PECOTA Adjusts for Playing Time

Last week, Baseball Prospectus came out with their PECOTA predictions for the Nationals, and it wasn’t pretty. This week, they came out with their depth charts. This is basically their predicti...

Assessment of The Gorzelanny Deal

Yesterday I wrote a chronicle of the major league life of Tom Gorzelanny, new Nats starter(?) just acquired from the Cubs. What I didn’t know at the time was who he was traded for, so I couldn&...

Minor Leaguers We Might See in 2011

The Nationals’ roster is relatively set going in to spring training (pitchers and catchers report in less than 6 weeks!), with a few possible exceptions. We don’t know if they plan on kee...

Nationals Needs in the Offseason

If you’re looking for work, the Nationals have some open positions going in to next season. Who are they going to get to fill in the spots? Let’s first go down the list and see who’...

Rookies of the Here

The way these rookies are playing, who needs veterans? As you may have not been totally paying attention to baseball this weekend, with the start of college football and the fact that the Nats are pl...

28 More Starts, Who Pitches?

The Nationals have exactly 28 games left to play this season and according to their website, the rotation is: Livan Hernandez John Lannan Jason Marquis Jordan Zimmermann Scott Olsen That means, assum...

2011 Looks a Little Different Now

It was revealed today that Stephen Strasburg needs Tommy John surgery. Disappointing for sure, but it is at least a reliable surgery with a reliable recovery time. If this was shoulder surgery or som...

Out for a Week

I’m leaving for a cross (half) country drive tomorrow morning, so I won’t be updating the site until at least next Thursday, if not longer. I might update the Twitter a bit, but no comput...

Marquis and the Rotation

Jason Marquis is back in the rotation pushing Craig Stammen into the bullpen. Stammen, meanwhile, has actually been pretty good the last 2 months. Going back to his June 6th start, he’s started...