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Nationals Journal: January 11, 2009 - January 17, 2009

Hot Stove Dinner, Cold Town

It takes a serious conviction and fortitude -- as well as a durable North Face jacket -- to travel up to Syracuse, N.Y., this time of year; I say this based on years of personal experience. Given the context of...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 17, 2009; 1:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (64)
 
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Dukes To Avoid Jail, But Other Complications Await

The attorney representing Elijah Dukes said today that the Washington Nationals outfielder, currently facing a $40,643.18 debt and a one-week deadline to pay it, will be able to come up with the money and avoid jail time. But even that...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 16, 2009; 4:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
 
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When Will the Nats Connect in Japan?

Over at Baseball Insider a couple of days ago, I wrote about the Orioles' signing of Japanese pitcher Koji Uehara and noted the following: It also is worth mentioning the Orioles have now beaten their regional rival, the Washington Nationals,...

By Dave Sheinin  |  January 16, 2009; 10:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
 
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Cordero, Jones, Kasten, etc.

Trolling for tidbits this morning in a desperate attempt to renew circulation in fingers. From Nick Piecoro's blog on the Diamondbacks: The Diamondbacks watched free-agent reliever Chad Cordero throw last week, but keep in mind, he was just playing catch....

By Tracee Hamilton  |  January 16, 2009; 9:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
 
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Nats Invite 63 To Spring Training

With spring training 30 days away, the Nats today issued the full list of those players invited to the team's big league camp. As of now, 63 players are coming: all 39 on the current 40-man roster, and 24 non-roster...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 15, 2009; 5:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
 
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Nats, A's Revive Nick Johnson Trade Talks

The Nationals and Oakland Athletics, who discussed a potential trade for first baseman Nick Johnson all the way back in November, have revived those talks in recent weeks, according to a source familiar with the discussions. At one point last...

By Dave Sheinin  |  January 15, 2009; 10:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (119)
 
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Cordero Drawing Some Interest

Just time to throw out a few tidbits before heading to the dentist. The Marlins are interested in Chad Cordero. I think mlbtraderumors had it first; here's what the Marlins' mlb site says. Sounds like the Marlins and Tigers are...

By Tracee Hamilton  |  January 15, 2009; 8:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
 
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OF Dukes Faces Jail If Child Support Remains Unpaid

Yesterday, Elijah Dukes was in a Tampa courtroom. In just more than a week, if he fails to pay $40,643 in overdue child support payments, he could wind up in jail. Dukes, 24, an outfielder for the Washington Nationals, has...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 14, 2009; 10:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
 
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Winter Caravan News

The Nats today unveiled the full schedule schedule for their Winter Caravan, so I'll post it below. You can also read the release here. The full proceedings run from Thursday, Jan. 22, through Monday, Jan. 26. Among those faces you'll...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 14, 2009; 12:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
 
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Wolf vs. Martis and Balester

Dave Sheinin, on the Baseball Insider, has a tidbit about the Nats' interest in Randy Wolf....

By Tracee Hamilton  |  January 14, 2009; 9:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
 
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Farmhand Loses Father, Brother

The Orange County Register reports on the deaths of minor leaguer Sean Rooney's father and brother in a plane crash. Rooney played for Class A Hagerstown last season, hitting .314....

By Tracee Hamilton  |  January 14, 2009; 8:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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The Nats On TV

This year, it will be a little bit easier to watch the Nationals on TV. Sometimes, you'll even be able to watch them on two channels at once. MASN has just announced a partnership with WDCW-TC (DC50) which will allow...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 13, 2009; 3:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
 
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A Few Rumors, A Few FAs, A Few Yanks

Just a few drops of oil on the hot stove... * The Nats will not be among the players for Texas Rangers shortstop Michael Young. The two teams have had some basic discussions, but it figures to end at that....

By Chico Harlan  |  January 12, 2009; 3:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (96)
 
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Trimmer, Slimmer, Wiser

It's pointless to dance around the subject, un-PC as it might be. After all, the excesses of Chris Marrero's weight have already subjected to ridicule. Baseball America wrote recently that "after moving from the outfield to first base in 2007,...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 12, 2009; 12:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
 
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Kasten to Syracuse

Hey, check out this column from Syracuse Post-Standard columnist Bud Poliquin on Stan Kasten. Okay, there's not a lot of THERE there, but it's Sunday. I have been pondering this 2009 Chiefs team ... is 2009 the year for a...

By Tracee Hamilton  |  January 11, 2009; 1:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
 
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