Author Archives: Stephen G. "Ghost" Mears

Howie Kendrick went out on his own terms and as a Washington Nationals’ star!

Before the news was announced by the media through some anonymous sourced report, Howie Kendrick beat everyone to it by publishing his own words on his Instagram account regarding the decision to retire from baseball. For months he spoke about … Continue reading

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Pick ’em from the discount aisle; Shopping with the #Nats from Casali to Eugenio Suarez!

Putting together a roster in the offseason is complicated, of course. Some of it is choosing from the ala carte menu while some of it feels like you are piecing together an intricate puzzle. If general manager Mike Rizzo is … Continue reading

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Mike Rizzo admitted the #Nats financial situation was fluid; Nationals are rewarding their best fans!

When the Winter Meetings went 100 percent virtual two weeks ago, it was about as exciting as watching paint dry. The normal media scrums that would be held in crammed spaces of a behemoth hotel were replaced by ZOOM meetings … Continue reading

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Washington Nationals hold ZOOM calls, and we have quotes for the future!

Normally during the Winter Meetings, the Washington Nationals hold their center court time at the official hotel, but everything went virtual this year due to COVID, and we never heard from the President of Baseball Operations and General Manager, Mike … Continue reading

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Currently projected, the Nats infield is near the bottom according to FanGraphs!

To quote Daniel Murphy when he was with the Washington Nationals, “Do you go to FanGraphs at all?” If you did a deep dive into FanGraphs projections, you might know that your Washington Nationals have one of the lowest rated infields in terms … Continue reading

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Possibly the greatest hitter ever, Juan Soto is the real deal!

Nats Single-A hitting coach Jorge Mejia was his mentor coming up through the Nationals system, and he checks in often on Juan Soto and works with him in the offseason. In 2019, Soto transformed to another level working with hitting … Continue reading

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The virtual Winter Meetings has some first day action!

The first day of the Winter Meetings saw some action in trades. The White Sox traded former Nats top prospect Dane Dunning for Lance Lynn. It was Dunning who was part of the trio of players sent to the White … Continue reading

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Mets are spending and the Phillies are reportedly selling!

Everyone believes that the new Mets ownership will be spending in Flushing, but they won’t be flushing “stupid money” down the loo like Phillies owner John Middleton proudly did after he exclaimed those words less than two years ago before … Continue reading

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Rankings of the non-tenders. Who could the Nats look at?

Across Major League Baseball, the non-tender moves hit hard even before the actual deadline of 8 pm on the second day of December. Arbitration-eligible players were DFA’d long beforehand like the Nats did with Michael A. Taylor, Roenis Elias, and … Continue reading

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A non-tender day like no other in baseball’s history; Nats agree with Joe Ross and can sit back and watch!

The Washington Nationals took care of their non-tender decisions early. Actually very early. When the team parted ways with Michael A. Taylor, Roenis Elias, and Javy Guerra in early October, they were essentially done. They could have waited until the … Continue reading

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