Strasburg’s Surprising Contract

With a move that seemed to surprise everyone, the Nationals signed one of the best pitchers in baseball to a long term contract. And he happens to be one that is already on the team, Stephen Strasbur...

Let’s Give Zim May Before We Bury Him

Ryan Zimmerman had what you might call a poor April. Of course, he’s not the only one on the team that did, but after two disappointing and injury-prone seasons, there is some worry that maybe he isn...

Beer Guide 2016

It’s 2016 and I’ve updated the Nationals Park Beer Guide – it’s up on the top level menu bar but you can just click here to start mapping out your beer sampling. A few observa...

Stephen Strasburg’s Supposed Slider

Stephen Strasburg has allegedly thrown 58 sliders this season. After four games that number seems neither noteworthy of indicative of anything. That is, unless you compare it to the last few seasons....

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...

The Key to the Nats Season is… Playing

Programming note: This is the first in a set of weekly posts that will run this year on MASNsports.com. I’ll will post these on Wednesday mornings, after they have time to first appear on the M...

2016 NL East Rankings Part 2: The Pitchers

After examining the position players last time, here’s where we stand coming into the pitching round of the competition: SCORE: DC (32), NY (32), MIA (26), ATL (18), PHI (12) This whole ranking is fa...