Nats Bolster Beleaguered Bullpen

edit: After I wrote this post, the Nats also signed Yusmeiro Petit. It made sense to just add a little about him in here, so I did that, without changing the rest of the article. Therefore, it’...

Return of the King

This seems like as good a time as any to talk about the Nats¬†bullpen a bit. I mean, has anything been going on with it lately? King of the Brit… er Bullpen It’s great to see Drew Storen b...

Nats Get Another Lefty Reliever

According to the twitter machine, the Nats just picked up a lefty reliever Can confirm report by @JonHeymanCBS: #Nationals have acquired LH reliever Matt Thornton on waivers from #Yankees. — Ke...

Bullpen Holds, But Nothing to Hold

The bullpen was able to plug the dam, and keeping the water from rushing through, which was the good thing. Unfortunately, they were already up to their armpits in water at the time. Or something lik...

Ron Is the Villone-liest Pitcher

Nats called up Ron Villone from the minors. It’s not the most exciting news, just the song plays in my head every time I hear his name, so I really wanted to write something about him. They dro...

A Save and a Question

Since it’s only been one night, we don’t know what we have. Julian Tavares as closer? Closer by committee? Garret Mock as relief ace? We’ll know in a couple of games, assuming they ...

Double N Delivers

If you didn’t get to watch the game, or weren’t one of the dozens of people at the park yesterday, Jordan Zimmermann looked pretty impressive. Unflappable may be a better word. The 2 hour...

3 Blown Games, 3 Get Sent Down

In case you missed it this weekend, the Nats lost 3 games in a row. To tack on to all the other games in a row they lost. So that fact that they lost doesn’t seem that significant, except for t...