Category Archives: Prospects

MLB Pipeline releases new #Nats prospect rankings!

New prospect rankings are here! New prospect rankings are here! MLB Pipeline has come out with its 2018 Prospect Watch for the Washington Nationals. There’s some unsurprising gains from last year’s list, some unsurprising falls, and yes, a few surprises … Continue reading

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Who the heck is that guy? — 2018 edition! A guide to new #Nats roster players

It hasn’t been an especially eventful winter for the Washington Nationals, as general manager Mike Rizzo has preferred to bring back contributors to the 2017 season rather than acquiring new players for the Nats’ 40-man roster. Even still, there will … Continue reading

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Nats’ Spring Training opens tomorrow; Bryan Harper scores an invite as a Non-Roster Invitee

With Spring Training camp officially opening tomorrow, you had to figure the Nationals would print the non-roster invitee list soon — and they did within hours of camp opening. The most recognized last-name on the list of 21 non-roster players is … Continue reading

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#Nats and ex-Nats are all over the Top-100 Prospects List

There are so many familiar names on the Top-100 Prospects list that Washington Nationals fans will recognize. There are ex-Nats Jesus Luzardo and Dane Dunning along with current Nats Carter Kieboom, Juan Soto, and Victor Robles on the the … Continue reading

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Former top #Nats prospects round out the projected Opening Day roster

This is the week that the prospects lists are being posted. Baseball America named Victor Robles as their 5th best prospect in all of baseball, and Juan Soto is their 56th best prospect on that list. Robles projects to start … Continue reading

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The 2018 Watchlist

Originally published on… wait for it…. Thanks to a lot of thoughtful comments last month—and more time spent following the GCL last summer—this was easier to put together than last year. One thing I did do this time around … Continue reading

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Sickels Releases Top 20 Nats Prospects List

John Sickels released his Top 20 Prospects for the Washington Nationals over the weekend, roughly 30 hours after posting a preliminary post. Here’s the breakdown by letter grade: A-/A Victor Robles B+ Juan Soto, Carter Kieboom B/B+ Erick Fedde B Seth … Continue reading

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#Nats top prospects tell us their thoughts; Winter Meetings impact

The Nats top prospect’s list at this point in time is set.  It is a promising list on the future. What we don’t know is what it will look like after the Winter Meetings conclude. Nats’ general Manager Mike Rizzo … Continue reading

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#Nats Minor League depth at the catcher’s position

Someone suggested an article about the Nationals’ minor league catching prospects. I brought the subject up – and will try to push the topic along – but will disavow any claim of expertise in evaluating their development. I haven’t seen … Continue reading

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8th 18-gamer: One goal achieved ahead of schedule, tougher challenges await

For previous 18 gamers, click here. At the end of the 7th 18-game set, the Nats were 26 games over .500 and stood atop the NL East by 12 1/2 games. The division title seemed assured: the question was not … Continue reading

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