Tag: Nationals

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

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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 12/12/2016 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 05/12/2016 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 02/12/2016 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

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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 03/11/2016 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 14/10/2016 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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Murph’s 2016 vs. Mets Better Than Any of Chipper’s Years

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Murph’s 2016 vs. Mets Better Than Any of Chipper’s Years

Chipper Jones has been the gold standard for “Mets Killers” for almost 20 years. But now, Daniel Murphy is giving him a run for his money. “Murph” got a hit in all 19 games he played against the Mets this season, as he batted .413/.444/.773 with seven homers and 21 RBI for the Nats this […]

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Gsellman Has Labrum Tear In Non-Pitching Shoulder

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Gsellman Has Labrum Tear In Non-Pitching Shoulder

Robert Gsellman has at least some degree of labrum tear in his non-pitching shoulder, reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Team doctors will wait until after the season to determine whether Gsellman will require surgery. Gsellman has not been swinging the bat at all in Las Vegas or with the Mets, which has made […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Nationals, 4:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Nationals, 4:05 PM

Wednesday, September 13, 2016 • 4:05 p.m. Nationals Park • Washington, D.C. RHP Robert Gsellman (2-1, 3.92) vs. RHP Tanner Roark (14-8, 2.85) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM The Mets and Nationals play for the final time this afternoon as the Mets look to stay in the win column after yesterday’s […]

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