Strasburg, Nats avoid arbitration with $7.4 million deal
with catcher Wilson Ramos ($3.55 million), right-hander Craig Stammen ($2.25 million). Second baseman Danny Espinosa ($1.8 million) and backup catcher Jose Lobaton ($1.2 million).
What did the A's want with Yunel Escobar?
So maybe this spinning wheel of Escobar still isn't finished spinning. Or maybe the Nationals, with a shaky Danny Espinosa at second base and soon-to-be-free agent Ian Desmond at shortstop, figure Escobar's a nifty insurance policy
How Zobrist fits with the Nationals
price to be too high, sources say. OK, but does a potential World Series team really intend to open the season with Danny Espinosa at second and rookie speedster Michael Taylor potentially replacing Werth in right? In fairness, the answer might
A proposed three-way swap for Red Sox, Mariners, Nationals
Most likely, the Nationals would prefer Miller to Taylor for his left-handed bat, given that they already have Danny Espinosa as a right-handed middle infielder. However, GM Mike Rizzo knows that Zimmermann is a coveted piece, and would
Zimmermann pitches Nats past Mets, Magic No. down to 5
innings. The Nationals added a run in the ninth when Danny Espinosa , who walked, was caught in a run down between first ..... baseman Wilmer Flores lost the ball as he slapped a tag on Espinosa and Ian Desmond raced home from third. TRAINER'S
Nationals rally past Giants with an eight-hit sixth inning
Washington Nationals. Ian Desmond, Bryce Harper and Danny Espinosa each homered and drove in two runs as the Nationals ..... more in the eighth, including blasts from Harper and Espinosa . ''We need to keep it going,'' Strasburg said
into the eighth inning, Adam LaRoche homered twice and Danny Espinosa also connected as Washington beat the New York Mets ..... shot in the eighth, his 23rd career multihomer game. Espinosa went deep with two on in the sixth, and Anthony Rendon
Wheeler wins again as Mets beat Nationals 6-1
start righty Doug Fister (10-3, 2.68 ERA). Might second baseman Danny Espinosa get back into the lineup after giving way to trade deadline pickup Cabrera? Espinosa is 5 for 12 (a .417 average) against Niese.
Nationals drop Detwiler from NLDS roster; Giants drop Morse
high 96 wins. Nationals manager Matt Williams and general manager Mike Rizzo included reserves Ryan Zimmerman, Danny Espinosa , Kevin Frandsen and Nate Schierholtz. Backup outfielder and pinch hitter Scott Hairston, a 34-year-old hoping
Great grab helps Zimmermann toss Nats' 1st no-no
were three liners in the fifth grabbed by backup infielders - Tyler Moore at first, Kevin Frandsen at third, and Danny Espinosa at shortstop. ''Three rockets, and right at guys,'' said Zimmermann, who had shaving cream in both ears from