After 44 games played, the Nats are a little past the quarter season mark. Let’s take a look at their performance. My benchmark is what we would have expected from the team and from each player. 763 more words
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UPDATE: Nationals manager Matt Williams said that Roark will start Monday, per Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com.
1:20 p.m. ET: Tanner Roark posted a 2.85 ERA across 31 starts last season, but the Nationals moved him to the bullpen after signing Max Scherzer to a huge contract over the winter. 104 more words
Tanner Roark will return to the Nationals’ rotation next week, making a start at Wrigley Field in place of the injured Doug Fister.
Roark will start either Monday’s series opener or Tuesday night’s game against the Cubs, according to manager Matt Williams, depending if he’s needed at all out of the bullpen this weekend against the Phillies. 311 more words
Two big injuries and a closer change left some fantasy owners scrambling. Those with troublesome infielders, however, will find an increasing abundance of free-agent cures. 411 more words
When the Nationals first signed Max Scherzer to a record free-agent deal in January, many of us – including yours truly – scratched their heads. The Nats already had by most accounts the deepest rotation in baseball and by some numbers, such as starters ERA, the best. 392 more words