Is Morse For Real?

Yesterday, I noted that Mike Morse was hitting very well. This isn’t news to Nats fans, it’s actually one of the biggest stories of the late summer, non-Strasburg category. But suddenly h...

Mike Morse Hits… Against Righties?

You think you had a good weekend? It probably doesn’t compare to what Mike Morse did. Friday through Sunday he started 3 games, had 12 ABs, with 8 hits, including 3 doubles, a triple and a home...

2011 Looks a Little Different Now

It was revealed today that Stephen Strasburg needs Tommy John surgery. Disappointing for sure, but it is at least a reliable surgery with a reliable recovery time. If this was shoulder surgery or som...

Double N Returns

Jordan Zimmermann. J-Zim. The Double N.  Mr Auburndale, WI himself comes back tonight to pitch for the Nats for the first time since his promising rookie year. This is like the Strasburg debut, only,...

A Primer on What’s Important

Perhaps the greatest post I’ve ever seen on the specifics of what is important and what isn’t in the mind of modern baseball has been reposted in the Pinstriped Bible this week. Check it ...

Desmond’s Improving Defense

Lots of talk of Ian Desmond’s hitting recently, and boy, why not. He is quite hot, hitting .324/.361/.490 since July 1st. His OPS is now up to .731 on the season. His hitting has helped rank hi...

Notes on a Few Players

I was at the Nationals game in Philly yesterday, and had a chance to see their ballpark. I don’t love it, it’s not awful but I am surprised at how cramped the concourses seemed. Parking w...

Short Story Friday

It’s Friday, and I was basically gone for a week, so I decided to key in on a few things I’ve picked up on but wasn’t able to write about. Lannan Looks Good Again In his last 4 star...

A Little Signing Day Recap

Finally back in town, I was following the team from afar. I noticed that almost all of the attention in the area was focused on the signing of Bryce Harper, which was important. There was focus on wh...

Out for a Week

I’m leaving for a cross (half) country drive tomorrow morning, so I won’t be updating the site until at least next Thursday, if not longer. I might update the Twitter a bit, but no comput...