Category Archives: Prospects

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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Happy birthday Gabe Klobosits; P-Nats reliever is learning all the time!

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

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Routines, confidence, and trust are pillars for top-prospect Carter Kieboom

In the off-season, all of the prospect gurus published their lists of Top Prospects. Baseball America, Keith Law of ESPN and Jonathan Mayo at MLB.com posted their prospect lists, and while the differences vary by each analyst, there is very … Continue reading

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Tripp Keister, manager of the Potomac Nationals, is teaching “The Nationals Way”

When we started our interview with Potomac Nationals manager Tripp Keister, we first talked about the transitions he has seen from top prospect Victor Robles who Keister managed last year to inheriting the Nationals #2 and #3 prospects this year … Continue reading

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Good, Bad, Interesting – Vol. 1

Welcome to our monthly look at who’s hot, who’s not, and who’s (or what’s) surprising in the Nationals minors. For those not familiar with this feature at NationalsProspects.com… This is something stolen from named after comedian Demetri Martin’s segment of … Continue reading

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Down on the Farm

We’re now ten days in for the minors and we have that lovely convergence of our #1 prospect getting hurt [Forrest Gump voice] again while our #2 guy is filling the void and raising expectations, which is almost always inversely proportional … Continue reading

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MLB Pipeline releases new #Nats prospect rankings!

New prospect rankings are here! New prospect rankings are here! MLB Pipeline has come out with its 2018 Prospect Watch for the Washington Nationals. There’s some unsurprising gains from last year’s list, some unsurprising falls, and yes, a few surprises … Continue reading

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Who the heck is that guy? — 2018 edition! A guide to new #Nats roster players

It hasn’t been an especially eventful winter for the Washington Nationals, as general manager Mike Rizzo has preferred to bring back contributors to the 2017 season rather than acquiring new players for the Nats’ 40-man roster. Even still, there will … Continue reading

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Nats’ Spring Training opens tomorrow; Bryan Harper scores an invite as a Non-Roster Invitee

With Spring Training camp officially opening tomorrow, you had to figure the Nationals would print the non-roster invitee list soon — and they did within hours of camp opening. The most recognized last-name on the list of 21 non-roster players is … Continue reading

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#Nats and ex-Nats are all over the MLB.com Top-100 Prospects List

There are so many familiar names on the MLB.com Top-100 Prospects list that Washington Nationals fans will recognize. There are ex-Nats Jesus Luzardo and Dane Dunning along with current Nats Carter Kieboom, Juan Soto, and Victor Robles on the the … Continue reading

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