Category Archives: Revere

A week of significance in roster move(s)

By Friday, the Nationals will need to tender contracts to all arbitration eligible players which is mostly procedural for players like Bryce Harper, Anthony Rendon, and Tanner Roark who are all arbitration eligible.  Ben Revere is in his final year of … Continue reading

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What do the #Nats do with Ben Revere?

The Nationals control Ben Revere‘s fate for the 2017 season after they traded Drew Storen for him in early January in a deal with the Blue Jays as Revere had two-years of team control at the time. The Nationals have … Continue reading

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Ben Revere, the Igniter, leads in the clutch stat #Nats “One, if by land, and two, if by sea”

Many baseball people dislike the idea that there is a ‘clutch’ stat. It is not an official MLB statistic. Ben Revere thrives in those spots this year and with runners in scoring position and 2 outs he is now hitting … Continue reading

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#Nats News -n- Notes: Revere, Turner, Harper

Ben Revere started his rehab assignment on Thursday with the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs, and Revere made an immediate impact in the game going 2-3 with a run scored and a RBI. Revere batted lead-off with Trea Turner in the 2-hole. … Continue reading

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Decision Day on Ben Revere’s injury

Ben Revere sustained an injury to his right-side oblique and ribcage area. Revere said after Monday’s Opening Day that he would take his meds and get some rest and see how he feels. On Tuesday he got some treatment, and today … Continue reading

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A Totally Subjective Analysis of Why the 2016 Nationals Will (Finally) Win 100 Games

I love analytics. Really. The numbers quite often confirm what we see on the field, and indeed they often explain why things are the way they are. You want to know when Bryce Harper  took that next step and became an … Continue reading

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We’ve said it about Ben Revere and Trea Turner. Now Dee Gordon speaks up about it!

We have written this off-season about how traditional statistics do not fairly portray the value of speedsters. We wrote about the speedster Trea Turner and his intangibles.  We did the same for Ben Revere after Rizzo traded for him. Ben … Continue reading

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Trea Turner is better than any standard stats show #Nats

After the Nats traded for Ben Revere, Steve M. dove into the deep end to look past traditional Slugging % and OPS and even OBP to try to make sense of the greater value for these speed demon players like … Continue reading

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St. Paddy’s Day & Another Spring Training Thursday: Strasburg, Harper, Zimmerman, Werth, Ramos were there

Crawling out of bed at 4:10 AM this morning to head to Viera, we had to remind ourselves that the reward was Harp and Zim, JDub and Ant-knee, Stras and the Buffalo. OK, it was worth it. There was baseball in … Continue reading

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The #Nats enter Spring Training with the MVP, ROY, & CY & MOY

Tomorrow is the start of Spring Training, and when these 2016 Nats are fully assembled, they boast a group of major award winners.  Bryce Harper is the reigning NL MVP and was the 2012 Rookie of the Year, Max Scherzer … Continue reading

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