Author Archives: Power Boater

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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Opening Day at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is a winner, a really nice job done by West Palm Beach, the Nats, and Astros. Beautiful ballpark. (Any critiques in this piece should be taken with the understanding that the good far outweighed … Continue reading

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Nats Blogs to Watch this Spring

The State of the Natosphere 2017: This year the Nats reported to spring training on 2/14 but fans were not allowed on the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches grounds until Saturday which was February 18th, restricting coverage to the old school … Continue reading

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Washington Nationals Draft Results 2009-2011

Where I complain that winning the World Series in five games isn’t good enough: In 2009 Mike Rizzo inherited the #1 and #10 overall draft picks along with the Nationals GM position, he was also fortunate enough to take over … Continue reading

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