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Washington Post Apr 22, 2015

Nats Journal: Danny Espinosa on his improvements hitting left-handed

Danny Espinosa spent all of spring training working to hit right-handed only for the first time in his life. He took batting practice right-handed, hit in game right-handed and went to the minor league side of spring training to get even more at-bats right-handed. He tried his best, and Nationals officials were pleased with his efforts. But it just didn’t work out.Read full article >>

Espinosa solid as temporary third baseman

Though the Nationals are getting healthier by the day – they saw both Jayson Werth and Denard Span return over the last week – they are still making do with temporary replacements. Danny Espinosa, for one, is playing third base. He has started at the hot corner in two consecutive games after Yunel Escobar, who…
CSN Washington Apr 20, 2015

Espinosa solid as Nats' temporary third baseman

Danny Espinosa is playing third base for the first time in the majors and impressing his teammates along the way.
Washington Post Apr 19, 2015

Nats Journal: Ryan Zimmerman hits the ball twice on one hit, Danny Espinosa stands out at third

For a guy leading his team in runs batted in, Ryan Zimmerman is not hitting the ball particularly well. He’s squared the ball up well at a few key moments over the past week, but is hitting .184 this season with 10 strikeouts, second most on the Nationals.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 16, 2015

Nats Journal: Lineups for tonight’s game vs. Phillies

Doug Fister will take the mound for the first game of a seven-game homestand today. He’ll be opposed by Phillies lefty Cole Hamels. Danny Espinosa is back in the lineup at second base, and will likely be hitting right-handed against Hamels. He has been hitting left-handed, since he has faced only righties over the past few games, and had great success. He focused almost entirely on his right-handed hitting in spring training.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Apr 12, 2015

Espinosa goes back to switch-hitting again

After an entire spring spent hitting right-handed only, Danny Espinosa was back in the left-handed box Saturday night. The Nationals infielder explains why.

Espinosa back to switch-hitting again

PHILADELPHIA — Danny Espinosa spent the entire spring hitting right-handed against right-handed pitching, acknowledging his long-term struggles from the left side of the plate, recognizing his best (and possibly only) hope of sticking in the big leagues was to give up switch-hitting. But when given his first opportunity of the season to face a right-handed…

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