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John Healy
November 02, 2019 - 2:08 pm
The Washington Nationals will be honored at the White House by President Donald Trump on Monday after defeating the Houston Astros in seven games to win the World Series, but at least one member of the team will not be attending. Nationals closer Sean Doolittle is declining the invitation to the...
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John Healy
November 01, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Just because the MLB season is over does not mean baseball takes a backseat during the winter. In fact, the winter may be the busiest time of year for the sport. From MVP and Cy Young Awards to the Winter Meetings and new Hall of Fame class, there will be plenty to keep baseball fans busy during...
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John Healy
October 31, 2019 - 10:01 am
Juan Soto will never forget his first beer. The Washington Nationals star turned 21 on Friday, the legal drinking age in the U.S., but the slugger had not been able to celebrate it with his teammates because they have been playing in the World Series. Five days later, Soto finally got the...
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Ryan Chatelain
October 28, 2019 - 11:51 am
The Yankees have fired Larry Rothschild, their pitching coach since 2011. The team announced the move Monday morning. “I want to personally thank Larry for his near decade of commitment to this organization,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said in a news release. “Larry cares deeply about...
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John Healy
October 27, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Houston Astros owner Jim Crane wrote a personal letter of apology to Sports Illustrated reporter Stephanie Apstein after the organization initially attacked her credibility for a story involving a clubhouse incident between now former assistant GM Brandon Taubman and three female reporters. Apstein...
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Brian Tinsman
October 27, 2019 - 4:55 am
On Sunday, Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer will take the ball in what could be the biggest game of his career. Instead of pitching for a championship, Scherzer will instead be tasked with stopping the bleeding against a team that has outscored the Nats 12-2 in D.C. His team is in freefall...
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John Healy
October 26, 2019 - 9:13 am
The Houston Astros were not going to go down quietly. After the Washington Nationals shockingly took the first two games of the series in Houston against Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander, the Astros made their mark in Game 3 Friday night with a 4-1 win to cut Washington's lead to 2-1. Zack Greinke...
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Rob Bradford
October 25, 2019 - 5:23 pm
The Red Sox have their new head of baseball operations. A major league source confirmed that former Rays Vice-President of Baseball Operations Chaim Bloom has agreed to take the position vacated by Dave Dombrowski. Bloom's official title is not yet known. Joel Sherman of the New York Post was first...
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Tim Kelly
October 25, 2019 - 11:04 am
MLB umpire Rob Drake apologized Thursday for a tweet in which he threatened to to buy an AR-15 and take part in a "Cival War" - his misspelling, not mine - if Democrats (and any Republicans that could, in theory, break rank) followed through with impeaching President Donald Trump. "Once I read what...
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Alex Greenberg
October 24, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Brian Cashman doesn’t have any regrets about the Yankees’ process in trying to add starting pitching during this past season. New York wasn’t able to add any of the starters the club was seeking after, and the Yankees ultimately lost in the ALCS to the Astros, who have a couple of aces at the front...
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