Category Archives: DaveMartinez

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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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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Mike Rizzo/Dave Martinez talked to invited guests at the Ballpark Bash!

On the three year anniversary of the Washington Nationals first World Series win, the team invited season ticket holders to a new event called the Ballpark Bash. In attendance were manager Dave Martinez, general manager Mike Rizzo, and three members … Continue reading

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The Ownership Team – Some Insights on David Rubenstein

As Steve has been reporting, it appears that Ted Leonsis will eventually be the new owner of the Nationals; or at least a significant minority partner. It has also been reported that David Rubenstein is a partner in that effort. … Continue reading

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The future of the Nats management under new ownership

One of the things that regular posters like to speculate about frequently on this site is when changes in management might be made once the sale of the Nationals to Michael Kim, or Josh Harris, or David Rubenstein and Ted … Continue reading

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The Manager of a struggling/rebuilding team

OPINION: I’ll start this column by getting straight to the point. I think the Washington Nationals should replace Dave Martinez in this mid-season and hire someone who is better with a young team during this process of rebuilding. Now that … Continue reading

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The Minor Leagues is all about developing players to come to the Majors to be successful!

When Joan Adon made his MLB debut last year in October, we got to see a glimpse of the future, and an unpolished gem in one start against the Red Sox. We knew he had a blazing fastball and a … Continue reading

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Nats are in Denver to Face Rockies

Last weekend, the Nationals did something no one anticipated: winning a series in San Francisco. Coming into the series, the Nats were suffering through an eight game losing streak, including a sweep at the hands of the Giants in DC. … Continue reading

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Nats Hope to Find Consistency vs Giants

As tough as the end of the 2021 season was for many Nats fans, the 2022 season might be headed the same way. The previous four game set against the Diamondbacks illustrated this perfectly. The series served as an analogy … Continue reading

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Nats kick off homestand with series against Diamondbacks

Coming off a week-long road trip that saw the Nats go 3-4, they return home with the Arizona Diamondbacks waiting for them. The Diamondbacks are coming to town after dropping two out of three to the Mets in Queens over … Continue reading

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