Category Archives: Roster

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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The Nats really miss Max Scherzer!

The Nationals ace of aces, Max Scherzer, remains on the 10-day IL although manager Dave Martinez was optimistic that Scherzer would return this week. He has now missed two starts which included the Sunday start out of the All-Star break … Continue reading

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Three bullpen losses in less than a week, who’s to blame? #Nats

We have said it over and over that a coach’s job is to put their athlete in their best situation to succeed for their team. By this point in the season, we should know who each player is on the … Continue reading

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The Nats “Big Four” is going FOR it!

Pitching, pitching, pitching, and pitching. This Washington Nationals team since 2012 has been built on starting pitching, and that is paying big dividends now. Last night it was Stephen Strasburg who just threw another shutout for this staff. Is there … Continue reading

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The trade deadline is coming up quickly!

With the new MLB rules that have limited teams to only one trade deadline on July 31st this year, general managers will be at the ready to make deals sooner than later. Last year, Nationals’ general manager was the early … Continue reading

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Max Scherzer’s month of June was vintage Max in charge! What changed?

Forget the broken nose and the black eye, the June transformation of Max Scherzer went from a disappointing losing record through May to a legend in June. The team was an horrific 2-10 in Scherzer starts through the end of May, … Continue reading

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Confirmed: Carter Kieboom to the Nats and Jake Noll back to Triple-A

Maybe Mike Rizzo has grown tired of the mistakes made at shortstop or there is something else in play here because the Nationals top-prospect, Carter Kieboom, is being called-up for Friday’s game. The corresponding move is Jake Noll back to … Continue reading

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The enigma that is Anthony Rendon

It was in the Nationals last game when Anthony Rendon stepped up to the plate with two outs and bases loaded with a chance to do something he has never accomplished in his entire MLB career — a walk-off home run. … Continue reading

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