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...

The Nats Hire Dave Martinez

Dave Martinez, Davey if you’ve played for him, apparently, is the new manager of the Washington Nationals. He comes to DC from Tampa’s bench coaching position by way of Chicago’s wi...

Johnnie B. Good – Please!

In a strange twist worthy of Washington-based sports, the Nats moved away from hiring Bud Black (which was a sure thing on Friday) to hiring Johnnie B. “Dusty” Baker, Jr. There are plenty...

Oh Boy! Nats Name Manager

According to the Washington Post, the Nats have picked their new manager, and it’s Buddy Black. Bud Black. Buuuuuuuuuud. The Nats were reportedly looking for someone with experience, and had na...

Donnie Bryceball?

As the Nationals search for the new manager, another possibility has opened up, beyond some of the guys I’ve already mentioned. I am referring to, of course, Don Mattingly. So, does he make sen...

Unwelcome Matt

Edit: As potential managerial candidates are identified, rather than putting up new posts on each one, I’ll add them to this post, originally put together in early September. The additions will...

Baseball Prospectus at Nats Park

Baseball Prospectus hosted a great event at Nationals Park on Saturday night which brought a statistically significant number of statistically minded baseball fans together. This was the second year ...

November Links from All Over

We’re in that lull between the World Series and the Winter Meetings, so it’s a bit quiet out there (well, other than rampant speculation about where people will land, and articles ridicul...