Category Archives: Roster

Who the heck is that guy? — 2019 edition! New faces at #Nats spring training

It’s that time again! The Washington Nationals have (finally) revealed their slate of non-roster invitees to spring training. We head into camp at West Palm Beach, Florida, eager to see what’s new and different in 2019 from last year’s disappointing … Continue reading

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Rumor: Bryce Harper will sign by Valentine’s Day! #Poll

Bryce Harper is very adept at creating cryptic messages. Sometimes it feels like he has mastered the art of trolling.  A few months ago, he tweeted out a photo that Juan Soto Instagram’d with the hashtag “TopFlight” and a few … Continue reading

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The “Best 25 go north” as the 2019 roster is almost complete for the #Nats, Hellickson in the rumor mill!

The Washington Nationals roster could be complete, but it seems like the roster is missing a couple of pieces. No, this is not referring to Bryce Harper, rather this is referring to back of the roster pieces. Last year, Jeremy … Continue reading

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“Don’t sell me short” — Bryce Harper on exceeding a $400 Million contract!

Players are throwing in their 2¢ on the Bryce Harper/Manny Machado stalemate. Yesterday it was Evan Longoria and Kris Bryant. Players are protecting their turf, but maybe the irrational exuberance of the past has been replaced by teams tanking leaving … Continue reading

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As it turned out, Bryce Harper did make adjustments: B.L.D.

When great players are in deep slumps, there are usually some clues to what went wrong. With Bryce Harper, his hot start to the season began with a slash of .315/.487/.778/1.265 for two weeks — but then his bat disappeared … Continue reading

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In Appreciation of Max Scherzer on the 4-year anniversary of the day he signed with the #Nats

Max Scherzer should be the first player to enter the Hall of Fame with a Curly W on his cap on his plaque in Cooperstown. Let that sink in for a moment. When he signed with the Nationals on this … Continue reading

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The biggest story of the #Nats offseason is still Schrödinger’s Harper

Famed Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger devised a thought experiment to explain quantum mechanics back in 1935. Schrödinger posited a scenario, which (slightly simplified) goes like this: A cat is inside a box, and if a particular event happens inside the … Continue reading

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The #Nats add some oomph…with an asterisk…to the middle infield!

The Washington Nationals have been in need of a big bat in the middle of the order since Bryce Harper left to test the waters of free agency. They have also been in need of a second baseman to push … Continue reading

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Does Bryce Harper want to re-sign with the Washington Nationals?

For the first time since the season ended, it feels like a reunion with Bryce Harper is a real possibility.  So that begs the question, does Bryce Harper want to re-sign with the Washington Nationals? The answer to that question … Continue reading

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It is time to extend Ryan Zimmerman to a restructured deal!

For months our readers here have discussed our suggestion about the advantages of extending the contract of the face of the franchise for the Washington Nationals. In case you did not know, Ryan Zimmerman happens to be one of the top offensive … Continue reading

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