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Sports Betting Could Be Coming to Nationals Park

Heading to the bottom of the ninth, the Nats are up 6-1 over the Marlins, Max Scherzer has just thrown 110 pitches and Davey Martinez calls in a struggling reliever for mop-up duty. This move is greeted by a chorus … Continue reading

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Back to the Beaches – Talk Nats 2018 Guide to Visiting the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

At the end of the 2017 inaugural spring training at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches the Talk Nats – First Spring in Review took a look at ideas to help boost attendance. Now the ballpark is about to open for … Continue reading

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SPH Hot Stove with Mike Rizzo – Channeling Jim Acosta

The annual season plan holder hot stove Q&A with the Nats President of Baseball Operations Mike Rizzo is coming up in three weeks (Feb 2 from 1-3), it’s time to get the Talk Nats talking points together and come up … Continue reading

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Potential Impact of the MLB Competitive Balance Tax on the Nats Payroll

Having crossed the MLB Competitive Balance Tax threshold for the first time possibly in 2017, the luxury tax will start to have a major impact on the Nats’ payroll decisions in the upcoming years, that is a fact. What that … Continue reading

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A Sweeping Review of the Great American Ballpark

Last weekend the Nats completed a four game sweep of the Reds at the Great American Ballpark. The Power Boater family traveled out to Cincinnati to see how their ballpark compared to ours here in DC. Inside the Great American … Continue reading

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New for 2018 – Become a Nat for Life Plan Holder (plus ASG info)

“Nat for Life”, sign me up! Leaked on the Nationals web site and discovered (hacked) by @GeneticalyPerfct is the new Nat for Life season plan holder program for automatic plan renewals every year until you or the beneficiaries of your … Continue reading

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The Nats Win! Latest MASN Appeal Goes Our Way!

As most of you have probably already seen, the New York Appellate Court ruled in the Nationals favor today, that the Nats broadcast rights also known as the annual rights fees, should be decided by the MLB Revenue Sharing Definitions … Continue reading

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Time for the Nats to win the MASN Cup

Five straight years, the Nats have lost the MASN Cup to the Orioles, going 7-17 over that time frame. The Nats have not won the Cup outright since all the way back in 2006. This has to end. In a … Continue reading

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The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches – First Spring in Review

Talk Nats has led the way in coverage of the new Ballpark of the Palm Beaches with reviews of the new facility (TBOTPB and BPPB). This article looks at attendance during the first spring and what can be done to entice … Continue reading

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Nats Bats on the Upswing?

On Tuesday Fangraphs published an article about how Danny Espinosa is changing his hitting style to try to swing with an upwards curve. This reminded me of something that I had heard last year that the Nats are being coached to swing … Continue reading

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