Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

Black Friday is here and we have your 2020 Holiday Gift Guide!

From Forever Collectibles (FOCO) and the company that gives you the best bobbleheads, they have the Dr. Fauci first pitch bobblehead as well as your favorite Nats ornaments! Why not shop the official Jostens’ fan collection of World Series items! … Continue reading

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The rumor mill has all sorts of deals involving the Washington Nationals!

When Max Scherzer put his Potomac River mansion up for sale, there was an uneasiness among some in the Washington Nationals fan base who felt it was a sign that the 3-time Cy Young award winner was going to be … Continue reading

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Nats add Yasel Antuna to the 40-man roster on the same day that he was named the 4th best prospect by Baseball America!

Before today’s deadline to protect Rule-5 eligible players of which the Washington Nationals had many, they chose to add switch-hitting infielder Yasel Antuna and RHP Joan Adon to their 40-man roster which now is at 33-players with seven open slots. On October … Continue reading

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Official: The Nationals’ Triple-A affiliate will be back in the eastern time zone in Rochester, NY

When the music stopped in the 2018 carousel of musical chairs for Minor League affiliates, the Washington Nationals were without a chair for their Triple-A affiliate. Actually, they had no chairs, bench, or team bus. Their affiliation with Syracuse ended … Continue reading

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Non-tender. What does that mean in baseball?

In another segment of dollars and sense, we discuss the arbitration decision deadline that is approaching at 8 pm ET on Wednesday, December 2nd. This occurs on the first business day of the month of December after December 1st. That … Continue reading

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Point-Counterpoint on the #Nats off-season spending or the lack thereof!

We are joined by Richard W. of The Nats Report. We did this point-counterpoint from last week as we discuss off-season spending. Steve: Thanks Richard for joining us. It did not take a genius to figure out in these difficult … Continue reading

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Could the Nats pivot to an infielder as their top acquisition?

Mum’s the word. There has been little chatter from general manager Mike Rizzo and manager Dave Martinez of the Washington Nationals this offseason. Our sourced intel has produced little as to the direction of acquisitions as the information is being … Continue reading

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Maybe the Robbie Ray signing was inline with the MLB.com rankings of free agent hurlers!

MLB.com re-ranked their starters in top free agent order within all of the free agents in their Top-25. This was the original list back in mid-October that we referenced in our article on October 21. Trevor Bauer Marcus Stroman Took the … Continue reading

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The MVP was a serious snub when you consider the voter’s criteria!

The MVP voting criteria makes it clear that the myth of an MVP must play for a playoff team has perpetuated into reasoning for snubs. The ballot reads: “The MVP need not come from a division winner or other playoff … Continue reading

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We are entering the Cold Stove portion as we await the MVP

Yesterday brought some offseason excitement with the Q.O. deadline and the Cy Young voting. Sure, Josh Tomlin signed a $1.25 million deal in Atlanta and that was it.  Yes, there is the daily hourly speculation on how the new Mets … Continue reading

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