Category Archives: Dusty

Back to the future! Derek Norris is a #Nats catcher!

The Nats went back to the future and traded for Derek Norris who they got from the San Diego Padres for Low-A pitcher Pedro Avila. Norris was once a top prospect with the Nationals.

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Have the off-season priorities changed for the #Nats?

While many are thinking of their Thanksgiving plans, Dusty Baker and Mike Rizzo and staff still have work to do. Mike Rizzo re-signed Chris Heisey as a key bench player, and have added some non-roster players like Brandon Snyder over … Continue reading

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When the water doesn’t rise to its level, what happens? #Nats

Water rising, tears falling, and sprinklers spraying water on the new grass fields at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches complex for the Washington Nationals. When Spring Training starts, it will be all smiles. The Nats will be the reigning NL … Continue reading

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Win, Place or Show. #Nats are finalists in MVP/Cy Young/ROY/MOY

The 2016 Nationals are the first National League team in twenty-one years to have finalists in all four awards categories of the BBWAA Awards that include the NL Most Valuable Player with Daniel Murphy, the NL Cy Young Award with … Continue reading

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The time for excuses is over. It’s time for the Nationals.

Now it is the #Nats time. Curses don't exist. Excuses exist. Cut the excuses, and make the positive changes. Theo showed twice its possible. — TALK NATS Blog (@TalkNats2) November 3, 2016 Now it is the #Nats time if you … Continue reading

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The off-season will officially start on November 3rd. Here is your off-season calendar!

The off-season calendar officially begins on Thursday November 3rd.  Below are some important dates for your off-season calendar: November 7th: 5 days after the World Series ends at 5pm EST sets the deadline for teams to make their QO’s (Qualified Offer) … Continue reading

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Filling in the pinholes as #Nats don’t have gaping holes

The Nationals have no post-season starters that will be Free Agents. They have pinholes as Mark Melancon and Wilson Ramos are the two key players that could be headed to free agency. With Ramos recovering from a knee surgery, he … Continue reading

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Manager: “But my job is to try to win the game.”

These words were spoken by a manager in his post-game interview last night after he pulled a struggling star player for a pinch-hitter in a RISP spot, “It’s one of the worst things you can do as a manager—pinch-hit for … Continue reading

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Lunch with Dusty Baker with some questions answered!

August 13, 2016 “As you go through life, collect experiences, not souvenirs. They don’t wear out, and you don’t have to dust them.”—Me Thanks to the Stand Up To Cancer charity auction last winter, today we had lunch with Dusty … Continue reading

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Cast your vote – Questions for Dusty and his Coaches

In our post on Monday, Question, questions, and more questions we asked our readers for questions they would like to ask Dusty and/or his coaches. And our own Laura Peebles will have the opportunity to ask some questions of Dusty and his coaches during … Continue reading

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