OK, you’re probably thinking: This is a Washington Nationals blog! Why are we talking about nine prospects from the Chicago Cubs, a team most of us actively dislike?
Rosters have expanded as the calendar has rolled over to September 2018. Major league teams can now carry up to 40 players on their active roster. Most won’t choose to roll with that many, but still, this is traditionally the … Continue reading
July is almost upon us, and with it will come…at some point…an updated MLB Pipeline ranking of organizational top-30 prospects. The Washington Nationals’ list of top prospects has already changed quite a bit from the preseason rankings, and it will … Continue reading
Happy Father’s Day! For those unfamiliar with the rhythm of the minor-league season, this is usually when first half ends for the “A” teams and roughly when the domestic “shorties” start up. The DSL just finished up its second week, … Continue reading
While it was no secret that the Nationals were targeting Mason Denaburg with their first pick, the Tim Cate pick in the second round was not a certainty because the Yankees and Red Sox were picking right before the Nationals. … Continue reading
The collegiate and Spring Training indiscretions by Seth Romero have been discussed before to overkill, and those issues have overshadowed his pitching prowess that he put on display last night in Hagerstown, Maryland’s Municipal Stadium in front of 1,736 fans … Continue reading
The Washington Nationals selected Merritt Island high-schooler right-handed pitcher Mason Denaburg in the 1st round with pick № 27 in the 2018 amateur Draft.
Our monthly look at the leaders, trailers, and outliers in the Washington Nationals minor leagues. [Originally published on NationalsProspects.com; statisics/standings as of May 25, 2018. Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.] SYRACUSE CHIEFS 22-23, 4th place I.L. North, 4 games … Continue reading
On rare days we see the introduction of a brilliant prospect taking the field for the first time. Juan Soto’s electrifying coming out party on Monday was eagerly awaited albeit earlier than anticipated. Such great theater is the lifeblood of … Continue reading
You see the name of this large Texan, Gabe Klobosits, and you know there’s a story behind it. Sure enough, the origins of the Klobosits family name come from Austrian lineage. You know, Austrian like Arnold Schwarzenegger — not Australian … Continue reading