Category Archives: analysis

Rizzo’s rap sheet revisited

I have revised Rizzo’s rap sheet since the last iteration. Here is the new, revised version, with a few additions and modifications to the last version. See below for the details. Rizzo’s rap sheet – a felonious history of theft, … Continue reading

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Where’s my ring? A look at the 2015 Washington Nationals.

We have all been wondering whose fault it is in everything in life when things do not go as planned.  The truth is that often we do not know who is at fault, and in sports the blame changes and … Continue reading

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Of Margins and Little Things

FP Santangelo had an interesting take the other night during the telecast.  He was relaying a conversation with Joe Madden from earlier in the year.  “It isn’t about winning this game.  It’s about doing everything right.  When the game is … Continue reading

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Stephen Strasburg pitching like an Ace!

What Nat fan could forget June 8, 2010 when Stephen Strasburg made his MLB debut for the Washington Nationals?  Baseball and life can be cruel because the polar opposite in emotions is how many Nats fans were ready to drive … Continue reading

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SB Nation Hits Hard on 2016 Nats

SB Nation wrote about the Nats and it’s not flattering.  Read the comments on JDub and RZim and even Anthony Rendon. http://www.sbnation.com/mlb/2015/8/17/9166095/washington-nationals-struggles-nl-east Excerpt: “Time traveler: Jayson Werth will be one of the worst players in either league, Doug Fister is … Continue reading

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The Span Effect With Harper

Ken Rosenthal tweeted this today “For #Nationals, it might be as simple as this: 35-24 when Span is in lineup, 23-35 when he is not. Span began rehab assignment yesterday.” I made a post on NatsInsider a while back with … Continue reading

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What’s right with the Nats, and what’s wrong with the Nats? 8/16/15

It’s easy to say what’s wrong with the Nats as you can take a look at the W/L record and see that is a problem, and you can take a look at the standings and see the Nats are in … Continue reading

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