This Rotation Looks Halfway Decent

The Nats accomplished something trivia-worthy last night, in the midst of their 1-0 loss to the Cardinals. In the 8th inning, after Jhonny Peralta was called out, Jordan Zimmermann‘s season ERA...

The Other Triple A Taylor

Chances are, you’ve heard of a few of the big name players in AAA Syracuse right now. Steven Souza has been crushing AAA pitching, hitting .371/.475/.583 in 191 PAs, and was called out in last ...

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...

Where in the World is Ross Detwiler?

Not even two weeks ago, Matt Williams was lamenting his use of Ross Detwiler. Or, rather, his non-use. He wants to use him, he really does. But he can’t find a way: “It’s difficult ...

Plenty Left without Bryce

As the news of Bryce Harper‘s injury sinks in, its becoming clear that the Nats might not have one of their best players for over 2 months. He will basically be back in time for the All Star br...

Soriano’s Continued Decline

Last year Rafael Soriano wasn’t the old Rafael Soriano. He didn’t have the kind of zip on his fastball that he had been able to bring for the seasons before he came to the Nats, and it sh...

Teheran and his “BP Fastball”

If you had the pleasure of watching Saturday’s game, you’d be forgiven if you thought you were watching the 2013 team. Between Ryan Zimmerman‘s air mail of a throw and a Stephen Str...