Finally, Some Hitters Are Hitting

Don’t look now, but some of the guys on this team are actually hitting. Throughout the season, Mike Morse has been a great hitter, but nobody else has done it consistently. Danny Espinosa start...

Hopes for the Second Half

Ok, technically, the Nationals’ season is more like 57% over not 50% over, but let’s skip the games played and just go with the All Star Game as the traditional midway point. There are a ...

Some Less Offensive Offense

For once, I’d like to talk about some of the good this offense is doing. Ok, so maybe I’m an optimist and I tend to talk about that anyway, but let’s be honest, this season I have b...

A Platoon Possibility

Over the winter, when things were rosey and Mike Morse was coming off a great season, there were lots of ideas of how to deal with the outfield. Rick Ankiel, a lefty hitter, could play great CF, but ...

Two Games Does Not an Offense Make

The Nats have scored 7 runs per game in the last 2 games. Despite the fact that it took 2 errors in the first game and an 11 inning game, it’s an accomplishment. They actually have done this be...

This Could Be the Best Ankiel Has

I know it’s early, and we don’t want to worry too much about statistics. A bunch of hitters on this team have started off slowly, and most of them will probably recover. Similarly, Wilson...