Category Archives: MikeRizzo

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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Checking in on the Prospects from the Nats trade deadline deals!

The Nationals had the most active Trade Deadline in team history leading up to 5 pm on July 30. In all, eight Nats players were traded and we detail the 12 players the team received back. Some fans knew the … Continue reading

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Silver linings found in the wreckage of the Washington baseball team!

If you look closely among the wreckage of the 2021  Washington Nationals baseball team, you will find some silver linings there. Just keep an optimist’s eye that the cream rises to the top even in that bad cup of java. As … Continue reading

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Josh Bell seemed to be a “lock” for 2022 in his final arb-eligible season!

When the Washington Nationals traded for Josh Bell on Christmas Eve last year with Eddy Yean and Wil Crowe going to Pittsburgh, you had to figure that the 2019 All-Star was a lock for two years in a Nats’ uni. … Continue reading

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