…and as for the rest of you guys

The Nats did good with their first pick of the draft this season, picking up Ross Detwiler in the first round. An analysis of this pick can be found in last week’s column. Supplemental Round Pi...

With the sixth pick…

First of all, let me say kudos to mlb.com for streaming the ESPN2 coverage of the draft live online. Nothing like “working” while watching the draft and waiting to hear who the Nats picke...

Draft Preview

Let’s preview the preview by saying this: the baseball draft isn’t usually that exciting. It’s not like the football draft where you want to see what college star your team takes in...

Winning games and losing players

So the Nationals lost 2 out of 3 to their “rival” in the “Battle of the Beltway.” It’s hard to see how the O’s are rivals right now, and really Baltimore is far aw...

Sweeps Week!

Offense out of nowhere Not really out of nowhere, but the Nationals offense managed to score runs in their first sweep of the season, amidst their longest winning streak of 3 games. A sweep of the Ma...

Trading Sideways

The trade of Chris Snelling for Ryan Langerhans is an interesting one. Langerhans hasn’t started out hot, but he can potentially be a good hitter for this team. Baseball Prospectus had him proj...

Capital Hill

The best performance of the week goes to one Mr. Shawn Hill. What began as a hot start has turned into a legitimate possibility of a bona fide major league pitcher, the best on the team. Especially w...

A quick diversion

TNR (the new abbreviation for The Nationals Review… oh that’s great, it’s being used from now on) has a fellow blogger/close friend/blog-title-copier who writes The Orioles Review. ...