Aug 20, 2014, 6:54 AM EDT
A bases-loaded walk helped the Tigers win a game. A walkoff plunking gave the Cardinals the win. And the crew in Chicago couldn’t get a tarp on the field. Can anyone around here play this game anymore?
Aug 19, 2014, 10:22 PM EDT
The Nationals are the hottest team in the majors. Stephen Strasburg yielded just three hits over eight inning of one-run ball and shortstop Ian Desmond went 3-for-4 with four RBI in an 8-1 stomping of the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night in Washington, D.C.
Aug 18, 2014, 9:09 PM EDT
Doug Fister was a perfectly useful pitcher for Detroit, but he didn’t show up on the radar gun. Now, Fister is leading the National not the playoffs while the Tigers are fighting to stay alive.
Aug 15, 2014, 7:05 AM EDT
Striking out 14 guys and/or scoring seven runs: strongly correlated with winning games.
Aug 9, 2014, 8:57 AM EDT
A quick recap of a busy Friday in MLB, including a long-awaited win for the Braves.
Aug 8, 2014, 7:44 PM EDT
It’s been a trying year for Bryce Harper, but the Washington Nationals are in first place despite the struggling star.
Aug 4, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT
The Tribe walks off against Texas, MadBum was dominant and V-Mart goes yard again. Note: if you were not a baseball fan, you would have no idea what any of the stuff in the previous sentence meant. It’s just barely English, yet we all get it. Cool, huh?
Jul 21, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Roark was drafted in the 25th round by the Rangers in 2008 and came to the Nationals in the mid-2010 trade for Cristian Guzman. He never cracked anyone’s top-100 prospect list and didn’t even debut in the majors until age 26 last season after posting an underwhelming 4.04 ERA in the minors.
Jul 12, 2014, 3:02 PM EDT
This is the first All-Star selection for Henderson Alvarez.
Jul 7, 2014, 8:48 PM EDT
Nelson Cruz has already passed his home run total from last season and is just five away from matching his career-high.
Jun 26, 2014, 6:53 AM EDT
Tim Lincecum’s no-hitter reminded me of something.
Jun 24, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT
The death of Tony Gwynn is making a lot of guys think twice about their habits and health.
Jun 17, 2014, 8:44 PM EDT
The fine folks at CSNWashington.com have video of Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg reflecting on the life of his former San Diego State baseball coach Tony Gwynn, who passed away Monday at age 54 …
Jun 16, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT
Three days, three come-from-behind wins for the Rockies over the Giants.
Jun 15, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT
Matt Adams’ father was in attendance for all three of his son’s home runs over the weekend as the Cardinals swept the Nationals.
Jun 14, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT
Pitcher wins are the best stat ever.
Jun 13, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT
Some serious high-road-avoidance being pursued by a Washington Times columnist.
Jun 13, 2014, 1:33 PM EDT
Those who do not learn from the Washington Nationals’ mistakes are doomed to repeat them.
Jun 10, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT
Don’t look now, but the Nats are poised to take control of the NL East.
Jun 9, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT
All of the Nats’ starters are rolling, actually. June has definitely been their month.
Jun 5, 2014, 7:04 AM EDT
The Indians, A’s and Jays are surging. The Yankees, Rays and Braves are reeling. The Padres won a game despite getting only one hit. As Earl Weaver once said: Baseball: we do this every day, lady.
May 31, 2014, 11:42 AM EDT
After fanning 12 batters last night against the Rockies, Indians right-hander Corey Kluber leads the majors with 95 strikeouts.
May 13, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT
I saw the best arms of my generation destroyed by sliders
May 8, 2014, 6:57 AM EDT
Miami: kings of the walkoff win.
Apr 16, 2014, 6:38 AM EDT
I only watched a little baseball last night. Watched a lot of “Night Court” though.
- Mariners end Jesus Montero’s season 32
- Troy Tulowitzki says he’ll retire before he switches positions 25
- Mike Trout is the best MVP choice, but . . . 35
- Baseball is dying, you guys, because no one would recognize Mike Trout in a bar 71
- And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights 75
- Alex Gordon and the M-V-P chants 44
- Could women play major league baseball? Sure. Right now, though, the deck is stacked against them. 220
- And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights 63
- Could women play major league baseball? Sure. Right now, though, the deck is stacked against them. (220)
- Forgiveness for Pete Rose? Not in this lifetime (146)
- Albert Pujols plays the “you never played the game!” card (104)
- Great Moments in Drug Testing and Punishment: The NFL Edition (101)
- And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights (75)