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Tres Barrera’s star on the rise while he’s still learning

The jump to Double-A is often the toughest test of a prospect as they move up the system. Pitchers are both more consistent and unpredictable the more you move up the chain. Fastballs can be spotted at the knees on … Continue reading

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Strike one proves to be the most valuable pitch in Wil Crowe’s arsenal

Monday afternoon at FNB Field, Wil Crowe showed why the 24-year-old right-hander is believed by many to be a future cornerstone of the Washington Nationals’ rotation. Crowe picked up his fifth win against three losses pitching into the eighth inning … Continue reading

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How many strikeouts are too many?

How many strikeouts are too many? I’m not talking about how it affects the pace of play or the number of balls put in play for the overall good of the game. I’m specifically asking for an individual player. How … Continue reading

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A change in Erick Fedde’s release point shows promising results

A change in Erick Fedde’s release point shows promising resultsA change in Erick Fedde’s release point shows promising results On an individual level, the minor leagues are more about development than they are about results. Implementing adjustments made in the … Continue reading

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Rhett Wiseman gets ‘connected’ and everything falls into place

As Rhett Wiseman launched the Vicente Campos offering towards the Skyliner roller coaster on Monday night, it gave the Senators a 4-2 advantage and him the outright lead in all of minor league baseball with eight home runs on the … Continue reading

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Ryan Zimmerman looks ready to contribute to the Nationals’ playoff push

Earlier in the day at the All-Star Game media scrum, Washington Nationals manager  Davey Martinez disclosed the plan is to activate both first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and pitcher Stephen Strasburg before the second half slate of games begins after the … Continue reading

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Raudy Read makes season debut in Senators’ 3-0 win over Richmond

After slugging a career-high 17 home runs at Harrisburg last year and earning a September call-up to Washington, Raudy Read appeared on the cusp of earning significant playing time and contributing to the Nationals’ pennant hopes this season. Instead, the … Continue reading

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