Category Archives: Prospects

May Madness – Reading into the Minor League Rosters

For well over a year, we have been forced to settle for blurbs from the alternative training site, unexpected promotions to the major league level of overlooked talents like Dakota Bacus, Kyle McGowin, Seth Romero, and Yadiel Hernandez, the procession … Continue reading

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Scouting Prospect: Cristian Vaquero who is rumored to have committed to the Nats!

Centerfielder Cristian Vaquero has established himself as one of the top international amateur prospects for the Class of 2021. Today, Baseball America broke the news that the 16 year old has been rumored and tied to a commitment to the … Continue reading

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Scouting #Nats Prospects: Armando Cruz and Yasel Antuna

Armando Cruz – SS Most Washington Nationals fans have been following Armando Cruz for some time now.  If for some reason you are unfamiliar with that name, Cruz is a 17 year old shortstop from the Dominican Republic who recently … Continue reading

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Who grabs the last spot(s) on the Opening Day roster for the pitchers?

There is no debating how Washington Nationals’ general manager Mike Rizzo builds his rosters around starting pitching. There is a valid debate however on how Rizzo has built his bullpens over the years and what that has cost him in … Continue reading

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Scouting #Nats pitching prospects: Andry Lara and Gustavo Rivas

Andry Lara – RHP Lara– who turned 18 in January- was part of a vaunted 2019 J2 class under the leadership of International Scouting VP Johnny DiPuglia, signing for $1.25MM as a top 20 prospect in the international signing class. … Continue reading

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Armando Cruz is a TalkNats’ Top-10 prospect; Here is what he told us in his first interview!

Obviously it is too soon for Baseball America to include this year’s signings from international free agency in their rankings, but we have been saving the № 10 spot in our Washington Nationals overall prospect rankings for Armando Cruz. His friends … Continue reading

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Jackson Cluff is the #Nats 11th top rated prospect

The 2019 draft class for the Washington Nationals produced shortstop Jackson Cluff in the 6th round out of Brigham Young University. Cluff hopes to join BYU alums like Dale Murphy and Wally Joyner who both starred in the league. In  Baseball … Continue reading

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Matt Cronin moved into the Top-10 of #Nats prospects!

The Washington Nationals had a chance to get one of the top closers in the 2019 MLB Draft. The team selected left-handed reliever Matt Cronin with the 123rd overall pick in the 4th round. At the time, Cronin was a 21-year-old … Continue reading

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Mason Denaburg says he is healthy and ready to go for the #Nats

When the Washington Nationals drafted Mason Denaburg in the first round of 2018, they knew what they had at the time. Yes, ‘time’ is the key word. He is 21 years old now and would be the age of a … Continue reading

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Andry Lara just turned 18 last month and is the #Nats 5th rated prospect; He tells us about his 4-pitch repertoire!

The Washington Nationals prospect list was just updated this week by Baseball America. Today we bring you the 18 year old, Andry Lara, and tomorrow we will publish Mason Denaburg‘s interview. That will complete the Top-8 prospects of the Nats. Getting to … Continue reading

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