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The Nationals’ Covid-19 outbreak exposes their lack of depth

Baseball is finally back! After having their opening series postponed due to a Coronavirus outbreak, the Washington Nationals wrapped up their trip to LA today and did not avoid a sweep. Outside of Opening Day, the Nationals’ season has been … Continue reading

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Sam Clay’s MLB debut included strikeouts of Freddie Freeman and Marcell Ozuna!

WASHINGTON D.C. — Major League Baseball debuts for relief pitchers are generally spots made for low lev situations. That was not the spot you would expect to signal in a newbie to face the former Rookie of the Year, Ronald Acuna … Continue reading

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With the #Nats practicing, MLB announces the #Nats will play Game #1 on Tuesday!

The Washington Nationals players had to arrive hours before today’s scheduled practice for another round of COVID rapid tests as well as submit to samples that are sent out to the lab. All eligible players who met the protocols were … Continue reading

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It’s 2021 and we still can’t shake 2020 from the reality!

All of the past was going to be left in the past on Opening Day as 5,000 fans were supposed to be the representative core to cheer a re-raising of the 2019 World Series banner. A tradition with World Series … Continue reading

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COVID S.N.A.F.U. to begin the season puts the #Nats in a tough spot!

If you thought COVID-19 was behind us, we got the stark reminder and a jolt of reality that it is not. Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo confirmed yesterday that one player (not identified) had tested positive for COVID, and … Continue reading

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First pitch on Opening Day is hours away and tainted by a positive COVID test!

Welcome to Opening Day 2021! The celebration was somewhat muted after general manager Mike Rizzo addressed the media and informed them that one player tested positive for COVID-19 and four other players and one staff member will be held-out after … Continue reading

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Mary Beth Koeth got numerous shots off of Juan Soto

While Jeff Passan’s keyboard clicked off 5,902 words for his ESPN cover story of  Juan Soto, you must appreciate every part of what went into this piece. Titled, “WELCOME TO JUAN SOTO’S MLB” with the kicker, “No one owns the batter’s … Continue reading

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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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A Distant Gaze

Baseball Lifers have The Look.   Years of seeing out upon the diamonds with a distant gaze produces a common appearance to the men that inhabit the dugouts.  Endless hours of absorbing the sights of the game, calculating a next move, … Continue reading

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The Nationals could have MLB’s best outfield

Outfields are made up of a trio of players. AJ Pollock, Mookie Betts, and Cody Bellinger. Marcell Ozuna, Cristian Pache, and Ronald Acuna Jr. Those names may come to mind when prompted with the question, what team has the best … Continue reading

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