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Searching for Silver Linings in FredNats Echoes

Unlike most of you, I am a Nationals fan who graduated from years of Expos loyalty. And perhaps for that reason, I am not as demoralized and crushed by the poor prognosis of the season and its early failures. For … Continue reading

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Opinion: The CBA didn’t do enough for the fans

Most fans have already forgiven Major League Baseball for the self-imposed lock-out that lasted 99 days. It delayed Spring Training camps from opening on-time and Opening Day was pushed back. We were supposed to be playing real baseball games today. … Continue reading

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When the window comes down….

In the midst of the euphoria following the World Series win way back in 2019, the furthest thing from most of our minds was that the Washington Nationals’ decade-long window of championship contention was about to come down. In retrospect … Continue reading

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2022 Washington Nationals Position by Position Season Preview: Starting Rotation Edition

For as long as Mike Rizzo has been in charge of the roster for the Washington Nationals, the main emphasis has been on starting pitching — and specifically, having dominant starters set the tone for the team. In 2019, the … Continue reading

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Keeping the right balance between starting pitchers and the bullpen for the #Nats

There is a fine balance between the starting pitchers and the bullpen arms. The Washington Nationals bullpen in 2021 was the worst in baseball history in blown saves. Their collective 5.08 ERA tells just part of the story, and that … Continue reading

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Nelson Cruz is a luxury item; Nats make their biggest move of the winter!

Yes, technically it is still winter in atmospherical terms for another five days. While the Boys of Summer are in Spring Training, the lock-out has made the month of March a frenzy to make final pre-Opening Day roster moves. The … Continue reading

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Pick Two Free Agents for the Nats!

UPDTED: Assuming that there will be an agreed upon CBA,  Now that we have a new CBA, if you are general manager Mike Rizzo and want the Nationals to be competitive in 2022, pick two free agent players you would … Continue reading

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The Maryland Terps baseball team is ranked while bashing HRs and sporting a trio of aces. Georgetown games this weekend!

With no MLB baseball games in Spring Training coming for another week, D.C. area baseball fans will be treated to some exciting weekend baseball with a game at 4pm today and again on Sunday between the nationally ranked Maryland Terrapins … Continue reading

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Baseball is officially back! The New CBA – What Do You Like/Dislike

Just like that, baseball is back with a new CBA. The threat of cancelling games turned into postponements only. Baseball is planning to play all 162 games in 2022 with Opening Day on April 7. With all of the changes … Continue reading

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Minor League signings aplenty for the Nats

The sun rose today above the fields at The Ballpark at the Palm Beaches where the Washington Nationals minor league Spring Training camp is in full swing. It is crickets on what would normally be the big league side of … Continue reading

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