livan Hernandez this offseason to help mentor the young staff, including Stephen Strasburg. But Hernandez has been more than a mentor. Hernandez has been one of the Nats' most consistent pitchers during the 2010 season. Coming into Monday night's game, Hernandez had a 3.06 ERA in 164.2 innings. Watch the video below to see how Hernandez throws a few of his
Justin Maxwell has played all three outfield positions, mostly center field and right field, during the 2010 season, while being shuttled back and forth between Washington and Triple-A Syracuse. Ray asked Justin to explain how he gets positioned for different hitters throughout the game. Also, Justin talks about defending doubles late in the game. Watch the video below to see what else Justin and
On Friday, the Nats promoted shortstop prospect Danny Espinosa to Triple-A Syracuse from Double-A Harrisburg. Ray Knight and Byron Kerr discuss the talents of Espinosa and the possibility of a September call up for the shortstop. Ray believes that eventually Espinosa could challenge Ian Desmond for the shortstop job in 2011. Watch the video below to hear what else Byron and Ray had to
Derek Norris is a top prospect in the Washington Nationals' farm system, currently playing his games at Single-A Potomac. Byron and Ray ask Derek about his offense and why he uses a wider batting stance. In the video interview below Derek also touched on working with the young pitchers in the Nats farm system and some of the rehabbing pitchers.