Category Archives: Washington Nationals

Scouting Report: Nate Karns (RHP)

BLUF: Burly right-hander finally has health and two plus pitches that should get him to MLB. The Player: Nate Karns (RHP, Washington Nationals) – Karns was a 12th round pick in 2009 and signed for $225,000 after performing well in … Continue reading

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2013 Washington Nationals Top 15 Prospects

Here it is, the final Top 15 list of the year! The Nationals have seen some elite prospects pass through this list in recent years and they have also traded away several prospects that would still fit nicely on this … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Nationals 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Washington Nationals 2012 Top 15 Prospects (2/6/12) Much like this year, by the time I got around to the Nationals system last year, much of the off-season was gone and the organization had already shipped out prospects like Brad Peacock, … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Jason Martinson (SS)

BLUF: Nice player with good effort, some speed and pop, and potential for defensive versatility. The Player: Jason Martinson (SS, Washington Nationals) – The Nationals fifth round pick in 2010 out of Texas State, Martinson hit .241/.346/.344 in his debut … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Alex Meyer (RHP)

BLUF: Has both starter and closer profile thanks to imposing size and fastball. The Player: Alex Meyer (RHP, Washington Nationals) – Always an enigmatic prospect, Meyer was popped in the first round (23rd overall) by the Nationals last year, ultimately … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Anthony Rendon (3B)

BLUF: Offensive and defensive potential to be an impact big leaguer if injuries stay out of the picture. The Player: Anthony Rendon (3B, Washington Nationals) – Sixth overall pick of the Nationals in 2011 after an injury plagued college career … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: National League East

As I kick off my roundup of the 2012 MLB Draft, I’m going to take a quick tour through the National League East. My plan is to briefly go team-by-team to highlight picks that stand out to me, trends of … Continue reading

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2012 Impact Prospects: National League East

The National League East is poised to become a very interesting division in the coming years. With the Philadelphia Phillies aging, a window is opening for teams like the Braves, Marlins and Nationals to make a run and overtake the … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Bryce Harper (OF)

Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF): Potential to contend for MVP awards in his early 20s thanks to a crazy offensive ceiling centered on truly elite power. The Player: Bryce Harper (OF, Washington Nationals) – Harper has received more hype than … Continue reading

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2012 Washington Nationals Top 15 Prospects

This Nationals list is not quite as robust as it was earlier this off-season before three of the team’s top propsects (Peacock, Norris, and Cole) were dealt away to acquire lefty Gio Gonzalez. Though some of the depth has disappeared, … Continue reading

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