| Sep 16, 2014
| 7:36 PM
ATLANTA -- The Washington Nationals captured the NL East title on Tuesday and did so on the defending division champions' soil.
Ian Desmond hit a two-run homer, Tanner Roark tossed seven scoreless innings and the Nationals bested the plummeting...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
By Harvey Valentine, The Sports Xchange
WASHINGTON —Adam LaRoche hit a pair of solo home runs and Gio Gonzalez pitched six solid innings as the Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday, salvaging the finale of the three-...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:54 PM
The stretch drive called, and the Dodgers kind of yawned. Not exactly the desired response.
Not with the San Francisco Giants suddenly hot as a Death Valley Labor Day and the Washington Nationals in town trying to claim best-record status in the...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:26 PM
Dodger catcher Drew Butera says teammate Zack Greinke is a student of the game.
“I follow the statistics,” Greinke admitted. “But not to the extreme.”
Yet even a cursory familiarity with the numbers was probably enough to...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:11 AM
I understand what the Cubs front office is trying to do: build up the minor league teams so that they'll be able to bring up young guys as they're ready, rather than trying to win right now by signing overvalued free agents, as the team did in the past....
| Oct 12, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Joe Jordan, who has overseen the Orioles' past seven drafts as director of amateur scouting, is leaving the organization to become the Philadelphia Phillies' director of player development.
The Phillies asked for and received permission from the...
| Jun 24, 2011
Joy swelled through every corner of Nationals Park late Thursday afternoon after a landmark victory by the winningest Washington Nationals team in six years. But before the announced 21,161 could reach the exits, and the players could change into their...
| Jul 3, 2011
Matt Thornton provided the model. Gavin Floyd reaffirmed it, reaching his potential for the White Sox after frustrating the Phillies.
General manager Ken Williams had those success stories, and others, in mind when he read scouting reports from one of...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:32 PM
NASHVILLE -- Impacted first hand by colleagues being diagnosed by cancer, public relations officials from Major League Baseball and its 30 clubs announced Monday afternoon they have organized a unique online auction to benefit Stand Up to Cancer.
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:08 AM
Former Orioles top pick Matt Hobgood, who has battled ineffectiveness and injury in his brief pro career, will have right rotator-cuff surgery April 2 and is expected to miss all of the 2012 season.
The 21-year-old Hobgood, whom the Orioles selected in...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:41 PM
Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen will visit renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews today for a second opinion on his right elbow, manager Davey Johnson said.
Storen will almost certainly not need Tommy John ligament-replacement surgery, a typical fear...