Harper's health, Desmond , Zimmerman top topics for Nationals
right-hander Jordan Zimmermann and shortstop Ian Desmond - who can become free agents after ..... we're running out of time,'' Desmond said. ''We've kind of all accepted ..... key questions facing the team: DO DESMOND AND ZIMMERMANN GET DEALT OR GET DEALS
A definitive (and highly subjective) 2014 bobblehead ranking: NL edition
much to like, with the Nats giving away seven bobbles: Jordan Zimmermann, Wilson Ramos, Bryce Harper, Denard Span, Ian Desmond , Tyler Clippard ... and Racing President Bill Clinton. 4. Atlanta Braves I haven’t been able to find anything
Scherzer part of Rizzo's grand plan, or Lerner's all-in play for 2015?
righty Stephen Strasburg and shortstop Ian Desmond the entire offseason. Their payroll ..... free-agent years — Zimmermann, Desmond , pitcher Doug Fister and center fielder ..... prop up Strasburg as their No. 1. Desmond has won three straight Silver Sluggers
What did the A's want with Yunel Escobar?
while the Nationals now have two of them, because Ian Desmond 's still No. 1 on the depth chart. So maybe this spinning ..... Espinosa at second base and soon-to-be-free agent Ian Desmond at shortstop, figure Escobar's a nifty insurance policy
What do Mets have in pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard?
power reliever. So, would the Mets be open to trading Syndergaard, if not now in a trade for Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond , then possibly later in one for Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki or another player? Not necessarily. Baseball America
Wednesday's Sports In Brief
four years. The swap gives Washington a player who could solve its search for a starting second baseman. Escobar could play shortstop for the Nationals if they wind up trading Ian Desmond , who can become a free agent after next season.
Nats get INF Yunel Escobar from A's for RHP Tyler Clippard
2007. He also could wind up at shortstop for Washington if it trades -- or fails to agree to a new contract with -- Ian Desmond . The right-handed Clippard went 7-4 with a 2.18 ERA in 75 appearances in 2014.
Are Bryce Harper's wheels coming off?
baserunning success were taking extra bases and avoiding outs. Despite their modest stolen base totals, Anthony Rendon, Ian Desmond , and Jason Werth were all in the top 10 in extra bases taken. Meanwhile, Bryce Harper made eight outs on the basepaths
Nationals' Desmond could miss playoff game for birth of third child
says "there is a chance" shortstop Ian Desmond could miss a postseason game when ..... NL Division Series on Saturday, Desmond said the baby's due date is a week ..... distance, Game 5 would be Thursday. Desmond 's wife is in Florida. During the
Don't Nationals want to pay to play?
right-hander Jordan Zimmermann and shortstop Ian Desmond will combine to earn $27.5 million ..... Nats' plan -- trade Zimmermann and Desmond for younger parts, then sign Scherzer ..... Phase 1, dangling Zimmermann and Desmond in trade talks. Whether they are