Thomas Boswell: Most recent columns

MLB got it right, and now the playoffs are preceded by a compelling ‘postseason’
Even for fans of teams that have clinched playoff berths, there are reasons to scoreboard-watch.
Corey Seager, Trea Turner near the head of a banner class of shortstops
(The Washington Post, September 16, 2017; 7:42 PM)
Nationals, Dodgers have a lot to play for this weekend. The No. 1 seed isn’t one.
(The Washington Post, September 14, 2017; 3:07 PM)
One game shows us Redskins’ bar of expectation needs to be lowered
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2017; 8:33 PM)
Dodgers’ swoon has given the rest of league — including the Nats — hope
(The Washington Post, September 7, 2017; 9:54 PM)
Gio Gonzalez is pitching smart, and that should prolong the crafty lefty’s career
(The Washington Post, September 4, 2017; 1:27 PM)
Stephen Strasburg is ‘just a big, hairy, scary, furry animal out there.’
(The Washington Post, August 30, 2017; 10:04 PM)
Nationals’ Anthony Rendon is everybody’s favorite player — and deserves to be
(The Washington Post, August 27, 2017; 8:28 PM)
Patrick Ewing, in same mold as John Thompson, embraces challenge of Georgetown
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2017; 7:00 AM)
The Nationals starters are getting healthy. Now comes the hard part.
(The Washington Post, August 22, 2017; 4:59 PM)
By finding out nothing broke Bryce Harper, the Nationals catch an enormous break
(The Washington Post, August 13, 2017; 4:05 PM)
In the Nats’ bullpen, is three greater than one? Sure, if they add up to zeroes.
(The Washington Post, August 9, 2017; 4:02 PM)
What if Nats got Kenley Jansen? The sweet torture of baseball through hindsight mirror.
(The Washington Post, August 8, 2017; 11:46 AM)
New-look Nationals bullpen is zapping the ghosts from earlier this season
(The Washington Post, August 6, 2017; 8:36 PM)
Are Nationals ready for October? Who cares? Enjoy the daily drama they are now.
(The Washington Post, August 3, 2017; 11:05 AM)
Next year’s All-Star Game is Nationals Park’s second chance to make an impression
(The Washington Post, July 12, 2017; 12:39 PM)
The Nationals have been carried by their Big Four. It’s been more than enough.
(The Washington Post, July 9, 2017; 9:23 PM)
Nationals’ Fourth of July win shows why decision-makers deserve independence
(The Washington Post, July 4, 2017; 5:10 PM)
TPC Potomac was the big winner at the Quicken Loans National
(The Washington Post, July 2, 2017; 10:22 PM)
One inside fastball and Trea Turner’s speedy rise is stalled
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2017; 10:18 PM)