Jayson Werth and The Nationals

The talk of Natstown is, understandably so, the signing of Jayson Werth for 7 years and $126 million. The contract is certainly one to discuss, but before I get into that, I’d like to examine t...

What’s So Great About Carlos Pena?

Carlos Pena remains in the sights of the Nationals, and I remain confused. I am not sure why the Nats are insistent on pursuing him, as I don’t think he’s that good of a player. But Rizzo...

Nats Top 11 Prospects

Baseball Prospectus has released their Top 11 prospects for the Nationals, for 2011, and once again they managed to have a couple of 5 star guys (in 2009 they didn’t have a single one) Five-Sta...

Nats Trade Targets

The GM meeting just started, and winter meetings are coming up, and with it, one of the most exciting parts of the offseason. There are usually quite a few trades between now and the middle of Decemb...

Dunn’s Dollar Differences

Adam Dunn is currently a free agent, not attached to any team. He is, of course, associated with the Nationals, as that was the last place he played. They also have nobody ready to man his position, ...

The Giants Made Me Hopeful

Nationals fans should be pretty excited about the Giants World Series victory. We all know that they had a young pitching staff, but let me remind you. Of the 4 starters that they used in the playoff...

Nats Free Agent Choices: 1B and OF

Earlier in the week, we took at look at the offseason needs of the team. The biggest is a top of the line starting pitcher, a real ace. Yesterday we looked at options there. After that, they probably...

Is Morse For Real?

Yesterday, I noted that Mike Morse was hitting very well. This isn’t news to Nats fans, it’s actually one of the biggest stories of the late summer, non-Strasburg category. But suddenly h...

Notes on a Few Players

I was at the Nationals game in Philly yesterday, and had a chance to see their ballpark. I don’t love it, it’s not awful but I am surprised at how cramped the concourses seemed. Parking w...