Category Archives: MikeRizzo

Off-season priorities for the Washington Nationals start with 10 keys to make it a successful winter!

The Washington Nationals have clear priorities for next year. We will take you through the Top-10.

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The Nats were built for marathons and short sprints; Officially eliminated, what’s next?

You probably heard that the Washington Nationals were officially eliminated from the postseason late last night. Not a shocker at all when you start a 60-game season at 19-31. The next time you see the Washington Nationals after Sunday, it … Continue reading

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After winning the World Series, we should be proud of 2019 and skip right to 2021! We name names for a 2021 roster!

We will hopefully look back at the year 2020, and remember all of those blown games like yesterday as an opportunity that put the Washington Nationals in a position to draft players they would not have reached if they had … Continue reading

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Nats, so you’re telling me there’s a chance: (3.6%)

The number is not zero. The number is 3.6 percent. That is better odds than it was on Friday. Yes, we are talking about the Washington Nationals chances of making the postseason. They don’t have to go 19-0 to make it … Continue reading

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Rizzo under contract shapes the #Nats future, but what does the short-term look like?

With general manager Mike Rizzo penned for the next three years, what does the short-term look like? Certainly Dave Martinez is the longest tenured Washington Nationals’ manager in terms of full-seasons as he will finish his third season this year. … Continue reading

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The silver lining of a woeful losing record is picking at the top of the draft!

Suckitude has its privileges. A top draft seeding is the only silver lining to a woefully under-performing season. The darkest years in Nats history from 2008-2010 yielded three top of the draft prizes in Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper, and Anthony … Continue reading

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This trade deadline puts Mike Rizzo in a unique situation

Extrapolating the Washington Nationals’ 12-19 record to a 162-game season would put this team at 32-51 to give you some perspective on how dire it looks.  To lose this weekend’s series in Boston could have changed the outlook on this … Continue reading

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A week of roster moves for the #Nats is on the agenda!

Fifteen days go by quickly as the season reaches that mark on Friday and as such rosters by rule must be pared down to 28-players from the current thirty unless MLB agrees to continue with the larger rosters which seems … Continue reading

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Predicting the Opening Day roster for two weeks from today!

Let’s try to come up with the 30-player Opening Day roster, from the 42 players who are still in big league camp at Nats Park. We already have some clues from both General Manager Mike Rizzo and manager Dave Martinez … Continue reading

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Summer Training starts today; Fangraphs ranks #Nats at 4th best in Majors!

If you feel like this is a case of déjà vu, you are not alone. This is the second pre-season of 2020 for Major League Baseball because of the initial stoppage of America’s game due to the COVID-19 pandemic on … Continue reading

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