Washington Nationals Bullpen: Three Ups and Three Downs

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The Washington Nationals‘ weekend series got off to a rough start as they were shutout by the Baltimore Orioles 11-0 as Anibal Sanchez struggled in his second consecutive start. After the series opener, the Nationals blew a 3-0 lead in the eighth inning by allowing five runs. The Nationals are sitting at 4-7 through eleven […] READ MORE


Washington Nationals: Projecting the Opening Day Pitchers

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Two factors are important when analyzing a team’s pitching: starting rotation and bullpen. There was not a bigger discrepancy in a team’s performance last year between the two than the Washington Nationals. The starting rotation had the best ERA in baseball at 3.53 but the bullpen had the worst ERA at 5.66. This led manager […] READ MORE


Nationals Release Hunter Strickland After Spring Training Struggles

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Nationals Release Hunter Strickland The Washington Nationals have released relief pitcher Hunter Strickland after a rough end of 2019, and Spring Training in 2020. The news was first announced by Jessica Camerato of MLB.com. Strickland was most notably one of the key bullpen pieces to the San Francisco Giants team who won the World Series […] READ MORE



Sean Doolittle Doing a Lot to Stabilize Nationals Bullpen

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Sean Doolittle can conceivably do no wrong in the Washington Nationals bullpen – just what the doctor ordered to patch the NL East leader’s biggest hole heading into the postseason. The Nationals closer extended his scoreless innings streak to 10 innings Thursday night, preserving a 2-1 lead for his 13th save with Washington. He struck […] READ MORE