Category Archives: Giolito

Scherzer on the left, Roark on the right, stuck in the middle with… 3/18/16

Life is about adjustments. And sometimes, you just get very lucky and draw to that inside straight. So after a good night’s sleep and a morning workout, we had planned an afternoon visit to minor league camp to check out … Continue reading

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Gio and Giolito have a lot in common and also Trea Turner #Nats

Before we discuss the similarities of Giolito and Gio, let’s start by discussing the prospects which starts with Giolito and Turner. The young stars have usually received the bulk of the buzz for years in Nats camp from Strasburg to … Continue reading

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Will Dusty Baker look at this job as ‘2 & Done’? #Nats

There is that saying ‘One and Done’ as it pertains to college athletes and also for athletes approaching retirement, and it’s no secret that Dusty Baker is signed for 2 years and could be thinking short-term ‘Two and Done’. Bob Nightengale of … Continue reading

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The Prospects of Tomorrow are here Today in Viera #Nats Giolito, Turner, Robles, Stevenson

Nats camp in Viera is in full swing and all the Top Prospects have arrived on the Minor League side.  In the coming weeks many of these players will get to see some action as fill-ins alongside the Major League … Continue reading

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Lucas Giolito is like “Belvedere Vodka—Top Shelf” says former GM Steve Phillips

Former Mets GM Steve Phillips was in Viera Florida yesterday on assignment for MLB Network Radio Sirius/XM for his show ‘The Leadoff Spot’ which airs weekdays from 7am-10am EST . While he was there, Phillips was able to watch part of … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Our full Day #1 at #Nats Spring Training

It all starts under a full moon in Viera: Pap apologizes, everyone reports in TBSOTL, Dusty manages. Who knows where it will lead? Stay tuned….

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Lucas Giolito strategies, projections for 2016, and scouting reports

There are a few certainties we know with Lucas Giolito, and we feel comfortable saying that the 6’6″ righty will be on an innings limit in 2016 and that he will dominate the Minors.  Giolito enters the 2016 season as … Continue reading

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The Opening Day roster and the Best 25 Go North! #Nats

Every year there seems to be a few surprises emerge from Spring Training in Viera Florida. In 2015, it was Minor League journeyman Clint Robinson who earned a spot on the Opening Day roster and remained on the Nats roster … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning To Feel A Lot Like Baseball!

Many of the Washington Nationals coaches and players will be headed to Viera this week to get ready for Spring Training, and here’s a pic you probably never thought you would see: Bryce Harper sporting a Washington Redskins cap! Bryce … Continue reading

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The 4 N’s: Nats News -n- Notes: Spring Training

As news is trickling in about Spring Training, the official date for pitchers and catchers to report is February 18th.  The Nats released this great graphic to mark the dates for us: Our great people at Image Works Creative created … Continue reading

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