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...

Nats Might Be Getting Aggressive

There have been rumors the last few days that the Nats are going to be aggressive this offseason. And they should be, but what I’m wondering is what exactly that means. Sure, they need to fill ...

Nats Key to 2016 is Balance

With 50 games left in the season, and the playoffs approaching, if you want to worry about the Nats, you can certainly find something. They scored a total of three runs in their last three games, and...

Trea Turner to CF Just Makes Sense

The Nationals have, for a few weeks ago, inched closer to putting Trea Turner in centerfield, and last night they finally made the leap. Turner in center field makes too much sense to not at least tr...

Nats Fans Looking through the Wrong Window

Last year there was quite a bit of talk about how the Nationals “window” was closing, because Jordan Zimmermann and Ian Desmond were leaving, along with a few others. But I never bought into that, an...