Category Archives: Lineup

Final thoughts from the Nats’ Grapefruit League

Spring Training camp opened on Valentine’s Day and closed 39 days later with a mix of optimism and pessimism. When you embrace the reality that the Washington Nationals are still in a rebuild, you will understand that this team still … Continue reading

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Point-CounterPoint – The Nats Offensive Woes

It does not take any analytics to conclude that the Nats gave up too many runs and did not score nearly enough runs in 2022, or for that matter in 2021 also. So I decided to look at the stats … Continue reading

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The offseason begins!

The 2022 World Series is in the books as the Houston Astros, playing in their fourth Fall Classic out of the past six, defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, Nov. 5. What does that mean for the Washington Nationals?

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Nats Hope to Find Consistency vs Giants

As tough as the end of the 2021 season was for many Nats fans, the 2022 season might be headed the same way. The previous four game set against the Diamondbacks illustrated this perfectly. The series served as an analogy … Continue reading

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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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2022 Washington Nationals Position by Position Preview: Lineup Edition

Every great team that has been thrust into immortality for the Nationals had one thing in common: they could hit the ball and put up some runs. Last year, even after trading many key contributors, the Nats were still able … Continue reading

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Today marks roster expansion day with two players added on Moving Day

September call-ups used to be limited to fifteen as teams would get their big league rosters close to 40 players. Rule changes now limit rosters in September at 28 in total. At first they wanted those 28 to be split … Continue reading

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Nats Open Second Half Against Padres in DC

As the calendar turns to the latter half of July, the Nationals are looking to catch some momentum before the Trade Deadline. The NL East is still cracked open because the Mets have not run away with the division, and … Continue reading

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Nationals Look to Continue Hot Streak Against Defending Champion Dodgers

┬áIn the District of Columbia, there are often many heavyweight bouts in terms of politics and ideology. This weekend, there will be a heavyweight bout; this one is on the baseball diamond, though. The Los Angeles Dodgers face off against … Continue reading

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What’s left to be decided at #Nats spring training camp?

There’s just three Grapefruit League games remaining on the Washington Nationals’ schedule before they head north. Opening Day is less than a week away. We’ve talked a lot about spring training stats, but we know that on Opening Day, everyone … Continue reading

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