A Springfield, Va. native, James Wagner grew up across the world, from Venezuela to Belgium to the Philippines, thanks to his father’s work. He is a 2008 graduate of the University of Virginia, and has since worked at the Los Angeles Times, San Gabriel Valley (Calif.) Tribune and Washington Post. Wagner joined the Post in August 2010 and, pror to covering the Nationals, covered high school sports across the region.
Wilson Ramos hit a wind-aided ball so far it flew over the beer deck in left field and the trees behind it.
The 21-year-old outfielder said he has felt “zero pain” in his knee and hopes to improve against left-handed pitching.
Elbow inflammation this time of year could be nothing for Nationals starter Doug Fister, but it could be a sign of trouble.
The veteran left-handed reliever said he chose the Nationals over four other teams because he felt comfortable with Washington.