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Rick Ankiel explains his role as the Nationals' life skills coordinator

During his long and unusual playing career in Major League Baseball, Rick Ankiel developed a relationship with Harvey Dorfman, a legendary sports psychologist who earned praise for his mastery of the game’s mental side from players like Greg Maddux and Roy Halladay. 567 more words


Countdown To Opening Night: Now 24

The days are just flying by now, aren’t they?

Yeah, I know. They’re not. But we’re only 24 days until the beginning of the regular season on April 5 at Wrigley Field. 581 more words

2015 Cardinals

Daily Wrap: Max Scherzer tabbed for Grapefruit League opener, Tony Gwynn Jr. signs & more

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by Amanda Comak

With the Grapefruit League opener now just two days away, the Washington Nationals went through a light workout day with everything wrapping up by noon on Tuesday. 460 more words

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Nationals Hire Rick Ankiel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former major leaguer Rick Ankiel has been hired by the Washington Nationals as a “life skills coordinator” to mentor players in the minors. 109 more words


Nationals hire Rick Ankiel as "life skills coordinator"

Rick Ankiel’s weird career has taken another interesting turn, as the retired pitcher-turned-outfielder has been hired by the Nationals as a “life skills coordinator” as part of their minor-league coaching staff. 106 more words

Senators Roll Call: 7/23

• Throwing out of the Diamondbacks’ bullpen, Oliver Perez (’11) is in the midst of what might be a career year (azcentral )

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Harrisburg Senators

Dontrelle Willis is playing for the Bridgeport Bluefish now

When last we checked in with Dontrelle Willis the former Rookie of the Year had been released by the Giants in April and was talking about potentially becoming a pitching coach. 134 more words