Its a split-squad doubleheader day for the Nationals, who take on the Cardinals this afternoon at 1:05 PM EDT and the Marlins tonight at 7:05 PM. Its a split-squad day for the Nats, who will also travel to Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida tonight to take on the Miami Marlins at 7:05 PM. Jeremy Guthrie is starting the afternoon half of the split-squad doubleheader, with right-hander Jacob Turner taking on the Fish tonight.
It’s a make-or-break year for Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper. On the surface, that statement seems insane. Even baseball’s best players are still developing at age 24. Paul Goldschmidt, for instance, was just finishing up his first full
Despite using the same lineup Wednesday and Thursday, save for Kevin Plawecki being in for Travis d'Arnaud on Thursday, Terry Collins said he has not yet committed to a set order, though he hopes to by Opening Day... "I don't know what it's going to be right now, I really don't," he insisted after Thursday's game. "We'll decide night to night, who we are facing and who fits where. ... Right now, I have no idea what the lineup is going to be." The lineup he used earlier this week, which drew praise from fans and media, looked as follows, with the catcher hitting eighth in front of the pitcher...