Washington Nationals

Justin Merrlles - Feb 4, 2023

The Montreal Expos were an important part of Major League Baseball’s history. As the first Canadian franchise and first team in a French-speaking area, it brought in new fans. All-time greats like Randy Johnson, Vladimir Guerrero, Pete Rose, and Andre Dawson played for them. Even players such as Russell Martin and Eric Gagne may not […]

Eric Hosmer was headed to Washington. Instead. He will be going to Boston. Hosmer used his no-trade clause to reject a move to the Washington Nationals as part of the deal with Juan Soto and Josh Bell headed to San Diego. As Hosmer goes to the Boston Red Sox, Luke Voit will be a part […]

The San Diego Padres acquire Juan Soto and Josh Bell. According to Jon Morosi of MLB Network, the Washington Nationals will receive MacKenzie Gore, C.J. Abrams, Robert Hassell III, James Wood, and Jarlin Susana. However, Eric Hosmer declined to go to the Nationals. Furthermore, Hosmer does have a 10-team no-trade clause as it’s his contractual […]

Jim Marshall - Jul 5, 2022

The Washington Nationals extend Mike Rizzo and Dave Martinez to new deals. Rizzo will return as president of baseball operations, whereas Martinez is back as team manager. Mark Lerner, the principal managing owner of the Nationals, announced the moves over the weekend. The team announced they’d exercised the 2023 contract options on both. This gives […]

Washington Nationals
Jim Marshall - Jun 12, 2022

What’s going on with the Washington Nationals lately? Since winning the World Series in 2019, they have finished in last place the last two years. As the 2022 season moves along, it appears they will make it three in a row. A rebuilding of the entire organization appears to be underway. Rebuilds Are Not Easy […]

Braves Defending Champion
Caleb Begley - Apr 14, 2022

Saying that the opening week of the 2022 Atlanta Braves season has been a roller coaster is like saying that the sky is blue. It’s simple fact. On the one hand, multiple offensive components have shredded opposing pitching. On the other, multiple holes have appeared within the Braves starting pitching. It would be foolhardy to […]

Justin Merrlles - Apr 6, 2022

2022 Washington Nationals Preview With Opening Day fast approaching, the 2022 Washington Nationals are looking to start another season in the nation’s capital. After a 65-97 record in 2021, the Nationals are looking to the future. With Max Scherzer gone and Stephen Strasburg injured to start the season, the Nationals, once reliant on their starting […]

Diamondbacks Nationals
Evan Thompson - Mar 7, 2022

Diamondbacks 13, Nationals 6 (This game was the result of a simulation done through What If Sports. It matched the Arizona Diamondbacks All-Time Team against the Montréal Expos/Washington Nationals All-Time Team. This game did not actually happen.)   Luis Gonzalez and Steve Finley hit three home runs apiece, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 13–6 […]

Montreal Expos
Justin Merrlles - Feb 24, 2022

Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals All-Time Team Introduction The Montreal Expos / Washington Nationals have seen many great players play for them in their 52-year franchise history. In their 36 years in Montreal, they were often seen as a small-market team. Many of their great players spent the beginning of their careers with the Expos before leaving […]

2021 MVP Finalists
Evan Thompson - Nov 10, 2021

Why the 2021 MVP Finalists Truly Were the Most Valuable MLB Network announced the awards finalists — the top three vote-getters in each league’s award category — Monday night. Each announcement provoked passionate discussion. The Most Valuable Player (MVP) finalists, heavily discussed every year, provoked unusually intense discussion. Most surprising (to some) is that none […]

Harper Soto Tatis Jr.
Brady Albert - Nov 9, 2021

For the first time since 2015, all three NL MVP finalists were eliminated from playoff contention. Bryce Harper, Juan Soto, Fernando Tatis Jr. were the leading vote getters, all of whose teams had a disappointing 2021. There is a case to be made for each, with pros and cons to each candidate. Bryce Harper I’ll […]

