Author Archives: Andrew Lang

In Day-2 of the draft, we remember Jordan Zimmermann. On Day-1, how’s about the impact of the 2014 Draft on today’s Nats?

The stars of any draft mostly come from the first round picks. You usually get about a 40 percent from every year that have good MLB careers and only a handful become All-Stars. The 2014 draft brought a trio of … Continue reading

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Game #79 the depleted Nats are depleted even more!

The injury bug has struck the Washington Nationals even harder as the team us without Trea Turner (finger) and Jordy Mercer (leg) and Alex Avila will start at second base in an infield shuffle to move Starlin Castro to shortstop … Continue reading

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Kyle Schwarber goes yard 3 times for a huge win!

The Washington Nationals have now inserted themselves as legitimate contenders in the NL East by taking down the first place Mets in 3 of 4 games this weekend. While the Nats are 5.0 games behind the Mets after this Nats’ … Continue reading

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The Nats get an 8.0 inning gem from Joe Ross and 2 bombs from Schwarber to split this series!

When you look at it, Joe Ross had some amazing stuff going today. It wasn’t no-hit stuff, but it was the stuff of aces. He went 8.0 innings of 5-hit baseball with no runs, no walks, and 9 strikeouts. The … Continue reading

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Jordan Zimmermann announces his retirement from baseball, and still one of the greatest Nats ever!

Back in the day, the Washington Nationals were not too popular at the time Jordan Zimmermann was to make his MLB debut on April 20, 2009. The team had just come off of a season when they lost 102 games, … Continue reading

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How Juan Soto Can Become the Face of Baseball

Juan Soto will play the 2021 MLB regular season at the age of 22, and hopefully the World Series at 23. He’s already a bona fide superstar. The hope and expectation in Washington is that he will remain at the … Continue reading

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Matt Cronin moved into the Top-10 of #Nats prospects!

The Washington Nationals had a chance to get one of the top closers in the 2019 MLB Draft. The team selected left-handed reliever Matt Cronin with the 123rd overall pick in the 4th round. At the time, Cronin was a 21-year-old … Continue reading

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Debbi Taylor was with MASN and she knows about the best and worst of times!

Charles Dickens wrote it so well,  — ‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness …’ and that sums up life as we know … Continue reading

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Tim Cate is the #Nats top lefty pitching prospect! What’s he all about and what did Mike Rizzo have to say!

When general manager Mike Rizzo drafted Tim Cate in the 2nd round of the 2018 draft, the lefty immediately drew comparisons to Gio Gonzalez for their similar size and repertoire of fastball and curveball throwing southpaws. These days, Cate is … Continue reading

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Mike Rizzo, Dave Martinez and Jim Hickey give the State of the Nats!

The Washington Nationals aired their annual offseason “State of the Nats” report this year in a virtual presentation featuring Mike Rizzo, General Manager and President of Baseball Operations, Manager Dave Martinez, and Pitching Coach Jim Hickey. The opening had an … Continue reading

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