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Last week's ranking in parentheses. 1. Cardinals (1): Only the Rockies can match their lineup. Nobody can match their balance, with Adam Wainwright right back where he was in 2009-10 as a Cy Young candidate. 2. Braves (4): Julio Teheran and Kris...
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo was working for White Sox scouting director Al Goldis in 1989 and was assigned to watch Auburn University in some early-season games. He couldn't stop thinking about how much damage the first baseman could do. In a...
Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg left Friday night's game in Atlanta with muscle soreness on his right side. He will fly home to be examined by team doctors. Strasburg pitched only two innings, the shortest start of his career, in the 3-2 Nationals'...
"I want him to play 100 miles an hour with his hair on fire." — Washington Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo, to the Washington Post, rejecting suggestions that Bryce Harper should play cautiously in the outfield after injuring himself crashing...
Ian Desmond’s three hits included a two-run homer and an RBI double, and Danny Espinosa and Kurt Suzuki also drove in runs with doubles, helping the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 for their season-high fifth consecutive victory....
Colleges Oakland Mills forward Long will join Patsos at Siena Oakland Mills senior Lavon Long committed to Siena during an official visit Thursday. The 6-foot-6 forward signed with Loyola in November, but received a release from his letter of intent...
Associated PressSo Adam Wainwright finally walked a batter. Knew he would, of course. It was one of the few blemishes for the St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Tuesday night. After starting the season by throwing 34 2/3 innings without issuing a free pass, Wainwright...
Josh Hamilton jumped into a cab, headed to Great American Ball Park and got all nostalgic. The Los Angeles Angels newcomer saw Cincinnati fans packed downtown and remembered making his big league debut in the same spot a while ago. "People are lined...
In this optimistic, Opening Day episode of "How do you root for the Marlins?" we consider ESPN analyst John Kruk's answer to my question: "If I'm a fan of the Miami Marlins, I don't know if I would be a fan anymore,'' he said. Let's offer three credible...
Will the third time be the charm for the World Baseball Classic? Not if the underwhelming U.S. roster is any indication. While many of Commissioner Bud Selig's innovations have enjoyed immediate success — especially expanded playoffs and...
The sting from the wrenching, bitter end of the Washington Nationals' first playoff run might have faded for some by the dead of winter, but not, apparently, for the man at the very top of the organization, not for the 87-year-old real estate tycoon who...
Media Sun's Preston named top Md. sportswriter The Baltimore Sun's Mike Preston has been honored as the Maryland Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association for the second straight year, it was announced...
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