Keith Law and the Nats Top Prospects

On the heels of his overall minor league top 100 and his overall organizational rankings, Keith Law just came out with his top 10 for each team, including the Nationals. He didn’t dive into spe...

The Nationals Review Podcast Episode 41

On this weeks episode of TNRP: Charlie and Colm talk: Trea Turner, Max Scherzer, Dan Uggla, Yunel Escobar, and much more. We also make our Superbowl picks. Please subscribe to the show and leave us a...

Max Scherzer’s Fake Nickname

It’s amazing to me that Max Scherzer doesn’t, according to Baseball Reference, have a nickname. Now, if he was a hockey player, we know everyone would call him Scherzey, but he plays base...

Max Scherzer and Net Present Value

A quick note on what Scherzer‘s deferral really means. I already did a longer analysis of the move and what it means for the team. But here I just want to talk contract terms. His total contrac...

Nationals Sign Scherzer

The Nats went ahead and went crazy today, signing Max Scherzer to a seven year deal. They now have the best rotation perhaps in the history of baseball – heck, they’ve got enough guys to ...

Nats Trade for Their Second Baseman

The Nats just made a pretty big trade, giving up bullpen mainstay Tyler Clippard in exchange for a shortstop, Yunel Escobar. Clippard is on his last season before becoming a free agent, and is set to...

Envisioning Southern MLB Expansion

Improving relations between Cuba and the US will probably have a lasting affect on baseball in both countries. Buster Olney wrote a very interesting piece on how things might change. He also touched ...