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Nats fans will run for a chance to meet speedy Trea Turner

The 'Stealing Home Challenge' will be held before an exhibition game against the Red Sox.

Nationals are creating new field-level seats at Nats Park

New seating area next to the home dugout will shift the tarp to the third-base line.

Decisions loom for the Nationals as last week of spring training begins

It seems one bench spot and one bullpen spot are up for grabs, and filling either will require difficult decisions.

Dusty Baker says Erick Fedde is 'at the very top of the list'

Could Fedde hit the majors this season? And what will the Nationals do with Joe Nathan?

Ultra-competitive Erick Fedde is now the top pitching prospect in the Nats' system

The top pitching prospect in the Nationals' system nearly played soccer in college, but seems to have made the right choice.

Michael A. Taylor returns to Nationals after the death of his father

The latest on Taylor's return to camp, and when to expect Daniel Murphy and Tanner Roark back in the fold.

Stephen Strasburg will likely be the Nationals' Opening Day starter

A quick look at how the Nationals' rotation might line up when the season begins.

Max Scherzer looks like his old self during his first start of spring training

After battling a stress fracture in his ring finger all winter, the Nationals' ace finally got back in a Grapefruit League game Wednesday.

Tanner Roark throws four scoreless innings for Team USA in WBC semifinal win

The Nationals' right-hander thrived — and, more importantly, survived — Tuesday night against Japan.

Dusty Baker on the Nationals' closer: 'We haven't really discussed it'

Koda Glover, Shawn Kelley and Blake Treinen remain favorites to close this year, but the Nationals say they haven't decided who will do it.

Dusty Baker's namesake led Arkansas to second round of NCAA tournament

The Nationals manager says he knows a few kids — and some animals — named after him.

Do the Nationals even need a long man in their bullpen?

Washington's crowded bullpen situation leaves it with a decision to make: Is a designated long man worth a spot over hard-throwers with late inning potential?

Livan Hernandez emerges as a valued voice during Nationals spring training

The pitcher who played 17 seasons with nine teams says he has a better relationship with Washington than any other. And Dusty Baker finds his insight useful.

Veteran relievers make their push for Opening Day roster spots

Many of the experienced players left in the competition for bullpen spots threw on Monday, knowing full well decisions about their fates are coming soon.

Tanner Roark, finally, gets the start he deserves in World Baseball Classic

After a concerning lack of work, Nationals starter gets the call for Tuesday’s semifinal against Japan.

Before he was a closer candidate, Nats pitcher envisioned life among political candidates

Shawn Kelley always wanted to work in Washington. He thought it would be on Capitol Hill instead of the Nationals Park mound.

Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman is feeling 'better every day' at the plate

The veteran player is feeling healthy and seeing the ball well, though March is not always a good time to draw conclusions.

Trea Turner loves baseball so much, he can hardly feel the pressure

A lot is riding on the Nats shortstop panning out. All he wants to do is improve anyway.

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