Nats Scraps: April 25 podcast

April 25, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo discuss the dominating offense that has taken the Washington Nationals back to the top of the NL East, with Bryce Harper well complemented by Daniel Murphy and Ryan Zimmerman (pictured). Still to be solved, though, is finding options at closer.  

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Nats Scraps: April 18 podcast

April 18, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo continue to lament the Washington Nationals‘ bullpen problems, where Blake Treinen already may have worn out his welcome as closer. On the bright side, Gio Gonzalez (pictured) has been off to a strong start, and the hitting is solid behind Daniel Murphy and Bryce Harper.  

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Nats Scraps: April 11 podcast

April 11, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look at the highs and lows of Washington Nationals‘ opening week of the season. The good: Newly acquired Adam Eaton moving into the leadoff spot for an injured Trea Turner and thriving. The bad: The bullpen has been an early bust.  

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Nats Scraps: Opening Day podcast

April 4, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look back at the Washington Nationals‘ opening victory over Miami, keyed by Adam Lind‘s pinch-hit homer, and discuss the makeup of the final roster that manager Dusty Baker took north.  

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Nats Scraps: Season preview podcast

March 30, 2017

As the Washington Nationals break camp and head north for Opening Day, Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo take a look at how the defending NL East champions’ roster shaped up for manager Dusty Baker. Of note: Blake Treinen wins the three-way battle for the closer’s job.  

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Nats Scraps: Spring training breakdown

March 23, 2017

With just 10 days left until Opening Day, Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo take a look at the Washington Nationals‘ final battles for roster spots. Also, has Koda Glover done enough to start the year as the closer?  

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Nats Scraps: Spring training preview

February 21, 2017

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look ahead to spring training with the Washington Nationals, who made a splash Tuesday by signing the best remaining free agent on the market in catcher Matt Wieters. They’ll also analyze the rest of the Nationals’ spring roster that has assembled at their new Palm Beach complex.  

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Nats Scraps: Winter Meetings recap

December 9, 2016

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look back at the Washington Nationals‘ activity at the winter meetings, highlighted by Adam Eaton‘s acquisition from the Chicago White Sox, and what may yet come in the offseason. Among the possible targets: Diamondbacks starter Zack Greinke, Orioles closer Zach Britton and Royals closer Greg Holland.  

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Nats Scraps: Winter meetings podcast

November 29, 2016

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look ahead to what the Washington Nationals might get out of next week’s baseball winter meetings, considering possible acquisitions via either trade or free agency. Among the names getting the most buzz: Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen, White Sox pitcher Chris Sale and Cubs reliever Aroldis Chapman.  

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Nats Scraps: Oct. 17 podcast

October 17, 2016

Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look back at a Washington Nationals season that ended in another NL East crown and another playoff exit in the divisional series. Though the Nationals ran up against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw one too many times, GM Mike Rizzo also gets blame for his inability to acquire another key role player.  

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