2012 Washington Nationals
98 - 64
2011 / 2013 (Organization)
1st place in the NL East
Home Record:
Away Record:
50 - 31 (.617)
48 - 33 (.593)
+6.8 wins
+10.2 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 731 / 688 ( +43 )
Allowed/Expected: 594 / 696 ( +102 )
Pyth Record: 96 - 66 (+2)
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Nationals Park
Attendance: 2,370,794 Avg Att: 30,010 (0.93)
Att Rank: 8 / 16 Lg Avg: 32,102
       
Park Factor: 1.00    
HR Factor: 0.99 R/L HR: 1.02 / 0.95
Notes:
- East Division Champions
- Lost to St. Louis Cardinals in the NLDS

Transactions

Filters
Time Frame
To / From
Date          
WAR
Player
Pos
Transaction
10
18
2011
Elvin Ramirez
RP
24.0
Returned to original team after draft
WAS
NYN
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
10
30
2011
Rick Ankiel
CF
32.3
Free Agency Granted
WAS
9.9
-1.3
10
30
2011
Todd Coffey
RP
31.1
Free Agency Granted
WAS
2.9
-0.1
10
30
2011
Alex Cora
2B
36.0
Free Agency Granted
WAS
7.0
0.0
10
30
2011
Jonny Gomes
LF
30.9
Free Agency Granted
WAS
2.0
3.1
10
30
2011
Livan Hernandez
SP
36.7
Free Agency Granted
WAS
32.4
-1.3
10
30
2011
Laynce Nix
LF
31.0
Free Agency Granted
WAS
4.2
-0.7
10
30
2011
Ivan Rodriguez
C
39.9
Free Agency Granted
WAS
68.3
0.0
10
30
2011
Chien-Ming Wang
SP
31.6
Free Agency Granted
WAS
13.6
-1.3
11
2
2011
Matt Antonelli
2B
26.6
Free Agency Granted
WAS
-0.3
0.0
11
2
2011
Luis Atilano
SP
26.5
Free Agency Granted
WAS
-0.9
0.0
11
2
2011
Michael Aubrey
1B
29.5
Free Agency Granted
WAS
0.2
0.0
11
2
2011
Jimmy Barthmaier
SP
27.8
Free Agency Granted
WAS
-0.5
0.0
11
2
2011
Gregor Blanco
CF
27.9
Free Agency Granted
WAS
1.9
4.4
11
2
2011
Buck Coats
LF
29.4
Free Agency Granted
WAS
-0.0
0.0
11
2
2011
Jeff Frazier
LF
29.2
Free Agency Granted
WAS
-0.1
0.0
11
2
2011
Tug Hulett
2B
28.7
Free Agency Granted
WAS
-0.7
0.0
11
2
2011
Carlos Maldonado
C
32.8
Free Agency Granted
WAS
0.1
-0.2
11
2
2011
J.D. Martin
SP
28.8
Free Agency Granted
WAS
0.7
0.0
11
2
2011
Shairon Martis
SP
24.6
Free Agency Granted
WAS
0.6
0.0
11
2
2011
Garrett Mock
SW
28.5
Free Agency Granted
WAS
-0.6
0.0
11
2
2011
Miguel Perez
C
28.1
Free Agency Granted
WAS
-0.1
0.0
11
2
2011
Oliver Perez
SP
30.2
Free Agency Granted
WAS
7.0
1.3
11
3
2011
Brian Bixler
SS
29.0
Selected off of Waivers
WAS
HOU
-1.3
0.0
0.0
11
4
2011
Chien-Ming Wang
SP
31.6
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
13.6
-1.3
-0.5
11
15
2011
Carlos Maldonado
C
32.9
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
0.1
-0.2
-0.2
11
16
2011
Cole Kimball
RP
26.3
Selected off of Waivers
WAS
TOR
0.4
0.0
0.0
11
18
2011
Cole Kimball
RP
26.3
Selected off of Waivers
TOR
WAS
0.4
0.0
0.0
12
5
2011
Brett Carroll
RF
29.2
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
1.3
-0.0
-0.0
12
8
2011
Erik Komatsu
RF
24.2
Rule 5 Draft
WAS
SLN
0.0
-0.3
-0.1
12
9
2011
Collin Balester
RP
25.5
Traded Away
WAS
DET
-0.5
-0.2
-0.2
12
9
2011
Ryan Perry
RP
24.8
Received in Trade
DET
WAS
0.6
-0.4
-0.4
12
11
2011
Jason Michaels
LF
35.6
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
5.8
0.0
0.0
12
12
2011
Doug Slaten
RP
31.9
Free Agency Granted
WAS
1.3
0.3
12
14
2011
Jarrett Hoffpauir
2B
28.5
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
0.4
0.0
0.0
12
14
2011
Waldis Joaquin
RP
25.0
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
12
15
2011
Jeff Fulchino
RP
32.1
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
-0.0
0.0
0.0
12
16
2011
Andres Blanco
SS
27.7
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
1.2
0.0
0.0
12
19
2011
Mike Cameron
CF
38.9
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
46.4
0.0
0.0
12
20
2011
Chad Tracy
3B
31.6
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
5.6
-0.2
-0.2
12
20
2011
Xavier Paul
LF
26.8
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
12
22
2011
Mark DeRosa
2B
36.8
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
10.5
-0.7
-0.7
12
23
2011
Gio Gonzalez
SP
26.3
Received in Trade
OAK
WAS
6.9
8.4
8.4
12
23
2011
Robert Gilliam
Received in Trade
OAK
WAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
12
23
2011
Brad Peacock
SP
23.9
Traded Away
WAS
OAK
0.7
-0.3
0.0
12
23
2011
Tom Milone
SP
24.8
Traded Away
WAS
OAK
0.5
2.6
2.6
12
23
2011
Derek Norris
C
22.9
Traded Away
WAS
OAK
0.0
2.6
2.6
12
23
2011
A.J. Cole
Traded Away
WAS
OAK
0.0
0.0
0.0
1
9
2012
Jimmy Barthmaier
SP
28.0
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
-0.5
0.0
0.0
1
26
2012
Brad Lidge
RP
35.1
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
8.9
-0.8
-0.8
2
1
2012
Chad Durbin
RP
34.2
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
2
2
2012
Edwin Jackson
SP
28.4
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
11.4
0.8
2.4
2
3
2012
Mitch Atkins
RP
26.3
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
2
5
2012
Rick Ankiel
CF
32.6
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
9.9
-1.3
-0.7
2
6
2012
Mark Teahen
3B
30.4
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
2.5
0.0
0.0
2
28
2012
Mike Schultz
RP
32.3
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
3
18
2012
Xavier Nady
RF
33.3
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
4.6
-0.7
-1.0
3
29
2012
Zach Duke
SP
28.9
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
8.3
0.4
-0.4
3
29
2012
Jason Michaels
LF
35.9
Released
WAS
5.8
0.0
3
30
2012
Andres Blanco
SS
28.0
Free Agency Granted
WAS
1.2
0.0
4
2
2012
Jason Michaels
LF
35.9
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
5.8
0.0
0.0
4
2
2012
Chad Durbin
RP
34.3
Free Agency Granted
WAS
-0.2
-0.3
5
8
2012
Mike Gonzalez
RP
34.0
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
8.0
0.2
0.5
5
29
2012
Erik Komatsu
RF
24.7
Returned to original team after draft
MIN
WAS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
6
19
2012
Koyie Hill
C
33.3
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
-1.8
-0.8
0.0
6
25
2012
Brad Lidge
RP
35.5
Released
WAS
8.2
0.0
7
3
2012
Xavier Paul
LF
27.4
Free Agency Granted
WAS
-0.3
-0.4
7
27
2012
Rick Ankiel
CF
33.0
Released
WAS
9.2
-0.6
7
27
2012
Brian Broderick
RP
25.9
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
7
28
2012
Mike MacDougal
RP
35.4
Signed as a Free Agent
WAS
4.1
-0.2
0.0
7
29
2012
Xavier Nady
RF
33.7
Released
WAS
3.6
0.4
8
3
2012
Koyie Hill
C
33.4
Released
WAS
-1.8
-0.8
8
3
2012
Kurt Suzuki
C
28.8
Received in Trade
OAK
WAS
11.1
0.9
0.0
8
3
2012
David Freitas
Traded Away
WAS
OAK
0.0
0.0
0.0
8
6
2012
Cesar Izturis
SS
32.5
Selected off of Waivers
MIL
WAS
5.9
0.4
0.0
8
20
2012
Cesar Izturis
SS
32.5
Free Agency Granted
WAS
6.5
0.4
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Trades


