Nats Bats Coming to Life

I’ve said it before, repeated it and repeated it. This team will score some runs. In the last 3 games, including yesterday’s unfinished game, they’ve scored 6 or more runs. And they...

Not Quite as Bad as they Seem

The Nationals are actually 5-7 since starting out in a terrible 1-10 slide. That could look prettier if it wasn’t for the bullpen explosions, implosions, and whatever else type of ‘plosio...

Return of a Leadoff Hitter

Cristian Guzman and Willie Harris are set to come back this week. Willie Harris should provide some much needed bench help, and the occasional fill-in as a starter. Unfortunately, the Nats seem to be...

Wherefore Art Thou, Guzmeo?

With Cristian Guzman on the DL, the Nats are missing their best approximation of something that most baseball teams have – a leadoff hitter. It’s not that he’s particularly fast, or...

Rating the NL East, By Players

(3/25/2009) – For this years, click here With all the WBC talk here, you’d think this wasn’t a Nats site. Well it is, you shouldn’t think such things. As I’ve mentioned ...

Nick Johnson vs Josh Willingham

As I often do, I decided to pester ESPN’s Keith Law with Nats questions during his chat on Thursday 2/19. The gist of my question was who should play among the OF/1B logjam, and what should Man...