The Season in a Sentence

A song for you to listen to while reading this post… It’s over You don’t need to tell me… I got no distance left to run I’m sure Damon Albarn had something besides the N...

Dan Haren and a Group of Prospects

Dan Haren has made quite a recovery since he left the DL, pitching in 10 games, starting 9 of them, and amassing a 2.56 ERA. Not only is that the best ERA among the team’s starters in that time...

Fifth Starter Trade Possibilities

A few weeks ago, after a disappointing start by Dan Haren, I investigated the possibilities for a 5th starter. I’m not going to get into how bad his 6.15 ERA is, or that his 61 ERA+ only looks ...

Is This It?

It’s June 18th, and it’s hard to believe that the Nats are where they are. Sitting just under .500 with less than 100 games to go, they aren’t 100% healthy, but they are way less th...

Fifth Starter Options

It has not been a good season for Dan Haren. Last night was no exception, as he only managed 4 IP, gave up 3 HR (to take the season lead in the NL) and 5 ER. He brought his season ERA up to 5.45. If ...

Don’t Blame the Hitting

The Nats aren’t exactly lighting up the scoreboard these days. They’re ranked 8th in runs scored, 8th in OBP and 6th in OPS, putting them in the middle of the pack there. Their power is c...

Take a Deep Breath

It’s Monday, and usually during the baseball season, Monday’s are the day I start thinking about what I want to write about that week. I’ll look at the stats, see what jumps out at ...

2013 NL East Rankings Part 2: The Pitchers

In our last episode, we took a look at the NL East position players, giving out 5 points for the best player at each position, 1 point for the worst. The Nats and the Braves dominated the competition...