Tweak the Offense

The Nationals’ offense is horrible, we all know that. But is the lineup? We all think we know what needs to be done to fix everything. But is there much that can or should actually be changed? ...

The Outfield Shuffle

When Bryce Harper was promoted from AAA this weekend, many people were surprised. After all, he had struggled to put up anything close to good numbers so far, and there were other players in Syracuse...

Plugging the Leaking LF Hole

As mentioned I mentioned in the last post, the Nationals are hitting .103/.218/.132 out of the left field position in this young season. It’s bad when you’re LF OPS is just under your OPS...

Don’t Get Too Down on the Offense

Over and Ovi again, we have been hearing about the problems with the Nationals’ offense. And it’s justified in many ways. Their two best hitters are sitting on the bench right now, with R...

10 Days Worth of Hitting

The Nats are sitting pretty at the top of the division after 10 games this season, at a very nice 7-3. And while you may think they’ve had some close games (and you’d be right) their run ...

Friday Links to Finish Up March

A few links for your Friday ESPN has a front page article on the Nats’ going from being an intriguing playoff pick to a “fashionable” one. You may have think you’ve heard much...

Another Year, Another CF Question

Time for the annual spring “what the heck is going on in CF?” question. As of right now, it appears the starting center fielder for the Nationals is Roger Bernadina. Or Rick Ankiel. Which...

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...

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 ...