Why Signing McLouth is So Important

The Nats made their first splash in free agency this offseason by signing Nate McLouth to a two year, $10.75 M deal (with a 2016 club option). This isn’t exactly a big splash in the baseball wo...

Best Fix for the Streaky Offense

In 2013, the Nationals finished 6th in runs scored. I’ve pointed this out a few times, but I remind you of this because it is still a bit hard to believe. The team struggled through much of the...

Nationals 2013 Position Players Rankings

Before really figuring out what sort of free agents or trades the Nats should be pursuing in the offseason, it’s pretty important to determine who, if anyone, needs to be replaced. With the unf...

Nats Reach a HR Milestone

Hitting 20 HRs isn’t a huge deal in baseball, but it is a pretty good sign that a hitter has power. It doesn’t make them a “power hitter”, that demarcation line is probably mo...

Do the Nats Runs Match Their Hitting?

The Nats offense continues to struggle to score runs, although as I’ve pointed out, they have 5 or 6 players that can easily be counted among the best hitters in the NL at their position. This ...

Is Anyone Around here Hitting?

Turns out, yes. But I’ll get to that in a minute. After a really rough week for the Nats when they went 2-5, in all 5 losses scoring 3 runs or fewer, it’s hard to remember where they were...

Catching Relief

As the starting catcher for the majority of this season so far, Kurt Suzuki has been pressed into service that wasn’t entirely expected. Unfortunately, at least on the offensive side of the bal...