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“The door was never closed” for Kevin Long, and he is back!

When you are the youngest National League player to ever win a batting crown, you must thank your hitting coach. That is exactly what Juan Soto did with a bear hug that lifted hitting coach Kevin Long off the ground … Continue reading

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Our top-10 priorities were set back in September, and we check Josh Harrison off of the list!

The Washington Nationals have clear priorities for next year, and we took a deep dive into a Top-1o. We kind of rolled more names into the list, and sure, things changed quickly when manager Dave Martinez opted to make changes … Continue reading

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Priority #3, the #Nats are in need of a #4 starting pitcher!

As we work in priority order, we look at what we set as the third priority for this Washington Nationals team which is the spot that Anibal Sanchez held in the starting rotation during the 2019 and 2020 seasons. For … Continue reading

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The Nationals name Jim Hickey as their new pitching coach

With Paul Menhart‘s spot as the pitching coach available, it did not take Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez an extended period to fill that spot. Reportedly, Martinez will go with a pitching coach he was very familiar with from their … Continue reading

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Dusty Baker can do something so rare in baseball that only the 2004 Red Sox have pulled off!

Manager Terry Francona led his 2004 Boston Red Sox team to a 98-64 record. They swept the Angels in the ALDS and then faced the hungry Yankees in the ALCS. The Bronx Bombers took a 3-0 lead in the series, … Continue reading

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Multiple DFA’s bring more clarity to the #Nats roster

In early October, the Washington Nationals wasted no time in making roster moves. They had until December 2 to make non-tender decisions for arbitration-eligible players, but the team announced that Michael A. Taylor was designated for assignment (DFA), cleared waivers, … Continue reading

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The 2020 MLB ‘exhibition’ season is at its Final Four

Baseball is still being played in two cities, and soon it will be down to one as MLB is using bubble host cities for the NLCS and the ALCS. They are also playing every day without the usual travel days … Continue reading

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The “Law of averages” does not guarantee anything!

If you want a manager to get you into the playoffs, Dusty Baker is your man. He has done it with all five franchises he has managed, unfortunately the previous four franchises all parted ways with Baker when the main … Continue reading

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Priority #2 a new acquisition to bat after Juan Soto in the lineup!

Over the next few weeks we will go through the Washington Nationals’ priorities we laid out for the off-season. We are on the second priority which could be the toughest to fill given the limited supply of legitimate middle of the order … Continue reading

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Priority #1 Extend Trea Turner

Over the next few weeks we will go through the Washington Nationals’ priorities we laid out for the off-season. In 2016, Trea Turner looked to be destined for stardom in his rookie season. With all of the negative press on … Continue reading

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