Category Archives: MedicalStaff

A Totally Subjective Analysis of Why the 2016 Nationals Will (Finally) Win 100 Games

I love analytics. Really. The numbers quite often confirm what we see on the field, and indeed they often explain why things are the way they are. You want to know when Bryce Harper  took that next step and became an … Continue reading

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‘Thin Ice’ gives way to hope and new beginnings at the start of Spring Training #Nats

The article on ‘thin ice’ issues remains in the same status as the Nats enter Spring Training which officially starts in 3 days ending the Hot Stove season, and we move into the phase of hope and new beginnings for … Continue reading

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NatsLady’s thoughts on Hot Stove II with Mike Rizzo #Nats

Curiously, the “marketing” portion of Saturday’s Hot Stove meeting with Nats fans was more fun than the “baseball” segment—in my opinion. We were told we couldn’t video because “proprietary information” was coming out. And maybe it did, if you count … Continue reading

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Updated: Report from the Hot Stove #Nats #Rizzo

“I am a firm believer in the American people. If given the truth, they can be depended on to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer.”–Abraham Lincoln. And yes, there were … Continue reading

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Where is the #Nats thin ice?

We are now less than 2 weeks to the official start of Spring Training.  Metaphorically speaking, every team this time of the year has that thin ice warning for the areas of their team that lacks depth and screams of … Continue reading

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New Year, New Hope, New Expectations, New #Nats

As we turn the calendar from 2015 to 2016, we can finally refer to 2015 as last year.  This year brings new hope and many new faces led by new manager Dusty Baker and a revamped coaching staff which includes … Continue reading

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Mike Rizzo and Dusty Baker are back to the grind!

The timing of the Nats WinterFest was actually perfect for Rizzo to set up a dinner at near the Marriott Marquis on Saturday night so Dusty Baker and his coaches could finally meet their players.  Mike Maddux and Chris Speier made the trip … Continue reading

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Dusty Baker speaks at the #WinterMeetings & makes controversial comments.

It was Dusty Baker’s time at the microphone on Tuesday at the Winter Meetings in Nashville and he left us with more questions than answers. Dusty got into a little controversy over comments about Aroldis Chapman who is embroiled in a … Continue reading

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Non-Tender deadline tomorrow night! #Nats

Before the clock strikes midnight EST tomorrow night, teams must submit to the league office a list of all tenders and non-tenders from players eligible for arbitration. The Nats now have 8 arbitration eligible players after Carpenter’s DFA: Stephen Strasburg  … Continue reading

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Pre-Black Friday shopping list for Mike Rizzo #Nats

Mike Rizzo has to buy some gifts for his new manager Dusty Baker, and we aren’t talking about a shirt and tie combination.  Rizzo has only given Dusty some housewarming gifts in Mike Maddux, Chris Speier, Davey Lopes, Jacque Jones, … Continue reading

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