Category Archives: Analysis

The Rule-5 add-ons to the 40-man roster are due Tuesday at 6 pm!

Rosters will be shaken up big-time by Tuesday at 6pm ET. That marks the deadline to add Rule-5 eligible players onto the 40-man roster or risk them from being drafted by other teams on the final day of the Winter … Continue reading

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The General Manager’s meeting is underway in Las Vegas!

LAS VEGAS, NV — We are in the brief “quiet period” in Major League Baseball during  this respite when most free agents are not allowed to negotiate with other teams until Thursday at 5 pm. This is the three-days used for … Continue reading

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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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A sleeper in the mix with Jackson Tetreault

There was one starting pitcher for the Washington Nationals who was kind of forgotten about. His name is Jackson Tetreault. Who? Right, he was only up for four starts with the Nats as he replaced Stephen Strasburg on June 14 after Stras … Continue reading

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The Washington Commanders could complicate a sale of the Nats!

When Mike Ozanian of Forbes broke the news that the Washington Commanders football franchise could be up for sale, the DC sports shows went into overtime. While the Commanders generally dominate the sports talk radio scene anyway, this was the … Continue reading

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It’s the [starting] pitching, stupid!

The calendar has shifted to November. The World Series will wrap up very soon, and the General Manager’s meeting is next week. The Winter Meetings begin in just 33 days. Sandwiched in-between is the non-tender deadline in just 17 days … Continue reading

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Rethinking 2019 after the World Series parade!

It was absolute euphoria for Washington Nationals’ fans when the team won the 2019 World Series. After all, that’s what you play for, and at that time, the process, the coaching, the trades, and anything else that was controversial took … Continue reading

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Ownership needs to get the #Nats payroll budget back to league average!

It does not matter if Ted Lerner’s family is running the team or Ted Leonsis’ MSE, when it comes to doing right by the fans of the  Washington Nationals. The time is now to send an email, text message, phone … Continue reading

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People should remember how Stephen Strasburg shined in October!

If you want to dwell in the negative, have at it. There is plenty of that surrounding Stephen Strasburg. But remember this, there is no Nats’ World Series trophy if it wasn’t for Stras. Maybe the Nats don’t even get … Continue reading

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Single best ideas from the Nats’ front office

In the old days, they called it ‘brainstorming’ and that has evolved in front offices that go around the table for single best ideas for the coming season. Open Innovation is a techie concept, but it works with any type … Continue reading

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