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  • History replete with Cubs and Sox draft hits and misses

    History replete with Cubs and Sox draft hits and misses
    Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo was working for White Sox scouting director Al Goldis in 1989 and was assigned to watch Auburn University in some early-season games. He couldn't stop thinking about how much damage the first baseman could do. In a...
  • Digest: Oakland Mills forward Long will join Patsos at Siena

    Colleges Oakland Mills forward Long will join Patsos at Siena Oakland Mills senior Lavon Long committed to Siena during an official visit Thursday. The 6-foot-6 forward signed with Loyola in November, but received a release from his letter of intent...
  • Manuel, Amaro react to Hamels' comments, suspension

     
    Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels was suspended five games and was fined an undisclosed amount of money for admitting he intentionally threw at Nationals phenom Bryce Harper in Sunday’s game. “I was trying to hit him,” Hamels told the media...
  • Did Phils sweep of Nats force Rizzo and Johnson to have a "loud discussion?"

     
    The frustration is building in Washington, and you have to assume the Phillies are partially to blame. According to the Twitter feed of Amanda Comak, Nationals beat writer for the Washington Times, the team’s clubhouse was closed for about 20......
  • 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......
  • Nats to host Cards as playoff baseball returns to Washington

    Nats to host Cards as playoff baseball returns to Washington
    By Barry Svrluga The Washington Post By this point in the season, with the weather turned crisp and Nationals Park preparing to host the most meaningful baseball game in its young existence, it is difficult to remember back to February, when the...
  • Win-or-go-home games becoming norm

    Win-or-go-home games becoming norm
    Once upon a time, the chance to go to Great American Ball Park and watch the Reds play a win-or-go-home game in the playoffs would have been the chance of a lifetime for fans in Cincinnati. The franchise hadn't played one since 1975, and that was at...
  • Nationals' brutal Game 5 loss still stings - and invites second-guessing

    Nationals' brutal Game 5 loss still stings - and invites second-guessing
    by Adam Kilgore The Washington Post October 13 - On the night of April 4, they gathered at Joe’s Stone Crab on East Grand Avenue in Chicago. The Washington Nationalshad come north from Viera, Fla., and the next day they would begin their six-...
  • Digest: Maryland's graduation success rate rises again

    Et cetera Maryland's graduation success rate rises again University of Maryland teams posted their best Graduation Success Rate, 82 percent, in the most recent statistics announced Thursday. It was the third straight year that Maryland's GSR has risen....
  • Orioles Dan Duquette shut out in Sporting News Executive of the Year voting

    Orioles Dan Duquette shut out in Sporting News Executive of the Year voting
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette, who engineered one of the best turnarounds in baseball this season by taking the long suffering Orioles to the postseason for the first time in 15 years, was surprisingly shut out in the voting for this...
  • SportsWeek 06/21/12

    SportsWeek 06/21/12
    In this special edition of SportsWeek, we’re coming to you from Nationals Park.  Lou Holder fills in for LaVar and is joined by the Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo, Third Baseman Ryan Zimmerman, Pitcher Ross Detwiler, Pitcher Edwin Jackson, and...