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    2018 Washington Nationals Thread: NLCS Bound and Down...

    Soto Hits HR on 1st Pitch in 1st Game Start http://wjla.com/sports/washington-nationals/juan-soto-1st-homer-1st-start-nationals-beat-padres Per Baseball-Reference.com, Soto became the first teenager to hit a home run in a major league game since Washington teammate Bryce Harper on Sept. 30, 2012.
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    2018 Washington Nationals Thread: NLCS Bound and Down...

    Nats call up 19-year-old Soto https://www.mlb.com/cut4/juan-soto-is-first-nationals-teenager-since-bryce-harper/c-277530214 6 weeks ago, the 19-year-old outfielder started at Low-A Hagerstown, was quickly promoted to High-A Potomac, then to Double-A Harrisburg. He’s tortured pitchers at every...
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    2018 Washington Nationals Thread: NLCS Bound and Down...

    Nats call up prospects Bautista, Sanchez https://www.mlb.com/nationals/news/adrian-sanchez-rafael-bautista-to-be-recalled/c-273632548 Infielder Adrian Sanchez and outfielder Rafael Bautista were promoted from Triple-A Syracuse, while the team placed right-hander Shawn Kelley, who exited Monday...
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    2018 Washington Nationals Thread: NLCS Bound and Down...

    Nats trade Cole to Yankees for Cash https://www.mlb.com/nationals/news/nationals-trade-aj-cole-to-yankees/c-273594680 Cole spent most of his career as a spot starter for the Nationals, but he never pitched consistently enough to stick in the Majors. In four seasons, Cole posted 5.32 ERA in 110...
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    2018 Washington Nationals Thread: NLCS Bound and Down...

    Weiters placed on 10 Day DL https://sports.yahoo.com/harper-hits-3-run-hr-nationals-stay-hot-024637457--mlb.html TRAINER'S ROOM Nationals: C Matt Wieters was placed on the 10-day DL with a mild left oblique strain to address what is believed to be a short-term injury ''rather than it becomes...
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    2018 Washington Nationals Thread: NLCS Bound and Down...

    Jeremy Hellickson signs a Minor League Deal https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2018/03/nationals-re-sign-jeremy-hellickson-to-new-minors-deal.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+MlbTradeRumors+(MLB+Trade+Rumors) Hellickson, who turns 31 on April 8, is looking to rebound...
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    2018 Washington Nationals Thread: NLCS Bound and Down...

    Matt Reynolds Acquired from Mets https://www.mlb.com/news/nationals-acquire-matt-reynolds-from-mets/c-266352570 Reynolds, 27, was designated for assignment by New York last week in order to clear room on the 40-man roster for Todd Frazier. He played 68 games with the Mets in 2017 and spent...
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    2018 Washington Nationals Thread: NLCS Bound and Down...

    Howie Kendrick agrees to two-year, $7 million deal with Nationals http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/22110224/howie-kendrick-agrees-two-year-deal-washington-nationals The Kendrick signing fulfills general manager Mike Rizzo's desire to further upgrade the team's bench. Kendrick has primarily...
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    MLB 2017 Offseason signings news/rumors

    Nationals sign Matt Adams https://www.federalbaseball.com/2017/12/20/16802978/washington-nationals-reportedly-sign-matt-adams-to-one-year-four-million-dollar-deal 1 year, $4 million, plus 500k in incentives
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    2018 Washington Nationals Thread: NLCS Bound and Down...

    Nats sign Matt Adams https://www.federalbaseball.com/2017/12/20/16802978/washington-nationals-reportedly-sign-matt-adams-to-one-year-four-million-dollar-deal $4M deal with nats plus 500K incentives
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    2018 Washington Nationals Thread: NLCS Bound and Down...

    Nats to sign Tommy Milone to minor-league deal https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2017/12/nationals-to-sign-tommy-milone.html Milone will join a group of pitchers hoping to find a spot in the pecking order in D.C. Unless there’s an injury or the Nationals fail to add a fifth starter, Milone will...
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    2018 Washington Nationals Thread: NLCS Bound and Down...

    Brandon Kintzler agrees to deal with Nationals http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/21765936/brandon-kintzler-agrees-deal-washington-nationals All-Star right-handed reliever Brandon Kintzler has agreed to two-year contract with the Washington Nationals, according to multiple reports. Kintzler...
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    2018 Washington Nationals Thread: NLCS Bound and Down...

    Updated roster for the 2018 Nationals: Starting Lineup: C - Pedro Severino 1B - Matt Adams 2B - Wilmer Difo SS - Trea Turner 3B - Anthony Rendon LF - Juan Soto CF - Michael Taylor RF - Bryce Harper Bench: Spencer Kieboom, Mark Reynolds, Andrew Stevenson, Adrian Sanchez SP - Max Scherzer SP -...
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    2017 Washington Nationals: 2nd Round Bound

    Nats add Matt Weiters http://m.nationals.mlb.com/news/article/216603062/nationals-sign-catcher-matt-wieters/ The pact, reportedly worth up to $21 million, is for one year plus a player option for 2018. Wieters will be paid $10.5 million in '17 and the same amount if he returns for '18, with $5...
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    2017 Washington Nationals: 2nd Round Bound

    Depth Chart shows Rendon backed up by Stephen Drew and Wilmer Difo