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Offline HalfSmokes

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Re: Fire Rizzo
« Reply #4450: December 06, 2022, 05:19:30 PM »
if a sale takes years to play out, then any potential buyers will accuse the lerners of poisoning the well by refusing to spend any money for multiple years as they look to sell the team. behooves everyone to make it happen. the masn situation will eventually get worked out, the nats are the beneficiaries of any resolution (they don't owe any money) and i bet RSNs continue to merge into conglomerates anyways. now, if the orioles go up for sale, all bets are off.

The nationals broadcast rights may be the most valuable part of the Os franchise

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Re: Fire Rizzo
« Reply #4451: December 06, 2022, 08:23:01 PM »
Ted can buy the team, but MASN can laugh in his face if he asks to broadcast games on monumental. I don’t see him closing a deal without resolution and I don’t see that happening any time soon
Who is MASN? You really mean the BLOS.  They allegedly want to sell their team also. Not a good issue for them to have hanging either.

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Re: Fire Rizzo
« Reply #4452: December 06, 2022, 10:39:55 PM »
Going out on a limb: the 2022 draft was the best in Nats history.

https://districtondeck.com/2022/11/12/washington-nationals-revisiting-2022-mlb-draft/

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Re: Fire Rizzo
« Reply #4453: January 01, 2023, 11:02:01 AM »
https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2022/12/managers-top-front-office-executives-on-expiring-contracts-4.html

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Nationals: President of baseball operations Mike Rizzo and manager Davey Martinez are both only signed through the 2023 season, as the Nationals exercised club options on both men back in July.  Wins and losses aren’t really a factor for the rebuilding Nats, but the ongoing search for a new owner certainly is, though the most recent reports haven’t given any clear timeline on when a sale might be finalized.  As a result, Rizzo and Martinez might each be facing a lame-duck season, with their fates unknown until a new owner is in place.

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Re: Fire Rizzo
« Reply #4454: January 20, 2023, 10:25:56 PM »
Jarrett Seidler from Baseball Prospectus had a Q&A on Twitter and spoke on Nats player development

Q: You’ve spoken at length about how prospect outcomes can be a function of organizational PD infrastructure as much as anything else. Have you factored that into your rankings this year and were there any organizations that surprised you, positive or negative?

A: a bit. It was surprising to me just how bad Washington was at basically everything when I really sat down to look at it

https://twitter.com/jaseidler/status/1616099350823768066?s=46&t=ghLqx4nHynKXbKZZAq0dEA

Q: how many years & level of investment to bring the Nats PD system to just average? Are there names of hires we can look out for to signal they are starting to get serious about their "looks right at 5pm" approach to their farm?

A: this is addressed in fairly specific detail with a sample team in my Annual essay, but ~5 years assuming their pivot towards it this offseason represents actual progress and not just checking some boxes. Will be hard to ascertain from the outside immediately

https://twitter.com/jaseidler/status/1616094626145763329?s=46&t=ghLqx4nHynKXbKZZAq0dEA

Offline HalfSmokes

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Re: Fire Rizzo
« Reply #4455: January 21, 2023, 10:41:31 AM »

Offline KnorrForYourMoney

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Re: Fire Rizzo
« Reply #4456: January 22, 2023, 07:03:31 AM »
Feels like 2008 all over again.

Offline HondoKillebrew

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Re: Fire Rizzo
« Reply #4457: January 23, 2023, 12:19:33 PM »
Jarrett Seidler from Baseball Prospectus had a Q&A on Twitter and spoke on Nats player development

Q: You’ve spoken at length about how prospect outcomes can be a function of organizational PD infrastructure as much as anything else. Have you factored that into your rankings this year and were there any organizations that surprised you, positive or negative?

A: a bit. It was surprising to me just how bad Washington was at basically everything when I really sat down to look at it

https://twitter.com/jaseidler/status/1616099350823768066?s=46&t=ghLqx4nHynKXbKZZAq0dEA

Q: how many years & level of investment to bring the Nats PD system to just average? Are there names of hires we can look out for to signal they are starting to get serious about their "looks right at 5pm" approach to their farm?

A: this is addressed in fairly specific detail with a sample team in my Annual essay, but ~5 years assuming their pivot towards it this offseason represents actual progress and not just checking some boxes. Will be hard to ascertain from the outside immediately

https://twitter.com/jaseidler/status/1616094626145763329?s=46&t=ghLqx4nHynKXbKZZAq0dEA

That's just depressing. There's absolutely no excuse for allowing things to get this bad.   

Offline welch

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Re: Fire Rizzo
« Reply #4458: January 23, 2023, 01:03:59 PM »
Why should we, or anyone, trust Jarret Seidler's predictions?

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Re: Fire Rizzo
« Reply #4459: January 23, 2023, 01:35:13 PM »
Why should we, or anyone, trust Jarret Seidler's predictions?
It’s not just a prediction.  He has just confirmed what we already knew at heart. Nats have been terrible at player development.

Offline HalfSmokes

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Re: Fire Rizzo
« Reply #4460: January 23, 2023, 01:39:02 PM »
Why should we, or anyone, trust Jarret Seidler's predictions?

A quick glance at the roster confirms it

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Re: Fire Rizzo
« Reply #4461: January 24, 2023, 11:10:07 PM »
Feels like 2008 all over again.
But it’s soooo much worse because we got respectable then good then flipping won it all, it is hard to know after all that we’re the dregs of baseball again :(

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Re: Fire Rizzo
« Reply #4462: January 26, 2023, 08:57:23 AM »
broke out the Finnegan keep or trade discussion into its own thread because I've got nothing better to do.

https://www.wnff.net/index.php?topic=40503.0

Also moved the Robles discussion to the Robles thread.