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. ...

The Nationals Review Podcast Episode 49

It’s the latest episode, with special guest Chris Cwik of Yahoo! Sports’ baseball blog Big League Stew. We chat about: Panic time Is it time to make some changes? Did they miss out on som...

The Evolution of Jonathan Papelbon

You may remember the Nats latest acquisition Jonathan Papelbon from his days as the super intense, angry closer for the Red Sox. Or you may remember him from his days as the super intense, angry clos...

Unused Closer Entrance Music

Sporting News writer Jesse Spector just had a column ranking closer entrance music, and I really enjoyed it. I didn’t agree with every rank, but I think his assessment of #1 was 100% correct. I...

The Nationals Review Podcast Episode 47

Nationals Review Podcast Episode #47 with special guest @sixtoolplayer! On this episode Colm and Charlie discuss: The crazy great week Scherzer‘s no hitter The pitching streak Best inning ever ...

Potential Desmond Moves

Yunel Escobar is batting .322/.370/.411 and is getting All Star consideration. Danny Espinosa is looking great with a .266/.348/.449 line which would give him the 4th highest OPS among all major leag...

Nats Trade for David Carpenter

ERA and ERA+ are pretty great stats for pitchers, and the Nats just picked up David Carpenter, a reliever with a 4.82 ERA and an 82 ERA+. In return they gave up Tony Renda, a good hitting 2B with no ...