Category Archives: Prospects

The Arizona Fall Leagues ends on a walk-off; Carter Kieboom raised his stock!

The Arizona Fall League ended with a walk-off home run in the championship game. It was a good showing by many prospects, and Carter Kieboom stepped up in the league as a Fall Star and in the championship game reaching … Continue reading

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How are the #Cubs Arizona Fall Leaguers doing?

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?

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Decisions, decisions: September call-up time for the #Nats

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

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How are the #Nats top prospects doing?

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

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Down on the Farm, Take Two

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

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Tim Cate will soon be a top Washington Nationals’ prospect!

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

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Seth Romero makes his 2018 debut in the Minor Leagues

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

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#Nats 2018 Draft Central: 1st round pick Mason Denaburg & Tim Cate in the 2nd round

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.

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Good, Bad, Interesting – Vol. 2

Our monthly look at the leaders, trailers, and outliers in the Washington Nationals minor leagues. [Originally published on; 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

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Into the Night

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

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