3:19 PM EST, Wed March 04, 2015
CSN Washington 17 hours ago

Ian Desmond discusses team expectations and future with Nats

Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond opens up about moving on from the postseason disappointment as well as his future with the team.
CSN Washington 23 hours ago

Desmond, Rendon like what they see from Zimmerman at 1B

In this video, Ryan Zimmerman, Anthony Rendon and Ian Desmond talk about Zimmerman's move to first base.

All Nationals players have reported, plus injury updates and notes

Nationals position players had their physicals Wednesday, and everyone passed without incident. Those who had yet to make appearances — Wilmer Difo, Yunel Escobar, Bryce Harper and Jayson Werth — made them. Harper took batting practice in a group with Ian Desmond, Anthony Rendon, and Denard Span. A day before the first official full-squad workout, all the 2015 […]

VIDEO: Zuckerman on Desmond arriving in Viera

Ian Desmond reported to Viera to join his Nationals teammates this week after an offseason that included widespread trade rumors. Now the three-time Silver Slugger enters the final year of his contract knowing he will not be traded, but with plenty of questions about his future. In this video, Mark reports from Nats spring training…
CSN Washington Feb 25, 2015

Desmond arrives in Viera, now what about his future with Nats?

Mark Zuckerman reports from Nats spring training on the arrival of Ian Desmond and what the Nationals are saying about his future in Washington.
Washington Post Feb 24, 2015

Why the Nationals’ Ian Desmond should have another 20/20 season

Ian Desmond won his third straight Silver Slugger award last season after clubbing 24 home runs (which led NL shortstops) and stealing 24 bases, joining Mike Trout as the only players to win the award the last three years. But after seeing declines in batting average, slugging percentage, and on-base plus slugging, he wasn’t satisfied.Read full article >>

Ian Desmond on his contract status and improving in 2015

Before he took his first grounders at Space Coast Stadium after reporting to spring training Monday morning, Ian Desmond ran to the third base line and gave one of the grounds crew workers a big hug. Then Desmond joined the group at shortstop that included Danny Espinosa and Emmanuel Burriss. Desmond is the heart and soul […]
Washington Post Feb 23, 2015

Nats Journal: Ian Desmond on his contract status and improving in 2015

Before he took his first grounders at Space Coast Stadium after reporting to spring training Monday morning, Ian Desmond ran to the third base line and gave one of the grounds crew workers a big hug. Then Desmond joined the group at shortstop that included Danny Espinosa and Emmanuel Burriss. Desmond is the heart and soul of the Nationals roster, a veteran 29-year-old who has been around since the Expos days and a clubhouse authority who leads by example.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Feb 23, 2015

Desmond won't let contract become distraction

Ian Desmond knows this could be his final season with the Nationals, but the veteran shortstop says he won't let that become a distraction.

Desmond: “I’m going to enjoy this ride”

VIERA, Fla. — Ian Desmond doesn’t know if 2015 will be his final season with the Nationals. But he knows it could be, and so the veteran shortstop plans to savor every moment of his 12th (and possibly last) year with the only organization that has ever employed him. “I’m going to enjoy this ride,”…
MetsBlog Feb 15, 2015

ICYMI: Can the Mets still trade for Ian Desmond?

This post originally published Feb. 12, 2015 Matthew Cerrone: Yes, the Mets can still trade for Ian Desmond, but only if the Nationals first trade him to another team. Because, the way I heard from it MLB insiders, the …
MetsBlog Feb 11, 2015

Can the Mets still get Ian Desmond from the Nationals?

Matthew Cerrone: Yes, the Mets can still trade for Ian Desmond, but only if the Nationals first trade him to another team. Because, the way I heard from it MLB insiders, the Nationals will never trade Desmond directly to …

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    Injury updates, Matt Williams’s thoughts, and other observations from Day 2 in Viera