Danny Espinosa RUMORS & NEWS

  • Espinosa works more at SS than 2B on first day

    Nats Insider "Read into it as much or as little as you like, but it didn’t go unnoticed Thursday that Danny Espinosa spent more time at shortstop than second base during the Nationals’ first full-squad workout of the spring. Matt Williams has said Espinosa is in an “open competition” with Anthony Rendon for..." February 21

  • Nationals in no rush to move Espinosa

    MLB.com "At least a dozen teams have inquired about Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa, MLB.com has learned. But don't look for general manager Mike Rizzo to trade him any time soon. The Nats still believe in Espinosa and will not give him away simply because he is coming off a difficult season. In..." February 06

  • Nationals Shopping Danny Espinosa

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Nationals are shopping Danny Espinosa in trade talks, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports (via Twitter). Passan adds that if the Nats are unable to find a deal they like for Espinosa, the infielder could fill the utility role vacated by Steve Lombardozzi. After a couple solid seasons..." December 10

  • On Danny Espinosa’s torn rotator cuff

    Washington Post "Throughout the season, Danny Espinosa’s continued struggles at the plate begged for an explanation. Why was he slumping again? What happened to his reworked swing from spring training? How much was his fractured wrist from April affecting him? Was it actually the torn rotator cuff in his left..." November 14

  • Nationals are trying to trade Danny Espinosa

    MLB.com "The Nationals have not decided if they will call up second baseman Danny Espinosa on Sunday when rosters can expand. A baseball source familiar with Espinosa believes he will not play another big league game this year. The person pointed out that Espinosa has 96 strikeouts in 287 at-bats for..." August 28

  • Danny Espinosa playing shortstop at Syracuse

    Washington Post "The latest twist in Danny Espinosa’s star-crossed season came this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, Espinosa played not at second base, but at shortstop, his natural position, which he played in the minors up until the month before the Nationals called him up at the end of 2010. The Nationals..." June 24

  • Danny Espinosa to begin rehab at Syracuse

    Washington Post "Danny Espinosa will begin his rehab assignment Thursday at Class AAA Syracuse and is expected to play three innings in his first game, Nationals Manager Davey Johnson said. After playing for nearly six weeks with what was later discovered as a fractured right wrist, Espinosa is expected to ramp up..." June 13

  • Danny Espinosa receives cortisone shot

    Washington Post "Danny Espinosa received a cortisone shot in his fractured right wrist, Nationals Manager Davey Johnson said. Espinosa will rest for four to five days, he said. Espinosa also received an MRI that included a dye injection in his left shoulder which suffered a torn rotator cuff late last..." June 07

  • Rendon up, Espinosa to DL as Nationals make series of moves

    Washington Times "The Washington Nationals called up top prospect Anthony Rendon and put the struggling Danny Espinosa on the disabled list amid a flurry of roster moves on Tuesday as they prepared to open a six-game home stand as a sub-.500 team. The Nationals also designated relievers Henry Rodriguez and Zach..." June 04

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    James Wagner @JamesWagnerWP

    Danny Espinosa back in the Nats lineup, hitting ninth. Chad Tracy is DH.

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    Mark Zuckerman @ZuckermanCSN

    Espinosa has had bone chip in R hand for last month. No surgery for now, going to take several days off and hope feels better.

  • The Nationals are still trying to get Danny Espinosa right

    Washington Post "The process of putting Danny Espinosa back together again continued Monday at AT&T Park. Manager Davey Johnson sat the struggling second baseman, who is 1 for his last 28 and batting .163/.191/.260 on the season, in favor of Steve Lombardozzi. In the afternoon, Espinosa went through a lengthy,..." May 22

  • Danny Espinosa is a ‘beard enthusiast’

    Washington Post "Here at Bog headquarters, we sometimes like to touch on the lighter (non-Haynesworth) side of pro sports, writing about who these athletes are as people, and what their hobbies are, and what things keep them amused, and their facial hair. But I have to say, Fox crushed our spot this weekend by..." April 29

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    Mark Zuckerman @ZuckermanCSN

    Harper is back in #Nats lineup, but Span and Espinosa still out.

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    Mark Zuckerman @

    Espinosa out of #Nats lineup after getting hit in wrist yesterday. Lombardozzi starting at 2B vs. #Marlins.

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