Picking at PECOTA, 2017 Edition

Baseball Prospectus came out with their PECOTA predictions for the 2017 season, and I took a look to see how the Nats fared. Remember that this comes from a set of algorithms that predict performance...

The Nats and 2015 PECOTA Projections

The season hasn’t started, but projection season has! Baseball Prospectus has released their PECOTA projections. These are, as always, just projections, and I always like to throw this Colin Wy...

The Nats and 2014 PECOTA Projections

Baseball Prospectus released their PECOTA  projections today, always a big day in The Nats Review household. Before I rip apart everything bad they say about the Nats, it is worth remembering what Co...

The Nationals Review Podcast Episode 17

On this weeks Opening Day Nationals Review Podcast Episode 17, Colm and Charlie discuss: Spring Training Bryce tearing it up Anyone else impressing/disappointing Bryce Walkup Our/listeners walkup son...

Buckle Up

We’ve been waiting for this day since October 12, and it’s finally here. Opening Day isn’t just the beginning of baseball, its also the unofficial beginning of the spring – ba...

2013 NL East Rankings Part 2: The Pitchers

In our last episode, we took a look at the NL East position players, giving out 5 points for the best player at each position, 1 point for the worst. The Nats and the Braves dominated the competition...

Harper’s Projection Problem

A couple of weeks ago, I dissected the PECOTA projections for the Nats, and mentioned why I thought some of them might be inaccurate. The first one I discussed as probably being a bit off was Bryce H...

The Nats and PECOTA Projections

Oh poor Nats… they are just not as good as we all thought. At least that might be your first reaction if you look at the playoff odds report at Baseball Prospectus. They are projected to finish...

2011 Quick League Preview – NL

Baseball starts in just a few hours. So in order to get ready, let’s do those pesky predictions. Yesterday I did a quick and dirty preview for the AL, so now it’s time to look at the NL. Once a...