Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

The Nats get a first day haul! A King, a Hawaiian catcher, and a Trout equal~

The Washington Nationals “war room” set-up for the draft looked different, felt different, and it was different. Everyone was asked to wear a coat and tie versus the business casual dress code in the past. This draft room was stealth … Continue reading

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The Nats MLB Draft starts with their №10 pick, and a new №39 pick, to go with their №44

Today we have reached the point of the first and second round of the MLB Draft. Teams still don’t know who is picking which players until the names are called, and kind of like last year, we have to wait … Continue reading

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Game #97 gets us to the All-Star break and the MLB Draft

The Washington Nationals pulled off a miraculous comeback from a 5-run deficit to score six unanswered runs with a Luis Garcia Jr. pinch-hit home run, and the clutch ninth inning 2-run blast by All-Star, CJ Abrams, that put up the … Continue reading

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Breaking: Hunter Harvey has been traded to the Royals

While the Washington Nationals came back from a 5-0 deficit to win a shocker over the Milwaukee Brewers, it was bittersweet after teammates were saying goodbye to top set-up reliever, Hunter Harvey, who was traded officially minutes ago to the … Continue reading

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Game #96 Parker wants to follow Rutledge’s lead; Crews starts in the All-Star Futures Game

The Washington Nationals are readying themselves in a few hours for the All-Star Futures Game in Texas, and 24-hours before the 2024 MLB Draft in Texas. Last night, the Nats were the deepest they have been all season as an … Continue reading

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Game #95 Rutledge gets another chance

The Washington Nationals are about 48-hours before the 2024 MLB Draft, and on the mound in a call-up today is Jackson Rutledge, the team’s first rounder from the 2019 draft. Just two days ago, Don H. was wondering if Rutledge … Continue reading

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A total flop in Queens, NYC and the Nats will be all ears on trades per a source. But first, there’s an MLB Draft!

First off, the MLB Draft is just over 2-days away, and that is taking center stage as the Washington Nationals enter the All-Star break. That is the main focus for general manager Mike Rizzo and his front office. But for … Continue reading

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Game #94 Nats must avoid the dreaded sweep!

The Washington Nationals had a 2-1 lead into the sixth inning with a fully rested back of the bullpen — but allowed starter Patrick Corbin to meltdown on the mound with Derek Law as the bullpen arm to replace Corbin. … Continue reading

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Game #93 Corbin’s final start before the All-Star break

The Washington Nationals made a late surge last night but it was too little too late and they lost 7-5. Some bad umping, bad defense, some bad pitching, and some bad luck seems to be the formula for most Nats … Continue reading

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Defense Matters – Shortstop position

What has happened to CJ Abrams’ defense? Yes, he is an All-Star based on what he has done with the bat, not his defense. He is one of the best offensive shortstops in baseball. But he ranks last for all … Continue reading

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