Tag: Nationals

Greg Holland Expected to Decide on New Team Soon

An article by posted on January 19, 2017 0 Comments
Greg Holland Expected to Decide on New Team Soon

Former Kansas City Royals closer, Greg Holland, is expected to decide on his new team within the next week according to Jim Bowden of ESPN. Holland missed the entire 2016 season, undergoing Tommy John surgery. Prior to that he was one of the more dominant closers in the game for the Royals. In his six […]

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Vegas Puts Mets at 18-1 Odds To Win World Series

An article by posted on January 14, 2017 0 Comments
Vegas Puts Mets at 18-1 Odds To Win World Series

Las Vegas put out their odds to win the World Series in 2017 and not surprisingly the Cubs are overwhelming favorites to repeat as champions, at 15-4. The Red Sox follow that at 11-2. Rounding out the top five are the 2016 American League Champion Indians (8-1), the Nationals (10-1) and the Dodgers (14-1). The […]

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MMO Mailbag: NL East Shortstops of the Future

An article by posted on January 1, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: NL East Shortstops of the Future

Mitch asks… Once the Mets finally promote Amed Rosario, how do you think all the NL East shortstops will rank let’s say in 2019? There seems to be a lot of great ones in the division. Jacob replies… You’re 100% right, the NL East is stacked with potential All-Stars at the shortstop position. Let’s look […]

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Good Fundies Episode 29: This is Not a Blog (with Dan Szymborski)

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 29: This is Not a Blog (with Dan Szymborski)

Roger and Brian wished each other, as well as the listeners, a very happy holiday season and New Year, before they talked about the recently quiet Mets offseason, as well as the fairly funny (to Mets fans) Winter Meetings the Nationals just had, before admitting that the Nationals still might be the better team. They […]

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Are the Nationals Considerably Better Than the Mets Right Now?

An article by posted on December 12, 2016 0 Comments
Are the Nationals Considerably Better Than the Mets Right Now?

Mark Simon of ESPN took a look at both the New York Mets and Washington Nationals as currently constructed to see who is currently the better team on paper. The results will not please Mets fans. Simon goes on to explain that the items left on the Mets to-do list is going to help them little […]

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Nationals Discussing Deal For Chris Sale, Other Teams Still In The Mix

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Discussing Deal For Chris Sale, Other Teams Still In The Mix

Update, 10:26 p.m. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, other teams are still in the mix for Sale and that no deal is expected tonight. He also reports that the Nationals are refusing to give up Trea Turner in any deal for Sale. Original Post, 10 p.m. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, […]

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NL East News: Nationals Acquire Catcher Derek Norris

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Nationals Acquire Catcher Derek Norris

The Washington Nationals announced that they have traded right-handed pitching prospect Pedro Avila to the San Diego Padres for catcher Derek Norris. Norris, 27, hit just .186/.255/.328 with 17 doubles, 12 home runs and 42 RBI in 2016 for the Padres. Norris is a career .223/.309/.380 hitter and fills the Nationals hole at catcher with […]

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Seattle Mariners To Sign LHP Marc Rzepczynski

An article by posted on December 1, 2016 0 Comments
Seattle Mariners To Sign LHP Marc Rzepczynski

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Mariners are on the verge of acquiring free agent left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski. Rzepczynski, 31, has developed a decent reputation as a lefty specialist over the years. In 2016 with the Athletics and Nationals, he went 1-0 with a 2.64 ERA, striking out 46 batters in 47.2 innings. […]

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The Boogeymen of the 2016 Mets

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
The Boogeymen of the 2016 Mets

With Halloween directly in the rear view mirror, it is  time to look at the real monsters out there; the ghouls/opposing players that haunted the Mets through the 2016 season. While there were many ups and downs this year, I believe we all can agree that we saw enough of these nightmarish beings: Madison Bumgarner […]

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Reviewing Preseason Expectations From Alderson and Collins

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
Reviewing Preseason Expectations From Alderson and Collins

If you haven’t had an opportunity to read Ken Davidoff’s outstanding piece in the New York Post today, you should click the provided link and read it immediately. As Davidoff explained in the introduction, with their approval, he met with Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins in February separately to discuss a myriad of topics regarding where […]

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