The Nats and 2015 PECOTA Projections

The season hasn’t started, but projection season has! Baseball Prospectus has released their PECOTA projections. These are, as always, just projections, and I always like to throw this Colin Wy...

Nats Trade for Their Second Baseman

The Nats just made a pretty big trade, giving up bullpen mainstay Tyler Clippard in exchange for a shortstop, Yunel Escobar. Clippard is on his last season before becoming a free agent, and is set to...

Nats Turn Souza into Turner and Ross

Nats made a pretty impressive move this afternoon, trading away Steven Souza and minor leaguer Travis Ott for some prospects. It looks like a great deal for the Nats, and starting with the guy’...

Ending the National Det

The Nats did not make a major move during the Winter Meetings, a big move may or may not be yet to come. But they did do something that, while not splashy, was more than what any long-tenured Nats fa...

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 ...