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2012 Washington Nationals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 98-64 .605
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 731-594 + 137
Roster Continuity 65.92% 15/30
Manager(s): Davey Johnson
General Manager: Michael Rizzo
Location: Washington, DC
Ballpark: Nationals Park
Payroll: $ 81,336,143 20/30
Attendance: 2,370,794 15/30
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
Top Draft Pick: Lucas Giolito (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Randy Knorr
Bullpen Coach: Jim Lett
First Base Coach: Trent Jewett
Pitching Coach: Steve McCatty
Third Base Coach: Bo Porter

#1 Draft Picks

Stephen Strasburg (#1), Bryce Harper (#1), Ryan Zimmerman (#4), Ross Detwiler (#6), Drew Storen (#10), Brad Lidge (#17), Sean Burnett (#19), Ryan Perry (#21), Jayson Werth (#22), Gio Gonzalez (#38), Corey Brown (#59)
National League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2012 Washington Nationals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    24Rick AnkielRF-CF6-1210L-L321999SLN: 1997-2-72MLB-Retired
    2Roger BernadinaRF-LF6-0170L-L282008Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    10Corey BrownOF6-2210L-L262011OAK: 2007-1-59MLB-Free Agent
    17Sean BurnettP6-1176L-L292004PIT: 2000-1-19MLB-Free Agent
    15Brett CarrollOF6-0190R-R292007FLO: 2004-10-308MLB-Free Agent
    36Tyler ClippardP6-3170R-R272007NYA: 2003-9-274MLB-Free Agent
    7Mark DeRosa2B-3B6-1190R-R371998ATL: 1996-7-212MLB-Retired
    20Ian DesmondSS6-2185R-R262009MON: 2004-3-84MLBColorado RockiesMLB-Active
    48Ross DetwilerP6-5185R-L262007WAS: 2007-1-6MLB-Free Agent
    30Zach DukeP6-2210L-L292005PIT: 2001-20-594MLB-Free Agent
    8Danny Espinosa2B6-0190B-R252010WAS: 2008-3-87MLB-Free Agent
    26Jesus FloresC6-1180R-R272007Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    56Christian GarciaP6-4175R-R262012NYA: 2004-3-99MLB-Free Agent
    47Gio GonzalezP5-11185R-L262008CHA: 2004-1-38MLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    51Mike GonzalezP6-2213R-L342003PIT: 1997-30-902MLB-Free Agent
    32Tom GorzelannyP6-3200B-L292005PIT: 2003-2-45MLB-Free Agent
    34Bryce HarperLF6-3205L-R192012WAS: 2010-1-1MLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    6Cesar IzturisSS-2B5-9155B-R322001Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    33Edwin JacksonP6-3190R-R282003LAN: 2001-6-190MLB-Free Agent
    31John LannanP6-5200L-L272007WAS: 2005-11-324MLBWashington NationalsMinors
    25Adam LaRoche1B6-3180L-L322004ATL: 2000-29-880MLB-Retired
    41Sandy LeonC5-11175B-R232012UDFAMLBBoston Red SoxMLB-Active
    54Brad LidgeP6-5200R-R352002HOU: 1998-1-17MLB-Retired
    1Steve Lombardozzi2B6-0170B-R232011WAS: 2008-19-571MLB-Free Agent
    49Carlos MaldonadoC6-2180R-R332006Not draftedMLBFrisco (AA) >> Texas RangersMinors
    52Ryan MattheusP6-3215R-R282011COL: 2003-19-557MLB-Free Agent
    57Tyler MooreLF-1B6-1209R-R252012WAS: 2008-16-481MLB-Free Agent
    38Mike MorseRF6-5195R-R302005CHA: 2000-3-82MLB-Free Agent
    21Xavier NadyOF6-2205R-R332000SDN: 2000-2-49MLB-Free Agent
    55Eury PerezOF6-0180R-R222012UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    45Ryan PerryP6-4200R-R252009DET: 2008-1-21MLB-Free Agent
    3Wilson RamosC6-0178R-R242010UDFAMLBTampa Bay RaysMLB-Active
    63Henry RodriguezP6-1175R-R252009Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    23Jhonatan SolanoC6-0180R-R262012UDFAMLBSyracuse (AAA) >> Washington NationalsMinors
    35Craig StammenP6-3200R-R282009WAS: 2005-12-354MLB-Free Agent
    22Drew StorenP6-2180B-R242010WAS: 2009-1-10MLB-Free Agent
    37Stephen StrasburgP6-4220R-R232010WAS: 2009-1-1MLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    24Kurt SuzukiC5-11200R-R282007OAK: 2004-2-67MLBAtlanta BravesMLB-Active
    18Chad Tracy1B6-2190L-R322004ARI: 2001-7-218MLBBaltimore OriolesMinors
    40Chien-Ming WangP6-3230R-R322005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    28Jayson WerthRF6-5210R-R332002BAL: 1997-1-22MLB-Free Agent
    11Ryan Zimmerman3B6-2210R-R272005WAS: 2005-1-4MLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    27Jordan ZimmermannP6-2200R-R262009WAS: 2007-2-67MLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active

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