Category Archives: MikeRizzo

Finding new ways to lose since April 7, 2021

The Washington Nationals have found 86 excruciating ways to lose so far this season, and with 16 remaining games, there will be several more to endure. A season that started with a black cloud over the team’s head with Opening … Continue reading

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Nats Face Marlins as Race for 5th Pick Heats Up

The Nationals, for better or worse, have a huge opportunity ahead of them. In the remaining three weeks of the season, the Nats play some of the fellow cellar dwellers in the National League. That includes two series against the … 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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Already Paying Dividends, Nats’ Future Looks Bright as Ever

In ancient Greek mythology, there was a beast called a Hydra. A creature that had multiple heads and lived in the water, lurking until provoked. It was a feared creature in mythology, and in terms of baseball, the Washington Nationals … Continue reading

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Brady House’s first pro home run was a grand slam to remember!

For three weeks, the Washington Nationals first round pick in this year’s draft had to get acclimated to baseball as a Nats farmhand at the team’s training facility at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach Florida.

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Nats and Marlins Faceoff in Battle of Cellar Dwellers

Amid all the losing for the Washington Nationals in the past weeks, the team is looking more and more like a nucleus for the team of the future. It is easy to look at the schedule and notice the losses … Continue reading

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Random thoughts at the 3/4 pole in the season!

We have made it past the three-quarter mark on the season, and we are down to the home stretch. The Washington Nationals are so far behind that for all intents and purposes the Nats will crawl to the finish line. For the … Continue reading

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Is the writing on the wall for Victor Robles?

The sample sizes for the newly acquired players at the trade deadline are still small and many have been impressive while some of the incumbent players have rather unimpressive stats in large sample sizes. It has been clear for anyone … Continue reading

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Nats Travel to Milwaukee to face the surging Brewers

The Nationals have quickly forgotten about the losing skid that has characterized the entire month of August following their two-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays. The young Nats put their youthful potential on full display and showed an incredible … Continue reading

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Next year’s rotation for the Washington Nationals could include Max Scherzer

When Max Scherzer was traded to the Dodgers almost three weeks ago, it felt like the next time we saw Scherzer in a Curly W would be at a 2019 World Series reunion party. The chances of him returning to … Continue reading

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