Protect Ya Neck

There was some turmoil in the Nats dugout yesterday, to say the least. After Papelbon grabbed Bryce Harper’s neck, Matt Williams claimed he didn’t even see what happened, which is why he ...

Monuments Man

Bryce Harper is excited about this season. He’s excited about the addition of Max Scherzer, he’s excited about the rest of the pitching staff, and he’s excited to show his arm off i...

Max Scherzer’s Fake Nickname

It’s amazing to me that Max Scherzer doesn’t, according to Baseball Reference, have a nickname. Now, if he was a hockey player, we know everyone would call him Scherzey, but he plays base...

Envisioning Southern MLB Expansion

Improving relations between Cuba and the US will probably have a lasting affect on baseball in both countries. Buster Olney wrote a very interesting piece on how things might change. He also touched ...

What’s In Harold Reynolds Notebook

Consider me a fan of Harold Reynolds. I know that many of you out there think this is crazy – his statistical analysis isn’t exactly on point, and he can be a little loose with the facts....

Another Harper Disappointment

You’d have a tough time saying Bryce Harper has lived up to expectations this season. Missing games for a hand injury that has apparently sapped his power, he is certainly not playing like a su...

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 ...

Which National Isn’t Welcome Back?

Yesterday, I had an interesting, albeit brief, twitter conversation with Brian Mitchell. It started because CSN had a little poll, asking which Washington sports person is “least welcome back i...