Category Archives: Roster

Predicting the Opening Day roster for two weeks from today!

Let’s try to come up with the 30-player Opening Day roster, from the 42 players who are still in big league camp at Nats Park. We already have some clues from both General Manager Mike Rizzo and manager Dave Martinez … Continue reading

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Nats make first cuts from Major League camp; 42 players remain of which several are unavailable!

This morning, the Nationals sent 17-players to the alternate training site in Fredericksburg, Virginia belonging to the Class High-A affiliate FredNats. Fifteen of those players were on the original 60-player pool list plus Cade Cavalli and Taylor Gushue who were … Continue reading

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Summer Training starts today; Fangraphs ranks #Nats at 4th best in Majors!

If you feel like this is a case of déjà vu, you are not alone. This is the second pre-season of 2020 for Major League Baseball because of the initial stoppage of America’s game due to the COVID-19 pandemic on … Continue reading

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Source: Cavalli headed to the 60-man pool; All #Nats non-teenage prospects in camp except Denaburg; Nats sign 9 undrafted amateurs

From our sourced report this morning, newly signed first round pick, Cade Cavalli, was added to the 60-man player pool. All of the Nats top-10 prospects are in camp except for Mason Denaburg  (№ 7) and teenage prospects like Andry … Continue reading

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Diving into the player pool

While we still don’t know whether the coronavirus will cooperate and a 2020 season will indeed be played, at least we have some baseball activities going on now with the goal of playing ball in July and beyond. On Sunday, … Continue reading

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60-man roster and opt-outs due this afternoon!

With the 60-man player pool rosters due by 4 p.m. ET today, teams will all have some surprises on their rosters. The hope is that no team will need 60 players to get through a 60-game regular season. But there … Continue reading

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The Baseball Hot Stove Grill opens back up at noon today!

The floodgates will open at noon today for baseball transactions. There had been a self-imposed freeze on deals with other teams since March. Teams can now make trades, sign free agents, and expand to 30 players on their active roster. Total … Continue reading

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A quick five round draft yields six players with potential for the Nats

Over the two days of the amateur player draft and a grand total of five rounds, the Washington Nationals selected six players who general manager Mike Rizzo believes will elevate his farm system that ranks near the bottom of all … Continue reading

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Ten years ago, history was forever changed when Stephen Strasburg made his debut! A Kory Casto strikeout on 9/19/2008 might have made it all possible!

Exactly a decade ago, were you one of the lucky 40,315 fans in a sold-out Nationals Park to witness the “debut”? What Nats fan could forget June 8, 2010 when Stephen Strasburg made his MLB debut for the Washington Nationals? … Continue reading

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Ryan and Heather Zimmerman have stepped up to the plate for D.C. charity!

There are talkers and there are doers. Ryan Zimmerman is the latter and usually a man of few words, but his humble nature as a man who does not talk much all changed as he saw a need and put … Continue reading

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