Nationals Get Their Melancon

The Nats were in need of a closer, and they went out and got one, acquiring Mark Melancon from the Pirates for Felipe Rivero and Taylor Hearn. Melancon has been closing games for Pittsburgh since 201...

Scherzer’s Mad Stats

Max Scherzer has had a good season – he currently ranks 9th in NL pitcher fWAR. He’s already at 155 strikeouts, but despite those positives, he’s also given up 21 home runs in only 18 starts.  ...

Stephen Strasburg’s Supposed Slider

Stephen Strasburg has allegedly thrown 58 sliders this season. After four games that number seems neither noteworthy of indicative of anything. That is, unless you compare it to the last few seasons....

Nats Bolster Beleaguered Bullpen

edit: After I wrote this post, the Nats also signed Yusmeiro Petit. It made sense to just add a little about him in here, so I did that, without changing the rest of the article. Therefore, it’...

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. ...

The Nationals Review Podcast Episode 47

Nationals Review Podcast Episode #47 with special guest @sixtoolplayer! On this episode Colm and Charlie discuss: The crazy great week Scherzer‘s no hitter The pitching streak Best inning ever ...

Reliving Jordan Zimmermann’s No Hitter

The Nationals saw their first no hitter yesterday, thanks to a truly outstanding performance by Jordan Zimmermann. It was the first for the franchise since 1991 when El Presidente threw a perfect gam...