No prior major-league managerial jobs, no coaching experience, no problem.
Former slugger Matt Williams joins the ranks of big-league managers.
The Pirates win their 81st game with 24 to spare.
The Nationals finally have a hot streak, the A’s lose a tough one, Ubaldo bounces back, and more.
The Phillies fire their manager while the Nationals add David DeJesus.
After a disappointing 2013, does the outlook appear less rosy for the Nats in 2014 and beyond?
The Nationals promoted and extended GM Mike Rizzo. What’s his mark been so far?
Ben and Sam talk about events from baseball’s history that would be bigger stories today, then dicuss narratives to explain the Nationals’ season.
The Nationals sacrifice their hitting coach against their manager’s wishes.
The Dodgers get Ricky Nolasco, and the Nats add Scott Hairston.
Roy Oswalt is back in the bigs, while Danny Espinosa is not.
Ben and Sam preview the Nationals’ season with Paul Sporer and Daniel Rathman, and Pete talks to Adam Kilgore, who covers the Nationals for the Washington Post (at 19:51).
Dan looks at the Nationals’ bullpen situation following the surprising signing of Rafael Soriano.
It took two months, but Adam LaRoche eventually accepted the Nationals’ offer to return for two more years.