That’s One Crazy Closer

We aren’t sure who is going to be the Nats’ 2011 closer for the Nats just yet. Most fans would tell you, though, that Drew Storen will have the job eventually. Storen’s been great w...

Nats in Keith Law’s Top 100

Keith Law released his Top 100 prospects list today, and three Nationals made the cut: Bryce Harper (#2), Derek Norris (#33) and Wilson Ramos (#95). You probably know a bit about each one of them, bu...

Desmond and Some Gold Glovers

Ian Desmond was something of a divisive player last season. Many saw promise in the SS who had a strong few months with the bat, hitting a late season high-water mark of a .753 OPS on September 5, wh...

Assessment of The Gorzelanny Deal

Yesterday I wrote a chronicle of the major league life of Tom Gorzelanny, new Nats starter(?) just acquired from the Cubs. What I didn’t know at the time was who he was traded for, so I couldn&...

The Gorzy Story

The Nationals acquired Tom Gorzelanny from the Cubs today in exchange for a few prospects, bolstering their starting rotation. Gorzelanny is only 28 right now, turning 29 this summer, and while he...

Minor Leaguers We Might See in 2011

The Nationals’ roster is relatively set going in to spring training (pitchers and catchers report in less than 6 weeks!), with a few possible exceptions. We don’t know if they plan on kee...

Perhaps Jeff Francis is a Fit

Jeff Francis is a free agent starting pitcher who has played his entire career with the Colorado Rockies. As the thin market for pitchers has thinned even more, he has started to draw some interest. ...

LaRoche Signed, Lineup Complete

The news of the day is the signing of Adam LaRoche to a 2 year, $15M deal with a seemingly unlikely to be exercised 3rd-year mutual option for $10M. As for right now, it was probably the best move th...

LaRoche Monthly

Adam LaRoche is currently considered by many to be the Nationals’ leading candidate for the first base position. You probably already know that he’s a decent fielder and that he’s a...