Making Daniel Murphy the 2016 MVP

Was Daniel Murphy, who played a bad defensive second base all year and finished 2nd in MVP voting, robbed? Not by the voters, who got it right, but by his team, who played him at a position that he c...

Picking at PECOTA, 2017 Edition

Baseball Prospectus came out with their PECOTA predictions for the 2017 season, and I took a look to see how the Nats fared. Remember that this comes from a set of algorithms that predict performance...

Don’t Hate the Player

The Nats acquired Adam Eaton from the White Sox today, in a trade that sent over three pitchers, including their two best pitching prospects, Lucas Giolito and Reynaldo Lopez. The Nats certainly adde...

Harper May Be Back Already

A game in the thin air of Colorado is all a hitter needs to get his swing back, right? Bryce Harper got to play the Rockies, and had two hard hit doubles, so maybe it’s true. Obviously, one goo...

Nats Key to 2016 is Balance

With 50 games left in the season, and the playoffs approaching, if you want to worry about the Nats, you can certainly find something. They scored a total of three runs in their last three games, and...

Jayson Werth Looking alot Like Jayson Werth

At the beginning of this season, there were doubts that Jayson Werth could be an effective hitter anymore. He looked lost for much of the previous year, he was entering his age 37 season, and a repea...

Trea Turner to CF Just Makes Sense

The Nationals have, for a few weeks ago, inched closer to putting Trea Turner in centerfield, and last night they finally made the leap. Turner in center field makes too much sense to not at least tr...