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Online JCA-CrystalCity

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I'll admit I more or less ignore social media and always have, but I do try to glean stuff from Nats blogs as well as wider national ones that have Nats relevent coverage. I thought it would be good to have in one spot a list of current blogs as well as other public sources for Nats discussion. I'm particularly interested in public sources for discussion, as well as news breakers and quality analysis on social media platforms. I suspect some of the groups are private, so I don't want those, of course.

I will start, but I'm sure somebody else has Golden / Nusbaum / Zuckerman / Blanco / Paulson X links, and I'm guessing there's others that I haven't hear of.

I'll start with a few I regularly look at:
 
1st on the list of blogs is Steve "Ghost" Mears at TalkNats - https://www.talknats.com/ Can make a good argument that it is the best out there for content and has the most active fan exchanges, and is independent.

District on Deck - https://districtondeck.com/ Sometimes some really good analysis from a variety of writers. Tied to Fansided Network. One thing I don't get about the site is how to comment on articles. Contacting the authors by social media seems to be the way.

Federal Baseball - Patrick Reddington, affiliated with SB Nation. https://www.federalbaseball.com/ Primarily game recaps, but often gives extensive quotes from pre-game and post-game pressers.

National Arm Race - http://www.nationalsarmrace.com/ - Todd Boss's site dedicated to minor league system coverage as well as draft and internationals. Very good analysis and knowledgeable enough to credibly question coverage by national sources.

NationalsProspects.com - https://nationalsprospects.com/ - Long time tracker of Nat system. Daily recaps of minor league games, plus comments.

MASN Sports - https://www.masnsports.com/nationals-home - Of course. Mark Zuckerman and Bobby Blanco both link off of this site. Also their X handles link there.

Another of course is the Nat's page on the WaPo - https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/nationals/

https://www.mlb.com/nationals - say no more.

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Thanks for posting, good summary.

I check TalkNats for news, District on Deck for opinion. 

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I listen to the Nats Chat Podcast most mornings with Al Galdi and Mark Zuckerman:

https://www.natschatpodcast.com/

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I also like Nationals Baseball:

http://natsbaseball.blogspot.com/






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I also like Nationals Baseball:

http://natsbaseball.blogspot.com/






I used my moderating super powers to bold the Nationals Baseball link in lylgreen's post. I don't know if I will continuously update the Op with new links, but the bolding makes the site standout.

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Matt's bats hasn't posted in a while but that used to be a good source of Nats info: https://mattsbats.com

and if you want to take a walk down memory lane....
https://www.wnff.net/index.php?topic=28238.0

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Matt's bats hasn't posted in a while but that used to be a good source of Nats info: https://mattsbats.com

and if you want to take a walk down memory lane....
https://www.wnff.net/index.php?topic=28238.0
kind of stopped middle of last summer.

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mattsbats is still active on twitter, he's in college in St. Louis now.

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mattsbats is still active on twitter, he's in college in St. Louis now.
Access to the best fans in baseball. Priceless.

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Some more good follows:
- NextGenNats: https://x.com/NexGenNats
- Nationals Player Development (official team account for farm system updates): https://x.com/Nats_PlayerDev