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Washington Post Mar 25, 2015

Nats Journal: How Tony Gwynn Jr. fixed his swing and could crack the Nationals roster

VIERA, Fla. — Last year was a blur for Tony Gwynn Jr. He remembers little. His father, Tony Sr., one of the greatest hitters and most beloved figures in baseball history, died last summer after a long battle with salivary gland cancer. Gwynn Jr. knew his season with the Phillies wasn’t going well — he hit .152 in 80 games — but his mind and heart were elsewhere, and he struggled to correct it.Read full article >>
Washington Post Mar 17, 2015

Nats Journal: Stephen Strasburg and Tony Gwynn Jr. finally share a field, Nationals knock around Justin Verlander

LAKELAND, Fla. — Under a hot sun at Joker Marchant Stadium, on a spring training afternoon unremarkable other than the fact that Stephen Strasburg and Justin Verlander each pitched a few innings, a quietly special thing happened. As Strasburg took the mound, Tony Gwynn Jr. headed to center field behind him. It was the first time the two players’ careers had intersected on the same team and the same field, though their lives have been endlessly intertwined.Read full article >>
Washington Post Mar 9, 2015

Nats Journal: Nationals vs. Braves spring training discussion thread

Momentarily forgotten in the bustle of a morning during which the news broke that center fielder Denard Span underwent surgery is the fact that the Nationals will play baseball this afternoon.It’s a perfect day at Space Coast Stadium, and the Braves are in town. Gio Gonzalez will start the game for the Nationals, and pitch against Wandy Rodriguez. Tony Gwynn Jr. will be the Nationals’ center fielder today, though Matt Williams said Michael Taylor will get the majority of the playing time there throughout the spring.Read full article >>
Washington Post Mar 5, 2015

Tony Gwynn Jr. reports to Washington Nationals, eager to get back to baseball

VIERA, Fla. — When Tony Gwynn Jr. sat down in Space Coast Stadium for the first time, you could see his father in his smile and in the number 19 on the red Philadelphia Phillies bag he moved in front of his locker. When he spoke, joking with Washington Nationals clubhouse manager Mike Wallace about his new number (7), you could hear his Hall of Fame father’s drawl. Read full article >>

After a trying year, Gwynn Jr. tries to come back with Nats

VIERA, Fla. — The back of his baseball card will forever show Tony Gwynn Jr. played 80 big-league games in 2014, hitting .152 with a paltry .455 OPS for the Phillies. In the journeyman outfielder’s mind, though, it’s as if the season never happened, the jolt of learning his Hall-of-Fame father had died of cancer…
CSN Washington Mar 5, 2015

After a trying year, Gwynn Jr. tries to come back

After a trying year that saw his Hall of Fame father succumb to cancer, Tony Gwynn Jr. is attempting to come back with the Nationals.
Washington Post Mar 2, 2015

Nats Journal: Nationals sign OF Tony Gwynn Jr. to minor league deal with invitation to spring training

The Nationals added outfield depth Monday evening, announcing the signing of Tony Gwynn Jr. to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. Gwynn Jr. played in 80 games for the Phillies last year before being designated for assignment and then signed to a minor league deal in August.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Mar 2, 2015

Nats sign Tony Gwynn Jr. to minor-league deal

The Nationals have signed outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr., son of the late Hall of Famer, to a minor-league contract.

Nats sign Tony Gwynn Jr. to minor-league deal

VIERA, Fla. — The Nationals signed Tony Gwynn Jr. to a minor-league contract Monday night, offering the veteran outfielder and son of the Hall of Famer an invitation to big-league camp for the rest of the spring. Gwynn, 32, has 685 games of major-league experience with the Brewers, Padres, Dodgers and Phillies, owner of a…

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