1. Max Scherzer's Addition Can Make Nationals' Rotation an All-Time Great Group

    For now, the decision is unanimous, as it should be. The Washington Nationals boasted the best starting rotation in the National League by the end of last regular season, and it was nearly the best in the majors by terms of Fangraphs WAR ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 1 month ago 2,417 reads 6 comments

  2. Introducing Lucas Giolito, the Pitching Phenom Making Strasburg Expendable

    The signing of free agent Max Scherzer to a seven-year, $210 million contract improved the Washington Nationals ’ starting rotation from arguably the best to undoubtedly the best in baseball...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 26,381 reads 14 comments

  3. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Jordan Zimmermann and Charlie Blackmon

    There was a bit of a lull in the MLB offseason until big news hit that will surely influence more activity among teams with holes left to fill ahead of spring training...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 1 month ago 4,871 reads 0 comments

  4. MLB Rumors: Latest Trade Talk on Nationals Pitchers, Craig Kimbrel and More

    Slowly but surely, MLB 's hot stove is starting to cool down. Max Scherzer has arrived in the nation's capital to play for the Nationals, according to ESPN.com , which leaves James Shields as the biggest unsigned name by about six country miles...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 4,441 reads 0 comments

  5. Jordan Zimmermann Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation on Nationals Star

    Potentially with an eye toward a bigger move down the line, the Washington Nationals reportedly have considered trading pitcher Jordan Zimmermann . However, the team may now be reconsidering and look to retain the star pitcher...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 35,564 reads 41 comments

  6. Johnny Cueto or Jordan Zimmermann: Which Ace Is the Less Risky 1-Year Rental?

    For any team looking for a summer rental, there are two clear properties that stand out above all other options...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 2 months ago 16,567 reads 17 comments

  7. Washington Nationals' Biggest Offseason Questions That Still Need to Be Answered

    The Washington Nationals are almost three months into the offseason and general manager Mike Rizzo's finger is still resting on the trigger of nearly all of the team's biggest potential maneuvers...

    Danny Garrison Written by Danny Garrison about 2 months ago 2,840 reads 6 comments

  8. 4 Changes the Washington Nationals Should Make Before Spring Training

    The Washington Nationals are taking a noticeably patient approach this offseason, but last week the team put a clock on it with the announcement of spring training dates . Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to Viera, Florida, Feb...

    Danny Garrison Written by Danny Garrison about 2 months ago 3,239 reads 8 comments

  9. Reassessing Washington Nationals' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

    The Washington Nationals have been decidedly quiet so far this offseason. But with more than two months down and just one trade in the books, it feels like the dominoes are about to begin tumbling down in D...

    Danny Garrison Written by Danny Garrison about 3 months ago 1,194 reads 0 comments

  10. Grading the Washington Nationals' Offseason Post-Winter Meetings

    The Washington Nationals entered the 2014 winter meetings with the potential to make the most noise of any club...

    Danny Garrison Written by Danny Garrison about 3 months ago 3,165 reads 5 comments

  11. MLB Winter Meetings 2014: Dissecting the Latest Rumors on Top Talent

    There are always MLB rumors that make you scratch your head or refresh the web page to ensure that what you read was real. Or yell. Yeah, plenty of yelling...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 3 months ago 997 reads 0 comments

  12. Jordan Zimmermann Is Worth Overpaying for in Blockbuster Winter Trade

    Major League Baseball shopping season is upon us, and the shelves are sagging with free-agent pitchers. S o why even talk about Jordan Zimmermann ? The Washington Nationals ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 8,848 reads 12 comments

  13. The Deals Nationals GM Mike Rizzo Needs to Be Pitching at the Winter Meetings

    For the Washington Nationals and the rest of Major League Baseball, winter is coming. Starting in less than a week, general managers from around the league will gather in San Diego for the annual winter meetings...

    Danny Garrison Written by Danny Garrison about 3 months ago 2,107 reads 0 comments

  14. Is Max Scherzer Worth Nationals Breaking Up Title-Level Rotation For?

    Coming into the MLB offseason, you could look at the Washington Nationals and conclude within, oh, three seconds that the last thing they needed to tinker with was their starting rotation...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 20,926 reads 24 comments

  15. Jordan Zimmermann Is Best Ace Available in the MLB Offseason

    When all is said and done —when the contracts have been inked and the trades consummated —this may well go down as the offseason of the pitcher...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 11,144 reads 14 comments

  16. Potential MLB Trade Targets Who Could Be True Franchise Game-Changers

    The free-agent market is yet to develop, but it’s only a matter of time until the dominoes will start to fall. When they do, expect the trade market to take shape as well...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 29,289 reads 21 comments

  17. MLB Rumors: Analyzing Trade Buzz for Jordan Zimmermann, Elvis Andrus and More

    Even though the calendar says that Major League Baseball's offseason has just started, things are already heating up for all 30 teams...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 960 reads 0 comments

  18. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest on Jordan Zimmermann, Howie Kendrick and More

    It's early in the offseason, but there are already a handful of MLB trade rumors which could drastically shape the landscape of the teams involved in the potential deals...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 4 months ago 1,240 reads 0 comments

  19. Jordan Zimmermann Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Nationals P

    Washington Nationals ace Jordan Zimmermann has become a popular trade target in recent days, but the Nationals are reportedly looking to lock him up with a long-term deal. Continue for updates...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 4 months ago 40,693 reads 58 comments

  20. Nationals' Jordan Zimmermann Deserves a Contract Worthy of an Ace

    It is decision time for the Washington Nationals ownership group. After a second disappointing postseason ousting in three years, the team is being forced to make difficult financial ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 5 months ago 3,348 reads 2 comments

  21. Washington Nationals vs. San Francisco Giants: Keys for Each to Win NLDS Game 2

    When San Francisco Giants starter Jake Peavy toed the rubber in Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals, he was winless in five postseason starts with an abysmal 9...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 5 months ago 6,957 reads 15 comments

  22. Jordan Zimmermann's No-Hitter Highlights Nationals' Dominant Postseason Staff

    Given the kind of firepower the Washington Nationals have in their starting rotation, it was just a matter of time before their starters had everyone's attention in October. Jordan Zimmermann , however, decided to start the party a few days early.

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 13,003 reads 17 comments

  23. Jordan Zimmermann Throws No-Hitter vs. Marlins: Stats, Highlights and Reaction

    The 2014 season has been one of firsts for the Washington Nationals. First time winning two NL East crowns in three seasons. First back-to-back-to-back winning seasons since the Montreal Expos days...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 12,745 reads 23 comments

  24. Nationals Clicking at the Right Time to Grab a Firm Hold on NL East Crown

    The Washington Nationals are feeling it. On Thursday night, the Nationals completed a three-game road sweep of the New York Mets , winning 4-1 behind a dominant start from ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 months ago 2,983 reads 8 comments