Nats Chat

New Hitting Coach + WS Preview + Scherzer's Future?

October 26, 2021
Nats Chat
New Hitting Coach + WS Preview + Scherzer's Future?
Show Notes

Mark & Al return for the first off-season edition of Nats Chat. Since the Nationals season ended, there have been a few changes on the coaching staff, most notably at hitting coach. Darnell Coles replaces Kevin Long; who took a job with Philadelphia. What led to Long leaving town?  What attributes does Coles bring to the position? What does Juan Soto make of this change?

(17:13) Bob Henley & Randy Knorr have new assignments in player development. What is the aim in these changes?

(24:01) Washington quickly signed Alcides Escobar to return in 2022.  Will he definitely be the starting SS?

(31:34) We preview the World Series between Atlanta and Houston. Will most Nats fans be pulling for Dusty Baker?

(43:02) Max Scherzer & Trea Turner were eliminated in the NLCS.   What does the future hold for Max Scherzer, Free Agent?

(52:13) Josh Whetzel, the Voice of the AAA Rochester Red Wings, gives an end of season summation. Tune in to hear how Cade Cavalli & Victor Robles ended their seasons.