Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

Priorities will change as moves are made for the Nats!

Priorities change all of the time. One move can change each subsequent move. If we knew that Kevin Long was going to leave the Washington Nationals organization, we would have had a new hitting coach as a top priority, and … Continue reading

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Darnell Coles hired as the Nats’ new hitting coach

Embed from Getty Images All was quiet on the Washington Nationals coaching moves to fill their vacancies for base coaches. However, news did leak that the team will be hiring Darnell Coles as their new hitting coach and [UPDATED] as … Continue reading

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The Nats roster squeeze on mediocrity has to happen this off-season!

The Washington Nationals just pared-down the roster by three players from the 2021 roster to essentially get the down to 37-players once free agency officially starts and the 60-day IL players are added back to the roster. Gone are Alberto … Continue reading

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The Arizona Fall League begins today; Jackson Rutledge and Cole Henry headline the 7 Nats on the roster!

The Arizona Fall League gets started today, and the season will finish with their championship game on November 20. There are six teams in the league, and each AFL team is comprised from players that come from five MLB minor … Continue reading

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This time, Kevin Long does leave, and Dave Martinez will search for a new hitting coach!

When the Washington Nationals struggled offensively to begin the 2021 season as several Nats players slumped out of the gates, it did not take long for people to call for Kevin Long to be fired as the team’s hitting coach. … Continue reading

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A Juan Soto extension should be Priority #1

There is no time like the present to give a present to the faithful of the Washington Nationals. We listed a contract extension for Juan Soto as the No. 1 priority for the team this off-season. Offer him the largest … Continue reading

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The Nats 2022 lineup looks to be almost set!

As July 30 was approaching and a sell-off by the Washington Nationals at the trade deadline looked to be a go, we felt that general manager Mike Rizzo needed to poach one of the top catching prospects from an NL … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the bullpen could prove more difficult than the starting rotation!

One thing we can all agree on from general manager Mike Rizzo’s presser over the weekend is that this Washington Nationals’ success in the future should be built around the starting rotation which was the formula in the past. But … Continue reading

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The money, the Juan Soto contract status, and roster moves!

They say when a team is bad you cannot fire all of the players, and while that is true, the Washington Nationals will remove several players off of the roster by the time the team finishes Spring Training. The team … Continue reading

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One priority checked off the list as Alcides Escobar is locked up!

Priority #5, Alcides Escobar, is now under contract for the 2022 season, and we can check that off the list. Priority #5 also calls on general manager Mike Rizzo to upgrade third base. Rizzo has already said that Luis Garcia … Continue reading

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