Tigers (5) @ Nationals (1)

Monday, Mar 18, 2013, 1:05 PM EDT

Space Coast Stadium - Viera, FL

Gio Gonzalez, The Most Wild Thing of All


This Pitching Daily Brief looks at Washington Nationals' pitcher Gio Gonzalez, his performance in 2012, and what we might look for in 2013. In short, Gio saw significant improvement in his performance last season. Why? And what does it mean for 2013?

Wire Taps: WaPost's Boswell On Zimmermann's Change


On Monday afternoon, Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann had one of those rare outings in which everything went right. He retired eighteen-straight after giving up a leadoff single and got 13 ground ball outs from the Detroit Tigers.

WBC GameThread: Puerto Rico vs DR at AT&T Park


Washington Nationals' outfielder Eury Perez is the last Nat standing in the 2013 World Baseball Classic, though he hasn't gotten too many ABs for the Dominican Republic. The 22-year-old is in San Francisco tonight where the DR takes on Puerto Rico.

Davey Johnson Liked What He Saw From Erik Davis...


Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson talked to all the players who were optioned or re-assigned on Monday and took a few minutes to talk about one in particular with reporters, 26-year-old right-hander Erik Davis, who moved to the pen in 2012.

Davey Johnson Talks Optioned And Re-Assigned Nats


Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson took time to talk to all of the players the Nats optioned or re-assigned on Monday morning, explaining to each of them what he saw from them in Spring Training and what he expects from them in 2013.

WBC GameThread: Netherlands vs DR at AT&T Park


Roger Bernadina and his honkballin' Netherlands teammates are in San Francisco, California's AT&T Park tonight to take on the Dominican Republic in a World Baseball Classic semifinal matchup. The winner moves on to play Puerto Rico for the WBC title.

2013 Division Preview W/ SB Nation NL East Sites


Can the Washington Nationals defend their NL East crown? Do the older/wiser Philadelphia Phillies still have another run in 'em? What about Up, Up, Hey! outfield in Atlanta? Can the Braves win the NL East? The NY Mets? The Miami Marlins? NL East talk

6.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K, 13 GO, 67 P... #P2C!


Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann was dominant on the mound in his fifth Grapefruit League start, retiring 18-straight after surrendering a leadoff single in the first. After Zimmermann was done, Rafael Soriano struggled...5-1 DET.

Grapefruit League GameThread: Nats vs Tigers


Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann makes his fifth start of the Spring this afternoon against the Detroit Tigers live from Viera, Florida's Space Coast Stadium. The Nationals send what looks like the OD roster out again. #ramosforod

Nationals Grant Chris Snyder Unconditional Release


Wilson Ramos and Kurt Suzuki are set to start the season at the major league level and Jhonatan Solano, Sandy Leon and Carlos Maldonado in the system, the Washington Nationals apparently decided they could part ways with veteran backstop Chris Snyder

Wire Taps: Nats Trim Spring Training Roster To 34


According to reports from the Washington Nationals this morning Yunesky Maya, Ryan Perry, Erik Davis, Chris Marrero, Jhonatan Solano and Corey Brown were optioned To Syracuse. Ross Ohlendorf and Zach Walters were re-assigned to minor league camp.

Spring Training Game 24: Tigers at Nationals


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