Category Archives: Roster

The Nats were built for marathons and short sprints; Officially eliminated, what’s next?

You probably heard that the Washington Nationals were officially eliminated from the postseason late last night. Not a shocker at all when you start a 60-game season at 19-31. The next time you see the Washington Nationals after Sunday, it … Continue reading

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After winning the World Series, we should be proud of 2019 and skip right to 2021! We name names for a 2021 roster!

We will hopefully look back at the year 2020, and remember all of those blown games like yesterday as an opportunity that put the Washington Nationals in a position to draft players they would not have reached if they had … Continue reading

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The silver lining of a woeful losing record is picking at the top of the draft!

Suckitude has its privileges. A top draft seeding is the only silver lining to a woefully under-performing season. The darkest years in Nats history from 2008-2010 yielded three top of the draft prizes in Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper, and Anthony … Continue reading

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This trade deadline puts Mike Rizzo in a unique situation

Extrapolating the Washington Nationals’ 12-19 record to a 162-game season would put this team at 32-51 to give you some perspective on how dire it looks.  To lose this weekend’s series in Boston could have changed the outlook on this … Continue reading

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Baseball America’s Top 100 rankings mid-season update; Luis Garcia up-to-date!

There is a new mid-season update from Baseball America that has Carter Kieboom ranked as their 17th top prospect, and Luis Garcia as their 100th top prospect. No other Nats players made the list as expected. As always on that … Continue reading

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BBRef values Tanner Rainey & Erick Fedde in the team’s Top 4!

If you use BaseballReference.com (BBRef) you will certainly see their rankings have some interesting names as the most valuable on the Nats. Not surprisingly, Max Scherzer and Juan Soto were their № 1 and № 2 on their list. What may surprise … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Juan Soto is back and he showed up with his family, sort of!

If you watched Juan Soto‘s 2020 debut, you probably noticed the foam cutouts of his father, mother, brother, sister, and uncles in the first three rows of Nationals Park in section 106. Soto got Fathead to create these custom cutouts … Continue reading

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For the Nats and the Scherzers, the new normal is more than just baseball

At last, baseball stadiums aren’t dark. At last, the cracks of bats and the thwunks of gloves again beat in rhythm with the beeps of our kitchen timers and the clangs of dinner cutlery. For the first time in 281 … Continue reading

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A week of roster moves for the #Nats is on the agenda!

Fifteen days go by quickly as the season reaches that mark on Friday and as such rosters by rule must be pared down to 28-players from the current thirty unless MLB agrees to continue with the larger rosters which seems … Continue reading

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If Howie Kendrick didn’t hurt his back, Kieboom’s groin wouldn’t have magically healed!

When Howie Kendrick was suddenly scratched from Wednesday’s lineup with upper back stiffness, Carter Kieboom’s groin mysteriously healed simultaneously, and he was inserted into the lineup. Yes, the groin they said kept him from moving laterally was healed. It had … Continue reading

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