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The #Nats shouldn’t let the perfect — be the enemy of the good!

The off-season from hell (although, aren’t they all?) just keeps dragging ever onward. One of the subplots we are obviously very interested in as Washington Nationals fans is whether Mike Rizzo will end up making a trade or two.

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The #Nats agree to terms with three of their players!

The Washington Nationals made three key signings today: right-handed pitcher Tanner Roark, outfielder Michael A. Taylor, and second/third baseman Anthony Rendon.

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Could the #Nats sign a top free agent this winter?

In case you’ve been vacationing on moon Miranda for the past few months, this winter in baseball has suuuuuucked. The free agent market has moved incredibly slowly, with just one of MLB Trade Rumors’ top 10 free agents (two if … Continue reading

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The #Nats’ roster now stands at 38 men…

With the announced signing of “the Rhino”, setup man Brandon Kintzler, the Washington Nationals officially have 38 men on their 40-man roster. The expected signing of Matt Adams, after he and the Nats reportedly agreed to a one-year deal Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Will the #Nats win a prize in the right-handed reliever derby?

Like the Great Molasses Flood, while Hot Stove season has been sluggish so far, the sheer concentration of baseball people at the Winter Meetings in Orlando this week is finally resulting in some movement.

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Twelve potential trade candidates for the #Nats…

The Washington Nationals have been quiet this off-season, other than the small matter of them needing to hire a new manager and an entire coaching staff. Since Dave Martinez and his merry band of instructors came aboard, general manager Mike … Continue reading

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#Nohtani for the #Nats. Now what?

Like 29 other teams in major league baseball, the Washington Nationals could have really used the services of Japanese phenom and international megastar-in-the-making Shohei Ohtani. Among the items on the Nats’ to-do list this winter are finding a fifth starter … Continue reading

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The #Nats have tendered all of their contracts…now what?

The Washington Nationals took care of one not-so-insignificant piece of their arbitration puzzle early when they inked Bryce Harper (set to become a free agent next winter) to a $21.625 million contract for 2018 on May 13 of this year. … Continue reading

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What impact moves can new #Nats manager Dave(y) Martinez make?

It’s Hot Stove season, and when it’s Hot Stove season, we tend to spend a lot of time talking about the business side of baseball. The Washington Nationals will surely seek to add pieces through trades or free agent signings … Continue reading

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What do the #Nats need to do this off-season?

The off-season has officially arrived, and the first news of free agents signing with teams and trades being made is expected to start breaking within days. It’s a time of the year fondly (and not-so-fondly) called “Hot Stove season”, as … Continue reading

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