As rain washed out the Nationals' scheduled defensive work Saturday, their manager spoke about improving the defense and why his team will not shift as much as others this season.
Three key Nationals right-handed hitters have done well in their careers against right-handed pitching.
No injuries to report; Danny Espinosa takes extra righty-on-righty BP; and Ryan Zimmerman and Yunel Escobar spent time together.
Escobar, 32, arrived in Viera this week with a checkered but slowly improving reputation.
On the day of his team's first full-squad workout, Williams made the season's goals clear.
Also, on the move back to left field: "Usually, you put the guy in left that you’re trying to hide. I get to go hide in left."
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The veteran first baseman and outfielder enters spring training hoping to earn a spot on the Nationals bench.
After seeing two of his first three seasons shortened by injury, Harper said Wednesday he will be more selectively aggressive in 2015.
On his first day at camp, the Nationals' talented young star spewed confidence and enthusiasm throughout a 12-minute interview loaded with soundbites.