11:43 PM EDT, Tue May 26, 2015

Matt of Matt's Bats: Has Desmond put rocky start in rear-view mirror?

Ian Desmond started the season off rocky. By rocky, I mean nine errors and 23 strikeouts in April. But Desmond, who some could argue is the best shortstop in baseball, has started to turn it on and is playing more...
Washington Post May 14, 2015

Nats Journal: Ian Desmond on his slow start at the plate

SAN DIEGO — Through 35 games entering Thursday night, Ian Desmond is hitting .225. He has a .277 on-base percentage, along with two home runs and 10 doubles, which has produced a .341 slugging percentage. But the three-time National League Silver Slugger isn’t worried.Read full article >>

Nats 6, Marlins 4: Desmond, Escobar key late rally

GAME IN A NUTSHELL: On the heels of an eventful, 10-game road trip that ended on a high note, the Nationals were right back at the park Monday night to open a 6-game homestand, with another surging division rival in town. What transpired was another taut, low-scoring affair that was decided late. As has been…
Washington Post May 3, 2015

Nats Journal: Ian Desmond switched his gloves to feel more comfortable

For reasons that baffle Ian Desmond, early April has often been a struggle in the field, and this season was no different. He made eight errors in the Nationals‘ first 12 games. His confidence took a hit. He did more fielding drills to help snap out of the funk. But he also made a small, hard-to-notice adjustment to help improve his comfort: he switched gloves.Read full article >>

Patrick Reddington: Riding the roller coaster with Ian Desmond

Nationals manager Matt Williams talked at the start of spring training about wanting to help shortstop Ian Desmond stay focused on the day-to-day this season instead of thinking big picture as Desmond began what could be his final season with...

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