Category Archives: DaveMartinez

Looking at the #Nats 26-man roster  – The Sum Greater than the Parts. But, Nice Parts!

With respect to the Washington Nationals final roster, I’m almost surprised with how un-surprising things have turned out. General Manager Mike Rizzo and manager Dave Martinez will formally post up their Opening Day roster shortly, and we should probably see … Continue reading

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The #Nats Opening Day starters and projected roster!

Was it ever a question as to who the Washington Nationals’ Opening Day starting pitcher would be? Officially, Max Scherzer was named after today’s game to his sixth Opening Day start by manager Dave Martinez. Joining him will be 25 … Continue reading

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The #Nats bench has one spot up for grabs!

It looks like Josh Harrison could be the most valuable guy on the bench unless there is an acquisition that takes place. With a righty outfield bat needed to give Kyle Schwarber some days off, it looks like Josh Harrison … Continue reading

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Mike Rizzo, Dave Martinez and Jim Hickey give the State of the Nats!

The Washington Nationals aired their annual offseason “State of the Nats” report this year in a virtual presentation featuring Mike Rizzo, General Manager and President of Baseball Operations, Manager Dave Martinez, and Pitching Coach Jim Hickey. The opening had an … Continue reading

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How does Davey Martinez change his career slow-start record?

In Dave Martinez‘s first season managing the Washington Nationals, he inherited an under-achieving 2017 team. His 2018 debut squad got off to a slow start with an 11-16 record which put the Nats quickly in a hole and 4th place … Continue reading

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Where do the #Nats go from here?

With Josh Bell, Kyle Schwarber, and Josh Harrison all signed, what moves will Washington Nationals’ general manager Mike Rizzo have up his winter sleeves? With a 40-man roster showing five vacancies, we can expect at least five moves and most … Continue reading

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Official: Nats sign Kyle Schwarber as a free agent! Time to pencil in a new lineup!

We had several scenarios for a Kyle Schwarber signing with the hopes he could play first base for the Washington Nationals. After the Josh Bell signing, the thoughts of adding Schwarber faded until rumors had surfaced from The Athletic’s Ken … Continue reading

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Washington Nationals hold ZOOM calls, and we have quotes for the future!

Normally during the Winter Meetings, the Washington Nationals hold their center court time at the official hotel, but everything went virtual this year due to COVID, and we never heard from the President of Baseball Operations and General Manager, Mike … Continue reading

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Could the Nats pivot to an infielder as their top acquisition?

Mum’s the word. There has been little chatter from general manager Mike Rizzo and manager Dave Martinez of the Washington Nationals this offseason. Our sourced intel has produced little as to the direction of acquisitions as the information is being … Continue reading

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Fangraphs WAR rankings for the 2021 Nats and a COVID-19 vaccine!

How are WAR rankings related to a COVID vaccine? Few teams are as dependent on fan revenue as the Washington Nationals and if the COVID vaccine is here earlier than expected, the Nats could raise their outlook on revenues and … Continue reading

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