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Baseball's hot stove lit aflame at Winter Meetings

One of the most active Baseball Winter Meetings in recent years triggered blockbuster trades, shaping the market for the Nationals.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 03:44am EST

Tags: MLB, Washington Nationals, Mike Rizzo, Hot Stove, winter meetings

Nats GM: Johnson won't be fired this season

Whatever changes the organization makes over the remainder of the 2013 season, removing manager Davey Johnson from his post will not be one of them.

Saturday - 07/27/2013, 05:41pm EDT

Tags: Mike Rizzo, Davey Johnson, trade

LaRoche deal would be icing on Winter Meetings cake for Nats

The Nationals have all but wrapped up the Winter Meetings in Nashville but are still looking to add another left handed pitcher. But re-signing first baseman Adam LaRoche remains a priority for the team.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 09:18pm EST

Tags: Mike Rizzo, Davey Johnson, Nationals, winter meetings, Adam LaRoche, craig heist

Nats add Haren to rotation

The Washington Nationals upgraded their starting rotation by agreeing in principle to a one-year, $13 million deal with free-agent right-hander Dan Haren, pending a physical.

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 08:34pm EST

Tags: winter meetings, Dan Haren, pitchers, Nationals, Mike Rizzo, craig heist


Nats intent on pulling Strasburg before postseason

The Nationals and General Manager Mike Rizzo have made it clear they plan to shut down Strasburg before the postseason -- and at this point, few would argue the Nats won't make the playoffs.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 09:46am EDT

Tags: Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo, Nationals, Tim Kurkjian


Blog: Nats stand pat at deadline

Sitting in first place in the National League East 21 games above .500 and with a 3 game lead over the Braves, the Nationals didn't make a trade before the non-waiver trade deadline on Tuesday. The reason? They didn't feel like they had to.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 08:59pm EDT

Tags: craig heist, Nationals, Mike Rizzo

Nats Park: Home of the Brave, and Phillie, and Marlin

The Washington Nationals face a serious problem as they try to fill the seats at the home park: Philadelphia Phillies fans, coming from just 125 miles up Interstate 95, flock to the nation's capital in droves, spurred by the difficulty they face getting tickets to their own home games.

Friday - 05/04/2012, 02:53pm EDT

Tags: Nats Park, Mike Rizzo, Andrew Feffer

Zimmerman and Nats trying to clear up hurdles

Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo and Ryan Zimmerman's agent Brodie Van Waganen were continuing to negotiate past Zimmerman's deadline of 10 a.m. Saturday morning trying to get a long-term deal done.

Saturday - 02/25/2012, 03:06pm EST

Tags: craig heist, Ryan Zimmerman, Mike Rizzo