Mike Rizzo


For the first time since news of Asdrubal Cabrera's acquisition broke, Nationals GM Mike Rizzo spoke to the media. His reasoning? Necessity. Watch here.


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In five years now as general manager of the Nationals, Mike Rizzo has approached all trade discussions with an underlying philosophy: Any move made must be in this team's best interests not only i


Once again it went down to the wire on Friday, as the Nationals signed their 2014 first round pick Erick Fedde just moments before the 5 p.m. deadline.


In every MLB draft - or any professional sports draft for that matter - there are certain players who present risks. Character concerns are one thing, injuries are another.