Category Archives: MikeRizzo

Is the Hot Stove heating up? Does it matter for the #Nats?

There are, roughly speaking, two schools of thoughts about the Washington Nationals at this juncture. Although the long, dark winter without baseball is nearly at an end, the off-season has moved very slowly for free agents. Yu Darvish, projected as … Continue reading

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The wait is almost over; Nationals’ Spring Training camp opens in 7 days

Spring Training 2018 officially opens one week from today as pitchers and catchers arrive at the Washington Nationals spring training facility at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Florida. If you look at that photo (above) … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl of Hot Stove events; Mike Rizzo & Davey Martinez talk!

The Nationals hosted their Hot Stove event on Saturday at Nats Park, and it was full of tidbits of coming attractions at the ballpark and some small nuggets that GM Mike Rizzo was willing to give up to the audience.

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Revisiting an acquisition of J.T. Realmuto to the #Nats

Is today the day that Derek Jeter signs off on the trade of J.T. Realmuto? With the trade of Christian Yelich behind them, the Marlins clearly have a path to finish the house cleaning and trade the disgruntled catcher and … Continue reading

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Nats News & Notes| Four upcoming “Hot Stove” events for Nats, P-Nats, GMU & UVA

Having season tickets for the Nationals comes with privileges. You get an invitation to attendĀ the 2018 Hot Stove Session next weekend with Mike Rizzo, Dave Martinez and Valerie Camillo. The Natioanls have asked that those fans who want to ask … Continue reading

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Source: “Nats would still like to add a starting pitcher”

For baseball as a whole, we are still in the same spot we have been in since December 29th when the only Top-10 rated free agent was signed. Wade Davis is the only Top-1o free agent who has signed this … Continue reading

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The #Nats shouldn’t let the perfect — be the enemy of the good!

The off-season from hell (although, aren’t they all?) just keeps dragging ever onward. One of the subplots we are obviously very interested in as Washington Nationals fans is whether Mike Rizzo will end up making a trade or two.

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Mike Rizzo’s actions speak louder than his words!

The photo above was taken of Mike Rizzo at the Nats WinterFest. Rizzo had just said, “We like the team we have.” Many Nats fans in attendance let out a spontaneous giggle as we knew when Mike Rizzo says those … Continue reading

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SPH Hot Stove with Mike Rizzo – Channeling Jim Acosta

The annual season plan holder hot stove Q&A with the Nats President of Baseball Operations Mike Rizzo is coming up in three weeks (Feb 2 from 1-3), it’s time to get the Talk Nats talking points together and come up … Continue reading

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#Nats Position Player upgrades: Yelich, Realmuto, Avila, Lucroy, Ramos

If you are a free agent or a player who has demanded a trade, it has to be difficult to watch the days tick off the calendar with no activity. The hot stove has gone cold. Many teams have chopped … Continue reading

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