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CSN Washington Aug 24, 2015

Espinosa again makes most of opportunity as injury fill-in

A freak injury for Yunel Escobar gave Danny Espinosa a chance to play this weekend and he filled in admirably.

Espinosa again makes most of opportunity

Since the return of Anthony Rendon on July 25, the Nationals have had a logjam in their infield. And lately that has become even more evident thanks to the improved play of not only Rendon, but Ian Desmond as well. Finding Danny Espinosa playing time, in particular, has become a challenge. When Desmond and Rendon are…
Washington Post Aug 24, 2015

Nats Journal: Danny Espinosa ‘deserves to play’

Soon, the Nationals lineup may be whole again. Third baseman Yunel Escobar could return from his strained neck as soon as Tuesday. Center fielder Denard Span, six rehab games under his belt, isn’t far behind. And that might mean less playing time for Danny Espinosa.Read full article >>
Baltimore Sun Aug 23, 2015

Espinosa makes most of Nats opportunity

WASHINGTON (AP) - Utilityman Danny Espinosa seized another opportunity in a season of full of them. Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper thinks his teammate should get more.
Washington Post Aug 20, 2015

Nats Journal: Nationals-Rockies discussion thread: Game 120

Anthony Rendon is back in the Nationals lineup Thursday night, the first time he’ll play in the Nationals’ three-game series with the Rockies. Danny Espinosa had been playing second and hitting second through the Nationals two wins at Coors Field, but Matt Williams opted to get struggling Rendon back in the lineup against Rockies’ left-hander Yohan Flande.Read full article >>
MASN Sports Aug 8, 2015

Espinosa adjusts to new role as utility hitter (minors notes) - Byron Kerr

With the return of three starters, players like Danny Espinosa have had to go back to their utility role planned from opening day. Espinosa is extremely valuable because of his defensive ability and has had a pretty good season at...

Williams on Desmond’s day off

Ian Desmond is out of the Nationals’ lineup for Wednesday night’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, as manager Matt Williams gives him a day to rest. The skipper described it as just one day off and that it does not mean Danny Espinosa has supplanted him as the team’s shortstop. Desmond has had well-documented struggles…
CSN Washington Aug 5, 2015

Espinosa to start in place of Desmond against Diamondbacks

Danny Espinosa will start at shortstop in place of slumping Ian Desmond Wednesday night.
Washington Post Aug 2, 2015

Nats Journal: Danny Espinosa, the odd man out of the Nationals infield

FLUSHING, N.Y. — If there is a downside to the recent restoration of most of the lineup the Nationals imagined, it is that one of the team’s most consistent power hitters and strongest defenders has no natural place to play every day. In spring training, the Nationals did not conceive of an everyday lineup that included Danny Espinosa. By July, they had nine lineups all season without him.Read full article >>

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