Some Medicine for a Rough Monday

You may be having a rough morning. The Nats lost their 103rd game over the weekend and were swept by an NL East rival. If you watched the game, you know that they had a great chance to win on Sunday ...

In the Loss, A Win

Another loss for the Nationals means little at this point. It doesn’t even mean that much that 2009 World Series MVP Cole Hamels pitched a no hitter into the 6th inning, finally broken up by Mi...

Ian Desmond Watch FINALLY Over

Well it was a grueling 10 hours, but the Ian Desmond watch that began at about 9 AM yesterday morning (although it was backdated to Monday, his first time in uniform) is finally over. Yes, he did ind...

Ian Desmond Watch

Ok, it’s been 2 games since Ian Desmond has been called up and my patience has already worn thin. Why aren’t they playing a guy who they know can hold down the fielding side of shortstop ...

Disappointment with the Callups

The excitement of seeing youngsters get called up has quickly been abated. Why? Well, because the guys I want to see play aren’t really going to play. Let’s start with Detwiler. He’...

Calling Out the Callups

Nats made some September callups today. I am excited that Ian Desmond is one of them, although I realize I have been getting overly excited about his chances.  Regardless, I am very interested in see...

Thoughts on the Belliard Trade

Good. Very Good. At least that is what I thought when I heard they traded him, not even knowing what they go in exchange. Nothing against Belliard, a fine player who, despite slumping terribly earlie...

Wow, Kasten Wasn’t Kidding

At blogger day (hey, I’m going to ride this as long as I can), Kasten made reference to the Arizona Fall League. For those of you that don’t know, the AFL is operated by MLB and many top ...

Yahoo Does Mean Yokel

According to Yahoo! Sports yesterday, Mike Rizzo was going to be replaced by Jerry Dipoto as the Nationals’ GM. Of course, according to Google, the first definition of the word “YahooR...

The Obligatory Strasburg Post

Alright, maybe the last post was a bit over the top, but that feeling of relief and excitement is genuine. The Nats got their guy, and now it’s up to him to perform and succeed. He’s got ...