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  1. Remember the bad Jayson Werth contract?

    David Schoenfield

    When the Washington Nationals signed Jayson Werth to a seven-year, $126 million contract before the 2011 season, the deal was widely criticized. It was made out to be symbolic of the further decline of baseball or something like that. The criticis...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  2. Underrated LaRoche flies under the radar

    David Schoenfield

    Fifty-one players later, one of the strangest games of the season was over, an 8-5, 14-inning victory for the Nationals over the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium, a game that featured three blown saves, Jayson Werth's dropped fly ball that allowed the tying...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  3. A day of pitching, pitching and pitching

    David Schoenfield

    There were 15 games played Wednesday. One-third of those games featured a shutout. Teams hit a collective .220 and averaged 2.8 runs per game. The Cubs played a doubleheader and didn't score a run, the first time that has happened since 1962 (the Cub...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  4. Why did Bryce Harper bat sixth?

    David Schoenfield

    Using wOBA from 2013, here is the ranking of the Washington Nationals' hitters in the lineup manager Matt Williams used on Wednesday: 1. Jayson Werth (R) 2. Bryce Harper (L) 3. Ryan Zimmerman (R) 4. Ian Desmond (R) 5. Adam LaRoche (L) 6. Anth...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  5. Umm, yeah, here come the Nationals

    David Schoenfield

    Quick thoughts on the Nationals' ninth-inning 6-5 comeback win over Craig Kimbrel and the Braves in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader ... How rare of a blow-up was it for Craig Kimbrel? It was the first time he'd allowed three runs in ga...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  6. Jayson Werth could win batting title

    David Schoenfield

    You may not realize this about Jayson Werth since he's not listed among the National League batting leaders, but that will change in a few days. Entering Tuesday, Chris Johnson of the Braves was hitting .335, Yadier Molina .334 and Michael Cuddyer .3...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  7. Thoughts: Yankees aren't dead yet!

    David Schoenfield

    Quick thoughts on Tuesday's games ... Ahh, just a few short days ago the New York Yankees were 1-4 and the butt of jokes across baseball land. Now they've won three in a row after beating the Cleveland Indians 14-1. Andy Pettitte allowed just...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  8. How the Nationals can make history

    David Schoenfield

    In the past 30 years, five teams have won at least 105 games. I've gone on record as saying the Washington Nationals have an excellent chance of joining that exclusive company. While we've analyzed the Nationals previously, I was interested in loo...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  9. Werth wins classic duel, keeps Nats alive

    David Schoenfield

    Hey, why not? Let's play another fifth game. There's no such thing as too much baseball. Jayson Werth saw 13 pitches from Lance Lynn leading off the bottom of the ninth. After taking the first two fastballs for strikes, he fouled off seven pitches...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  10. Why each team can win it all

    David Schoenfield

    With help from the blog network writers, here are reasons each team can win the World Series. St. Louis Cardinals 1. A potent, balanced lineup. The Cardinals had the best on-base percentage in baseball, including four starters -- Matt Holliday, J...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  11. Ten important things to know on Aug. 13

    David Schoenfield

    You have to love August baseball. This is when the grind of the long season settles in, when depth becomes even more important, when pitchers have to pitch through fatigue and soreness and maybe a little pain. It's when we find out if the pretenders ...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  12. Clearing the bases: Classless in Philly

    David Schoenfield

    First base: Trouble in Philadelphia. In Buster Olney's blog today , he quotes Washington Post writer Adam Kilgore, who emailed with Jayson Werth. "After walking off the field feeling nauseous knowing my wrist was broke and hearing Philly fans yelling...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  13. Nationals suffer big loss with Werth injury

    David Schoenfield

    Already struggling to score runs, the Washington Nationals have lost right fielder Jayson Werth for about six weeks after he broke his left wrist trying to make a diving catch on Sunday. It's the same wrist Werth injured with the Dodgers in 2005, ...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  14. Chat wrap: Cabrera's D, young aces

    David Schoenfield

    Wait ... a chat in the middle of Super Bowl media day? Am I crazy? But it was a great chat. We talked about Miguel Cabrera's defense, the Rangers rotation versus the Rays rotation, Ryan Howard, thinking outside the box, Jayson Werth in center field, ...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  15. NL East showdown: Position rankings

    David Schoenfield

    This is back-of-the-napkin stuff ... but fun back-of-the-napkin stuff. As we wait to see if Prince Fielder does land in Washington, let's check out the state of the NL East. We'll go position by position and rank the players. Then we'll come up with ...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  16. Chat wrap: Ryan Braun, Prince Fielder, more

    David Schoenfield

    Was there anything to talk about on a Tuesday afternoon in December? Of course there was! We discussed the Ryan Braun situation, Prince Fielder, whether the Mariners should trade Felix Hernandez, whether the Reds should trade Joey Votto, how the Wash...

    Blog | December 13, 2011