His last two starts were seven innings long and his ERA is down a full run, his best mark since May 30. So what changed?
Should lesser-known AL relievers really have a place in the MLB All-Star game?
The left-handed starter, who the Nationals have high hopes for, is back in the minors and ready for his first season back from Tommy John surgery.
What was a daunting relief core for Atlanta has been whittled down by injuries, and it may be a chance for the Nats to make up some ground in the division.
Friday's Nats-Mets series opener features two of the most exciting young arms in the major leagues.
It's early, but let's jump into our year-to-date PITCHf/x numbers.
Introducing a new regular feature exploring pitching data.
The way this winter has unfolded, especially two moves over the weekend, reveal that the Nationals believe in what they are doing and that success has not changed their prerogative.
Aroldis Chapman and Craig Kimbrel have dominated enough to work their way into the NL Cy Young conversation, but closers don't get much consideration for the award.