Washington Nationals Break Bank On 2011 Draft

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

For the third year in a row the Washington Nationals opened up the checkbook and added to their farm system by doling out tons of cash to their draftees. Monday night the Nationals and general manager Mike Rizzo succeeded in getting all three of their first/sandwich-round picks under contract. And ...

Prince Fielder To The Washington Nationals?

Monday, June 20th, 2011

One of the most underrated elements of free agency in baseball is the involvement of a player's agent. Obviously agents negotiate the deals, but they also use their influence to steer players towards certain teams. If an agent has a solid prior relationship with a team, the likelihood that he ...

The Pittsburgh Pirates Lock Up No. 1 Pick In 2011 MLB Draft

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Start celebrating Pirates fans. Pop the champagne, spray each other down, get crazy, your team has just locked up the No. 1 pick in the 2011 MLB Draft. On second though, scoring the worst record in baseball is a tad different than clinching a playoff spot, and given how cheap ...