Category Archives: MikeRizzo

Nats coaching and front office staff changes!

While the Washington Nationals re-upped, with shiny new contracts, for manager Dave Martinez at the end of August and his boss, Mike Rizzo, in mid-September, most of Martinez’s coaches did not have their contracts extended per Britt Ghiroli of The … Continue reading

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Official: Mike Rizzo’s contract is extended in a multi-year deal

All of the rumors of cutting staff that led some to believe that Mike Rizzo was leaving the Washington Nationals organization were just more of the unsubstantiated rumors that were proven inaccurate as the team announced, before business opened today, … Continue reading

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Fantasy baseball in real life does not work in building a team or wishing for a new team owner!

The New York Mets tried to play fantasy baseball with no rules and a flawed plan with their 2023 roster adding future Hall of Famer Justin Verlander to a rotation with Cooperstown-bound Max Scherzer, and an infield that looked like … Continue reading

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Mike Rizzo was right, it was a ‘retool’

There was that time when general manager Mike Rizzo threw out the ‘retool’ word for the first time after the 2021 trade deadline. He also used the term ‘reboot’ and said that a rebuild was a “five or six year … Continue reading

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The Nats future is bright beyond the bullpen

Let us state the obvious right now that the Washington Nationals bullpen is a mess. Okay, we got that out of the way. The future is bright, and that takes no sugarcoating. James Wood, Dylan Crews, Brady House, Robert Hassell … Continue reading

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Trade Deadline is less than 2 weeks away

This year’s trade deadline is on August 1 at 6 pm ET. We are officially on “hug” watch. The Washington Nationals are going to make trade(s) of players on the final years of their contracts. Of course teams want healthy … Continue reading

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Optimism and Natitude align after the Draft!

People can choose their outlook on life — but if you are not more optimistic today as a Washington Nationals fan than you were on August 2, 2022, I don’t know what to tell you. The Nats pulled off the … Continue reading

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Several teams are taking advantage of the new bases and pickoff rules!

In football, they called it the “run and shoot” offense, and several MLB teams seem to be running the baseball version of it. The Tampa Bay Rays have toolsy athletic position players that will take advantage of your weaknesses with … Continue reading

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Mock drafts have Skenes to Pittsburgh, Crews to Washington

We are exactly ONE WEEK from the MLB Draft. Do you trust the mock drafts out there or do you expect that the Pittsburgh Pirates will do something crazy on draft day like they have done many times before? When … Continue reading

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MLB Pipeline with 5 Nats in their Top-100, and James Wood and Brady House were named to the All-Stars Futures game!

There are least six top prospects ranking services out there, and MLB Pipeline just did their new Top-100 rankings at the midway point of the season. The Washington Nationals fared well, all considered, in their current rankings. With Elijah Green … Continue reading

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