A Better Break Than Last Year

The Nats are going in to this year’s All Star break in a different place than they were last year – first. Sure, they’re only percentage points ahead of the Braves, but even a virtu...

Did Rendon Deserve an All Star Spot?

If you had to name one position player on the Nats who seems to have had the most success this year, I think most fans would probably name Anthony Rendon. He’s shown more power than Werth (much...

Maryland vs Virginia

Nats fans have quite a few rivalries – right now the Braves are up there, as well as the Phillies. If the Mets get good again, we’d probably feel something there, and if Atlanta suddenly ...

The All Star U-25 Squad

Baseball is constantly undergoing renewal, thanks to the annual drive for championships and the blatant age-ism displayed by physical abilities. We see great players come of age and fade away, often ...

Who Are the Nationals All Stars?

The Nationals will be in an interesting situation this July. While they may or may not still be in first place, they will have spent at least the first two months of the season in or near the top spo...

How About a Little Love for Dunn?

Last week I went out a limb for a Nats blogger and made the case for Ryan Zimmerman in the All Star game. Sure, it’s tough to be that man on an island, but hey, I’ll say what I think is r...

Weekend Wrap-Up and All Star Thoughts

Scott Olsen looked good for the second game in a row. Not great yet, but good enough to make me wonder if he could be part of the rotation for a few years. Remember, he is still under the Nats contro...