Why the right-handed batter is leading off on Tuesday against Cole Hamels and why he may play instead of Denard Span in the future.
After Monday's game, Hairston met with reporters for the first time and shared his thoughts on the trade, his season and role.
Manager Davey Johnson called Scott Hairston "the kind of player we need."
Post columnist says recent acquisition makes a lot of sense for a lot of reasons
The Nationals acquire 33-year-old Hairston and a player to be named later in a deal that involves a minor league pitcher and a player to be named later.