It has become a running joke among members of the Nationals' media corps, that if they make a sequel to the 2011 Oscar-nominated film 'Moneyball,' they will have to cast somebody as Mike Rizzo.
Mike Rizzo wrapped up a conference call with reporters a short while ago, during which time the Nationals general manager discussed last night’s trade of Tyler Clippard to the Athletics for Yunel
The Nationals have addressed their one glaring lineup weakness, but it will cost them their most-reliable reliever, not to mention one of the most popular players in club history.
While Ben Zobrist seemed like the perfect fit for the Nationals to trade for and fill their vacant spot at second base with, the veteran is now headed to the Oakland Athletics.
Jerry Blevins' offseason began much later than his teammates, and later than even those who participated in the 2014 World Series.