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The offseason begins!

The 2022 World Series is in the books as the Houston Astros, playing in their fourth Fall Classic out of the past six, defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, Nov. 5. What does that mean for the Washington Nationals?

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And now…we wait.

Will the Washington Nationals trade Juan Soto? One way or another, we will know by 6 p.m. ET tomorrow where Soto will spend at least the next two months and perhaps much longer. The 23-year-old superstar went 1-for-1 with a … Continue reading

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What could the #Nats realistically get in a Juan Soto trade?

At this point, it’s the worst-kept secret in baseball that the Washington Nationals are at least taking offers on Juan Soto. In fact, to hear some “insiders” tell it, he’s all but out the door within the week, with the … Continue reading

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Who the heck is that guy? New faces and NRIs at #Nats spring training 2022!

The lockout is over, the time has come: It’s spring training at West Palm Beach. The Washington Nationals are welcoming back some old friends, getting to know some new additions, and, as usual, trialing more than a handful of non-roster … Continue reading

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What’s next this offseason for the #Nats?

As we all “enjoy” another “thrilling” MLB postseason, the Washington Nationals are getting ready for what will be the most unusual offseason they have had in quite some time. Nats management has been careful about the “r-word”. No one wants … Continue reading

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What’s left to be decided at #Nats spring training camp?

There’s just three Grapefruit League games remaining on the Washington Nationals’ schedule before they head north. Opening Day is less than a week away. We’ve talked a lot about spring training stats, but we know that on Opening Day, everyone … Continue reading

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Who the heck is that guy? New faces on the #Nats for 2021!

O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! At last, spring training is upon us. Today is the first day of workouts at West Palm Beach. While we’re still waiting to find out how many games our cheap, wretched, Orioles-owned regional sports network … Continue reading

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It’s that time again: Rule 5 draft protection deadline is upon us!

The non-tender deadline is looming, the baseball world is still awaiting word from on high as to teams’ minor league affiliates, and with the coronavirus pandemic raging now worse than ever, there’s no way to know for sure when baseball … Continue reading

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What could the minor leagues look like in 2021?

Based on multiple media reports, it seems certain that the 2021 minor league season — if there is one — will look very different than it did in 2019. Major League Baseball’s agreement with Minor League Baseball ends this winter, … Continue reading

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#Nats follow a familiar script in another familiar loss

You’d think when you have lost 20 games, you would have found some new ways to lose. Unfortunately, the Washington Nationals treated fans tonight to a virtual carbon copy of the game they lost yesterday…and the day before that.

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