Category Archives: Roster

Caveat emptor is the writing on some of these free agent deals!

With rumors swirling like the wind, someone(s) is leaking information on every move that Stephen Strasburg and Anthony Rendon are making. The common denominator on these two star players is the agent they share, Scott Boras, who always seems willing … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Guerra non-tendered, Koda retires, and MAT is tendered a deal!

The first business day in December is an important day for arbitration-eligible players. By the 8:00 pm deadline tonight, all of general manager Mike Rizzo’s initial decisions with the team’s eight arbitration-eligible players were decided. Technically, Koda Glover was non-tendered … Continue reading

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By the end of November last year, Rizzo made 4 key acquisitions. This year zero so far!

Last year, Nationals’ general manager Mike Rizzo was in quick strike mode. By the end of November last year, he acquired Kyle Barraclough, Trevor Rosenthal, Kurt Suzuki, and Yan Gomes. A few days after the Gomes deal was official, Rizzo … Continue reading

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Trea Turner has surgery on his finger(s) and he was one of 2019’s miracles!

Baseball fans have seen Jim Abbott pitch and field with one arm, and in 1945 there was Pete Gray who batted with one arm and hit .218 for the Browns and was out of baseball after seventy-seven games as a … Continue reading

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The Nats needs for 2020 begin with starting pitching!

Every team enters the off-season in need of starting pitching. For the Washington Nationals, they have built around elite starting pitching since they began their winning ways. They enter the offseason with a need to replace Stephen Strasburg and Jeremy … Continue reading

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The #Nats farm system and Baseball America rankings

The World Series champs did not trade any top prospects at the trade deadline, and that was welcomed news because the farm system was ranked in the bottom third of all farm systems by every ratings service. Victor Robles was … Continue reading

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The Winter Meetings start in a month in San Diego! Who do the Nats need for 2020?

Tee times were booked well in advance at Torrey Pines and some other golf venues ahead of the Winter Meetings that officially kick-off on December 8th in San Diego at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront: , but many executives will … Continue reading

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The NLDS rosters are set; Game 1 is today!

The Washington Nationals NLDS roster is due to MLB this morning by 10 am. This roster is different from what you saw for the Wild Card game. The Washington Nationals are in Los Angeles for Game 1 with a first … Continue reading

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The winds of winter: Next year’s #Nats could look very different from this year’s contender!

As we enter mid-September, with fewer than 20 games from here until the end of the regular season, the Washington Nationals’ fate in 2019 is theirs to write. Still clinging to pole position in the National League wild card race, … Continue reading

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The losing streak ends at four! #Nats batter the Braves on getaway day!

It’s September. The divisional race is probably over. The wild card race has narrowed substantially. The Washington Nationals entered Sunday’s game on a four-game losing streak and staring ahead at three straight series against division leaders. They needed a big … Continue reading

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