Stephen Strasburg Hits 99 In Rehab Start

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Well, it looks like we will indeed get a second round of Stephen Strasburg mania this season. The Washington Nationals' prized right hander made his second rehab start Friday night and was impressive. The No. 1 pick from the 2009 MLB Draft tossed three scoreless innings for the Class A Potomac ...

Stephen Strasburg Hits 95 In Simulated Game

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

When Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg went down last year and underwent Tommy John Surgery, most expected he'd be out for at least a year, and maybe up to 18 months. Fast forward to this month and less than a year later (he had surgery on Sept 3, 2010) the ...

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 ...

Dustin Ackley To Debut For Seattle Mariners Next Week?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Apparently it's "bring up your top prospect" season. The San Diego Padres and Kansas City Royals have done it over the past week, and now the Seattle Mariners appear ready to join the mix, as it looks like they will call-up second baseman Dustin Ackley early next week. Ackley was the ...

Stephen Strasburg Hurt Again, Yankees Worried About Their Future Ace

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

If there were any Washington Nationals fans out there, I'm sure they would be utterly terrified by Stephen Strasburg's wrist/arm injury tonight. He hurt his shoulder earlier this year and now he could be headed that way again just three starts after his first stint. None of this matters, of course, ...

Link Dump!

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Diplomatic trash talk heading into USA v. England. No, I mean these are real diplomats - Deadspin Rex Ryan: motivating the US soccer team. Go, F-cking Overlords of Death! - Kissing Suzy Kolber Your fantasy football defense rankings for 2010 - Fantasy Knuckleheads Did Strasburg hit 103 last night? - DC Sports Bog Apparently ...

Strasburg Debuts, Riggelman Channels Norman Dale

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

I don't know what I love about Stephen Strasburg's first start more: that he was nasty and essentially only threw one bad pitch or that he earnestly answered "60 feet, six inches" when Nationals manager Jim Riggelman asked him how far it was from the mound to the plate in ...