Category Archives: Awards

Vote for Trea Turner for the All-Star game; “Do you go to FanGraphs at all?”

 You always hope that the “behind the scenes” votes would get the All-Star game voting right. Last year, the leagues best 3rd baseman, Anthony Rendon, was a snub. The Nationals were in first place and had five players chosen: … Continue reading

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Max Scherzer is the complete ballplayer

With two outs in an inning, you are taught as a baserunner to run on contact. Max Scherzer is a complete baseball player, and he knew about running on contact with two outs. When Wilmer Difo connected in the 14th … Continue reading

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Thanks for Thanksgiving for our Washington Nationals!

What the Nationals and their fans have to be thankful for: Max Scherzer:  Family.  Despite what we hear on this blog and elsewhere, there are things more important than baseball. Stephen Strasburg:  the miracle of modern antibiotics.  And rain. Gio … Continue reading

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Updated: Max Scherzer wins his 3rd Cy Young award; Only the 10th player ever to join that grouping!

UPDATED: Max Scherzer has won his 3rd Cy Young award. Congratulations! Stephen Strasburg finished in 3rd place and Gio Gonzalez finished in 6th place followed by ex-Nats farmhand Robbie Ray. Voting is here. The BBWAA will announce the winners of … Continue reading

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The Off-Season Calendar and Deadlines and #Nats Free Agents

The off-season calendar officially began yesterday.  Below are some important dates for your off-season calendar which began in rapid fire yesterday as the Nationals watched 11 of their current players file for free agency and a 12th was added when … Continue reading

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Tanner Roark has a new mix and look to his arsenal!

Tanner Roark was dominant last night and better than the 2-earned runs he was charged with due to a ball with an unlucky ricochet off of the outfield fence and a misplay on a flyball that should have been caught that … Continue reading

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Why not Dusty Baker in 2017? #Nats

You most likely have heard that Dusty Baker is in the final year of the two-year contract he signed early in the off-season after Matt Williams was let go after the 2015 season.  The 67-year-old Baker is a cinch for … Continue reading

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Bryce Harper ranked 2nd on MLB Network

BRYCE HARPER RANKED 2ND ON MLB NETWORK’S TOP 10 RIGHT FIELDERS RIGHT NOW! Watch Video Recap of Harper’s Top-Ten Ranking Here Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper was ranked 2nd on MLB Network’s Top 10 Right Fielders Right Now! program yesterday. Harper finished … Continue reading

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The HOF 2017 is revealed today….and the winners are Tim Raines, Ivan Rodriguez and Jeff Bagwell

The Hall of Fame class of 2017 will be revealed today, and it is possible that the first Washington Nationals player could be elected in the Hall of Fame if Ivan Rodriguez receives the needed votes. In addition, two very popular … Continue reading

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MLB Network announces top 3rd and 2nd basemen

DANIEL MURPHY AND ANTHONY RENDON RANKED ON MLB NETWORK’S TOP 10 RIGHT NOW!   January 16, 2017 – Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy was ranked 3rd on MLB Network’s Top 10 Second Basemen Right Now! program yesterday, while Nationals third baseman Anthony … Continue reading

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