When it was over, Jordan Montgomery walked off the mound at Joker Marchant stadium like it was any other spring training game. He did not Cheap Jerseys Youth NFL react in any way. No one rushed to meet him.
Nonetheless, Montgomery played a significant part in what passes for spring training history Friday afternoon, working the final four innings as the Yankees no-hit the Tigers in a 3-0 victory.
Baker’s first assignment will be to implement Adam Eaton or Trea Turner into the leadoff position with the other taking up the No. 2 spot. Baker has toyed with moving Eaton all the way down to No. 6, but Washington’s brass didn’t send top prospect Lucas Giolito to the White Sox for a No. 6 hitter.
Anything less than a World Series run has to be considered a disappointment for this team.
The rotation is a tad ominous and the bullpen is largely devoid of a true closer, but the Nationals are set up to win now.
The Nationals’ opening day is April 3, starting a three-game home series against the Marlins.
Washington’s biggest early series is April 10-12 when it hosts the Cardinals. Both will try to flex muscles by claiming an early-season win between playoff contenders.
The Dodgers, Indians, Cubs, Giants Cycling Cheap Jerseys and Nationals lead the way with three players rated 90 or higher. When considering all the players rated 85-plus, the Indians have the strongest roster with a total of seven. Unfortunately for the Athletics, Padres and Phillies, those teams have no players rated above 84.