Category Archives: MikeRizzo

Caveat emptor is the writing on some of these free agent deals!

With rumors swirling like the wind, someone(s) is leaking information on every move that Stephen Strasburg and Anthony Rendon are making. The common denominator on these two star players is the agent they share, Scott Boras, who always seems willing … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Guerra non-tendered, Koda retires, and MAT is tendered a deal!

The first business day in December is an important day for arbitration-eligible players. By the 8:00 pm deadline tonight, all of general manager Mike Rizzo’s initial decisions with the team’s eight arbitration-eligible players were decided. Technically, Koda Glover was non-tendered … Continue reading

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As of today, Mike Rizzo is in another final contractual season with the Nats! #Poll

The world champions are building their 2020 roster after eleven players from the World Series roster have become free agents. General Manager Mike Rizzo is more concerned about replacing Gerardo Parra on the roster than he is about his own … Continue reading

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By the end of November last year, Rizzo made 4 key acquisitions. This year zero so far!

Last year, Nationals’ general manager Mike Rizzo was in quick strike mode. By the end of November last year, he acquired Kyle Barraclough, Trevor Rosenthal, Kurt Suzuki, and Yan Gomes. A few days after the Gomes deal was official, Rizzo … Continue reading

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Veterans Day; GM Meetings and the Rookie of the Year award

On this Veterans Day, we want to start this article with honoring all who have served and given us the ability to enjoy our freedoms. The true heroes.

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The Nats needs for 2020 begin with starting pitching!

Every team enters the off-season in need of starting pitching. For the Washington Nationals, they have built around elite starting pitching since they began their winning ways. They enter the offseason with a need to replace Stephen Strasburg and Jeremy … Continue reading

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The #Nats farm system and Baseball America rankings

The World Series champs did not trade any top prospects at the trade deadline, and that was welcomed news because the farm system was ranked in the bottom third of all farm systems by every ratings service. Victor Robles was … Continue reading

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The “Trade Winds” blew in for the #Nats

You just knew Nationals’ general manager Mike Rizzo was going to make a deal, and leading up to this year’s only trade deadline at 4pm, the Nationals made their moves. In fact when everything was said and done they traded … Continue reading

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The Nats really miss Max Scherzer!

The Nationals ace of aces, Max Scherzer, remains on the 10-day IL although manager Dave Martinez was optimistic that Scherzer would return this week. He has now missed two starts which included the Sunday start out of the All-Star break … Continue reading

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Three bullpen losses in less than a week, who’s to blame? #Nats

We have said it over and over that a coach’s job is to put their athlete in their best situation to succeed for their team. By this point in the season, we should know who each player is on the … Continue reading

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