Category Archives: DaveMartinez

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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Managers in #Nats history have an impressive track record of first-year success

The new Nats manager is Dave Martinez as if you did not know that already. When Martinez agreed to become the Washington Nationals 7th full-time manager, he knew he was taking over a winning team with a strong history. He … Continue reading

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Mike Rizzo makes a sales pitch for Ohtani; Talks about his Nationals, Bryce Harper, and his own future

Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo appeared on MLB Network yesterday. To open the segment, he was asked to give a sales pitch to Shohei Ohtani who is the most discussed potential free agent this off-season. Here is what Rizzo … 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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Mike Rizzo and analytics are moving forward; The Pentagon and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

After the Houston Astros won the World Series, the Jeff Luhnow hand-picked analytics team was brought into full focus that analytics can make a difference. Winning in new ways like the Royals did three years before opens eyes to new … Continue reading

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The Winter Meetings start in exactly 3 weeks from today, Rule 5 decisions on Monday

On December 10th, the Winter Meetings will officially kick-off at 7am in Orlando with the annual job fair. It is not your usual Sunday morning for the thousands of job seekers with much hope and yearning for a career in … Continue reading

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Dave Martinez set to become the Nationals 7th manager

The Washington Nationals are set to name their 7th full-time manager this week, and it should not be a surprise to anyone that Dave Martinez will be that person. Martinez interviewed for the job back in 2013 after Davey Johnson‘s … Continue reading

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