Saber Madness… ERA, the Gateway Stat

ERA is such a great stat. It’s one of the earliest we learn when we are first absorbing the overwhelming power of numbers in baseball. It’s right up there with batting average and home ru...

The Nats Review Podcast Music, 2013

When we first started doing The Nationals Review podcast, Colm picked the classic sports theme “Rock and Roll Part 2” as the intro. But after a few episodes, I got tired of it, and we dec...

Why Signing McLouth is So Important

The Nats made their first splash in free agency this offseason by signing Nate McLouth to a two year, $10.75 M deal (with a 2016 club option). This isn’t exactly a big splash in the baseball wo...

A Trade! Perhaps a Steal?

Really, is there anything more exciting in the offseason than a trade? Well, maybe there is, but consider that question rhetorical. The Nats acquired Doug Fister for Steve Lombardozzi, Ian Krol and R...