Nationals Get 24 Year Old Pitcher

Alberto Gonzalez, defensive whiz middle infield sub, was not going to make the squad out of Spring Training. Gonzalez was out of options, so despite a strong spring, there was enough evidence to know...

The Gorzy Story

The Nationals acquired Tom Gorzelanny from the Cubs today in exchange for a few prospects, bolstering their starting rotation. Gorzelanny is only 28 right now, turning 29 this summer, and while he...

Getting James Loney, In ScatterPlot

Yesterday I went over a cast of LH first basemen, in order to discover and report who might be available through free agency or trade. One of the things that surprised me while doing this was that Ja...

I Got Your Lefties Right Here

The Nats still don’t have a first baseman, and while Derrek Lee is still available, it’s been pointed out that the Nats would be more interested in a lefty. Werth, Zimmerman, Desmond, Wil...

Nats Trade Targets

The GM meeting just started, and winter meetings are coming up, and with it, one of the most exciting parts of the offseason. There are usually quite a few trades between now and the middle of Decemb...

Joba and the Nats

There has been no young pitcher in the last few years that has had a higher “attention paid to on field success ratio” than Joba Chamberlain. There is some good reason for this – he...

BP As Your GM

Last week, in the midst of the postseason, Baseball Prospectus ran an article on the Nats. It was Christina Kahrl giving her thoughts on what she would do if she were the GM of the Nats. Here is what...

Capps Comes Through

Yesterday Matt Capps, the Nationals closer and one of the biggest sources of stability in the bullpen was traded. In exchange, the Nationals received Wilson Ramos, a stud prospect from the Twins. The...

Should Capps Be Traded?

The latest trade rumor is not the shipping out of Dunn or Willingham. This time, they’re talking about moving the closer, Matt Capps. Capps is having a good season, with a 2.86 ERA and 24 saves...

Olney’s Defense of Dunn

Buster Olney had this to say about keeping Adam Dunn around, and I can’t say I disagree The Nationals are on the fence about what to do with Adam Dunn, who has 23 homers, 61 RBIs, and an OPS of...