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...

The Key to the Nats Season is… Playing

Programming note: This is the first in a set of weekly posts that will run this year on MASNsports.com. I’ll will post these on Wednesday mornings, after they have time to first appear on the M...

PECOTA and the Nats in 2016

Baseball Prospectus came out with their PECOTA predictions for the 2016 season, and I took a look to see how the Nats fared. Let’s keep in mind a few things here. First, this is a set of algori...

Werth and Will vs. When

Jayson Werth is not himself these days, and the Nats really miss him. From a poor April and May, to months on the DL, to a dreadful return, this team just isn’t the same without the old Werth. ...

May is Rerun Season

It’s May, so baseball season is in full swing. But it’s easy to get caught up in the records and the numbers at this point of the season and think that things are taking crazy turns. The ...

A Correction is Coming… Someday

The Nats have been pretty terrible since the season began – and it’s hard to pinpoint just one reason why they’ve been so bad. They’re not hitting well, they’re not fiel...