Thomas Boswell: Most recent columns

Adam Eaton will again bat leadoff for Nationals once ready, but first he must practice patience
Eaton’s impending return to the leadoff role, which depends on how he holds up after an injury spoiled his 2017 season, is music to Trea Turner and Bryce Harper’s ears.
The Nationals long have been patient. It might be time to get angry.
(The Washington Post, February 18, 2018; 2:04 PM)
While Redskins fixate on quarterback future, here’s their history of wide receiver issues
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2018; 2:25 PM)
For baseball fans, this hot stove league has done little to warm things up
(The Washington Post, January 19, 2018; 7:07 AM)
The numbers don’t lie: Kirk Cousins is elite
(The Washington Post, January 12, 2018; 1:58 PM)
The Washington Capitals are still standing, months after being rattled by cruel blow
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2018; 11:22 AM)
The Nationals may have gotten ahead in the National League by staying in place
(The Washington Post, January 4, 2018; 3:40 PM)
Kirk Cousins has a bright future, but it’s likely not with the Redskins
(The Washington Post, December 24, 2017; 8:07 PM)
The Nationals have a strong hand. They’re smart to hold their cards.
(The Washington Post, December 21, 2017; 12:18 PM)
If Redskins get to 8-8, they’ll find that even a bad NFL season can still be pretty good
(The Washington Post, December 17, 2017; 8:29 PM)
Changing a nickname seems like a seismic shift, but it’s rarely a Mammoth deal
(The Washington Post, December 14, 2017; 10:09 AM)
With Giancarlo Stanton and Shohei Ohtani out there, this winter’s stove is red-hot
(The Washington Post, December 8, 2017; 9:09 AM)
This Tiger Woods comeback attempt might have actual staying power
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2017; 10:02 AM)
Evaluate the Redskins’ game in the context of what they are: A bad NFL team
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2017; 1:19 PM)
Enjoy Kirk Cousins’s final games with the Redskins. This is about more than money.
(The Washington Post, November 28, 2017; 3:26 PM)
Otto Porter holds the Wizards together with an unwavering ethic to improve
(The Washington Post, November 21, 2017; 3:40 PM)
You can count on getting the Max every time the Nationals ace takes the mound
(The Washington Post, November 15, 2017; 6:51 PM)
Maddeningly inconsistent Redskins still manage to lose with dignity
(The Washington Post, November 12, 2017; 8:35 PM)
After a baseball season to remember, the NFL is looking even more dreary
(The Washington Post, November 2, 2017; 3:38 PM)
On team full of great stories, George Springer, World Series MVP, might be the best
(The Washington Post, November 2, 2017; 12:58 AM)