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...

Setting the Nationals Playoff Roster

The Nats haven’t had to worry about too much the last few days, other then getting guys their rest… but not too much rest! The biggest decision they’ll have to make before the playo...

Putting Zim Back In

The Nats, having clinched the NL East and now playing for the best record in the NL, are in an interesting situation. They want to rest their players and still win games. While they won’t be ro...

Harper’s Rerun

He missed a good chunk of the first half of the season. He came back about two weeks before the All Star break, and stunk up the joint until the All Star game. After the break, he seemed to find his ...

Span’s Resurgence

It hasn’t been the easiest season for Denard Span. He started off the year mired in quite a hitting slump, and once Ryan Zimmerman got moved to left field, lots of people suggested that Span sh...

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...

The Return of Rendon

At the beginning of the season, the story of the team seemed to often revolve around Anthony Rendon. He was the most consistent hitter, and he finished April with a surprisingly powerful .316/.352/.5...

Have the Nats Arrived? Ask Me in 13

After a week of inspired play, the Nats are suddenly looking like the team they were supposed to be. An almost-fully healthy lineup, just missing Bryce Harper, assuming Rendon only ends up missing tw...

Redoing the Nats 2007 Draft

2007 was the Nationals Moneyball year. Not because it represented a change in philosophy. Moneyball, the book, was about a new way to look at baseball, sure. But it told this through the story of the...