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Nats Look to stay hot against Pirates

Over the course of the season, there are certain series between teams that are bound to attract national attention. Whether it is between two teams that are contending for a World Series or bitter rivals, some games simply mean more … Continue reading

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Nats Head on the Road for First Time in 2022

The 2022 MLB season is truly getting going as the second week of action kicks off with the Nationals going to Atlanta to face the Braves. The two teams look vastly different from the last time they faced off in … Continue reading

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Bumpy Roads to Beautiful Places? The New Prospect Lists and the Developmental Horizon

The updated prospect lists are interesting, especially when we view the early spring training action and those we see up close. The Nationals now have the unsettled feeling of a second division-team, despite the bold stroke of recruiting Nelson Cruz. … Continue reading

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Spring Training camps are officially open!

For players living in the U.S., three days notice to get to Spring Training camps is much easier than those needing international flights from the Dominican Republic and especially from Venezuela.

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Fangraphs projects the Nats currently as a 75-87 team this year!

Projections are fun to analyze, and they rarely come close to reality in total. Given the state of the Washington Nationals at this point in time, the projections are actually bullish on the team at a 75-87 record for the … Continue reading

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The remaining free agent list is ranked!

At this point in time two years ago, the Washington Nationals were the reigning World Series champs. In a short time, this team has hit the skids. With a last place finish last year, this team is stuck in its … Continue reading

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The days when Lucius Fox was rated higher than Juan Soto; The Nats finally get Cesar Hernandez. So much more going on!

There were five moves yesterday by the Washington Nationals that began with a waiver claim of Lucius Fox from Baltimore. The night ended with the Nats biggest free agent signing of the off-season, so far, with Cesar Hernandez committing to … Continue reading

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2021 Nationals Player Grades Part 6

This is the final installment of reviewing the 2021 Washington Nationals roster. The players listed here alphabetically go from “St” to “Z”. The two longest tenured Nats players are on this part of the list: Stephen Strasburg and Ryan Zimmerman. … Continue reading

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2021 Nationals Player Grades Part 5

As we are almost done with the player evaluations, we have some interesting names on this list as we move further into the players with last names beginning with “R” and into the “S” names. This list contains many Washington … Continue reading

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2021 Nationals Player Grades Part 3

Ryne Harper, RHP: Harper is one of the strangest pitchers in the entire league. His strikeout rate was as low as ever in his career. However, his FIP (a stat that measures how well a pitcher is doing at preventing … Continue reading

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