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The cold winter weather has taken its toll on D.C. area residents including John Turnour, the Washington National's head groundskeeper.For him, it's been a constant battle to make sure the field at Nationals Park is in tip-top shape for the team's home opener Friday afternoon.
It involves strength, stamina and a 50-lb. foam head. The Washington Nationals held tryouts for their racing presidential mascots Saturday.
Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa says he played with a torn rotator cuff in his left, non-throwing, shoulder late last season.
Commuters are urged to change their travel plans if they typically travel near the stadium.
Cathy Lanier, D.C.'s police chief, says it won't be like regular season games for fans who drive to the ball park.
The Washington Nationals postponed their Tuesday evening game due to storms. But disappointed fans may still be able to get their baseball fix.
Nats closer Tyler Clippard works out with Derek Jeter of the Yankees. But Clippard, a former Yankee, has never faced Jeter while on the mound. That may change this weekend.
Third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has been reinstated from the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals, who put outfielder Jayson Werth on the DL.
Ryan Zimmerman homered and drove in two runs and Mark Teahen also drove in a pair as the Nationals walloped the Astros 8-0 at Space Coast Stadium.
Gio Gonzalez pitched three scoreless innings in his first start of the spring while Jayson Werth and Mark DeRosa each homered as the Nationals beat the Braves 5-2.
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