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’...

The Evolution of Jonathan Papelbon

You may remember the Nats latest acquisition Jonathan Papelbon from his days as the super intense, angry closer for the Red Sox. Or you may remember him from his days as the super intense, angry clos...

2015 NL East Rankings Part 2: The Pitchers

When we last left our heros, we were taking 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 finished up the position ...

Setting the Nationals Playoff Roster

The Nats haven’t had to worry about too much the last few days, other then getting guys their rest… but not too much rest! The biggest decision they’ll have to make before the playo...

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...

25+1 players, 26 questions

It’s opening day, and the Nats look very good. We’ll see if we feel that way in a month, in August… in October. The way we think about them in November, when it’s all over, wi...

The Response to the Soriano Response

It’s hard not to describe the signing of Rafael Soriano as a response to the last game of the NLDS. But, much like the Adam LaRoche deal, even if you don’t like the specifics and the fall...

Can the Bullpen Success Last?

Everyone knows how good the Nationals’ starting pitching has been – they’ve had the best ERA in the league on the backs of those starters for almost the entire season, and it doesn&...

A Team that Stays Together

This team is going to stay together for a long time now, thanks to that Ryan Zimmerman deal. Because besides locking up a great player long term, this contract did something else for the Nationals. I...