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.

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.

Nationals select Jake Johansen with first draft choice

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

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.