Bryce and Maybe the End

As Bryce Harper approached what may be his last day in a Nationals home uniform, he became reflective and, it seemed, a bit wistful Bryce Harper is in full uniform 3.5 hours before the game. Said he ...

The Work That Werth Did

The news that Jayson Werth retired today was only surprising in so much as the timing. As a Nats fan, he seemed to have done so already, or at least should have. He hadn’t hit well for the Nats...

Taking Out Another Zimsurance Policy

A little over 10 months ago, Nats fans were really worried about whether Derek Norris was going to hit enough to be a full time catcher, who was going to be the closer between Blake Treinen and Shawn...

Kevin Long Digs the Long Ball

After starting the week by confirming a rumor and hiring Davey Martinez as manager, the Nats continued the week by confirming a rumor and hiring Kevin Long as hitting coach. Long has been a MLB hitti...

Who Can Be Center Field?

The loss of Adam Eaton for the season is a brutal one for the Nationals, but that doesn’t mean it will be debilitating. What they need in center field, rather than a true replacement for Eaton,...

Making Daniel Murphy the 2016 MVP

Was Daniel Murphy, who played a bad defensive second base all year and finished 2nd in MVP voting, robbed? Not by the voters, who got it right, but by his team, who played him at a position that he c...

Wieters Raises the Floor

It’s an odd place we’re in right now, trying to see if the Nationals’ upgraded by acquiring a player who is replacing someone who has never played for them. But that’s where w...