Category Archives: Analysis

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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The Winter Meetings are officially open for business in Orlando

On November 1st, the off-season started after the final out in game 7 of the World Series. It seems like several months to those who watched their favorite teams exit in October. In reality, we are just 40 days since … Continue reading

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The impact of the Giancarlo Stanton trade on the NL East and Bryce Harper’s future

There will be multiple repercussions of the Giancarlo Stanton trade to the New York Yankees. This trade goes far beyond the reshaping of the NL East as well as the supremacy of the American League which had the Astros as the … Continue reading

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Early Signals on the NL East for 2018

We are beginning to see by early NL East signals to look forward to what teams are doing. There is no doubt the Washington Nationals are going for it in 2018. The Miami Marlins are in full-sell mode. While the … Continue reading

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The #Nats WAR chart for 2017; Fangraphs 2018 projections!

For anyone wanting to visually see the Fangraphs final WAR for 2017 for the Washington Nationals position players, we have layered the stats into a Tableau graph. By clicking on this link, you can see the original graph. Once you … Continue reading

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#Nats top prospects tell us their thoughts; Winter Meetings impact

The Nats top prospect’s list at this point in time is set.  It is a promising list on the future. What we don’t know is what it will look like after the Winter Meetings conclude. Nats’ general Manager Mike Rizzo … Continue reading

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Where were you on December 5, 2010 when the signing heard ’round the Capitol happened?

Where were you on December 5, 2010 when the signing heard ’round the Capitol happened?  I remember where I was when the news broke that the Washington Nationals signed Jayson Werth to a seven-year deal that exceeded $125 million.  It was … Continue reading

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GMs going in different directions today; Winter Meetings less than a week away!

General Managers Traveling in Different Directions Some could wonder why Shohei Ohtani and his agent Nez Balelo of CAA asked 30 teams to submit responses to their questionnaire then pared it down to a final 7 when Ohtani knew he … 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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Barrels and Bloops — Washington Nationals

Derek Hamilton/Associated Press Part of a 30-part series highlighting each team’s 2017 journey featuring a few of my favorite team attributes. Another NLDS loss for the Washington Nationals. It has to feel like fait accompli to Nats fans each year as the … Continue reading

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