Youth was Served with Past Manager Hires

The Nationals are looking to hire another manager, as you may have heard. There isn’t a known single frontrunner at this point, although Brad Ausmus, Matt Williams, Trent Jewett and Randy Knorr...

What if Prince was Available?

Here’s a fun hypothetical situation for you: Let’s say the Tigers, with a new manager and a fresh look at their defense (bad) and baserunning (worse), decide they want to get rid of one o...

Will MLB Drive a Political Change?

Once upon a time, Major League Baseball was at the forefront of a major sociopolitical change in the United States. The integration of the leagues happened too late for those of us looking back (how ...

Replacing LaRoche with a Middle Infielder

In the last few days, we’ve explored how the Nats might replace LaRoche via a trade or free agency, or by turning him into a platoon player with someone who is not yet on the Nats roster. Today...

Replacing LaRoche with half a LaRoche

In the last article, we discussed the potential replacement for Adam LaRoche, after his poor 2013 season and the Nats likely desire to improve their lineup. But it is entirely possible that, and bear...

First Base Through Free Agency or a Trade

Adam LaRoche did not have a good season. In fact, when we looked at where he ranked among NL 1Bs, it was below average in AVG, OBP, SLG and OPS. While he might not have been replaceable by any old mi...

Nationals 2013 Position Players Rankings

Before really figuring out what sort of free agents or trades the Nats should be pursuing in the offseason, it’s pretty important to determine who, if anyone, needs to be replaced. With the unf...