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A look back on 2019 and 2020 and on to 2021 and how COVID will affect the budget and new contracts!

We are officially in the Washington Nationals off-season. It should be a “glass half full” vision of the future if you are an optimist. A sixty game stretch should have been an hors d’oeuvre to a main course of ribeye … Continue reading

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After winning the World Series, we should be proud of 2019 and skip right to 2021! We name names for a 2021 roster!

We will hopefully look back at the year 2020, and remember all of those blown games like yesterday as an opportunity that put the Washington Nationals in a position to draft players they would not have reached if they had … Continue reading

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A week of roster moves for the #Nats is on the agenda!

Fifteen days go by quickly as the season reaches that mark on Friday and as such rosters by rule must be pared down to 28-players from the current thirty unless MLB agrees to continue with the larger rosters which seems … Continue reading

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Summer Training starts today; Fangraphs ranks #Nats at 4th best in Majors!

If you feel like this is a case of déjà vu, you are not alone. This is the second pre-season of 2020 for Major League Baseball because of the initial stoppage of America’s game due to the COVID-19 pandemic on … Continue reading

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Inside info from Davey Martinez as told to Buster Olney

Two months after that photo was taken, Dave Martinez was not smiling so boldly. His Washington Nationals team was hurting, literally, and had an 18-26 record on the season. Maybe the luck of the Irish paid off for Davey along with his … Continue reading

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Game 4 of the NLCS will be shown on MASN tonight; You will also see the Manager of the Year get swept!

They need to rename the Manager of the Year award to “Manager of the Regular Season” as Steve Mears exclaimed. Make it accurate for what it is. Maybe this is the one award voted on by the BBWAA that should … Continue reading

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Today was supposed to be an exhibition game at Nationals Park!

The MLB baseball schedule halted at 4 pm EDT on March 12th in what could only be described as an unnatural disaster with the Coronavirus becoming a global pandemic. There has been no baseball since, and the future of the … Continue reading

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If the #Nats could play ball, who would be on the team?

The news has moved so fast that it’s strange to think that, barely more than a week ago, the Washington Nationals were still playing Grapefruit League games. It’s strange, too, to think that if not for the coronavirus pandemic that … Continue reading

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Analyzing the groups in West Palm Beach and the 1-0 W-factor!

Squad goals are a key to every team, and the Washington Nationals roster as we look at them have strengths and weaknesses as we showed by position — but upside exists. Don’t let the projection sites fool you into thinking this … Continue reading

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Davey Martinez is back to work; Final prep for West Palm Beach!

We are one week and two days away from the official opening of the 2020 Spring Training camp. The offseason ends and the preseason begins. There should not be many unknowns on who makes the roster, but it will be … Continue reading

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