Why Yesterday’s Win Was Important

Every win is important, that’s why. They total them up at the end, and the team with the most wins usually ends up going to the playoffs. Other than that, however, it was important for the bull...

The Best Record in the Majors

What pitcher has the best record in the majors? You probably figure, since I’m asking, that it’s a Nats’ pitcher. And it is, Tyler Clippard is sitting at 6-0, which beats the starte...

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...

Pattern Remains, Clippard Dominates

The Nats won last night, keeping themselves above .500. You’ll hear it alot, that this is their best start since 2005. But they were above .500 until the last game of the year in 2005, so don&#...

Bullpen Holds, But Nothing to Hold

The bullpen was able to plug the dam, and keeping the water from rushing through, which was the good thing. Unfortunately, they were already up to their armpits in water at the time. Or something lik...

Jumping on the Optimism Bandwagon

Pitchers and catchers are in, position players are starting to show up. Meanwhile, some young prospect threw down in Viera this weekend. Teammates were calling him Jesus, people were talking about ho...

Who Added the Most Wins?

Time for more season recapping… A simple but important question, right? Who, in the course of the season, contributed the most to the Nationals 59 wins? One way to look at this is through the s...

Some Medicine for a Rough Monday

You may be having a rough morning. The Nats lost their 103rd game over the weekend and were swept by an NL East rival. If you watched the game, you know that they had a great chance to win on Sunday ...

Back to the Future (of the Nats Pitching)

This gets revisted often, probably too often. But when you’re the worst pitching staff in the NL, it’s hard not to look down at the farm system to see how people are doing. Also, my asser...