Category Archives: Turner

What can’t Trea Turner do?

“There’s Only One Thing In Life You Can Control: Your Own Effort,” said Mark Cuban the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks and Shark Tank star. See it and weep we would say to every coach, scout, evaluator, and analyst … Continue reading

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And they’re back! First 18-gamer of 2017 #Nats

My 18-game posts have a long and sordid history.  For those who are new to this rodeo, check out the first few paragraphs of last year’s first 18-gamer for an explanation of what these posts are all about.  And for links to … Continue reading

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Trea Turner predictions for tonight!

For those who are into minuscule sample sizes, there are many who are concerned about Trea Turner and four games of progress. His BABIP will turn around as it is at .182 right now, and Trea is every bit of … 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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Washington Nationals: Quotes from Dusty Baker and Daniel Murphy

Dusty hinted that Turner will hit leadoff. Then wondered if 3 straight lefties would be a problem and suggested Werth could hit 2nd again. — Jorge Castillo (@jorgeccastillo) February 17, 2017 That tweet by Jorge Castillo (above) regarding Dusty Baker‘s comment … Continue reading

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Trea Turner ranked 4th best Shortstop by MLB Network

TREA TURNER RANKED 4TH ON MLB NETWORK’S TOP 10 SHORTSTOPS RIGHT NOW! Watch Video Recap of Turner’s Top-Ten Ranking Here January 30, 2017 – Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner was ranked 4th on MLB Network’s Top 10 Shortstops Right Now! program yesterday. Turner … Continue reading

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Jamey Carroll, an original Nat, talks about the 2017 #Nats Adam Eaton and Trea Turner

We had the opportunity to talk with former Montreal Expos 1996 draft pick Jamey Carroll who was an original Washington Nationals infielder on the inaugural 2005 team. Carroll is now a special assistant with the Pittsburgh Pirates and was discussing … Continue reading

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Speed kills. Davey Lopes and Trea Turner speak about each other!

Photo from Getty Images There is a mutual admiration that speed burners have for each other, and Davey Lopes and Trea Turner share that bond. Lopes was one of the best speed men in the game, but he would be … Continue reading

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Trea Turner talks about growing a beard and being a foodie in NYC…and he talked about baseball!

Just when we thought we knew everything about Trea Turner, we learned more as he was interviewed by Casey Stern and Jonny Gomes on the MLB Network radio channel on Sirius/XM. We learned about how Trea and his girlfriend and … Continue reading

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A succession plan for the #Nats from Bryce Harper to Trea Turner

Succession plans are never a pleasant conversation when discussing a sports franchise. The Nationals have a history of not tying up their young stars early in their Nats’ careers, and not all of that is the Nationals’ fault as Mike … Continue reading

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