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Nats decline options on Janssen, McLouth

The Nationals declined to pick up contract options for reliever Casey Janssen and outfielder Nate McLouth on Monday, making both veterans free agents along with six others who officially hit the market on the day after the World Series ended. 422 more words

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Roster review: Casey Janssen

Age on Opening Day 2016: 34

How acquired: Signed as free agent Feb. 2015

MLB service time: 9 years, 63 days

2015 salary+bonuses: $3.5 million… 447 more words

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Evaluating Matt Williams: Should he be fired?

Over the last month as the Nats have collapsed, there have been repeated calls for Matt Williams to be fired. The staff of the  1,338 more words

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Same old, same old for Nationals in Miami

The Nationals lost a close ballgame Friday night, giving up the winning run in the seventh inning.

Really, who could have seen that coming?

It’s a broken record now, but one the Nationals can’t shut off. 460 more words

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On middle-inning decisions and blown leads

Does this sound familiar: The Nationals scratch and claw their way to take a 5-3 lead against a first-place club into the sixth or seventh inning, only to watch that lead fritter away and ultimately lose by a score of 8-5? 864 more words

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Where was Rafael Martin last night?

Last night, for the second consecutive night, the Nats lost to the Cardinals with the bullpen squandering a late-inning lead. After a catastrophic 26-pitch outing on Monday when he gave up 4 runs, … 511 more words

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Matt Williams Defends Bullpen Management: Papelbon Is Our 'Closer'

WASHINGTON — After blowing 5-3 leads late against the St. Louis Cardinals in consecutive nights, history is repeating itself at an alarming rate at a critical point in the Nationals season. 1,014 more words