Why the Nationals shouldn’t trade their top prospects for a reliever just for a chance to play in the Wild Card game

WASHINGTON-- Carter Kieboom, Mason Denaburg, Luis Garcia, Tim Cate and Will Crowe. All top organizational prospects that the Nationals could move in order to acquire a top flight reliever at the trade deadline on Wednesday afternoon as GM Mike Rizzo will attempt to upgrade an atrocious bullpen to make the Nationals competitive down the stretch. … Continue reading Why the Nationals shouldn’t trade their top prospects for a reliever just for a chance to play in the Wild Card game

Max Scherzer hit the IL again; this time it’s a mild rhomboid strain

WASHINGTON-- Okay Nationals fans, it might be time to panic. Max Scherzer has hit the 10-day Injured List for the second time this month with a mild rhomboid strain according to Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post. Erick Fedde will start in Scherzer’s place tomorrow against the Braves. The good news that comes out of … Continue reading Max Scherzer hit the IL again; this time it’s a mild rhomboid strain

Max Scherzer ‘Unlikely’ to Start Tuesday vs. Braves

WASHINGTON-- In what should have been all celebrations in the Nationals clubhouse immediately after the Nationals handed the Dodgers their worst loss of the season, crushing them 11-4 all the attention was directed to Max Scherzer’s health and the likelihood of Scherzer suiting up on Tuesday in a pivotal matchup against the Braves. Max Scherzer … Continue reading Max Scherzer ‘Unlikely’ to Start Tuesday vs. Braves

Max Scherzer experiences more back pain; shutdown for at least two days

WASHINGTON-- The Nationals just can’t catch a break as Max Scherzer will be shut down for the next two days after feeling on back pain when he woke up this morning according to Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post. Scherzer underwent an MRI and received a stem cell shot under his right shoulder. Friday (today) … Continue reading Max Scherzer experiences more back pain; shutdown for at least two days

Ryan Zimmerman: Winning Matters, Money Doesn’t

To Ryan Zimmerman, money doesn’t matter now. Winning does. The longtime National is looking for a ring even if that means he has to accept a reduced role for the 2020 season. Before the 2012 season, Zimmerman signed a team friendly six-year, $100 million extension to stay with the Nationals which looked like a bargain … Continue reading Ryan Zimmerman: Winning Matters, Money Doesn’t