PECOTA and the Nats in 2016

Baseball Prospectus came out with their PECOTA predictions for the 2016 season, and I took a look to see how the Nats fared. Let’s keep in mind a few things here. First, this is a set of algori...

The Nationals Take the Royal Road

The Nats have made two offseason acquisitions that will have impact on their daily lineup – the signing of Daniel Murphy and the trade to get Ben Revere. Murphy will certainly be an addition to...

Werth and Will vs. When

Jayson Werth is not himself these days, and the Nats really miss him. From a poor April and May, to months on the DL, to a dreadful return, this team just isn’t the same without the old Werth. ...

Potential Desmond Moves

Yunel Escobar is batting .322/.370/.411 and is getting All Star consideration. Danny Espinosa is looking great with a .266/.348/.449 line which would give him the 4th highest OPS among all major leag...

The Evolution of Lefty Espi

Danny Espinosa has really been a pleasant surprise this season. Besides being his typical great defensive self, he’s third on the team in OPS at .773 and (a very distant) second in HRs with 6. ...

The Terps’ Greatest Baseball Player

In honor of Maryland making their second Super Regional in two years, I was inspired to look back at the greatest Terps baseball player of all time – Charlie Keller. “King Kong” Kel...

Down the Road with Espi and Yuni

Going in to this season, you wouldn’t have been alone in predicting that 1/5 of the way through the season, Bryce Harper had the best offensive numbers on the Nationals. And while you’re ...