Nats Gott Some Late Inning Potential

The Nats bullpen revamp continues – I’ve already profiled new relievers Shawn Kelley, Oliver Perez and Yusmerio Petit. Today, they added to that by trading away Yunel Escobar to the Angel...

Nats Bolster Beleaguered Bullpen

edit: After I wrote this post, the Nats also signed Yusmeiro Petit. It made sense to just add a little about him in here, so I did that, without changing the rest of the article. Therefore, it’...

Johnnie B. Good – Please!

In a strange twist worthy of Washington-based sports, the Nats moved away from hiring Bud Black (which was a sure thing on Friday) to hiring Johnnie B. “Dusty” Baker, Jr. There are plenty...

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...