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- Mets travel to TBOTPB; Fedde starts; Team USA victorious!
- Tanner Roark and Daniel Murphy are the best of baseball
- Max Scherzer makes his Grapefruit League debut; Roark stars in the WBC; Zimmerman is in a groove
- Nats Bats on the Upswing?
- Tanner Roark gets the historic start for Team USA in what he acknowledged is the biggest game of his career!
- The Braves travel to TBOTPB; Words exchanged between Baker & Leyland over WBC
- The Bronx Bombers visit TBOTPB; Vance Worley gets the start! Ryan Zimmerman update
- What Does Statcast’s New Catch Probability Metric Tell Us About the Washington Nationals?
- Back to Jupiter with Stephen Strasburg; Team USA wins Roark/Murphy
- Nats and Astros again in TBOTPB; Werth scratched; WBC Murphy/Roark
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Category Archives: Bullpen
Today we could have been writing a depressing tale about how the Nats bullpen lost a game while allowing a 5 run lead to disappear, and thankfully we are not. Luckily yesterday against the Reds, only a 4-run disappeared, and … Continue reading
Last December the Nats acquired four new relievers in rapid succession. I quickly read about each of them but remembered almost nothing as it was in the middle of the “You like that” craze. So with the Nats spring training … Continue reading
“I am a firm believer in the American people. If given the truth, they can be depended on to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer.”–Abraham Lincoln. And yes, there were … Continue reading
There is some very simple math in the roster shuffle that the 40 man roster can’t ever go above 40. Simple math doesn’t make the reduction in staff simple. If the Nats don’t make any trades of players on the … Continue reading
‘Twas the night of Christmas, when all through NatsTown, not a Free Agent was stirring, not even that Angelos [expletive deleted] clown. The stockings were hung by the lockers with care, in hopes that Blackmon or Span soon would be … Continue reading
Washington DC mixes business and politics all the time so why not the business of baseball? Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell who is a die-hard Nats fan gave his 2¢ when it came to Jonathan Papelbon (video below) as he … Continue reading
Mike Rizzo wrapped up his last few hours in Nashville to pull off a trade that needed to be done at some point this off-season. No, not Papelbon, it was Yunel Escobar who was traded from the Nats along with … Continue reading
Baseball managers sometimes suffer from paralysis by analysis as there are reams of stats available that go well beyond the summary or game data found in the typical Baseball Reference databases. For instance, if you wanted to know how Bryce … Continue reading
Updated: Front of the bullpen constructed in Nashville. Trevor Gott, Oliver Perez, Shawn Kelley, Yusmeiro Petit.
Many of the GMs and agents have done like Elvis and left the building! The Winter Meetings are winding down, and Rizzo has made many moves and planted many seeds. Mike Rizzo didn’t get Darren O’Day as he wasn’t going … Continue reading
Dusty Baker did have other things to say yesterday at the Winter Meetings, and had a better early evening interview on the MLB Network Radio on Sirius/XM which was much better for Dusty as his old friend Casey Stern who … Continue reading