Another Day at .500

The Nats once again spotted a team 10 runs, but this time they weren’t even close to coming back. The performance of Olsen in his first game, against the Phillies, may have made you think he wa...

Punch, Judy, and Guzzie

I like Nyjer Morgan. I am not a big Guzman fan, but when he’s hot, he hits well. And I think he should be playing so that maybe someone will decide to try to trade for him. Still, I can’t...

Get Ready for Your Short Term Team

You expect changes with a young team. You expect changes with a bad team. You expect changes with a team that has a talented, ready for prime time prospect in the minors. So the Nats, who are all of ...

2010 NL East Rankings: Position Players

An annual tradition here is one that has been done twice, so let’s call this an annual tradition. I’ll do my best to rank each position for each team in the NL East, seeing who has the be...

Spring Games Start Today

Remember, spring training is not regular season baseball. If Ryan Zimmerman has a bad month, it doesn’t mean he can’t hit anymore. It may indicate a slow start, but he didn’t forget...

Jumping on the Optimism Bandwagon

Pitchers and catchers are in, position players are starting to show up. Meanwhile, some young prospect threw down in Viera this weekend. Teammates were calling him Jesus, people were talking about ho...

Nats Sign Stolen Base, Out Machine

Over the weekend, the Nats signed former NL stolen base champ and occasional member of my fantasy baseball teams Willy Taveras to a minor league deal. Some people are going to get very excited about ...

Questions Going into Spring Training 2010

It’s almost upon us. Pitcher and catchers report in a matter of days rather weeks, although many are down there now already. Spring training games begin in a few weeks, and the Nats are semi-se...

Who Added the Most Wins?

Time for more season recapping… A simple but important question, right? Who, in the course of the season, contributed the most to the Nationals 59 wins? One way to look at this is through the s...

Zim Hits #27, Mock Keeps Pitching

First, I’ve got to get something out of the way. On Thursday, I left town for a long weekend and Zimmerman hit his 27th HR. I never got the chance to post, so here, a few days late, I’m l...