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- The small things added up to the difference as Nats score 4 in the 9th and lose 5-4
- Game #76 Gio Gonzalez has a great opportunity to impress Joe Maddon as an All-Star
- Nats couldn’t dig out of 1st inning hole
- Game #75 Tanner Roark must get back on track
- An 18-3 blow-out as Trea Turner and Michael Taylor combine for 9 hits, 8 runs, & 5 RBIs
- Game #74 Afternoon baseball with a new CF
- #Nats walk-off saves the team amidst some questionable decisions
- Game #73 Nationals must get back to consistency, but roster is still a moving target!
- 4th 18-gamer: Fits and Starts
- The Day After: What Dusty said about the no-not!
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The Washington Nationals are almost fully constructed for Opening Day, barring a significant injury during the month of March. After a (sometimes aggravatingly) sleepy winter, general manager Mike Rizzo emerged from hibernation last month, snapping up first baseman Adam Lind, … Continue reading
The Nationals have no post-season starters that will be Free Agents. They have pinholes as Mark Melancon and Wilson Ramos are the two key players that could be headed to free agency. With Ramos recovering from a knee surgery, he … Continue reading
In the last couple of weeks there have been questions about the batting order. And historically there has much debate about who, and what kind of batter should bat in certain spots in the order. So in response to those … Continue reading
I love analytics. Really. The numbers quite often confirm what we see on the field, and indeed they often explain why things are the way they are. You want to know when Bryce Harper took that next step and became an … Continue reading
After Friday’s wash-out in Jupiter and yesterday’s cancellation of the game in Viera, the Nats shuffled the starters to go with Stephen Strasburg today for a 1:05 start in Jupiter vs. the Cardinals, and the Nats move Scherzer to tomorrow … Continue reading
It took exactly a dozen games into the Spring Training schedule for the January 8th line-up to debut. Why January 8th you may ask? That was the date when Mike Rizzo traded for Ben Revere as the speedy lead-off man … Continue reading
Today is the first official day of Spring Training as Pitchers & Catchers report later today! Yesterday, we talked about the Nats MVP, ROY, & CY & MOY, and today we talk about potential CPOY candidates. You may ask, what … Continue reading
Many of the Washington Nationals coaches and players will be headed to Viera this week to get ready for Spring Training, and here’s a pic you probably never thought you would see: Bryce Harper sporting a Washington Redskins cap! Bryce … Continue reading
Below are FanGraph′s projections that we have compiled in a graph for the 2016 Nats. We took a graphic look at where FanGraphs have the Nats projected on the standard slash: Batting Average, On-Base-Percentage, Slugging %, OPS
Earlier today, Daniel Murphy did an interview with Thom Loverro and Kevin Sheehan on ESPN 980 . Loverro asked Murphy, “from the outside looking in, what do you think went wrong with the Washington Nationals last year?” Murphy simply started his … Continue reading