Nationals Journal: draft


Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 12/12/2013

Nationals lose Adrian Nieto in Rule 5 draft

Because of a full major league roster, the Nationals don’t make a pick in the major league portion of the draft.

By James Wagner  |  11:14 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rule 5 draft

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Nationals have 40-man roster decisions to make

The Nationals must decide which players they will protect from the Rule 5 draft by Wednesday at midnight.

By Adam Kilgore  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Nationals announce three more draft signings, under bonus pool allotment

The Nationals, with baseball's smallest draft bonus pool allotment of $2.737 million for picks in the first 10 rounds, spent only $2.682 million on signing their top nine picks.

By James Wagner  |  01:18 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB Draft

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Nationals sign 22 of 39 draft picks, including third-rounder Drew Ward

The Nationals have agreed to terms with eight of the top nine picks from this year's draft.

By James Wagner  |  02:12 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB Draft

Posted at 07:57 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Jake Johansen signs quickly, 'extremely excited' to join Nationals

Jake Johansen signed with the Nationals less than 24 hours after they drafted him, a departure from their recent seasons.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:57 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  draft, jake johansen

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 06/07/2013

MLB draft: Even with high picks, best to temper expectations

Just two of the seven top overall selections between 2002-08 have become all-stars.

By Barry Svrluga  |  03:01 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB Draft, Sunday baseball insider

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Nationals second-day draft picks: Drew Ward taken in the third round, Jake Johansen signs

The Nationals started a busy day by taking Oklahoma high school third baseman Drew Ward in the third round.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:14 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:53 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Nationals select Jake Johansen with first draft choice

After waiting five hours, the Nationals picked hard-throwing college right-hander Jake Johansen.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:53 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  draft, jake johansen

Posted at 08:37 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Nationals would consider Sean Maenea at pick No. 68

The Nationals are out of the top of the draft, but there is one intriguing name to keep an eye on.

By Adam Kilgore  |  08:37 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 06/03/2013

Gems can be found in the second round of the MLB draft

The Nationals don't have any picks in next week's draft until No. 68, but that doesn't mean future major leaguers won't be available.

By Lacy Lusk  |  10:16 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB Draft, Nationals draft

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Nationals lose Danny Rosenbaum, Jeff Kobernus, two others in Rule 5 draft

The Nationals opt not to pick any players in Thursday's Rule 5 draft and instead lose four, including speedster Kobernus and lefty Rosenbaum.

By James Wagner  |  12:20 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rule 5 draft