Washington Nationals Should Not Tender Ross Ohlendorf
By midnight on Monday night, the Washington Nationals will need to decide on whether or not to tender contracts offers to eight arbitration-eligible players: Jordan Zimmermann, Ian Desmond, Tyler Clippard, Drew Storen, Stephen Strasburg, Ross Detwiler, Wilson Ramos and Ross Ohlendorf. […]
Washington Nationals Look Like Geniuses in Jayson Werth Deal
Even before he donned their uniform, the Washington Nationals were widely criticized for their acquisition of Jayson Werth. Why would a team of such low caliber like Washington give $126 million over seven years to a 31-year-old outfielder with a […]
Ryan Zimmerman Breaking His Thumb Is Bad Omen for the Washington Nationals
The Washington Nationals have had a decent start to this year, but there just seems to be bad mojo around every time that they play the Atlanta Braves. They lost Ryan Zimmerman to a broken thumb last week, and it […]
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Washington Nationals Face Major Test After Latest Injuries
One major theme for the Washington Nationals in recent years is injuries to key players early in the season. In 2012, it was Wilson Ramos, who tore his ACL and meniscus, as well as Jayson Werth, who broke his wrist. Ryan […]
Washington Nationals Look Very Different Early On
One thing that plagued the 2013 Washington Nationals was their inability to play up to their potential. This was most obvious when they played teams they were clearly better than, and would play down to that teams skill level. This […]
Washington Nationals Should Send Ryan Zimmerman to the DL
On Tuesday morning, Matt Williams went on a local D.C. radio show and said that Ryan Zimmerman has an arthritic shoulder. Williams continued on by saying that Zimmerman could see some action at first base due to that. However, the […]
Washington Nationals, Miami Marlins Engage In Important Early-Season Series
We may be just over a week into the 2014 MLB season, but the Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins are about to engage in an early-season series that will yield one team control of the NL East. The Marlins currently […]
Should Washington Nationals Be Alarmed by Bryce Harper’s Slow Start?
After starting off with three consecutive wins, the Washington Nationals are mired in two straight losses to the Atlanta Braves, where the Braves have looked like the clearly better team, defensively, offensively, and in all aspects of pitching. For the […]
Washington Nationals Make Mild Statement With Series Sweep
The Washington Nationals did something today that they did eight times in 2013 — sweep a series. The difference is that this incarnation of the Nationals was able to show a resiliency and a toughness that seemed absent from 2013′s […]
Did Matt Williams Over-Manage in His Washington Nationals’ Debut?
On opening day 2014, the Washington Nationals did something they were not able to do until June of their disappointing 2013 season. Today, the Nationals won a game in which they trailed by three or more runs and where they […]