Category Archives: Roster

Breaking: Sources say Tanner Roark is being shopped for trades!

News broke this morning in a quite public way that Tanner Roark is available for trade which hit Twitter on a tweet from Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan. From the  beginning of the off-season’s roster realignments, Roark was listed by us … Continue reading

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The #Nats aren’t done shopping yet!

The Washington Nationals had a great time on Friday. Perhaps you heard? Patrick Corbin‘s first day at #̶N̶a̶t̶s̶ ̶P̶a̶r̶k̶ home. pic.twitter.com/v4SARib5AS — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) December 7, 2018 Yes, two-time All-Star and Nats top pitching target Patrick Corbin is now … Continue reading

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#Nats increase their title chances by one Brazilian!

After a topsy-turvy afternoon of trade rumors today, the Washington Nationals emerged with sought-after catcher Yan Gomes, formerly of the Cleveland Indians. Reports had linked both the division-rival New York Mets and former playoff nemeses the Los Angeles Dodgers to … Continue reading

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Decision day on arbitration eligible players. Tender or non-tender?

Normally, tendering arbitration eligible players is a no-brainer on the deadline day. Today is that day for all MLB teams that will have to formally make decisions on tender/non-tender for 2019 contracts to unsigned players who are not signed to … Continue reading

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Bryce Harper and his advisers should consider the state/local tax implications

Most of the fan bases have created photoshop images and memes of Bryce Harper in their team’s uniform. The Winter Meetings start in exactly two weeks in Harper’s hometown of Las Vegas and get ready for a barrage of Harper … Continue reading

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Decision week on tender/non-tender players! #Nats

By Friday, teams will have made their decisions on tender/non-tender for 2019 contracts to unsigned players who are not signed to set contracts and this includes arbitration eligible players. The Nationals have seven players who are arbitration eligible, and here … Continue reading

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Nationals only add one player to the roster from the Rule 5 eligibles!

After the build-up to the Rule 5 draft reserve list, the Nationals only protected one player and that was James Bourque who is a hard-throwing right-handed reliever who pitched last year for the High-A PNats and the Double-A Harrisburg Senators. … Continue reading

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Mike Rizzo goes quick strike again and reacquires Kurt Suzuki

Washington Nationals general manager continued his quick strike approach this off-season with his third major acquisition before Thanksgiving as he has signed Kurt Suzuki according to reports to a two-year deal. This is another back to the future deal as … Continue reading

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Rule 5 and Non-Tender decisions coming up!

Tomorrow, the Rule 5 draft reserve lists must be submitted of unprotected players by 8pm EDT which also means Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo must decide which players to protect and not expose to the Rule 5 draft. The Rule … Continue reading

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The Padres are reportedly trying to trade for a starting pitcher. Could the #Nats engage with the Padres?

From The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, he reports that the Padres remain interested in a trade for Noah Syndergaard. Would the Padres have interest in trading for San Diego’s Stephen Strasburg? For those who did not know, Strasburg was born in … Continue reading

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