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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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Priorities will change as moves are made for the Nats!

Priorities change all of the time. One move can change each subsequent move. If we knew that Kevin Long was going to leave the Washington Nationals organization, we would have had a new hitting coach as a top priority, and … Continue reading

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Darnell Coles hired as the Nats’ new hitting coach

Embed from Getty Images All was quiet on the Washington Nationals coaching moves to fill their vacancies for base coaches. However, news did leak that the team will be hiring Darnell Coles as their new hitting coach and [UPDATED] as … Continue reading

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The Nats roster squeeze on mediocrity has to happen this off-season!

The Washington Nationals just pared-down the roster by three players from the 2021 roster to essentially get the down to 37-players once free agency officially starts and the 60-day IL players are added back to the roster. Gone are Alberto … Continue reading

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This time, Kevin Long does leave, and Dave Martinez will search for a new hitting coach!

When the Washington Nationals struggled offensively to begin the 2021 season as several Nats players slumped out of the gates, it did not take long for people to call for Kevin Long to be fired as the team’s hitting coach. … Continue reading

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The Nats 2022 lineup looks to be almost set!

As July 30 was approaching and a sell-off by the Washington Nationals at the trade deadline looked to be a go, we felt that general manager Mike Rizzo needed to poach one of the top catching prospects from an NL … Continue reading

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