Category Archives: Roster

The wheels are moving with Bryce Harper as the Big Wheel!

There is always a mathematics lesson to the budget of a sports team. The dollars are finite, and there are restrictive rules in place for fairness and parity in MLB’s collective bargaining agreement. The Nationals have been spending above their … Continue reading

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Happy 26th birthday Bryce Harper!

Today Bryce Harper turns 26-years-old.  In just a few weeks, he will be an unemployed free agent. Don’t feel sorry for the birthday boy because he is already in the wealthiest 1% in the world. When he becomes employed under … Continue reading

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Washington Nationals’ priorities for the 2019 roster plus sourced commentary on the budget!

There should not be much doubt in what the top two priorities are for Washington Nationals’ general manager Mike Rizzo for this off-season. He has already said that improving the starting rotation with the departure of Gio Gonzalez and Jeremy Hellickson … Continue reading

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The Top-10 Free Agents on MLB.com’s list and their #1 is not Bryce Harper!

When MLB.com compiled their Top-10 free agents, their first pick was Manny Machado and not Bryce Harper. Sure, Harper is the second player listed, and he might end up with the larger contract in terms of dollars. When it comes … Continue reading

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The Nats alumni appearing in the NLCS/ALCS could have included Bryce Harper

Last year Brad Peacock saved Game 3 of the World Series with a nasty slider for his Astros team. He was the bullpen star beating the Los Angeles Dodgers for the World Series championship. This postseason so far, Peacock was … Continue reading

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Nationals guarantee themselves for the 7th year in a row — no losing seasons! Bryce Harper got plenty of applause!

With today’s 9-3 win to sweep the Marlins in this series, the Washington Nationals have at least guaranteed that they cannot have a losing season. The last losing season for the Nationals was back in 2011 when they finished at … Continue reading

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A different way of thinking about a pitching staff!

The Tampa Bay Rays won’t make the playoffs. The historic excellence of the Boston Red Sox, as well as the great play of the second-place New York Yankees, has seen to that. But it’s undeniable that the Rays have done … Continue reading

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Bryce, you had us at “Hello” and we’re wondering about our future together….

The kid was 17-years-old when he was drafted in 2010 at #1 overall by the Washington Nationals. Bryce Harper a.k.a.  “Baseball’s Chosen One” met those expectations in 2015 when he won the MVP award. If you think of a baseball contract … Continue reading

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“We’ll see if I’m in those plans [for the Nats future]” — Bryce Harper

Yesterday, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper appeared on MLB Network with Alexa Datt and they had a chat about his 2018 season. Harper was asked this question, “Right now you’re playing alongside what the Nationals would consider the ‘Dream Team’ … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions: September call-up time for the #Nats

Rosters have expanded as the calendar has rolled over to September 2018. Major league teams can now carry up to 40 players on their active roster. Most won’t choose to roll with that many, but still, this is traditionally the … Continue reading

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