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Only at The Washington Times: Mark Zuckerman and Ben Goessling blog on the Washington Nationals.

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A note of gratitude

As the Washington Times drops its sports section after tomorrow, I'd like to thank everybody who made this newspaper such an invigorating place to cover sports.

Meet Jason Marquis

The Nats' newest pitcher is a workhorse from Staten Island who does a lot of little things well but rarely blows you away. He can't wait, though, to instill his wisdom on the rest of Washington's pitching staff.

How the Nats' rotation looks now

With the Nationals' signing of right-hander Jason Marquis to what's believed to be a two-year contract worth $15 million, the team has the veteran starter they've been after all winter. It's not a guarantee the Nationals are done shopping for pitching before spring training, but if it is, here's how the rotation might look on Opening Day:

Nats announce 2010 ticket prices

The Nationals announced their single-game ticket prices for 2010 today, cutting prices on 3,000 seats while holding all others steady, expanding the number of value dates and introducing lower-cost parking options around Nationals Park.

Nats sign six to minor-league deals

The Nationals announced Tuesday afternoon they have signed six players to minor-league contracts: right-handed pitchers Joel Peralta, Logan Kensing and Ryan Speier, catcher Jamie Burke, infielder Pete Orr and outfielder Jerry Owens.

Nats re-sign Olsen

One day after getting non-tendered, left-hander Scott Olsen re-signs a one-year, incentive-laden contract with Washington.