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Previewing Nats’ MLB draft options

Will be out at Nationals Park tonight for the Major League Baseball draft. Big night for Mike Rizzo and company as they add another high pick to the farm system and also have No. 23 and No. 34, the first pick in the sandwich round. Check out our prev… Continue reading

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Dunn not a hit in the AL so far

John Keim

Adam Dunn was a perfect fit in the American League. So went the scouting report. The ex-Washington Nationals star was a power … Continue reading

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Top 5: MLB cold starts

Brian McNally

April can be the cruelest month. An ice cold start to the season sometimes lingers well into the summer. Here are five big leaguers who hope warmer temperatures help raise their pr… Continue reading

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Willingham traded to A’s

Busy day for the Nats, who traded outfielder Josh Willingham to the Oakland Athletics for 23-year-old reliever Henry Rodriguez and minor-league outfielder Corey Brown.

Washington has now completely broken up the heart of a batting order that was prett… Continue reading

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Nats at first glance

Leon Saffelle

There was a lot of talk toward the end of the season that the Nationals weren’t likely to re-sign Adam Dunn and that he wo… Continue reading

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Adam Dunn Is Now Abe Froman, Sausage King of Chicago

I think I deserve 10 points for the Ferris Bueller reference in the headline. Maybe 15, I don’t know, like Rocky is to Philadelphia, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is the only good thing to come out of Chicago.
I am late to this party so if for some reason you don’t already know: free agent Adam [...] Continue reading

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Dunn gone, Flores and Gonzalez agree to terms

A busy day in Nats Town on Thursday. Of course, it began with the departure of first baseman Adam Dunn, who signed a four-year, $56 million contract with the Chicago White Sox. We’ll see what plan the front office can execute to fill that spot in the… Continue reading

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This town’s been Dunn much wrong

Scott Silverstein

If only this newspaper printed in Comic Sans so we could send a letter to the Lerner family.

Adam Dunn took his talen… Continue reading

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Adam Dunn and free agency: the Nationals’ strategy and its risks

Today is one of those deadline days in baseball’s offseason. By today, teams must offer one-year arbitration to their Type A and Type B free agents in order to ensure they will receive draft pick compensation if one of those free agents signs with anot… Continue reading

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Did Dunn really cost Zimmerman the Gold Glove?

In writing about Ryan Zimmerman’s failure to win a second consecutive Gold Glove Award for National League third baseman — here is the blog post, and here is the piece for the dead-tree edition — I mentioned, somewhat casually, the likelihood that Ad… Continue reading

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