Category Archives: Awards

Luis García and Cole Henry are TalkNats’ MiLB Co-Players of the Month!

After much deliberation, we decided that infielder Luis García and right-handed pitcher Cole Henry both deserve the honor of TalkNats April MiLB Player of the Month. As you can tell, there was no shortage of contenders for the award. The … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day; QO deadline at 5PM; Rookie of Year awards show at 6PM

On this Veteran’s Day, we want to start this article with honoring all who have served and given us the ability to enjoy our freedoms. We are fortunate that the Washington Nationals honor veterans and patriotism at every home game … Continue reading

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MLB Network has a full slate of live baseball coverage starting today!

For those starved for baseball, the MLB Network resumes live morning broadcasting daily with an off-season weekday morning Hot Stove show starting today at 9:00 A.M. ET. They will also air exclusively several awards shows throughout the month of November along … Continue reading

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Vote for Trea Turner for the All-Star game; “Do you go to FanGraphs at all?”

 You always hope that the “behind the scenes” votes would get the All-Star game voting right. Last year, the leagues best 3rd baseman, Anthony Rendon, was a snub. The Nationals were in first place and had five players chosen: … Continue reading

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Max Scherzer is the complete ballplayer

With two outs in an inning, you are taught as a baserunner to run on contact. Max Scherzer is a complete baseball player, and he knew about running on contact with two outs. When Wilmer Difo connected in the 14th … Continue reading

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Thanks for Thanksgiving for our Washington Nationals!

What the Nationals and their fans have to be thankful for: Max Scherzer:  Family.  Despite what we hear on this blog and elsewhere, there are things more important than baseball. Stephen Strasburg:  the miracle of modern antibiotics.  And rain. Gio … Continue reading

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Updated: Max Scherzer wins his 3rd Cy Young award; Only the 10th player ever to join that grouping!

UPDATED: Max Scherzer has won his 3rd Cy Young award. Congratulations! Stephen Strasburg finished in 3rd place and Gio Gonzalez finished in 6th place followed by ex-Nats farmhand Robbie Ray. Voting is here. The BBWAA will announce the winners of … Continue reading

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The Off-Season Calendar and Deadlines and #Nats Free Agents

The off-season calendar officially began yesterday.  Below are some important dates for your off-season calendar which began in rapid fire yesterday as the Nationals watched 11 of their current players file for free agency and a 12th was added when … Continue reading

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Tanner Roark has a new mix and look to his arsenal!

Tanner Roark was dominant last night and better than the 2-earned runs he was charged with due to a ball with an unlucky ricochet off of the outfield fence and a misplay on a flyball that should have been caught that … Continue reading

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Why not Dusty Baker in 2017? #Nats

You most likely have heard that Dusty Baker is in the final year of the two-year contract he signed early in the off-season after Matt Williams was let go after the 2015 season.  The 67-year-old Baker is a cinch for … Continue reading

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