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Mike Rizzo

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  • Nationals sacrifice part of future for Cabrera

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals gave up part of their future in an exchange for a veteran infielder to help with their playoff push when they traded infielder Zach Walters to the...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team

    Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team
    As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market. With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
  • Around MLB

    Around MLB
    American League Central Division White Sox: May have to surrender wild-card hopes and deal Adam Dunn, Dayan Viciedo and Gordon Beckham. Indians: Is Iowa's Manny Ramirez hoping to bookend career with Tribe, under old Red Sox manager Terry Francona?...
  • Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr.'s son, Ryan, is drafted by Nationals

    Cal Ripken Jr. is one of the biggest icons to ever play baseball. Will his son follow in his footsteps? It's obviously quite a challenge, but at least Ryan Ripken will have a chance. The 6-foot-6, 230-pound first baseman out of Indian River State...
  • Rizzos make Nationals a son-father operation

    Rizzos make Nationals a son-father operation
    Like many of us, Mike Rizzo's love of baseball was passed down from his father. Whether playing catch, watching games on TV or heading out to Wrigley Field or old Comiskey Park, Rizzo's passion for the game became part of his DNA. Many years later, he...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. talks managing and gives an update on his mother

    Cal Ripken Jr. talks managing and gives an update on his mother
    Cal Ripken Jr., who never got to the point of interviewing for the Washington Nationals' managerial job, reiterated Friday that he isn't lobbying for a position at this time. Speaking at the third annual Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation College Basketball...
  • Nate McLouth talks about leaving the Orioles, joining the Washington Nationals

    Nate McLouth talks about leaving the Orioles, joining the Washington Nationals
    Nate McLouth, who spent two months of the 2012 season and all of last year with the Orioles, signed a two-year deal last week with the Washington Nationals worth a guaranteed $10.75 million with an option for a third year. McLouth will make $5 million...
  • Knorr is Nats' in-house candidate to replace departing Johnson

    Sometimes, Randy Knorr sits in his room, all alone, and laughs. Late at night, he sits on his balcony overlooking Nationals Park. In the mornings, he leaves his apartment and thinks to himself, "Oh, my God. I get to go to that stadium to work." He works...
  • With Lannan signing, Cloyd, Pettibone unlikely to start year with Phillies

     
    It doesn't look like Tyler Cloyd or Jonathan Pettibone will have much of a shot at the fifth spot in the rotation with the signing that took place on Tuesday afternoon. The Phillies and John Lannan have agreed to a......
  • Nationals GM Rizzo says bench is a likely target for deal

    With Major League Baseball's trade deadline Wednesday at 4 p.m., Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo does not see the next two days as an opportunity to blow up a struggling team or a chance to spark a late-season push. "We're going to...