Category Archives: Roster

Max Scherzer makes his Grapefruit League debut; Roark stars in the WBC; Zimmerman is in a groove

What an exciting 24 hours in Nats camp! Team USA is heading to the WBC finals which was all made possible by a four-inning shut-out performance by the Washington Nationals’ own Tanner Roark! Roark spun a 2-hit gem while throwing … Continue reading

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Nats Bats on the Upswing?

On Tuesday Fangraphs published an article about how Danny Espinosa is changing his hitting style to try to swing with an upwards curve. This reminded me of something that I had heard last year that the Nats are being coached to swing … Continue reading

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Tanner Roark gets the historic start for Team USA in what he acknowledged is the biggest game of his career!

Sports allows do-overs of sorts, and Tanner Roark is getting a chance to redeem himself in the World Baseball Classic after his 1 ¹/3 inning setback against the Dominican Republic in Miami way back on March 11th in which he gave … Continue reading

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The Bronx Bombers visit TBOTPB; Vance Worley gets the start! Ryan Zimmerman update

The New York Yankees made this trip to Palm Beach County as a true road trip. If you were to drive from their stadium in Tampa to The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, it is over 204 miles and it … Continue reading

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The Tigers make their long trip to TBOTPB; Verlander and Strasburg

Let us begin with some housekeeping of misconceptions on Derek Norris. He was put on revocable waivers, and not Designated for Assignment or given his outright release (although that could still happen as well as a trade). Norris is actually … Continue reading

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Nats and Astros at TBOTPB; Derek Norris wavering on waivers

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

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Washington Nationals give Erick Fedde his 1st start; Harper: en fuego; Many others: frío como el hielo

Dusty Baker is giving Erick Fedde the most momentous start of his career today against the New York Mets in Port St. Lucie facing their “A” team. This will be the closest Fedde has ever come to pitching in an actual … Continue reading

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Scherzer throws his 3 finger fastballs to his battery mate Wieters

Max Scherzer is still nursing that injured knuckle as he recovers from a hairline fracture suffered last season. Scherzer decided that a three-finger grip would eliminate the pain, and he has been perfecting this new grip which he debuted in … Continue reading

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Who’s heading north? Mike Rizzo has options for the #Nats

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

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Washington Senators remix: The Nats welcome Twins today at TBOTPB

The Minnesota Twins will make their only trip from Ft. Myers to West Palm Beach today to face the Washington Nationals. The Twins were born out of Washington, D.C. after the 1960 Washington Senators relocated to Minneapolis for the 1961 … Continue reading

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