Category Archives: MikeRizzo

Sometimes Plan B works out better in the long run!

Revisiting some thoughts from last year when the Nationals pivoted to their Plan B, it turned out to be the moves that pushed the Nats over the top. The Patrick Corbin acquisition not only provided the starting pitching depth the … Continue reading

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Rizzo is holding firm for now on Donaldson and all other infield moves

The Washington Nationals are the World Series champs, and that should give General Manager Mike Rizzo a little bit of extra time on assembling his 2020 roster. He indicated that he would move swiftly after the Winter Meetings, but now … Continue reading

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The Winter Meetings are over and the #Nats now need a 3rd baseman and have other needs!

There was little activity yesterday after a lot of action at the Winter Meetings which are officially over for this offseason even though we are not even technically in the winter months. The Nationals, Yankees, and the Angels spent big … Continue reading

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The #Nats have shuffled the deck with their coaches!

The Washington Nationals announced several changes on their coaching staff that includes one new hire and three new roles for existing coaches. Manager Dave Martinez‘s first base coach, Tim Bogar, will be his new bench coach, and he had actually … Continue reading

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The Winter Meetings open up in San Diego; Nats payroll is open for business!

As the Winter Meetings officially open in San Diego, most of the key participants will be relaxing today with some golf at Torrey Pines and some other golf venues ahead of the some wining and dining at the Hilton San … Continue reading

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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 team 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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