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Thank you for joining us all off-season as we broke down all the trades, rumors, headlines and more. Now its time to talk about the season and actual games!
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Days to Pitchers and Catchers Report: 1 Day
Exhibition Games Begin: 13 Days
Opening Day: 44 Days
5 Washington Nationals StoryLines for Spring Training
At the end of 2020, we outlined five big picture storylines that Nationals fans need to focus on this year. While some of the storylines are the same, it is worth taking a closer look at them now that Mike Rizzo has made some moves. Here are some of the stories that we will be paying attention to during Spring Training and into Opening Day. One important note, these storylines aren’t ranked in order of importance, but rather just some overall thoughts.
How Hurt Was Carter Kieboom During the 2020 Season?
Steven Mears from TalkNats.com broke some news about Carter Kieboom yesterday and could explain a lot about Kieboom’s performance during the 2020 season.
According to Mears, “A #Nats source told us on a condition of anonymity that Carter Kieboom played on what was thought to be a strained groin during the 2020 season and it turned out he was playing with a GROIN TEAR.”
2021 Season Preview: New York Mets
There was only one other Major League Baseball team that was more active during the offseason than the New York Mets, and it was the San Diego Padres.
Click here to read our Season Preview of the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies.
Negro League 101: A New Educational initiative and a Negro League TV Series?
During a press conference on Saturday afternoon, Negro League Baseball Hall of Fame president Bob Kendrick announced a new educational initiative: “Negro League 101.” This initiative will include a series of programs, events, and virtual reality projects. Additionally, the museum is also developing digital content that will include the digitalization of two of its most acclaimed traveling exhibitions.
The Latest on the Nats Report
- Baseball Hall of Fame cancels traditional outdoor induction ceremony, moves indoors
- No candidates elected to Hall of Fame for 2021 first time since 2013
- 5 Washington Nationals StoryLines to pay attention to as we get ready for Spring Training
- 2021 Season Preview: New York Mets
- Washington Nationals announce 2021 schedule, Opening Day April 1 vs. Mets
Washington Nationals and Major League Baseball Headlines
- Dr. Fauci has a new plan if he ever throws out another first pitch via NBC Sports Washington.
- Spring training storylines: Strasburg’s return from injury via MASN Sports
- Avila credits Ted Williams’ book for patience at the plate via Byron Kerr Sports.
- Nats’ Top 5 homegrown Draft picks via MLB/Nationals.
- Dog sleds, magic tricks, and autographs: What MLB spring training is and what it won’t be now via ESPN
- Mets signing outfielder Kevin Pillar in MLB free agency via NY Post
- How Many Prospects Does A Team Actually Have? More Than You Might Think. via Baseball America
- After a winter of uncertainty, MLB prepares for a complicated spring training via Washington Post.