Johnson, Expos Gone

And there you have it, the expected trade was made, with about 180 seconds to go on my clock. The Nationals have finally made a trade deadline move, sending Nick Johnson to the Marlins in exchange fo...

One Trade Made

But it wasn’t the one everyone assumed. The Nats traded fairly effective lefty reliever Joe Beimel to the Rockies for 2 minor leaguers. Seems like a pretty decent deal to me, even though I don&...

Adam Dunn Continues to Hit

A few months ago, I noticed that Adam Dunn was hitting the baseball. Ok, so what I actually noticed was that his batting average was well above .300, a rarity for him, despite it being a month into t...

Nats Heating Up, Trades Aren’t

The Nats have now won four games in a row, which on the season is… their longest win streak. Yikes. So, the losing streaks haven’t exactly been balanced out. They’d need to win abou...

Stresses, and Maybe Some Hope

Want to know what is causing me stress? Teams not named Nats making trades. Here are some examples, and my thoughts, with thanks to Rotoworld as I’m stealing their headlines: Translation: After...

That’ll Help the Trade Value

Or at least it’ll make your GM not wanna trade you. Either way, 2 Grand Slams by Willingham go along with 1 by Dunn this weekend reminds everyone who are the most tradable players on the team. ...

Wait, A Rumor!

Ok, here’s one. It’s one you’ve already heard, but sending a scout adds more teeth to it: The Giants, still in the market for offense, have been following the Nats around. Word is, ...

No Nats Trade Rumors

The Nationals Trade Meter appears stalled: Nothing here yet. Nada. Ditto. It’s not really possible that they reach Friday without some deals… is it? A Few Bright Spots The Nats Team ERA d...

Lighten Up Nats, Nobody is Here Anyway

I went to the Nats game yesterday. If I was writing for another blog, I might say that the rain delay was a weather FAIL. But I know that wasn’t the Nats fault. I do have a little complaint. I ...