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Mike Rizzo

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  • Nationals face Strasburg dilemma

    Nationals face Strasburg dilemma
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg chuckled the moment the subject was broached. His response sounded as if it had been memorized off a note card. "I have no clue how many innings I'm going to throw this year," he said. "I've answered that question...
  • Manager's return to Washington Nationals in 2013?

     Manager's return to Washington Nationals in 2013?
    Washington Nationals Manager Davey Johnson, the oldest skipper in the major leagues, sounds as if he wants to return to Washington for the 2013 season. General Manager Mike Rizzo, who hired Johnson midway through 2011 and has watched him manage the...
  • Bryce Harper to make major league debut for Nationals on Saturday

    Bryce Harper to make major league debut for Nationals on Saturday
    The future has arrived for the Nationals. In the midst of its best start since moving to Washington from Montreal, 19-year-old phenom Bryce Harper will make his much-anticipated MLB debut for the Nationals on Saturday against the Los Angeles Dodgers....
  • Flagging U.S. interest reflected in mediocre WBC roster

    Flagging U.S. interest reflected in mediocre WBC roster
    Will the third time be the charm for the World Baseball Classic? Not if the underwhelming U.S. roster is any indication. While many of Commissioner Bud Selig's innovations have enjoyed immediate success — especially expanded playoffs and...
  • Sun's Preston named top Md. sportswriter

    Media Sun's Preston named top Md. sportswriter The Baltimore Sun's Mike Preston has been honored as the Maryland Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association for the second straight year, it was announced...
  • Deal with Nationals makes Soriano top-paid reliever in MLB

    The sting from the wrenching, bitter end of the Washington Nationals' first playoff run might have faded for some by the dead of winter, but not, apparently, for the man at the very top of the organization, not for the 87-year-old real estate tycoon who...
  • Digest: Ex-Oriole Gonzalez signs with Brewers

    Baseball Ex-Oriole Gonzalez signs with Brewers The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a one-year deal with former Orioles left-handed reliever Michael Gonzalez, according to a Fox Sports report Friday. Gonzalez, 34, flourished last season with the...
  • Quality pitchers at overpriced premium

     Quality pitchers at overpriced premium
    Baseball analysts don't agree on a lot. But for months just about everyone has said that this class of free agents is weak, and that Zack Greinke is the best guy in it. In other words, it's a great time to be Greinke. But how about the team that signs...
  • Digest: Terps men survive, 2-1, in 2OT in ACC soccer semifinal

    Colleges Terps men survive, 2-1, in 2OT in ACC semifinal Top-seeded Maryland survived a sluggish first half to defeat fourth-seeded Clemson, 2-1, in double overtime Friday night in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference men's soccer...
  • No great injustice

    No great injustice
    There are a lot of Orioles fans out there who think the voting members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America were way off base when they named Bob Melvin American League Manager of the Year instead of Buck Showalter. Of course, everybody around...
  • Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs

    Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs
    When Dan Duquette was hired roughly a year ago as the club’s executive vice president, the Orioles pointed to his impressive track record in the past with the Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox. He was in charge of some very good teams –...