Gio Gonzalez has more mass, velocity and is pitching well

The left-hander's velocity over the past two games is his best two-game stretch since last April.

Bulked up Gio Gonzalez feels ‘fantastic’ in strong third outing

After adding 10-plus pounds this offseason, the fun-loving lefty is throwing well and feeling good so far this spring.

Danny Espinosa feeling comfortable against right-handers and other notes from a split-squad Saturday

Results don't tell the whole story for Espinosa, who is getting more comfortable hitting solely from the right side.

Tony Gwynn Jr. comes out swinging as Gio Gonzalez comes out firing

The veteran outfielder is winning fans with a hot start to his Nationals tenure.

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.

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.

Matt Williams on when he’ll do Babe Ruth impression: ‘I have no idea’

Manager promised to re-enact his ground-breaking performance if the Nationals put together a double-digit winning streak. They did. He didn't.

Gio Gonzalez excited to report to spring training

The gregarious left-handed starter says his shoulder feels great after an offseason of rest and workouts.

Top 10 spring training story lines: Nos. 5-1

Nationals Journal counts down the top five storylines surrounding the Nationals as they begin spring training.

Breaking down the Nationals’ roster, position by position

Pitchers and catchers soon pack their bags for Viera, so here's a look at the Nationals roster as it stands two weeks before spring training.

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