The Nationals Take the Royal Road

The Nats have made two offseason acquisitions that will have impact on their daily lineup – the signing of Daniel Murphy and the trade to get Ben Revere. Murphy will certainly be an addition to...

Nats Gott Some Late Inning Potential

The Nats bullpen revamp continues – I’ve already profiled new relievers Shawn Kelley, Oliver Perez and Yusmerio Petit. Today, they added to that by trading away Yunel Escobar to the Angel...

Johnnie B. Good – Please!

In a strange twist worthy of Washington-based sports, the Nats moved away from hiring Bud Black (which was a sure thing on Friday) to hiring Johnnie B. “Dusty” Baker, Jr. There are plenty...

Oh Boy! Nats Name Manager

According to the Washington Post, the Nats have picked their new manager, and it’s Buddy Black. Bud Black. Buuuuuuuuuud. The Nats were reportedly looking for someone with experience, and had na...

Donnie Bryceball?

As the Nationals search for the new manager, another possibility has opened up, beyond some of the guys I’ve already mentioned. I am referring to, of course, Don Mattingly. So, does he make sen...

Bryce Forever

Salary arbitration is a funny thing. Players come up from the minors and play for three years at a league minimum salary, currently around $550K per year, before they become arbitration-eligible. For...

Unwelcome Matt

Edit: As potential managerial candidates are identified, rather than putting up new posts on each one, I’ll add them to this post, originally put together in early September. The additions will...

Werth and Will vs. When

Jayson Werth is not himself these days, and the Nats really miss him. From a poor April and May, to months on the DL, to a dreadful return, this team just isn’t the same without the old Werth. ...