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Daylen Lile is ready for anything after a rehab-focused 2022

In the second round of the 2021 draft, the Nationals selected Daylen Lile, an outfielder with a smooth left-handed swing. Lile was the 80th-ranked draft prospect in his class and earned a reputation as one of the best pure hitters … Continue reading

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Brenner Cox offers more to the Nationals than you know

Heading into year three of a rebuild, the Washington Nationals need to capitalize on their draft picks now more than ever. The team’s poor performance during the 2021 season granted them the opportunity to select 5th in the 2022 draft, … Continue reading

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The 2022 acquisitions to the Nats’ system were transformative!

Before the 2022 draft and trade deadline, the Washington Nationals farm system was getting ranked as the worst farm system in baseball. It had been as high as №22 by MLB Pipeline right after the 2021 trade deadline when the Nats … Continue reading

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Washington Nationals 2022 Draft Wrap-Up

The Major League Draft can be overwhelming for fans as they watch their favorite team draft 20 players over the course of three days. Anyone who watched the draft broadcast on days two and three saw players picked at lightning … Continue reading

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A mixed bag with the top prospects

Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Let’s just say it was a mixed bag Saturday.

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Cade Cavalli with an ace’s gem!

This is all about Cade Cavalli, and the game he put together for Triple-A Rochester Red Wings. Clearly, an ace is supposed to go deep into games, and dominate batters while allowing few ( or in this case, none) to … Continue reading

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Cristhian Vaquero continues with the hot bat in the DSL; Denaburg with another fine start!

The MLB draft is in just 15 days, and as new draftees get added to the system, the current farmhands want to prove themselves. Former 2018 first round pick, Mason Denaburg, was on the mound for Fredericksburg, and after some … Continue reading

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TJ White at another level; Mitchell Parker throwing zeroes!

The big news of the day was actually off the field news from general manager Mike Rizzo that nothing is wrong with top pitching prospect Cade Cavalli. The Nats are just giving him a mid-season breather. On pitching prospect Cole … Continue reading

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Close but no cigar for the FredNats; Tim Cate dominates!

Maybe the biggest news on the minor league slate yesterday was that Anibal Sanchez made his 2022 pitching debut on a rehab assignment in the FCL. It was brief and nothing special. He gave up one earned run over 3.0 … Continue reading

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Mixed results in the minors as Rutledge struggles, Adon shines!

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