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#Nats fall back below .500 with one game left before the All-Star Game!

Well, spot starter Austin Voth tried his best in his major league debut today, but it just didn’t work out. A flurry of singles in the second inning made it a 3-0 game early, and then the New York Mets … Continue reading

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#Nats roadtrip to Philly ends with some ugly baseball

The Washington Nationals had their chances, as they always do. But the Philadelphia Phillies won this one 4-3 in the thirteenth inning as pinch-hitter Andrew Knapp slugged an upper-decker off a gassed Justin Miller trying to muddle through his second … Continue reading

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How are the #Nats top prospects doing?

July is almost upon us, and with it will come…at some point…an updated MLB Pipeline ranking of organizational top-30 prospects. The Washington Nationals’ list of top prospects has already changed quite a bit from the preseason rankings, and it will … Continue reading

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The 2018 #Nats MLB draft is in the books; TalkNats covers Seth Romero’s first Suns start!

The Washington Nationals followed a pitching-heavy draft last year by once again drafting mostly pitchers in the 2018 Major League Baseball draft this week. The group of 23 pitchers drafted by the Nats is headlined by right-hander Mason Denaburg (first-round … Continue reading

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Almost all of the #Nats non-roster invitees are gone!

The Washington Nationals have cut their list of non-roster invitees down from an original 21 to two (one of whom wasn’t even originally part of that list!) with a series of moves today meant to streamline their slate of players … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hellickson officially joins the #Nats…so, now what?

The Washington Nationals were looking at a competition for the fifth starter job in their rotation that, quite frankly, wasn’t too appealing. A.J. Cole spent years as a pitching prospect before finally graduating from prospect status last season. But while … Continue reading

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And then there were…45! #Nats roster battle coming into focus in WPB

It’s an off-day for the Washington Nationals in West Palm Beach, but nobody with anything to prove is going to be relaxing too much today. The Nats made their third round of cuts immediately after last night’s 7–4 victory over … Continue reading

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The #Nats run up the score early and hold on in their first night game of 2018!

Night baseball is back! The Washington Nationals played under the lights for the first time in the New Year and topped the division-rival New York Mets 7–4. Sure, it’s just spring training, but this had the atmosphere of a real … Continue reading

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There’s no tying in baseball! (Except in spring training…)

Everyone is a winner today at The Fitteam Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, as the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals deadlocked 2–2 for the Nats’ second tie of the year. Their record in Grapefruit League play, which will be … Continue reading

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The #Nats are dealing with some injuries!

The Washington Nationals had hoped for better health at this point in spring training. Several players (Joe Ross, Adam Eaton, Daniel Murphy) entered camp still rehabbing from surgeries they underwent in 2017. A few more have been put on the … Continue reading

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