5.26.16: Home runs power Nats to win over Cardinals

Michael Jenkins recaps the Nationals' win over St. Louis, which came thanks to home runs from Bryce Harper and Danny Espinosa.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Espinosa and Harper homer in 2-1 win over Cardinals - Byron Kerr

Shortstop Danny Espinosa delivered the game-changing play on offense for the Nationals in a 2-1 victory over the Cardinals on Thursday. With the game even at 1-1 in the seventh, Espinosa launched a Mike Leake fastball over the right field fence giving the Nationals their first lead of the game. ... Read More
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa’s Fu Manchu was made to be a bobblehead

I have gone to two Nats game as a paying customer this season. One was Teddy Roosevelt window cling night, and one was Bryce Harper bobblehead night. I’m planning on going to another upcoming game. It’s Max Scherzer bobblehead night. This implies that I might like acquiring  toys more than watching world-class athletes compete against […]
Via DC Sports Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets remind fans of Danny Espinosa's epic beard

Nationals' infielder Danny Espinosa grew an epic beard during spring training. He did it in large part for his individual picture, the one that would
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper suspended for one game

Washington Nationals superstar outfielder Bryce Harper has been suspended for one game for his actions on Monday against umpire Brian Knight. Mark Zuckerman of NASN Sports quoted MLB’s senior vice president of standards and on-field operations, Joe Garagiola Jr., who said that Harper’s suspension is for “his actions following his ninth inning ejection, which included returning...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper drops big fat F-bomb on umpire Brian Knight

Bryce Harper was ejected during the 9th inning of the Washington Nationals’ 5-4 walk-off win over the Detroit Tigers on Monday, but he got the last word in the form of a huge F-bomb dropped on umpire Brian Knight. Harper was upset with a strike call that punched out teammate Danny Espinosa to start the bottom of the ninth and couldn’t believe he had been ejected. The next batter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Why does Danny Espinosa get hit by so many pitches?

CHICAGO — Only one player in the National League has been hit by as many pitches this season as Danny Espinosa, who has attracted six errant deliveries this season. At one point during this weekend’s series against the Cubs, Espinosa was hit in three of four plate appearances. Why? Espinosa believes his position in the order explains some […]
Via Nationals Journal
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals no longer using photo of bearded Danny Espinosa on jumbotron

The Washington Nationals are no longer using a photo of a bearded Danny Espinosa on the jumbotron during home games, and the shortstop as well as his fans do not seem too pleased about the development. At the start of the season, the photo used for Espinosa when he was up to bat showed him with a bushy beard: Danny Espinosa looks like one of the Soggy Bottom boys in his lineup...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa’s attempt to reveal his baby’s gender was an epic fail (VIDEO)

Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa tried to do a baseball-themed baby gender reveal, but it didn’t go as planned. TMZ has the video of Espinosa attempting to bust open a stroller-shaped pinata with a baseball bat. But when the major leaguer makes contact with the pinata, it goes up into the tree it was hanging from. Espinosa’s swing had a little too much on it...
Via The Sports Daily
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Espinosa says shortstop is 'where home is for me'

Danny Espinosa is one determined fellow. And we aren't just talking about the hardihood with which he grew a mustache that could double as a character on "The Muppets."The 28-year-old was drafted by the Washington Nationals as a shortstop but has predominantly played second base in his six years in Washington. Per The Washington Post, Espinosa is looking toward 2016 as his opportunity...
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December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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