From the Kansas City Royals to the Philadelphia Phillies, every team's fanbase has at least something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Here is a glass half-full look around the league.
Trea Turner is a big part of the Nationals' future and showed glimpses of stardom in a short MLB stint this past season.
Over three weeks after he lost out on the Nationals' manager position, Bud Black has landed a new job with the Angels.

Team talk


Today's Poll

How do you feel about Dusty Baker being named the Nationals' new manager?
Home run hire!
It's not a splash, but it makes sense.
He was not my first choice.
Terrible hire.
The hire is overshadowed by how messy the process was.
Who's Dusty Baker?

Injury Report

9/30Y. EscobarBack (day-to-day)
9/24D. EspinosaTorn right hamstring (day-to-day)
9/12Y. EscobarStomach illness (day-to-day)
9/12D. StorenBroken right thumb (day-to-day)
8/27D. Spanoff 60-day DL
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Nationals - Team News
Logan Schafer - OF
Nationals signed OF Logan Schafer to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring... Schafer appeared in 69 games with the Brewers this season and owns a .212/.286/.319 batting line in the majors. The 29-year-old plays all three outfield positions and could...
Nov 24 1:04PM Read More
Jonathan Papelbon - R
ESPN's Jayson Stark has been told by three teams that the Nationals are looking to trade both... Most assumed one of them would go, with Storen probably the most likely. However, it appears that the Nats are aiming to really remake their bullpen, with Stark saying...
Nov 23 5:30PM Read More
Matt Thornton - R
According to Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN, the Twins are not interested in free agent southpaw... Wolfson believed that the Twins would be a fit due to their need for a quality left-handed arm in the late innings and Thornton's familiarity with the American League...
Nov 22 10:24PM Read More
Jonathan Papelbon - R
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that before acquiring Francisco Rodriguez from the Brewers,... Ultimately, it appears that the asking price on either of the Nats relievers were too high for new general manager Al Avila's liking. The Tigers still need several quality...
Nov 22 7:56PM Read More
Jordan Zimmermann - S
Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Dodgers have identified Jordan Zimmermann as a... The club has also expressed interest in David Price as well as retaining Zack Greinke. If they were to secure a deal with Zimmermann, he would require draft pick...
Nov 21 2:36PM Read More
Chris Heisey - OF
Nationals signed OF Chris Heisey to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring... The move reunites the veteran outfielder with his former skipper Dusty Baker from their days in Cincinnati. He'll battle in spring training to earn a reserve outfielder role...
Nov 21 12:02PM Read More
Scott Sizemore - 3B
Nationals re-signed INF Scott Sizemore to a minor league contract with an invite to spring... Sizemore didn't see major league action in 2015. Indeed, he last cracked the majors when he appeared in six games for the Yankees in 2014. The veteran infielder's last...
Nov 20 4:34PM Read More
Matt Thornton - R
The Braves are pursuing free agent reliever Matt Thornton, a source tells FOX Sports' Ken... Thornton, 39, owned a 2.18 ERA over 41 1/3 innings with the Nationals in 2015. His market has been quiet to date, but good lefty relievers are scarce enough that Thornton...
Nov 19 10:32PM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper was named the winner of the 2015 National League Most Valuable Player Award by the... Harper rightfully took home his first MVP award after finally putting it all together in 2015, batting .330/.460/.649 with 42 home runs, 99 RBI and 118 runs scored. He...
Nov 19 6:22PM Read More
Nick Lee - S
Nationals purchased the contract of LHP Nick Lee from Double-A Harrisburg. Lee owned a 3.12 ERA with 57 strikeouts in 52 innings between High-A and Double-A last season. The 24-year-old won't be exposed in next month's Rule 5 Draft with the move.
Nov 19 5:57PM Read More
Spencer Kieboom - C
Nationals purchased the contract of C Spencer Kieboom from High-A Potomac. Kieboom, a fifth-round pick of the Nationals in 2012 had a down 2015 season after a promising campaign the previous year. In 2015, the 24-year-old hit .248/.344/.346 in 71...
Nov 19 5:54PM Read More
Chris Bostick - 2B
National purchased the contract of 2B Chris Bostick from Double-A Harrisburg. Bostick batted .258/.312/.398 with 12 homers and 31 steals in the minors in 2015. Acquired from the Rangers last winter in exchange for Ross Detwiler, the 22-year-old will...
Nov 19 5:50PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
The Mets are interested in free agent Denard Span, according to Matt Ehalt of the Bergen... The Mets have a Yoenis Cespedes-sized hole to fill in the outfield and would prefer a left-handed hitter, per Ehalt, making Span a candidate. The 31-year-old was limited to...
Nov 19 4:22PM Read More
Ian Desmond - SS
Ian Desmond is "marketing his versatility" in free agency, according to's... Desmond played shortstop almost exclusively in Washington, but he did make a couple of appearances in the outfield early in his career and the 30-year-old is apparently...
Nov 19 1:36PM Read More
Doug Fister - S
ESPN's Buster Olney wrote that the Tigers are showing interest in free agent pitcher Doug... Fister's already acquainted with the Tigers, having pitched for them from 2011 to 2013. He's a solid back-of-the-rotation kind of arm and held a 4.19 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and...
Nov 18 8:02PM Read More
Last Results
10/4NYML 0-1
10/3NYMW 2-0
10/3NYMW 3-1
10/1AtlW 3-0
9/30AtlL 0-2
9/29AtlL 1-2
9/28vs. CinW 5-1
9/27vs. PhiL 5-12
9/26vs. PhiW 2-1
9/25vs. PhiL 2-8
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Final123 456 789 RHE
NY Mets00000001x150
  W: T. Clippard (4-1)   L: B. Treinen (2-5)   S: J. Familia (43)
  NYM HR: C. Granderson (26)
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
View All Players  |  Last updated Oct. 6, 6:11 A.M. ET
B. Harper1535211181723814299.330
Y. Escobar13953575168251956.314
I. Desmond156583691362721962.233
W. Ramos128475411091601568.229
M. Taylor138472491081521463.229

T. Moore00-1000.200.00
C. Robinson00-1001.010.00
C. Stammen00-5004.030.00
J. Papelbon43.5715902463.1562.13
M. Thornton21.667600041.1232.18
F. Rivero21.667490248.1432.79
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