5:25 AM EDT, Wed April 01, 2015
Washington Post 9 hours ago

Nats Journal: Jerry Blevins on striking out Bryce Harper a day after trade: ‘We’re both competitors’

VIERA, Fla. — A day ago, Bryce Harper and Jerry Blevins were teammates. But after a surprising trade to the Mets, Blevins was back in Viera in a Mets uniform and on the mound against his former teammate. It is a matchup that will likely replay many times between the two this season; Blevins as the left-handed specialist and Harper as the Nationals’ lone left-handed power threat.Read full article >>
Mets Blog | ESPN New York 13 hours ago

Mets 2, Nationals 0: Jerry Blevins, Matt den Dekker debut

VIERA, Fla. -- Jonathon Niese tossed six scoreless innings and debuting lefty specialist Jerry Blevins struck out Bryce Harper as the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals, 2-0, on Tuesday in the final matchup between the NL East rivals before Opening Day. Ruben Tejada contributed an RBI single...

Werth happy with first game at-bats of spring

VIERA, Fla. — Jayson Werth got his first three at-bats of the spring Monday in a minor-league game and emerged feeling confident about the state of his surgically repaired right shoulder. What the veteran Nationals outfielder isn’t confident about is whether he’s got enough time left to be ready for Opening Day. “I felt like…
CSN Washington 15 hours ago

Werth crosses big hurdle in shoulder rehab

Jayson Werth took at-bats in a minor-league game Monday for the first time since his shoulder surgery. Does he have enough time to be ready for Opening Day?

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CSN Washington 11 hours ago

Blevins' awkward 24 hours ends with K of Harper

Jerry Blevins went from the Nationals bullpen in Jupiter on Monday to the Mets bullpen in Viera on Tuesday, capping a wild 24 hours for the lefty.

Blevins’ “awkward” 24 hours ends with strikeout of Harper

VIERA, Fla. — Jerry Blevins spent the seventh inning of Monday’s game in Jupiter sitting in the Nationals bullpen, confused why he hadn’t been called upon yet to pitch against the Cardinals. He spent the seventh inning of Tuesday’s game in Viera warming up in the Mets bullpen, then entering to face Bryce Harper, striking…
Washington Post 13 hours ago

DC Sports Bog: Jerry Blevins gets amazin’ new Twitter avatar, then strikes out ex-Nats teammate Bryce Harper

One of the first things Jerry Blevins did after being traded from the A’s to the Nationals in December 2013 was update his Twitter avatar. The lefty reliever didn’t bother with Photoshop, opting for efficiency over authenticity.Read full article >>

DC Sports Bog: For Washington Nationals, panic on Half Street or just bumps in the road?

So a star D.C. athlete with a history of lower-body injuries just had his sprained knee looked at by Dr. James Andrews, a few days after his team landed on the cover of Sports Illustrated?Don’t mind me. I’ll just be hiding under this pile of Jayson Werth gnomes and decapitated rubber chicken heads.Read full article >>
Washington Post 15 hours ago

Nats Journal: Yunel Escobar to play third while Anthony Rendon gets another opinion on knee

VIERA, Fla. — Orthopedic surgeon James Andrews agreed with the Nationals’ assessmetn of Anthony Rendon’s still balky left knee: The MCL remains sprained, and the joint is swollen but stable.“That’s good news,” Manager Matt Williams said.Read full article >>
Newark Star-Ledger 16 hours ago

Mets vs. Washington Nationals lineups: Welcome new guys

Here are the lineups, with lefties Jon Niese and Gio Gonzalez pitching.
Washington Post 16 hours ago

NL Central preview: Adding Jon Lester gives Cubs chance at division crown

The Chicago Cubs won 73 games last season, 17 fewer than the divison-leading St. Louis Cardinals, but they could contend for the National League Central crown in 2015. So could the Pittsburgh Pirates. According to Fangraphs, the Cardinals, Cubs and Pirates will have just four games separating them, with the Brewers and Reds close enough that a well-timed hot streak could make things interesting.Read full article >>
CSN Washington 16 hours ago

Nats face Mets in final Viera game of the spring

It's the final exhibition game of the spring in Viera as the Nationals host the Mets. Get live updates on Nats Insider!

Nats vs. Mets — 3/31/15

VIERA, Fla. — This could prove to be “Awkward Day” at Space Coast Stadium, when the Nationals and Mets square off in the Viera finale of the spring. Why awkward? Let’s count the ways… 1. Yunel Escobar is playing third base for the first time since 2007 as the Nats try to figure out how…
CSN Washington 17 hours ago

PHOTO: New Mets pitcher faces Nats one day after they traded him

Jerry Blevins was traded by the Nationals on Monday and on Tuesday was with the Mets playing against the Nats in spring training.
CSN Washington 18 hours ago

Rendon seeking 3rd opinion on injured knee

After James Andrews confirmed the Nationals' diagnosis of a sprained MCL, Anthony Rendon is seeking a third opinion from another knee specialist.

Rendon getting 3rd opinion after Andrews confirms MCL sprain

VIERA, Fla. — Anthony Rendon is getting a third opinion on his injured left knee from a specialist in Colorado after orthopedist James Andrews’ second opinion confirmed the Nationals’ original diagnosis of a sprained MCL. Rendon exercised his right to seek another opinion and headed to Vail to be examined by knee specialist Steve Singleton,…
MASN Sports 19 hours ago

Nats' spring numbers reveal which super subs may play key roles in April - Byron Kerr

Taking a closer look at Nats' spring numbers and which subs will be called on early

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    New LH reliever Jeremy Blevins says Mets can shock NL East

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    Anthony Rendon

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    If Nationals use Tanner Roark as a long reliever, they need to use him consistently

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