2018 NL East Rankings Part 2: The Pitchers

If you missed it, last time we ranked the NL East teams by position players. Methodology for this little exercise is written there. After examining the position players, here’s where we stand coming ...

New T-Shirts for Opening Day 2018

I’ve made a few shirts for you all. I’m sure you can guess the theme. If you’re interested, just click on the links to get the shirt, there are long sleeve, v-neck, and men’s ...

Time for a Nats Bullpen Cart

I haven’t tackled the issue of the speed of play on this blog because I just don’t really care that much about it. But, news that they may reintroduce bullpen cars to speed up the entranc...

Taking Out Another Zimsurance Policy

A little over 10 months ago, Nats fans were really worried about whether Derek Norris was going to hit enough to be a full time catcher, who was going to be the closer between Blake Treinen and Shawn...

Kevin Long Digs the Long Ball

After starting the week by confirming a rumor and hiring Davey Martinez as manager, the Nats continued the week by confirming a rumor and hiring Kevin Long as hitting coach. Long has been a MLB hitti...

The Nats Hire Dave Martinez

Dave Martinez, Davey if you’ve played for him, apparently, is the new manager of the Washington Nationals. He comes to DC from Tampa’s bench coaching position by way of Chicago’s wi...

Those Other Bullpen Guys

Winning after the 6th, and the game is practically over, right? That’s at least the thought with the new bullpen. Assuming Ryan Madson comes back healthy, and it looks like that’s happeni...

Nats Finally Get Some Bullpen Help

The Nats finally did the one thing everyone’s been waiting for – they traded for a closer. I’m just not sure which one he is. They acquired Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson from the A’s. Neither ...

The Hits Keep Coming for Roark

Things have not gone great so far this season for Tanner Roark. He’s gave up 6 ER in his last start, 7 the game before that, and already has six starts of 4 ER or more. Last year he had 8 all y...