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Scouting Report and Footage: Blake Treinen, Washington Nationals

Scouting Report and Footage: Blake Treinen, Washington Nationals

By | June 26, 2013 at 11:19 pm | No comments

Embedded at the bottom of this page is scout footage of top Nationals prospect, right-handed pitcher Blake Treinen. Included are high-definition clips of Treinen's start for the Harrisburg Senators on 4/28/13, in a game against the Bowie Baysox. In that game, Treinen out...

Posted in: Baseball Prospects, Scouting Video

2013 MLB Draft: A Look at Each of the Washington Nationals Draft Picks

2013 MLB Draft: A Look at Each of the Washington Nationals Draft Picks

By | June 7, 2013 at 10:13 pm | One comment

After taking a high-ceiling but relatively unknown prospect, Dallas Baptist gunslinger Jake Johansen with their first pick, the Nationals continued to draft for tools out of smaller programs. And so far, while they haven't taken home any name-brands, they've come away with...

Posted in: Draft Scouting Reports, MLB Draft

2013 MLB Draft Day 1 Recap: Washington Nationals Find Their Hidden Gem

2013 MLB Draft Day 1 Recap: Washington Nationals Find Their Hidden Gem

By | June 7, 2013 at 1:37 am | 3 comments

Heading into the draft, I mapped out the Washington Nationals' unique situation for DistrictSportsPage.com, in my article Washington Nationals MLB Draft Preview: Local Prospects and Hidden Gems. I wrote-up extensive reports on many of the prospects that the Nats had scouted...

Posted in: Draft Scouting Reports, News

2013 MLB Draft Scouting Report with Video: Andy McGuire, James Madison High School (VA)

2013 MLB Draft Scouting Report with Video: Andy McGuire, James Madison High School (VA)

By | June 6, 2013 at 5:12 am | 4 comments

Background Andy McGuire looks like one of those kids that was born to play baseball. He's blessed with all of the tools for stardom. He's got the size and the body--with a 6'2" 200-pound frame that looks like it was carved out of marble by Michelangelo--to go with all...

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Interview with 2013 MLB Draft Prospect Errol Robinson

Interview with 2013 MLB Draft Prospect Errol Robinson

By | June 5, 2013 at 10:40 am | No comments

St. John's College High School shortstop, Errol Robinson, has quickly developed into one of the nation's premier shortstops (background and scouting report). Though he'd always dreamed of earning a baseball scholarship from a top college, and ultimately playing professional...

Posted in: MLB Draft, News, Prospect Spotlight

2013 MLB Draft Preview: Errol Robinson, St. John’s College High School

2013 MLB Draft Preview: Errol Robinson, St. John’s College High School

By | June 4, 2013 at 9:50 pm | One comment

  Background A skilled athlete, blessed with a bevy of physical--and intangible--gifts, Errol Robinson is arguably the top shortstop in the mid-atlantic region. He's been well-coached by former Orioles farmhand Mark Gibbs over the past three years, and he his glove...

Posted in: Draft Scouting Reports, MLB Draft

Scouting the Washington Nationals Top 30 Prospects for 2013

Scouting the Washington Nationals Top 30 Prospects for 2013

By | January 29, 2013 at 7:26 pm | 3 comments

// //   After promoting so many former top prospects--Strasburg, Storen, Espinosa--to the big club, and trading away plenty of others over the past few years, the Nationals system has thinned considerably. Still, their prospect crop continues to rank as one of the...

Posted in: Baseball Prospects, Prospect Buzz

Scouting Report on Nationals Prospect Destin Hood

Scouting Report on Nationals Prospect Destin Hood

By | January 25, 2013 at 9:04 pm | No comments

// // Destin D. Hood Right Field Harrisburg Senators (Washington Nationals) Born: April 3rd, 1990 in Mobile, Alabama Height/Weight: 6'2"/220 LBS Comparable MLB Players: Rondell White, Aaron Rowand, Alex Rios Scouting Grades Hit: 35/55 Raw Power:...

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Washington Nationals Win with Adam LaRoche Signing; Mike Morse Still a Keeper

Washington Nationals Win with Adam LaRoche Signing; Mike Morse Still a Keeper

By | January 8, 2013 at 3:37 pm | No comments

// //   According to The Washington Post's Adam Kilgore, the Nationals have signed Adam LaRoche to a two-year deal worth approximately $24 million. LaRoche's new contract includes a mutual option for 2015. After spending the offseason fielding outside bids,...

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Lefty-Poor Washington Nationals Suffer Net Loss this Offseason

Lefty-Poor Washington Nationals Suffer Net Loss this Offseason

By | January 4, 2013 at 3:12 pm | One comment

  It's hard to top a 98-win season, but the Nationals are trying to nevertheless. So far this offseason, they've shaken up their young roster. After watching their young team dominate opponents for 162 games last year, only to witness their collapse under the...

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