12 / 9 / 2011
Detroit Tigers Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RP
WAS
24.5
-0.5
-0.2
-0.2
-0.2
Totals      
-0.5
-0.2
-0.2
-0.2
Washington Nationals Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RP
DET
23.8
0.6
-0.4
-0.4
-0.4
Totals      
0.6
-0.4
-0.4
-0.4
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
-0.4
-0.2
0.1
 
-0.4
-0.2
0.1
-0.2
-0.4
-0.1
 
-0.2
-0.4
-0.1



8 / 3 / 2012
Washington Nationals Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
C
OAK
28.2
11.1
0.9
0.0
0.4
$
OAK
Totals      
11.1
0.9
0.0
0.4
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
David Freitas
WAS
Totals      
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
0.0
0.9
0.9
 
0.0
0.4
0.4
0.9
0.0
-0.9
 
0.4
0.0
-0.4



12 / 23 / 2011
Washington Nationals Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
OAK
25.3
6.9
8.4
8.4
4.7
Robert Gilliam
OAK
Totals      
6.9
8.4
8.4
4.7
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
WAS
23.9
0.5
2.6
2.6
2.1
C
WAS
21.9
0.0
2.6
2.6
0.8
SP
WAS
22.9
0.7
-0.3
0.0
0.0
A.J. Cole
WAS
Totals      
1.2
4.9
5.2
2.9
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
4.9
8.4
3.4
 
2.9
4.7
1.8
8.4
4.9
-3.4
 
4.7
2.9
-1.8



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