Emmanuel Burriss, in big league camp, hopes to help Nationals

He sits lower on the Nationals' infield depth chart but he wanted to return to his hometown organization again.

Rick Ankiel, Nationals’ life skills coordinator, reports for duty

Former Nationals outfielder (and former Cardinals pitcher) Rick Ankiel arrived at camp Tuesday to begin his duties as Washington's life skills coordinator.

Max Scherzer will start Thursday’s spring training opener

The Nationals' newest starter will start the team's first spring training game Thursday evening against the Mets.

Left-hander Rich Hill arrives at Nationals camp

The veteran left-hander joined the team in Viera Monday, bolstering Washington's bullpen depth.

Ian Stewart vying for a spot on the Nationals bench

There are a handful of left-handed hitting non-roster invitees and Stewart hopes he emerges from that bunch.

Nationals sign outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. to minor league deal with spring training invitation

Washington added depth to a healing corps of outfielders by signing the son of beloved Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn.

Doug Fister, Jordan Zimmermann throw live BP, and other notes

Also, Ryan Zimmerman and Ian Desmond take extra grounders together to work on double plays and timing.

The Heath Bell Smoothie Experience

The former all-star who dropped 40 pounds this offseason shares the smoothie recipes that helped him do it.

Max Scherzer throws live batting practice, plus other notes

The Nationals' newest starter threw to hitters for the first time this spring without incident, but not without a song first.

After frustrating 2014, Taylor Jordan hoping for healthy season

Injuries ruined Jordan's chances at a permanent spot in the rotation last season, but the right-hander is ready to bounce back in 2015.

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