Time to Meet Taylor Jordan

With Dan Haren on the DL for a shoulder injury and general bad pitching, the Nats will need an additional starting pitcher this weekend vs the Mets. There have been hints and allegations that filling...

A Sign for Beleaguered Yankees Fans

It isn’t always easy being a Yankee fan. Sure, there are all the World Series wins, but only one in the last 12 years. And you’ve had to deal with ARod for 9 of them. As far as free agent...

Fifth Starter Trade Possibilities

A few weeks ago, after a disappointing start by Dan Haren, I investigated the possibilities for a 5th starter. I’m not going to get into how bad his 6.15 ERA is, or that his 61 ERA+ only looks ...

The Nationals Review Podcast Episode 21

On this weeks TheNationalsReviewPodcastEp21 Colm & Charlie discuss: The beer guide The offense coming around? Second base Rendon Future of Espinosa 2Bs in the Outfield The great pitching (and pit...

Is This It?

It’s June 18th, and it’s hard to believe that the Nats are where they are. Sitting just under .500 with less than 100 games to go, they aren’t 100% healthy, but they are way less th...

Ohlendorf Earns Another Start

Let’s not pretend Ross Ohlendorf pitched a no-hitter against the Rockies. Or even had the best Game Score for a starting pitcher last night (he ranked 7th, with a 64). He only struck out 2 whil...

My Conversation with Ian Desmond

This weekend, I was fortunate enough to have a long conversation with Nats starting SS Ian Desmond. We discussed the team’s performance, his recent hot hitting streak, the changes at second bas...

Fifth Starter Options

It has not been a good season for Dan Haren. Last night was no exception, as he only managed 4 IP, gave up 3 HR (to take the season lead in the NL) and 5 ER. He brought his season ERA up to 5.45. If ...