Category Archives: Washington Nationals

Cheap Seat Chronicles’ 2015 MLB Staff Predictions

It seems like ages ago that we were debating whether or not Alex Gordon could have scored in game seven of the World Series (he couldn’t), but in reality it was just a few short months ago that baseball went … Continue reading

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Karma’s Out to Get You, Kris Bryant

Dear Kris Bryant, Congratulations on becoming the top-ranked player in Minor League Baseball! I’m sure this is a very exciting time for you as you try to prove to your Major League affiliate that you are the perfect for for … Continue reading

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Update: Max Scherzer’s Deal with Washington Reportedly Worth $210 Million

Mad Max is getting some mad money. The financial details of Max Scherzer’s seven-year pact with the Washington Nationals are finally rolling in and they are…unique. The contract is still – as we reported earlier – a seven-year pact, but … Continue reading

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Mr. Scherzer Goes to Washington

It is official; Max Scherzer has reached an agreement with the Washington Nationals. The deal comes amid rampant speculation Sunday evening that the two-time All-Star was nearing a deal with the Nationals. At the time we knew Scherzer had a … Continue reading

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Max Scherzer Reportedly Nearing Seven-Year Deal

The Max Scherzer sweepstakes may soon reach a conclusion. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that Scherzer has a seven-year offer on the table and the Washington Nationals are believed to be in the mix, with at least one … Continue reading

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MLB Arbitration Rundown

If you were anywhere near Twitter yesterday, your feed was probably inundated with arbitration updates. That’s because Friday marked the deadline for teams and arbitration-eligible players to exchange salary figures; each submitting what they think the individual player is worth … Continue reading

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Athletics Send Recently-Acquired Yunel Escobar to Nationals for Tyler Clippard

Here’s hoping Yunel Escobar didn’t unpack, because the veteran shortstop is on the move once again. Less than a week after getting traded from Tampa Bay to Oakland, Escobar is headed back east to join the Nationals in exchange for … Continue reading

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Top 20 Remaining Free Agents, Ranked

It would be an understatement to say that this off-season has been hectic. This has been one of the most chaotic off-seasons that I’ve ever seen with players changing uniforms at a breakneck pace. That having been said, the calendar … Continue reading

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CSC Hot Stove Catch-Up

We here at Cheap Seat Chronicles got a little bit bogged down after the Winter Meetings and fell way behind with our coverage of this offseason’s transactions. In an attempt to remedy that, we’ve gone the hotlink route and put … Continue reading

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Countdown to Spring Training: 4 Days

Since Spring Training awaits us all at the end of this long President’s Day weekend, I wanted to post some sort of thematic video involving the Washington Nationals. Unfortunately, the Nationals don’t exactly have a whole lot of “Major League … Continue reading

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Ivan Rodriguez Signs with the Washington Nationals

An already thin catching market just got a little more barren. According to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports, Ivan Rodriguez has reportedly agreed to terms on a two-year, $6 million deal with the Washington Nationals. Rodriguez, 38, hit .249/.280/.382 for … Continue reading

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Bryce Harper: Prodigy, Savior, Teenager

Super prospect—and by “prospect,” I mean “teenager”—Bryce Harper has officially stated that he plans to forgo his final two years of high school so that he can enter next year’s amateur draft.   Harper, just 16-years old, has decided to … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, History: Johnson Takes Aim at 300

Tonight Randy Johnson will attempt to make history…yet again. Tonight, at 45 years old, “The Big Unit” will attempt to have his cake and eat it too…yet again. Tonight the San Francisco Giants southpaw makes his first bid for career … Continue reading

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It’s a Dunn Deal

It finally happened. Adam Dunn, he of the five consecutive 40-homer seasons, has found a new home in Washington DC.   Dunn reportedly signed a two-year, $20 million deal with the Nationals, presumably to play first base and hit cleanup … Continue reading

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