28 More Starts, Who Pitches?

The Nationals have exactly 28 games left to play this season and according to their website, the rotation is: Livan Hernandez John Lannan Jason Marquis Jordan Zimmermann Scott Olsen That means, assum...

Out for a Week

I’m leaving for a cross (half) country drive tomorrow morning, so I won’t be updating the site until at least next Thursday, if not longer. I might update the Twitter a bit, but no comput...

Marquis and the Rotation

Jason Marquis is back in the rotation pushing Craig Stammen into the bullpen. Stammen, meanwhile, has actually been pretty good the last 2 months. Going back to his June 6th start, he’s started...

Time to Bring Someone Up?

When Luis Atliano came up to the Majors this year, not that much was expected of him. He had pitched well in AAA, but he wasn’t a real prospect. Yet his first two starts looked good, and after ...

A Night of Comebacks

Last night was a night of comebacks in a few ways. Well, the Nats didn’t quite come back, they were never trailing in the game. But they were certainly reeling, after watching their starting pi...

Loco Cinco de Mayo

It’s crazy here in Nats town, because contrary to what everyone expected, the team is winning. On Cinco de Mayo, a holiday that is major in the US but minor in Mexico (go figure) there are some...

Pitching – Now, Soon, and the Future

Thanks to a dominating performance by Scott Olsen and then the bullpen on Sunday, the Nats won a 1-0 victory for the first time since April 2, 2008. That’s a smidge over 2 years. I’m not ...

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...

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 ...