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It's a lofty prediction that excites some fans and worries others it's jinxing the season. "Sports Illustrated" is picking the Nationals as the favorite for the World Series.
Chris Young gave up one unearned run over four innings and pitched what was likely his last start in a Nationals uniform as the Astros rallied with a five-run seventh inning to beat the Nats 6-4 at Osceola County Stadium.
Tim Hudson threw six scoreless innings as the Braves beat the Nationals 4-3 at Champion Stadium.
If you weren't already jealous of Bryce Harper for being a baseball phenom, here's another reason to wish you were him.
Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann turned in his best outing of the spring by tossing six scoreless innings allowing one hit and striking out one, but the Nats lost to the Tigers 5-1, falling to 10-11-2 in Grapefruit League play.
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With two weeks left before the Washington Nationals leave camp, the team announced it sent outfielder Eury Perez to Syracuse, its Triple-A affiliate team, as well as right-handed pitcher Nathan Karns, catcher Sandy Leon and infielder Anthony Rendon to Double-A Harrisburg.
Ross Detwiler made his last start before heading off to the World Baseball Classic, Chad Tracy hit a two-run homer and Ryan Zimmerman went 1-for-3 with an RBI single in his first appearance of the spring as the Nationals beat the Cardinals 7-6.
For those dealing with the back end of winter in D.C., I present to you some not-so-happy Washington Nationals ballplayers who are also dealing with "winter" in the Sunshine State this weekend.
Jordan Zimmermann allowed two runs on five hits over three innings, striking out four; Bryce Harper hit his first homer of the spring as the Nationals hung on to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-5 at Champion Stadium.
Jordan Zimmermann was impressive in his first Spring Training start and Anthony Rendon hits a two-run homer as the Nationals played the Marlins to a 2-2 tie after 10 innings.
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