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2dEddie Matz

Nats' Murphy (knee) uncertain for Opening Day

Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy isn't sure if he'll be ready in time for Opening Day after having offseason debridement and microfracture surgery on his right knee.

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Harper 'very shocked' by Marlins' OF dismantling (0:22)
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3dEddie Matz

Harper: Focus is on this year, not free agency

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper addressed reporters for the first time this spring training and refused to discuss anything beyond the upcoming season. That includes potential free agency.

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Harper refuses to discuss MLB future beyond 2018 (1:30)

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Bryce Harper just addressed reporters for the first time, and refused to discuss his future beyond 2018. "If you guys do ask anything about that, then I'll be walking right out the door."

Shawn Fitzgerald ESPN Producer 

Bryce Harper talking to the media here in West Palm Beach at the Nationals Spring Training complex.

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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Nats reliever Koda Glover, who saved eight games as a rookie last year before a rotator cuff injury sidelined him, came to camp with shoulder soreness and isn't throwing, according to manager Dave Martinez. Glover had an MRI, which revealed inflammation in the shoulder.

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Martinez confirms Doolittle will be Nats closer (0:33)
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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Nats skipper Dave Martinez confirmed that Sean Doolittle is officially his closer. In related news, water is officially wet.

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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Max Scherzer is hitting the mound running. A day before Washington's first official workout, the Nats ace - who's won back-to-back Cy Young awards - threw a 60-pitch bullpen session. "I'm still pushing as hard as ever," said Scherzer. "There's no reason to stop."

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Nats' Read receives 80-game drug suspension

Washington catcher Raudy Read has been suspended for the first 80 games of the season following a positive test for Boldenone under Major League Baseball's drug-testing program.

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Nationals invite Montero to spring training

Free-agent catcher Miguel Montero has agreed to a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals with an invitation to major league spring training. Montero is expected to compete with Pedro Severino for a backup job behind staring catcher Matt Wieters.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs8195th
Batting Average.2664th
On Base Percentage.3329th
Slugging Percentage.4492nd
Earned Run Average3.886th
Quality Starts991st
WHIP1.244th
BAA.2395th