Thomas Boswell: Most recent columns

Baltimore leads the AL East because of its discount rotation and consistent bullpen
Baltimore is leading the AL East not because of its hitting, but because of its patchwork, inexpensive rotation and consistent bullpen.
Stephen Strasburg shows he’s no longer the Nationals’ obvious choice to start a Game 1
(The Washington Post, August 24, 2014; 9:32 PM)
For streaking Washington Nationals, runs like this don’t come around very often
(The Washington Post, August 21, 2014; 10:56 PM)
Win or lose, Jay Gruden has changed Washington’s poisonous atmosphere
(The Washington Post, August 19, 2014; 3:20 PM)
Nationals’ success during stars’ down years shows team will contend for years to come
(The Washington Post, August 17, 2014; 10:57 PM)
Washington Nationals can boost playoff hopes by winning now, building a cushion
(The Washington Post, August 15, 2014; 9:06 PM)
Nationals fans worry about the disabled list, but the standings are all that matter
(The Washington Post, August 12, 2014; 2:25 PM)
Nationals’ ability to win when they’re not at their best illustrates ballclub’s resiliency
(The Washington Post, July 20, 2014; 9:22 PM)
Cards’ Adam Wainwright shouldn’t have done what he did — and then talked about it
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2014; 1:35 PM)
2014 MLB All-Star Game has more meaning than you would think for playoff aspirants
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2014; 1:13 AM)
Derek Jeter has earned universal respect during his Hall of Fame career
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2014; 11:43 PM)
First-place Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles have opportunity ahead
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2014; 11:23 PM)
Nats’ Harper, Zimmerman and Ramos enduring a prolonged power outage
(The Washington Post, July 8, 2014; 2:33 PM)
Nationals deserve more than one all-star, and Rafael Soriano is biggest omission
(The Washington Post, July 6, 2014; 9:03 PM)
Washington Nationals are finally healthy enough to find out how good they are
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 3:23 PM)
Thomas Boswell: Bryce Harper returns to the Nationals, with attitude
(The Washington Post, June 30, 2014; 11:59 PM)
Congressional plays more like a U.S. Open course than it did in 2011
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2014; 9:04 PM)
Quicken Loans leader board may contain stars, or one-weekend wonders
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2014; 8:37 PM)
Tiger Woods didn’t get the score he wanted, but gave golf the round it needed
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2014; 5:28 PM)
Tiger Woods says he has learned from his injuries; time will tell just how much
(The Washington Post, June 24, 2014; 3:23 PM)