Category Archives: Analysis

Nats Travel to Atlanta to Face Braves for Final Time in 2021

Coming off the seemingly endless week and a half of games against the Mets, the Nationals finally face a different opponent. The Braves are the next team on the docket for the Nats. They make the trip to Atlanta for … Continue reading

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Already Paying Dividends, Nats’ Future Looks Bright as Ever

In ancient Greek mythology, there was a beast called a Hydra. A creature that had multiple heads and lived in the water, lurking until provoked. It was a feared creature in mythology, and in terms of baseball, the Washington Nationals … Continue reading

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Observations about the Nats’ offense from Statcast

We do not always get the sample sizes we need to properly analyze the data. But one thing is for sure, that Juan Soto is a legitimate superstar. Red (hot) highlights in the chart (above) is good and blue (cold) … Continue reading

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Nats and Marlins Faceoff in Battle of Cellar Dwellers

Amid all the losing for the Washington Nationals in the past weeks, the team is looking more and more like a nucleus for the team of the future. It is easy to look at the schedule and notice the losses … Continue reading

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Nats Travel to Milwaukee to face the surging Brewers

The Nationals have quickly forgotten about the losing skid that has characterized the entire month of August following their two-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays. The young Nats put their youthful potential on full display and showed an incredible … Continue reading

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Nats Look to End Skid Against Blue Jays

The Washington Nationals welcome the Toronto Blue Jays to the Nation’s Capital for a two game set on the heels of Washington’s seven game losing streak. The Nats have not fared well lately in pushing across late inning runs to … Continue reading

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Checking in on the Prospects from the Nats trade deadline deals!

The Nationals had the most active Trade Deadline in team history leading up to 5 pm on July 30. In all, eight Nats players were traded and we detail the 12 players the team received back. Some fans knew the … Continue reading

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Opinion: Patrick Corbin should be shutdown for the remainder of 2021

With the Washington Nationals season in evaluation mode for the remainder of this 2021 season, it is the perfect time to shut Patrick Corbin down in my opinion. Let him work on his mechanics away from prying eyes.  With his … Continue reading

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Silver linings found in the wreckage of the Washington baseball team!

If you look closely among the wreckage of the 2021  Washington Nationals baseball team, you will find some silver linings there. Just keep an optimist’s eye that the cream rises to the top even in that bad cup of java. As … Continue reading

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Josh Bell seemed to be a “lock” for 2022 in his final arb-eligible season!

When the Washington Nationals traded for Josh Bell on Christmas Eve last year with Eddy Yean and Wil Crowe going to Pittsburgh, you had to figure that the 2019 All-Star was a lock for two years in a Nats’ uni. … Continue reading

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