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No one can argue Adam Dunn's two year tenure with the Nationals was a productive one.
After opting out of his contract nearly two weeks ago, veteran right-handed pitcher Chris Young has signed a Minor-League deal to return to the Nationals, giving them some more starting pitching depth.
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WTOP's Craig Heist caught up with manager Davey Johnson and some of the Nats players for their take on last year, this year and more.
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.
Stephen Strasburg allowed one run on five hits over 5 1/3 innings while striking out eight in his strongest outing so far this spring. But the Astros came up with a three-run eighth innings and beat the Nationals 4-2.
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.
To no one surprise on Wednesday morning, Nationals manager Davey Johnson named right- hander Stephen Strasburg his Opening Day starter for the second consecutive season.
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For the first five innings it looked like vintage Stephen Strasburg. However, that quickly faded when the pitcher gave up four runs in a six run Atlanta sixth inning. The Braves sent the Nationals to their fifth loss in their last six Grapefruit League games, winning 7-2.
Jordan Zimmerman had his worst outing of the spring, giving up eight runs on nine hits over three innings as the St. Louis Cardinals beat up on the Nationals 16-10 at Space Coast Stadium.