Nats Winter Meetings Preview

The MLB winter meetings are about to begin, and they could be really busy this year. This isn’t just true for the league as a whole, it’s very likely that the Nats will be making some mov...

On the Jordan Zimmermann Non-Trade

SOURCES: #Cubs in talks to acquire RHP Jordan Zimmermann from #Nationals, @GDubCub reports: http://t.co/r14KdVUL8o pic.twitter.com/xagbBq63b7 — Sun-Times Sports (@suntimes_sports) November 12, ...

Espinosa Insurance

I don’t want to exaggerate but I’ve probably said it no less than a million times – Danny Espinosa is the team’s best defensive infielder, and he kills left handed pitching. I...

Offseason Questions for the Nationals

I’m not going to rehash the NLDS, I rarely “cover” individual games, and I’m sure you’re sick of it anyway. Rather than talk about the mistakes, issues or decisions, I&#...

Why Signing McLouth is So Important

The Nats made their first splash in free agency this offseason by signing Nate McLouth to a two year, $10.75 M deal (with a 2016 club option). This isn’t exactly a big splash in the baseball wo...

Do the Nats Need an Ace?

It’s the offseason, so rather than talking about things that are actually happen, much of what we hear are just rumors. The latest rumor for the Nationals is certainly an interesting one: New n...

Will MLB Drive a Political Change?

Once upon a time, Major League Baseball was at the forefront of a major sociopolitical change in the United States. The integration of the leagues happened too late for those of us looking back (how ...

Replacing LaRoche with a Middle Infielder

In the last few days, we’ve explored how the Nats might replace LaRoche via a trade or free agency, or by turning him into a platoon player with someone who is not yet on the Nats roster. Today...

Replacing LaRoche with half a LaRoche

In the last article, we discussed the potential replacement for Adam LaRoche, after his poor 2013 season and the Nats likely desire to improve their lineup. But it is entirely possible that, and bear...