Stat Leaders and Standouts on the farm as of 5/23!

The stat leaders heading into week eight of the minor league baseball season.

Matt Cronin remains unscored upon through 16 1/3 innings pitched and his outings are nothing short of dominant.

Jeremy De La Rosa had a huge week going 10-24 (.417 BA) and jumping to the top of the leaderboard for multiple categories.

Looking forward to some possible promotions for the guys who continue to impress every week. Continue reading

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Game #43 welcomes Trea and Huddy back to DC!

Photo by Marlene Koenig for TalkNats

Last homestand theWashington Nationals welcomed back Dusty Baker from the visitor’s dugout, and today it will be World Series heroes, Trea Turner and Daniel Hudson, who return as visiting players. The Nats have prepared a joint video tribute for Turner and Hudson to play just before first pitch.

This series against the Dodgers is just more of the relentless schedule which hasn’t given the Washington Nationals many chances against against non-contending teams lately. At some point, the Nats will face some struggling teams. Continue reading

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Cade Cavalli was dominant, and that is the most important Nats’ farm news!

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Today, the minor league news all starts with Cade Cavalli on the mound. The team’s No. 1 rated prospect would be the focus of the day based on the importance of each start.
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Game #42 is the finale of the road series against Milwaukee

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This series is now a salvage project for the Washington Nationals to leave Milwaukee with a win, and that will be no easy task with the struggling Aaron Sanchez on the mound. Continue reading

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Down on the farm was a walk-off, a shut-out, and a 4-hit JDLR game!

Jeremy De La Rosa is also hot at the plate; Photo by Clint Often for TalkNats

The final tally was a 3-1 day for the Washington Nationals minor league affiliates that had lots of highlights.
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Game #41 Nats need the good pitching to align with the good hitting!

MILWAUKEE — Woodruff versus Corbin tonight; Photo by Kevin Nibley for TalkNats

The feast and famine continues for this team as they were shutout again, and this team is one of the better teams on advanced offensive stats, especially when they are winning. The Washington Nationals have scored an average of 7.7 runs per games in wins contrasted to just 2.1 runs per game in losses.  Continue reading

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Five Game Slate for Friday’s MiLB Recap

The Harrisburg Senators had a doubleheader today to make up their rainout yesterday.

The pitchers on the bump across the system were Jackson Rutledge (A), Tim Cate (A+), Ronald Herrera (AA), Steven Fuentes (AA), and Sterling Sharp (AAA). Continue reading

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Game #40 Nats in Milwaukee for the weekend!

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The season is almost 25 percent complete at the end of this game for the Washington Nationals. The sample sizes are now large enough for some players to project for the season, but if Juan Soto proved anything last year — he should go on some big hot streaks as the weather warms up. Continue reading

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More Close Games in Thursday’s Recap

It was a rainy day in Portland and the Senators couldn’t get their game in against the Sea Dogs.

The other teams were good to go and they had Jefry Rodriguez (AAA), Jake Irvin (A+), and Rodney Theophile (A) on the mound.


Class-A Fredericksburg “FredNats” Nationals

Rodney Theophile turned in his first rough outing of the season going five innings and yielding four runs on four hits and two walks. His ERA is still at 1.66. The bullpen picked him by not giving up a run for the rest of the game.

Jeremy De La Rosa was the only hitter to tally multiple hits as they only combined for five. Brady House went hitless, but drove two runners in on a day when the FredNats only scored three.

FredNats lose 4-3.


High-A Wilmington Blue Rocks

Jake Irvin came into today with an ERA of 0.95, but today he was human. He still managed to limit the damage to two runs over three innings.

The offense managed five runs on 12 hits led by Darren Baker and Yasel Antuna‘s three hit days.

The BlueClaws scored three unanswered runs from the 6th inning on to take the lead and they didn’t faulter.

Blue Rocks lose a close one 5-4.


Double-A Harrisburg Senators

The Senators game against the Portland Sea Dogs was postponed and will be played on May 20.


Triple-A Rochester Red Wings

There was a ton of offense in today’s game with 19 runs and 29 hits combined, 12 runs coming in the first two innings.

Wings standouts include Luis Garcia who had two hits, Andrew Stevenson and Taylor Gushue who both had three hits, and Joey Meneses who tallied four hits and a home run.

The Wings and IronPigs were tied heading into the bottom of the 9th and Taylor Gushue walked it off with an RBI double. A rewarding way to get win after dropping a few in a row.

Wings out-slug the Pigs, 10-9.


Farm System final notes 🎶

The Nats’ minor league system had another bad night with a few one run losses and some uncharacteristic starting pitcher performances.

Looking to turn it around tomorrow.

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Drew Mendoza Stays Hot in Wednesday’s MiLB Recap

It was a full day of games and everything proceeded as normal.

The starting pitchers were Bryan Caceres (Single-A), Michael Cuevas (High-A), Luis Reyes (AA), and Jordan Weems (AAA). Continue reading

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