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A Late Winter of Discontent

  Coming into the final week of February the baseball world should be slowly emerging from the caves of hibernation hungry, but in good spirits.  Already this month there is nearly 40 more minutes of daylight than at the start. … Continue reading

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We are in the “Cold Stove” portion of the year with HOF inductees. #Nats

Yesterday, Sonny Gray was traded and that was the only move going into the final week and a half of January. Reports seemed to indicate that the Washington Nationals were not “in” on Sonny Gray which was no surprise as … Continue reading

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The Winter Meetings end with a lot of unfinished business!

Nobody draws a crowd like Scott Boras who is the super agent representing Bryce Harper. He is like the ole E.F. Hutton commercials “When E.F. Hutton talks, people listen”. Boras draws standing-room only crowds. His speeches are filled with Boras-isms … Continue reading

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Four of the five NL East teams believe they can win it all in 2019

On Fangraphs initial projections for 2019 team WAR, they are only able to compute their numbers based on personnel on the 40-man roster. Some might think that the Braves who won the NL East are getting no respect, but they … Continue reading

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Code Breaking and Baseball

The Divisional tie-breaker game between the Colorado Rockies and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, October 1 turned on a dime.  With none out in the bottom of the fourth inning Pitcher German Marquez struck out Dodgers’ First Baseman Max … Continue reading

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Gio Gonzalez 7.0 1 ER and does not get the win

If you look at the results, Gio Gonzalez did great in this game as he went 7.0 innings of 1 run baseball, but the same can’t be said for his offense or bullpen. The offense got shutout and the bullpen … Continue reading

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Game #104 Things looked very different 48 hours ago.

A source has told us that ownership has given general manager Mike Rizzo the go-ahead to explore trade targets as a “buyer” which seems to be counter to the “sell” rumors. ‘Tis be the season to be folly when you … Continue reading

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Good, Bad, Interesting — Vol. 3

Our monthly look at the leaders, trailers, and outliers in the Washington Nationals minor leagues. SYRACUSE CHIEFS – 33-46, 6th Place I.L. North, 13 games behind Good Jacob Wilson .298/.364/.442 Jimmy Cordero 0HR in 33IP Bad Andrew Stevenson .535 OPS … Continue reading

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Nats get shutout 2-0 in an almost lifeless effort

It is like the annual letdown on the Sunday game after the Dream Foundation Gala. Whatever happens, it is year after year that the team falls flat and lack energy on the game after the Gala. Today, the Nationals got … Continue reading

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Game #64 Season finale with the SF Giants; It’s Scherz-Day

Rumor has it that Max Scherzer wanted to party-all-night with Alexander Ovechkin, but Mad Max of course thought better of it as he had to work today. Scherzer is scheduled to pitch this afternoon for the Nats in the season … Continue reading

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