Wil Myers: Padres, Rays, Nationals agree on blockbuster trade

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

For a little more than 24 hours we had been hearing that a trade that would send outfielder Wil Myers from the Tampa Bay Rays to the San Diego Padres was "close," now we have been toldĀ the deal has been consummated (ESPN's Jim Bowden confirms). The deal also involves the ...

San Francisco Giants in talks with Max Scherzer, Chase Headley

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Fresh off of losing a cornerstone player, the San Francisco Giants aren't hanging their heads. In fact, general manager Brian Sabean is out looking for a replacement and trying to improve an already stellar pitching staff. Late reports on Tuesday suggest the 2014 World Series champions have already moved on ...

Alfonso Soriano retires from baseball

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Alfonso Soriano, one of the most productive players of his era, retired from baseball on Tuesday night. During a radio interview in his native Dominican Republic, the 38-year-old claimed he no longer felt the desire to continue his career. Soriano said, "I lost the love and passion to play the game. ...

Denard Span is on fire, here’s a breakdown

Monday, August 11th, 2014

One of the most under-the-radar stories of the 2014 Major League Baseball season has been Denard Span's ridiculous turnaround. The Washington Nationals outfielder has been on fire for the past two months after a disappointing start to the season. After going 2-for-4 against Atlanta on Sunday, Span has now reached base ...

Bryce Harper hurts hip, flying back to D.C. for tests

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has been dealing with a hip issue for weeks, but it seemed like he was past the worst of it until Saturday. He aggravated the injury again during batting practice Saturday night in Miami and will be flying back to Washington to undergo tests on ...

Washington Nationals put Stephen Strasburg on disabled list

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

As was expected following his last start, the Washington Nationals have placed ace right-hander Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list with a strained lat muscle in his back. The move was made after Strasburg was unable to make his scheduled bullpen session on Wednesday. Strasburg was removed from his start ...

Stephen Strasburg leaves game with strained oblique

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Prepare yourselves for a huge shock: Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg left his start Friday night against the Atlanta Braves with yet another injury. The Nats' ace reportedly strained an oblique muscle and is likely headed to the disabled list as a result. As we've said many times on this ...

Washington Nationals reliever Ryan Mattheus breaks hand punching locker

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Well, we've got another entrant on the list of dumbest sports injuries of 2013. Washington Nationals reliever Ryan Mattheus broke his pitching hand while punching a locker after a terrible outing Sunday afternoon. He didn't inform Nationals officials of the injury until just before the team's game at AT&T Park ...