Category Archives: Roster

Extend Everyone! Really?

In a recent comment thread about extensions, specifically the idea of extended Josiah Gray, one of the comments was that you can’t extend everybody. But no one had suggested extending everyone. The idea of extending everyone is somewhat amusing and … Continue reading

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Could there be 3 players in Nats’ camp competing for center field?

Yesterday was that rainy day in West Palm Beach as the top prospects all checked-in officially for big league camp. The media was swarming before 9 AM inside the facilities at the CACTI Park of the Palm Beaches. While that … Continue reading

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Who the heck is that guy? #Nats 2024 spring training field guide, hitting edition

Grapefruit League play gets underway on February 24 for the Washington Nationals. But most of their position players have already reported to camp. The Nats have their work cut out for them in 2024. The front office chose not to … Continue reading

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Who the heck is that guy? #Nats 2024 spring training field guide, pitching edition

Spring training is once again upon us. Pitchers and catchers have reported, along with most of the rest of the Washington Nationals. It has not been an impressive offseason for General Manager Mike Rizzo & Co. Many of Rizzo’s stated … Continue reading

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The Nats are reportedly adding Zach Davies on a minors deal

On Wednesday, general manager Mike Rizzo faced the music as the Washington Nationals officially opened up their Spring Training facility for player check-ins. Rizzo spoke to reporters and knew he would be asked about the lack of signings to his … Continue reading

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Patience will pay off for some teams and some players, but not all!

There are still 40 percent of the Top-10 ranked free agents unsigned, and they are all reportedly Scott Boras clients. Yes, No 2. ranked Cody Bellinger, No 4. Blake Snell, No. 6. Jordan Montgomery, and No. 7. Matt Chapman are … Continue reading

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The NRI list is published, and can only be described as quality over quantity!

So far and officially speaking, only 11-players have been extended invitations as non-roster invitees (NRI) to big league camp with the Washington Nationals big league club. It is the smallest squad ever for the team in what can only be … Continue reading

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FanGraphs projections for the Washington Nationals in 2024

The offseason has just 19-days remaining before we click into preseason mode as Spring Training camp opens for the Washington Nationals on Valentine’s Day. While we expect another starting pitcher to be signed by the Nats, nothing is certain — … Continue reading

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Starting Pitcher FAs – Take 2

Time to turn our attention back to what FA pitcher(s) to sign. An update to a previous post on Starting Pitchers. Steve: First off Don, that left-handed power bat article that we started writing in December kind of nailed it … Continue reading

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Sean Doolittle’s New Role: Evolving The Pitching Coach Role????

When Steve and I do Point-CounterPoint articles, we typically have plenty of time for our back and forth. This one is different because of this breaking news on Sean Doolittle joining the coaching staff as a pitching strategist. So both … Continue reading

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