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Can Mike Rizzo upgrade at second base? #Nats

When Howie Kendrick‘s season ended on May 19th in the 8th inning with an achilles tendon injury, it has led to much doubt that the player who turns 36 next season can recover to be effective on defense. Nationals general … Continue reading

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When the Mets, Braves or Phillies have made a move, the #Nats have answered back!

The NL East’s top four teams have all been improving this off-season with signings that have ratcheted up the team WAR. When one punches, the other counter-punches. It got so hot this past week after the Mets signed former-Nats catcher … Continue reading

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Mike Rizzo gets his #4 pitcher in Anibal Sanchez

After Tanner Roark was traded last week, the Nationals were in need of a fourth starter and today inked the right-handed Anibal Sanchez after he put up a fantastic year for the Braves. Prices firmed up for starting pitchers last … Continue reading

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Is there any way for the #Nats to re-sign Bryce Harper and keep payroll under $206 million?

For those fans who are still wishing for the Washington Nationals to re-sign Bryce Harper, you must consider that money and desire are two driving forces that are not necessarily mutually exclusive for the Nationals. While the Nats are dealing … Continue reading

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How many more moves does Mike Rizzo have to make?

One of the busiest people in Washington, D.C. is not a politician or a lobbyist although Mike Rizzo’s job entails a lot of skills that those on Capitol Hill need to be effective just like the general manager of the … Continue reading

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The #Nats aren’t done shopping yet!

The Washington Nationals had a great time on Friday. Perhaps you heard? Patrick Corbin‘s first day at #̶N̶a̶t̶s̶ ̶P̶a̶r̶k̶ home. — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) December 7, 2018 Yes, two-time All-Star and Nats top pitching target Patrick Corbin is now … Continue reading

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Nationals go quick strike again and snag Patrick Corbin

Smile Mike Rizzo, you have earned it. The Washington Nationals snagged the number one pitcher in the free agent pool signing Patrick Corbin to a six-year $140 million deal which will also cost the Nats a million dollars of international … Continue reading

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Day two of Nats Winterfest!

Nationals Winterfest 2018—Day 2 Report Well, if I had to grade Winterfest just on today, I’d give it a B-. There were more players (hello, Kiebooms!) and the weather was less bad (albeit still cold and damp) so the kids’ … Continue reading

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#Nats increase their title chances by one Brazilian!

After a topsy-turvy afternoon of trade rumors today, the Washington Nationals emerged with sought-after catcher Yan Gomes, formerly of the Cleveland Indians. Reports had linked both the division-rival New York Mets and former playoff nemeses the Los Angeles Dodgers to … Continue reading

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Decision day on arbitration eligible players. Tender or non-tender?

Normally, tendering arbitration eligible players is a no-brainer on the deadline day. Today is that day for all MLB teams that will have to formally make decisions on tender/non-tender for 2019 contracts to unsigned players who are not signed to … Continue reading

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