Bryce Harper’s Spot in the Lineup

There is a very interesting (Insider only) ESPN article written by Keith Law explaining that the numbers show that a team’s best hitter should bat second in the lineup. It’s based on the ...

The Nationals Review Podcast Episode 18

On this weeks episode of Nationals Review Episode 18 Colm & Charlie discuss: Pitching woes PitchFX on Strasburg and Gio The good pitching – Zimm and Detwiler Don’t blame the offense? ...

LaRoche Gotta LaRoche

If you think back to Adam LaRoche‘s pre-Nats days, he had a bit of a reputation. Nothing seedy, but anyone who has played fantasy baseball could tell you he just wasn’t that good before t...

Are Zim’s Errors that Bad?

Is Ryan Zimmerman a bad third baseman? That the premise of the argument that many people are making to move him to first base. Of course, the argument is easier to make when you have a very impressiv...

Don’t Blame the Hitting

The Nats aren’t exactly lighting up the scoreboard these days. They’re ranked 8th in runs scored, 8th in OBP and 6th in OPS, putting them in the middle of the pack there. Their power is c...

Don’t Move Zim, Fix Him

Recently, Ryan Zimmerman has had a few problems throwing the baseball. It isn’t exactly a major MLB storyline as of yet, but there is certainly chatter in DC, as he’s made 4 throwing erro...

Gio’s Turn with PitchFX

After a rough weekend of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory on Friday, and a frustrating loss in which Strasburg “struggled” through 6 innings (giving up 2 R, neither earned thanks...

Hot and Cold in DC

Washington has been an interesting mixture of hot and cold over the last week. Oh, I wasn’t talking about the Nats, I was talking about the weather. 90 degrees on Wednesday? Are you for serious...

Strasburg Examined with PitchFX

I see Brooks Baseball come up enough in my Twitter feed that I have known what it is for a while – a repository for PitchFX information. That is a gross simplification of the work that they do ...