Category Archives: MikeRizzo

Analyzing the Nationals’ prospect haul from the 2022 Trade Deadline

Every day has its inevitable ending, some that strands the occupants of the surrounding world in complete and total darkness. This day can be seen in the Washington Nationals and their era of contending in the MLB. While trading Max … Continue reading

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Trade Deadline discussion 2022

We are just three days and eight hours from the 2022 MLB Trade Deadline. If you believe the rumors, the Washington Nationals will trade both Juan Soto and Josh Bell by the deadline. The return on any trades of this … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Nationals’ Day One of the MLB Draft with Elijah Green and Jake Bennett

Coming off one of the worst seasons in the last decade, the Washington Nationals possessed a top five pick in this 2022 MLB Draft. There were numerous players whom the Nats were mentioned in rumors, but, ultimately, they decided on … Continue reading

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The 2022 MLB Draft is “Live” for the 1st round!

We’ve know for over 9 months that the Washington Nationals owned the №5 pick in the first round today. With four teams picking ahead of the Nats, most likely Druw Jones and Jackson Holliday are the only sure things that … Continue reading

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Final draft prep for Sunday!

We enter draft weekend, and just two days away from the Washington Nationals naming their top pick.  When you pick at №5, your team almost controls their own destiny. Almost. Sure, four teams pick ahead of the Nats, and Druw … Continue reading

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The MLB Draft is an opportunity for the Washington Nationals future!

There is a fine balance between promoting young prospects from within your system, and the free agency route for the expensive veteran stars. The international signings and the MLB Draft must be the foundation of your team. The Washington Nationals … Continue reading

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Evaluating options: what can be expected in return for Josh Bell

The calendar sees the Trade Deadline beckoning, and the Washington Nationals have one of the most coveted prizes on the market. Josh Bell is in the midst of one of his best seasons of his career,  and a likely All-Star … Continue reading

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Josh Bell’s value is whatever some team is willing to pay!

In the war room on the fictional Draft Day movie, you see the wheeling and dealing in trades among general managers as the clock is ticking. As pressure and a poker player’s bluff is executed, you see the opposing GM … Continue reading

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The Minor Leagues is all about developing players to come to the Majors to be successful!

When Joan Adon made his MLB debut last year in October, we got to see a glimpse of the future, and an unpolished gem in one start against the Red Sox. We knew he had a blazing fastball and a … Continue reading

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2022 Washington Nationals Position by Position Season Preview: Starting Rotation Edition

For as long as Mike Rizzo has been in charge of the roster for the Washington Nationals, the main emphasis has been on starting pitching — and specifically, having dominant starters set the tone for the team. In 2019, the … Continue reading

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