‘Royce’ and the Nats take the field for first workout
VIERA, Florida -- The full 2016 Nationals squad took the field Thursday for the first time, in less than ideal conditions. Temperatures were in the 50s and the wind was howling. That didn't stop Dusty Baker from seeing what he liked.
Harper talks leadership, contract first day in camp
By: George Wallace
VIERA, Florida — When Bryce Harper showed up at Space Coast Stadium a year ago and met with reporters on the first day of Spring Training, there was no question about his confidence and how he felt this team would do last year. Remember the line: “Where’s my ring?”
There wasn’t much of that this year as he sat in the same dugout on Monday and spoke for 17 minutes. He’s coming off an MVP year, but is anxious to move on and looks forward trying to improve on an 83-win season that ended in disappointment for this club.
Zimmerman on PED allegations: ‘None of that stuff is true’
Ryan Zimmerman spoke with the media at Spring Training Tuesday morning, where he denied any connection to the people featured in the Al-Jazeera America documentary “The Dark Side: Secrets of Sports Doping.”