Russell Whiting, Author at Through The Fence Baseball

Russell Whiting

Born and raised in the UK, Russell fell in love with baseball while visiting family in the US and has been a Nationals fan since the team relocated back to DC. Whether he's staying up late to watch the Nats or enjoying day games in the early evening, he loves all baseball, especially stats and quirky records. His British pessimism stands him in good stead being a Nats fan.

Washington Nationals 2015 preview
By Russell Whiting On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Washington Nationals 2015 preview: Last chance for redemption?

The addition of Max Scherzer makes an already outstanding rotation even better. It’s been a roller coaster ride for Washington Nationals fans over the last three years. Still hurting from the collapse in game More...

Washington Nationals
By Russell Whiting On Monday, April 14th, 2014

The DC Report: Nats need to figure out Braves

Bryce Harper isn’t the only Nationals player having a tough time figuring out the Braves. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images) The first few weeks of the season have left the Washington Nationals with a 7-5 record, More...

Bryce Harper
By Russell Whiting On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

The DC Report: Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman raising early concerns

Bryce Harper isn’t living up to his preseason MVP hype. There may only be one week of the 2014 season in the books, but there are already a couple of early signs that, should they continue, will concern Washington More...

Bryce Harper
By Russell Whiting On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

The DC Report: Injuries, drama set tone for Nationals

Bryce Harper raised injury concerns after a knee to the head on opening day as the Nats finally beat the Mets. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post) It’s hard to gauge anything truly meaningful from spring training More...

Washington Nationals preview
By Russell Whiting On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Washington Nationals preview: 2014 should be the year 2013 wasn’t

Doug Fister is just one reason the Nats can go all the way in 2014. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post) The 2014 season is the start of a new era for the Washington Nationals now that Davey Johnson has been guided More...

Bryce Harper connects with a pitch.
By Russell Whiting On Friday, July 19th, 2013

Washington Nationals first half report card

  Bryce Harper had a mixed first half, but could be key in the race for the playoffs. (Carlos M. Saavedra/Sports Illustrated) After enjoying their first winning season since making the move to D.C. from Montreal, More...

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