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Nationals Journal: January 18, 2009 - January 24, 2009

A La Cuisine

Terrell Young at work Joel Hanrahan is a closer -- even, evidently, at celebrity cooking competitions -- and yesterday, he tried to close the deal even before the oil hit the skillet. When I walked into the ESPN Zone,...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 24, 2009; 1:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (54)
 
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Bowden Says That McGeary Will Play Full Season

Since the day he was drafted in 2007, Jack McGeary has been the most unorthodox of Washington prospects. A sixth-round pick, he was paid like a first-round pick -- with a $1.8 bonus. He'd just graduated high school, and wanted...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 24, 2009; 12:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
 
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The Season Ticket Holder Luncheon (And A Dukes Update)

Well, I just got back from this afternoon's Hot Stove Luncheon, and there's lots to rehash. By no means do I want to burden you guys with too much text -- maybe you heard somewhere that MTV long ago ruined...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 23, 2009; 4:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
 
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Boz on the Nats

Chico's at the Winter Caravan get-together today; he'll have a post later. Meanwhile, I wanted to alert you all to this Boz column, which will appear in the Saturday paper....

By Tracee Hamilton  |  January 23, 2009; 1:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (64)
 
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Nick Johnson, Hope, Luck

When Nick Johnson returned a phone call today, he was just about to board a plane for Las Vegas. He takes this trip every year -- a few friends, their wives, a festive weekend. Johnson's game is blackjack. He doesn't...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 22, 2009; 6:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (59)
 
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Chatty Day Today

Here's ">a link to Jon Denunzio's chat, going on now. Here's a link to Boz's chat this afternoon....

By Tracee Hamilton  |  January 22, 2009; 11:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (57)
 
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Vermont, GCL Staffs Announced

The countdown to spring training shortens, and the Nationals' organizational flowchart lengthens. Washington today filled out the staffs for two of its minor league teams, the short-season Class A Vermont Lake Monsters and the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Nationals. Jeff...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 22, 2009; 11:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Braves Seek Sutton For Booth

According to a report out of Atlanta, the Braves are interested in hiring broadcaster Don Sutton as a part of their new radio broadcast team. Just one hold-up: Sutton is currently under contract with MASN, and has spent the last...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 21, 2009; 4:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (69)
 
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Peaceful, Positive Precedent to Zimm's Arbitration Case

The science of baseball's arbitration system, for both the player and the team, is in finding historical comporables that best support your side's argument. Each side submits its carefully calibrated salary figure based on that science, and if it reaches...

By Dave Sheinin  |  January 21, 2009; 2:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
 
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2009 Individual Ticket Prices Announced

This year, you'll be able to see a game at Nationals Park for anywhere between $5 and $325. The Nationals today announced the prices for their individual game tickets in 2009. (See guide below.) All seating prices, compared with those...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 21, 2009; 11:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
 
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Arbitration Numbers

The Nationals still have not signed any of their four arbitration-eligible players, and today stepped closer toward the possibility of hearings, exchanging salary figures with Ryan Zimmerman, Josh Willingham, Scott Olsen and Shawn Hill. Typically, both the Nationals and the...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 20, 2009; 6:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
 
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The Market For Adam Dunn

Right now, Adam Dunn wants a four-year, $56 million contract. And who knows, maybe he gets it. Maybe he also gets a Lamborghini, a new house, and exclusive use of the Burj Al Arab helicopter pad. Maybe he can hire...

By Chico Harlan  |  January 19, 2009; 4:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (77)
 
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Strasburg

Just wanted to chime in here on the subject of Stephen Strasburg, the San Diego State right-hander who has been pegged as the probable No. 1 overall draft pick next June -- a pick held, of course, by the Nationals....

By Dave Sheinin  |  January 19, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
 
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This, and That [Update]

It's Sunday, so I'll keep it brief. On the lighter side: Saturday was the first day of spring training ticket sales at Space Coast Stadium, and Florida Today reports there was a line of buyers. On the darker side: San...

By Tracee Hamilton  |  January 18, 2009; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (68)
 
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Brewers Still Watching Cordero

From Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: [Brewers assistant GM Gordon] Ash said the Brewers were still discussing whether to put in an offer to the agent of former Washington closer Chad Cordero, who held a throwing session in...

By Tracee Hamilton  |  January 18, 2009; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
 
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