Category Archives: Analysis

Is it time to move Juan Soto back to LF?

The news is not good. Juan Soto as measured by defensive WAR (-6.5) tied for last for all fielders, and in StatCast’s Outs Above Average, which is a factual measurement of a fielder’s ability, ranks Juan Soto dead last in … Continue reading

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Point-CounterPoint – Draft Order Possibilities

Don: The discussion within the TalkNats community has already started about who to draft for the Nationals and what spot the team will get in 2023. As we all know, the new CBA introduced a lottery for the draft. While it … Continue reading

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Nats’ Farm System Roundup: April Edition

As the Nationals struggle to win games early in the 2022 season at the highest level, fans are quickly turning to look towards the future. Some of the top prospects in the organization are beacons of hope and progress for … Continue reading

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With a five-game slide, the Washington Nationals look worse than expected.

Rebuilds are not easy. That has to be an understatement. If you are into interpolating and extrapolating numbers at the 11 percent completion mark of this season, we can tell you that if the Washington Nationals stay on this pace … Continue reading

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Nats Hope to Find Consistency vs Giants

As tough as the end of the 2021 season was for many Nats fans, the 2022 season might be headed the same way. The previous four game set against the Diamondbacks illustrated this perfectly. The series served as an analogy … Continue reading

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Nats kick off homestand with series against Diamondbacks

Coming off a week-long road trip that saw the Nats go 3-4, they return home with the Arizona Diamondbacks waiting for them. The Diamondbacks are coming to town after dropping two out of three to the Mets in Queens over … Continue reading

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Nats Look to stay hot against Pirates

Over the course of the season, there are certain series between teams that are bound to attract national attention. Whether it is between two teams that are contending for a World Series or bitter rivals, some games simply mean more … Continue reading

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“This could go terrible and people might actually see what a bad baseball owner is” — NationalsSource

If you were away from social media yesterday, you’re waking up to news that the Washington Nationals made public that they are exploring with investment bankers a possible sale of the team but also the possibility of bringing in minority … Continue reading

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Nats Head on the Road for First Time in 2022

The 2022 MLB season is truly getting going as the second week of action kicks off with the Nationals going to Atlanta to face the Braves. The two teams look vastly different from the last time they faced off in … Continue reading

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Who’s on the Nats’ roster in ’23?

We have been debating the odds and ends of a potential Juan Soto contract extension for a long time now — and really there isn’t much more to say that hasn’t been covered. In that context I’ve been looking at our … Continue reading

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