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The 2017 Washington Nationals Top 10 Prospects

Announcement: Described by Michael Salfino of The Wall Street Journal and Yahoo! Sports as “an insightful and often contrarian viewpoint to prospect rankings,” The 2017 Prospect Digest Handbook is now on sale! Check it out here!  ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________     1. Victor Robles, OF                                    Born: 05/19/97 Age: 20 Bats: R Top CALs: Jason Smit, Manuel Margot, Harold Ramirez,…

Scott Hairston Trade Reaction

After struggling through much of the season, at least in terms of meeting preseason expectations, the Washington Nationals swung a deal for outfielder Scott Hairston, adding needed depth to their much maligned bench. Heading back to the Cubs is 21-year-old right-hander Ivan Pineyro. Chicago will reportedly add less than $500K towards Hairston’s contract next season….

Savvy Cubs Acquire Some Potential Big League Value

  In a move that’s slightly reminiscent to the prude deals that came to define the Theo Epstein-era in Boston, the Chicago Cubs have acquired hard-throwing right-handed reliever Henry Rodriguez from the Washington Nationals for minor league hurler Ian Dickson. After being designated by the Nationals on June 4, due to the same inconsistent control…