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What Does Statcast’s New Catch Probability Metric Tell Us About the Washington Nationals?

  The acquisition of Adam Eaton in the Washington outfield will provide a new look in 2017. Will he help last year’s below average defense? I helped introduce MLBAM & Statcast’s new Catch Probability metric at RO Baseball on Friday. Take … Continue reading

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Team USA and Team Colombia Murphy, Roark, and Solano

Four three Nats are part of tonight’s WBC opener of Team USA and Team Colombia. There will either be two happy Nats and two unhappy Nats after this one depending on who wins. Daniel Murphy and Tanner Roark are with … 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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Derek Norris fits like a glove and needs to feel the love. MAT got it.

What a way to open The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches with some nifty pitching, clutch hitting, and a walk-off to save the game from tie for a Washington Nationals 4-3 win. They say there are no ties in baseball, … Continue reading

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Washington Nationals baseball is on TV! Spring Training game #1

If you have the MLB TV app for your device, you can watch the road feed of today’s Grapefruit League opener for the Nationals in Port St. Lucie against the rival New York Mets at 1:05PM. Gio Gonzalez squares off … Continue reading

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Nats Blogs to Watch this Spring

The State of the Natosphere 2017: This year the Nats reported to spring training on 2/14 but fans were not allowed on the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches grounds until Saturday which was February 18th, restricting coverage to the old school … Continue reading

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SABR Meeting in Rosslyn on February 4 — Still Time to Register!

Some of you who’ve been on TalkNats for a while may remember a few posts a year ago about the annual meeting of the local chapter of the Society of American Baseball Research (SABR). Several TN regulars attended and found … Continue reading

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Bryce Harper is getting more active on social media

With a real lull in true baseball news, anything Bryce Harper related does seem to be newsworthy with some Nats fans. Bryce and Kayla Harper went from a point of little to no social media contact to now posting sometimes … Continue reading

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