The Washington Post

While it's hard to take any meaning out of spring performance, the Nationals have been hitting well.

How much of a difference has Rick Schu made to the Nationals' hitting?

Schu talks approach with players, opposing pitchers and provides lighthearted coaching in an effort to spark an offense.

The Nationals' new hitting coach arrives for his first game with the team.

The former major league infielder and hitting coach returns to the majors with existing relationships with current Nationals players.