We we know from last night, the Nats lost their 5th straight. There could be a lot of factors: newness of the season wearing off, lack of offense, tougher opponents…but none of those change the fact that the Nats are still a first-place team and need to turn this streak around. Here’s what’s going on.
-One of the options, lack of offense, is a pretty big part of the losing. [Nats Blog]
-Michael Morse is eyeing a June return to the Nationals. Let’s hope he can get there. [Nats Enquirer]
-Even with Harper, the Nats are having offensive troubles. Granted, he’s been a very smart batter, so not much slugging yet. [CSN Washington]
-Harper was all we talked about while he was still in the minors. Now that he’s up, HE’S EVERYWHERE! [Wash Times]
-A list of injury updates, as well as Mike Rizzo saying that he is not shopping around for help as the Nats’ injuries continue to build. [Nats Journal]