Well, it was kind of an ugly weekend in Milwaukee for the Nationals, but these last two losses shouldn’t completely overshadow the three wins that preceded them last week. Nor the continued positive developments involving several young players who are starting to make a name for themselves as long-term parts of the plan around here.
We’re nearly four weeks removed from the trade deadline now, and as painful as it’s been at times, there does seem to be some legitimate optimism surrounding the Nats. They have a long way to go, yes, but the cupboard may not be as bare as feared.
So, let’s take this off-day to discuss the big picture and the future. What have you found encouraging or discouraging so far this month? Who are you impressed with, and who do you still want to see more of (or perhaps less of, as the case may be)?
Submit your questions in the comments section below, then check back throughout the morning for my responses ...