What’s Your Take on Dunn

Rob Neyer, in his recent slate of posting other people’s analysis and commenting on it (not to say there’s something wrong with that, as it is the basis of this post), talked about Nat...

Top Pick Gets First Win

No, not Strasburg, of course. Ross Detwiler picked up his first major league win last night. He was the #1 pick for the Nats, 6th overall, in 2007. A little over 2 calendar years for him to get his f...

Some Medicine for a Rough Monday

You may be having a rough morning. The Nats lost their 103rd game over the weekend and were swept by an NL East rival. If you watched the game, you know that they had a great chance to win on Sunday ...

What About Bob?

Since Jim Riggleman is still only the interim manager, I don’t think it’s inappropriate to speculate on the future of the job. There has been talk that Bobby Valentine is seriously in the...

Fun With Numbers – Detwiler and Dunn

After a terrible beginning of the year, Ross Detwiler was sent down to AAA (his first stint there ever) and recovered nicely. Nicely enough to be called back to the majors this September. In his firs...

Everyone Acts Like the Season’s Over

Everyone being ESPN and Baseball Prospectus, in a couple of joint or related articles. These are the “Kiss ‘Em Goodbye” series, which you need Insider or a BP subscription to read. ...

Can Adam Dunn Count?

It’s September 21, the Nats have a few games left, but Adam Dunn is only at 37 home runs. So, with only 13 games to go, Dunn has to hit a HR every 4 games to get to 40. Seems possible from him,...

Zimmerman Gets to 30

Ryan Zimmerman got to 30 HRs on Friday night, so it is time to finish up the Zimmerman March to 30 HR uniform gallery: Tim Raines for HOF! Not too much to say other than “I told you so.” ...

In the Loss, A Win

Another loss for the Nationals means little at this point. It doesn’t even mean that much that 2009 World Series MVP Cole Hamels pitched a no hitter into the 6th inning, finally broken up by Mi...