Oh Boy! Nats Name Manager

According to the Washington Post, the Nats have picked their new manager, and it’s Buddy Black. Bud Black. Buuuuuuuuuud. The Nats were reportedly looking for someone with experience, and had na...

Donnie Bryceball?

As the Nationals search for the new manager, another possibility has opened up, beyond some of the guys I’ve already mentioned. I am referring to, of course, Don Mattingly. So, does he make sen...

Protect Ya Neck

There was some turmoil in the Nats dugout yesterday, to say the least. After Papelbon grabbed Bryce Harper’s neck, Matt Williams claimed he didn’t even see what happened, which is why he ...

Bryce Forever

Salary arbitration is a funny thing. Players come up from the minors and play for three years at a league minimum salary, currently around $550K per year, before they become arbitration-eligible. For...

Unwelcome Matt

Edit: As potential managerial candidates are identified, rather than putting up new posts on each one, I’ll add them to this post, originally put together in early September. The additions will...

Werth and Will vs. When

Jayson Werth is not himself these days, and the Nats really miss him. From a poor April and May, to months on the DL, to a dreadful return, this team just isn’t the same without the old Werth. ...

The Nationals Review Podcast Episode 49

It’s the latest episode, with special guest Chris Cwik of Yahoo! Sports’ baseball blog Big League Stew. We chat about: Panic time Is it time to make some changes? Did they miss out on som...

The Evolution of Jonathan Papelbon

You may remember the Nats latest acquisition Jonathan Papelbon from his days as the super intense, angry closer for the Red Sox. Or you may remember him from his days as the super intense, angry clos...