Category Archives: MikeRizzo

The rumor mill has all sorts of deals involving the Washington Nationals!

When Max Scherzer put his Potomac River mansion up for sale, there was an uneasiness among some in the Washington Nationals fan base who felt it was a sign that the 3-time Cy Young award winner was going to be … Continue reading

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Nats add Yasel Antuna to the 40-man roster on the same day that he was named the 4th best prospect by Baseball America!

Before today’s deadline to protect Rule-5 eligible players of which the Washington Nationals had many, they chose to add switch-hitting infielder Yasel Antuna and RHP Joan Adon to their 40-man roster which now is at 33-players with seven open slots. On October … Continue reading

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Non-tender. What does that mean in baseball?

In another segment of dollars and sense, we discuss the arbitration decision deadline that is approaching at 8 pm ET on Wednesday, December 2nd. This occurs on the first business day of the month of December after December 1st. That … Continue reading

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Could the Nats pivot to an infielder as their top acquisition?

Mum’s the word. There has been little chatter from general manager Mike Rizzo and manager Dave Martinez of the Washington Nationals this offseason. Our sourced intel has produced little as to the direction of acquisitions as the information is being … Continue reading

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Maybe the Robbie Ray signing was inline with the MLB.com rankings of free agent hurlers!

MLB.com re-ranked their starters in top free agent order within all of the free agents in their Top-25. This was the original list back in mid-October that we referenced in our article on October 21. Trevor Bauer Marcus Stroman Took the … Continue reading

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Fangraphs WAR rankings for the 2021 Nats and a COVID-19 vaccine!

How are WAR rankings related to a COVID vaccine? Few teams are as dependent on fan revenue as the Washington Nationals and if the COVID vaccine is here earlier than expected, the Nats could raise their outlook on revenues and … Continue reading

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Necessity is the mother of invention as baseball must reinvent itself!

In 2014, Royals’ general manager Dayton Moore took his team to the World Series with a very different formula than the dominant San Francisco Giants. Moore’s team did not have one starting position player at an .800 OPS over over … Continue reading

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Free agent suggestions for the Nats all require one thing: BIG MONEY!

We asked readers to spend the Lerner’s money to build the 2021 Washington Nationals roster. Several people participated, and many more critiqued the suggestions. The one name that came up the most in the discussions was an inexpensive choice at … Continue reading

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How would you spend Lerner’s money?

How the Washington Nationals approach this off-season will be dependent on the money that general manager Mike Rizzo has to spend, and the players who will say “yes” to him. As they say, “It takes two to tango” which basically … Continue reading

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With a roster at 29-players, Mike Rizzo can get started on adding players!

With the 40-man roster sitting at 29 current players, Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo can now embark on his off-season journey of building a better mousetrap. Putting together talent is subjective based on the eye of a scout who … Continue reading

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