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- The small things added up to the difference as Nats score 4 in the 9th and lose 5-4
- Game #76 Gio Gonzalez has a great opportunity to impress Joe Maddon as an All-Star
- Nats couldn’t dig out of 1st inning hole
- Game #75 Tanner Roark must get back on track
- An 18-3 blow-out as Trea Turner and Michael Taylor combine for 9 hits, 8 runs, & 5 RBIs
- Game #74 Afternoon baseball with a new CF
- #Nats walk-off saves the team amidst some questionable decisions
- Game #73 Nationals must get back to consistency, but roster is still a moving target!
- 4th 18-gamer: Fits and Starts
- The Day After: What Dusty said about the no-not!
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The week was certainly an eventful one for the Washington Nationals. The United States won the World Baseball Classic, with Nats pitcher Tanner Roark and second baseman Daniel Murphy contributing to the effort. Outfielder Michael A. Taylor missed a few … Continue reading
On the baseball calendar, March 15th loomed as a date when a team could literally dump any arbitration-eligible player and eat just 1/6th of their 2017 salary. It rarely happens that an arbitration-eligible player is released in this manner. The … Continue reading
The Washington Nationals are almost fully constructed for Opening Day, barring a significant injury during the month of March. After a (sometimes aggravatingly) sleepy winter, general manager Mike Rizzo emerged from hibernation last month, snapping up first baseman Adam Lind, … Continue reading
Where I complain that winning the World Series in five games isn’t good enough: In 2009 Mike Rizzo inherited the #1 and #10 overall draft picks along with the Nationals GM position, he was also fortunate enough to take over … Continue reading
The upper right-hand corner of the photo above says “TICK” in the background and it feels like time is ticking away. We are exactly three weeks and one day away from the start of Spring Training, and we hope Jayson … Continue reading
The Hot Stove isn’t working, and Baby It’s Cold Outside! Mike Rizzo and the Lerner’s can change all of that for us, but in the meantime we will do another episode of Nats News & Notes. Both Mr. Clean and Musil12 … Continue reading
Soon. A post shared by @nationals on Jan 19, 2017 at 6:40am PST The scene at The Ballpark at the Palm Beaches was photographed at sunrise with the lake in the foreground and the stadium in the background.
The pencil shavings and eraser crumbs were sprinkled all over Mike Rizzo’s desk yesterday as he kept sharpening his pencil over and over until Bryce Harper, Anthony Rendon, Tanner Roark, and Derek Norris all agreed to their 2017 salaries. Of … Continue reading
When analyzing the 2017 Washington Nationals roster, we turned to FanGraphs to analyze how they projected 90 wins for the 2017 Nationals team. FanGraphs compiles their win totals from cumulative WAR based on the 40 man roster players and projecting … Continue reading
The Nats went back to the future and traded for Derek Norris who they got from the San Diego Padres for Low-A pitcher Pedro Avila. Norris was once a top prospect with the Nationals.