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Inside Washington Nationals Training Camp

The Nats are in first place and are garnering national attention. See how one of their best seasons in years got started.

Throwing the long toss were Ian Desmond, Ryan Zimmerman, Jayson Werth, John Lannan, and Stephen Strasburg. Photograph by David Deal.

The team is enjoying its best season since baseball returned to Washington seven years ago. Photographer David Deal attended the first days of the Nats’ spring training, where the excitement began.

See the pictures below or view a full screen slideshow.

This article appears in the June 2012 issue of The Washingtonian.