The kids might be alright, and the ghost of Austin Voth

Joining the podcast this week is Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post to help break down the performance of some of the Nationals' new rookies, their activity on the waiver wire, and what we can learn from the Austin Voth saga.

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Episode 5 of the Bleav in Nationals podcast

After a week off, host Blake Finney is back to wrap up the last two weeks of Nationals baseball before being joined by Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post to break down the team’s fortunes on and off the field in recent weeks, with rookie performances and player development under the micropscope.

  • 0:45 – Quick recap of the last two weeks
  • 1:55 – Jesse Dougherty joins the podcast
  • 6:15 – Reviewing Cade Cavalli’s debut
  • 9:50 – Should we be worried about the struggles of CJ Abrams?
  • 14:02 – The Nationals’ activity on the waiver wire
  • 20:12 – The ghost of Austin Voth haunting the Nats

Thanks again to Jesse for joining us, you can find him on Twitter @dougherty_jesse, and make sure to keep an eye out on The Washington Post’s sports section. Here are some of the stories that we discussed at the end around Austin Voth: