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MASN Sports Jun 21, 2015

Danny Espinosa on play to nab Pedro Alvarez in eighth: "I was able to get him" - Byron Kerr

Danny Espinosa on play to nab Pedro Alvarez in eighth: "I was able to get him"
Washington Post Jun 19, 2015

Nats Journal: Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond not in Nationals lineup

The Nationals will be without right fielder Bryce Harper tonight, out with the left hamstring strain that caused a scare when it brought him to the ground Thursday night. That was expected. Shortstop Ian Desmond, struggling at the plate and coming off two tough games in the field, is not in the Nationals lineup. Danny Espinosa will play shortstop in his place. Tyler Moore will play first base and Clint Robinson right field against Pirates right-hander A.J. Burnett.Read full article >>
Washington Post Jun 17, 2015

Nats Journal: Tonight’s Nationals-Rays lineups

The Nationals return home tonight after an eight-game road trip, and do so hoping right-hander Jordan Zimmermann can bounce back from his worst outing of the year Friday in Milwaukee. Denard Span is not starting in center, and Jose Lobaton will start behind the plate. Clint Robinson and Danny Espinosa combine to form an unlikely 4-5 combination, facing Rays right-hander Steve Geltz.Read full article >>
Washington Post Jun 16, 2015

Nats Journal: Nationals-Rays discussion thread: Game 65

The Nationals have a chance to finish a grueling three-city, 10-game roadtrip at .500 tonight, but need a win against Alex Colome and the Rays. Tanner Roark starts for Washington, and will have Bryce Harper back in right field behind him. Harper DH’ed Monday, as his knee was still sore from being plunked there Saturday. Yunel Escobar will be the designated hitter Tuesday, with Anthony Rendon at third, Danny Espinosa at second, and Clint Robinson at first.Read full article >>
MASN Sports Jun 14, 2015

Danny Espinosa's player value extends with ability to play first base - Byron Kerr

Espinosa's player value extends with ability to play first base and left field
Washington Post Jun 13, 2015

Nats Journal: Danny Espinosa on playing first base: ‘I’m going to play where there’s an opportunity’

Before he made his career debut at first base on Saturday, Danny Espinosa gave his teammate one command: “Don’t bounce it. Just throw it to me and I’ll catch it.” Espinosa is the Nationals’ best infield defender but a series of decisions and injuries to other players throughout the season led him to this: holding a first baseman’s mitt and standing at a new position against the Brewers for his first-ever start there.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Jun 13, 2015

Another new look for Nats' lineup today

Desperate for offense from an injury-plagued lineup, the Nationals will try Danny Espinosa at first base today for the first time in his career. Join the conversation on Nats Insider!

Game 62: Nats at Brewers

I wrote the other day about the need for the Nationals to get Danny Espinosa into their lineup, even if that meant putting him in left field. Well, he hasn’t been used in the outfield yet this weekend, but today he will make his first appearance at another position: first base. With Ryan Zimmerman on…
Washington Post Jun 11, 2015

Nats Journal: Ian Desmond off, Danny Espinosa starting at shorstop in Nationals lineups

Ian Desmond has started all 59 of the Nationals game entering Thursday. He is off in the first game of a four-game set against the Brewers and hot-hitting Danny Espinosa is starting at shortstop instead. In the first game with Ryan Zimmerman on the disabled list, Manager Matt Williams is starting Clint Robinson at first base and Michael A. Taylor in left field.Read full article >>
Washington Post Jun 11, 2015

Nats Journal: Nationals will try to find room for Danny Espinosa in the lineup

Before the Nationals came back to beat the Yankees in extra innings and snap a three-game losing streak on Denard Span’s infield single, Danny Espinosa put on another strong hitting display. He doubled and scored a run in the third inning. He added a solo home run — his eighth of the season, second most on the Nationals — in the fifth inning. He finished 3 for 5, finishing a triple shy of the cycle.Read full article >>

Espinosa forcing way into lineup, possibly in left field

NEW YORK — Has it gotten to a point, Matt Williams was asked after Wednesday’s game, where the Nationals simply need to find a way to get Danny Espinosa’s bat into the lineup on a regular basis, even if it means putting him in the outfield? “Yeah, have to try to find a space for…
CSN Washington Jun 10, 2015

Espinosa forcing way into lineup, maybe in LF

Danny Espinosa — yes Danny Espinosa — is hitting so well, the Nationals have no choice but to find a spot for him in their lineup, perhaps even in the outfield.
Washington Post Jun 9, 2015

Nats Journal: Matt Williams: Danny Espinosa could start in left field when needed

When Danny Espinosa played left field on Sunday for the first time in his professional career, it was an emergency. The Nationals were out of available outfielders with Tyler Moore at first base, Clint Robinson already out of the game as a pinch hitter, Denard Span out of the game with back spasms and Michael A. Taylor moving to center from left to replace Span.Read full article >>

Espinosa shows off versatility by playing in left field

Danny Espinosa knew there was a pretty good chance he’d come off the bench in the late innings of Sunday afternoon’s game against the Chicago Cubs. He just didn’t know it’d be like this. With Michael A. Taylor moving to centerfield after Denard Span was removed due to back spasms and other options unavailable, Nationals manager…
CSN Washington Jun 7, 2015

Espinosa shows off versatility by playing in left field

Danny Espinosa showed off his versatility during Sunday's loss to the Cubs when he played in left field for the first time in his career.

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