Chris Gray - Aug 31, 2021

It has been one month since the Los Angeles Dodgers moved four players to the Washington Nationals to acquire both Max Scherzer and Trea Turner. The move shocked a lot of people in the baseball world. Not only would the Dodgers receive a future Hall of Fame starting pitcher, but an All-Star shortstop. But what […]

Chris Gray - Jul 30, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers have completed a trade to acquire Washington Nationals superstar starting pitcher Max Scherzer and shortstop Trea Turner. Trade rumors have been swirling around the three-time Cy Young Award winner all summer long. Scherzer is in the final year of a seven-year contract with the Nationals. The Nationals are in fourth place […]

Brad Hand
Akshaj Gaur - Jul 29, 2021

The Washington Nationals have traded Brad Hand to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for the Riley Adams. Here is the latest.

Akshaj Gaur - Jul 5, 2021

MLB announced the rosters for the 2021 All-Star game. But, Max Scherzer did not make the list and he could be the biggest snub in MLB.

Akshaj Gaur - Jul 1, 2021

Trea Turner notched his third career cycle against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday. This ties him for the most cycles all-time.

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Lewis Masella - Jul 1, 2021

Wisconsin is best known as America’s Dairyland, but it also has a rich sports culture. Although winter sports such as football and hockey are generally more popular, the Badger State owns its fair share of baseball history. The Milwaukee Braves brought the state its first World Series title in 1957. The Braves’ stint in Milwaukee […]

Jeremy Breland - Jul 1, 2021

Has anyone ever wondered why pitchers and catchers report to spring training before position players? This can sometimes be a point of curiosity for fans both old and new. Per USA Today, this spring training is no different as pitchers and catchers are widely scheduled to report by February 15th or 16th while position players […]

Tony Fernandez
Justin Merrlles - Jul 1, 2021

The Toronto Blue Jays have been a significant part of baseball since 1977. The Blue Jays have stories that include iconic playoff moments from Joe Carter in 1993 to Jose Bautista in 2015. Not to mention two World Series titles and nine playoff appearances. But, there’s more to it than just that- former Blue Jays […]

Rockies 2023 Success
Brandon Willman - Jul 1, 2021

The Colorado Rockies will not be competitive in 2023. The team won’t be close to winning the NL West division, nor will they even have a chance of a playoff berth. Betting odds do not have the team going to the playoffs or even playing .500 baseball. According to Vegas Insider, the Rockies have an […]

Ken Griffey Jr. For Babe Ruth
Benjamin Sabin - Jul 1, 2021

How does this sound for the ultimate trade: Ken Griffey Jr. for Babe Ruth? Never happen right? Ken Griffey Jr. was born on November 21, 1969, and Babe Ruth died on August 16, 1948, so there’s that. Also, Ruth played in his last big league game on May 30, 1935, and Griffey played in his […]

Caleb Begley - Jul 1, 2021

The state of Washington is known for many things. Beautiful mountain scenery, the Space Needle, and one of the most consistently top-rated college basketball programs in the nation. That said, we are not here to divulge which Gonzaga player is best, or which of the many Seattle-based coffeehouses serves the best cup of joe. No, […]

Ranger Suarez, key member of the Phillies' optimal rotation

After taking a trip down the lineup card, we now turn our attention to what would make up the Phillies’ optimal rotation. Entering the 2023 season with a perennial Cy Young contender, one of the most underrated pitchers in baseball, and a pitcher that had his breakout season in 2022, just how should they be […]

Jeremy Breland - Jul 1, 2021

Thirty-one-year-old right-hander Michael Wacha is arguably the best free agent starting pitcher remaining in free agency. Wacha has pitched 10 seasons in the big leagues, compiling 1,153 2/3 innings with a 4.05 ERA and 4.07 FIP. He has spent much of his career as a mid-to-bottom of-the-rotation starter. After all, Wacha has only three seasons […]