Baseball America’s Top 10 for 2009

As I mentioned yesterday, Baseball America just came out with their top 10 prospects for the Nationals. Before I get into that, included in their top prospects list is a fun little list they call the...

Nats Miss the Mark, I’m Going to Live

Just as most of us suspected, the Nationals didn’t end up signing Mark Teixeira, the best position player available in this year’s free agent class. I am not, however, particularly distra...

Nationals Player’s Blogs

It’s a slow week for baseball this week, and the only talk in Nats-land seems to be the potential signing of Mark Teixeira. I’ll believe that several months after I see it. In non-news re...

The Washington Nationals 2013 Lineup

Now that the offseason has begun, let the speculation begin. This is the 2nd annual “Nationals in 5 years” lineup. Judging Nats prospects without being a scout is more inexact of course, ...

The season ends, questions remain

The general mood I am getting from television and the newspaper is that people are really down on the team. Obviously, losing 102 games would bring anyone down, but people are starting to think this ...

Where are the Nats Going?

When I wrote about the team not signing Aaron Crow earlier this week, I really thought it was hard to get really upset. I mean, he didn’t want to sign, right? And they get a compensatory pick, ...

No Crow, Ayala Out

In the end, the Nats couldn’t sign this year’s first round pick, Aaron Crow. It is interesting because if you had told me this a month ago, I would have been incensed. And I’m sure ...

Numbers are a Funny Thing

Numbers can tell you quite a bit. Around here, I rely heavily on numbers. When someone is a minor league pitcher, I look at their K/BB ratio to use as a guide in assessing their abilities. Why? Well ...

Rauch Out, Bonifacio In

If anyone hadn’t heard, the Nats finally pulled a trade. It wasn’t Belliard, or Lo Duca, or even Guzman (who they actually extended 2 more years). It was Jon Rauch, one of their most effe...