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 ...

Matt Stairs: Canadian Baseball Robot

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

Matt Stairs is hardly what any of us would call a physical specimen, unless we happened to be Jared before he took the first trip to the Subway beneath his apartment. That's a true story. He lived above Subway. Make it a Burger King and he'd have been craned out ...

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 ...

Where Will Zack Greinke Land?

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

It has been known for a while that the Kansas City Royals are shopping ace Zack Greinke around, but the price has always been considered a tad high. That makes sense, since the 2009 AL Cy Young Award winner is the only legitimate trade chip the Royals possess and they ...

Cliff Lee Offered $175 Million By Washington Nationals?

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

According to several outlets Tuesday night, the Washington Nationals are preparing a seven-year, $175 million offer to free agent pitcher Cliff Lee. Wait, what? Just a few days after giving Jayson Werth a seven-year, $126 million deal, the Nationals are trying to throw another gigantic sum at another big-time free agent? ...

Brandon Webb Down To Three Suitors

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Brandon Webb's search for a new home has been one of the more interesting sagas of the 2010 offseason. Just how well Webb, the 2006 NL Cy Young Award winner, will pitch in his return to the mound is not known. The right-hander hasn't pitched since opening day in 2009, ...

Adam Dunn Looks Done With The Nationals

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Despite letting everyone on the planet know he wants to return to the Washington Nationals next season, Adam Dunn may not get that opportunity. Word out of the nation's capital is that the Nats are willing to let the free-agent-to-be walk this offseason because they are tired of putting up ...