washington-nationals

jordan-cohn
December 30, 2019 - 3:28 pm
Old winners prevailed. New champions arose. Familiar superstars continued to build their legacy with one team. Other superstars chose to break new ground and join another. Inspirational success stories reached new highs. Some figures and franchises hit new lows. And we were here to cover all of it...
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jordan-cohn
December 27, 2019 - 9:11 am
Of the three premier third basemen up for grabs in the free agent market this year, only one remains. Mike Moustakas was one of the first names off the board, signing in Cincinnati in the beginning of December. Anthony Rendon then found a new long-term home alongside Mike Trout in sunny Los Angeles...
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tim-kelly
December 12, 2019 - 9:31 am
You don't have to know Anthony Rendon personally to be able to conclude that 2019 has probably been the best year of his life. Rendon made his first All-Star team in 2019, and finished third in National League MVP voting after slashing .319/.412/.598 with 34 home runs, 126 RBIs and a 7.0 fWAR. The...
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john-healy
December 09, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Stephen Strasburg was the first big name to strike a deal at the MLB Winter Meetings and it did not disappoint. The 31-year-old reigning World Series MVP is returning to the Washington Nationals on a reported seven-year, $245 million contract. It is the largest pitching contract ever, surpassing...
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ben-krimmel
December 09, 2019 - 2:59 pm
The 2019 World Series MVP is staying in Washington. Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals have come to terms on a long-term extension that will keep the pitcher in D.C. for seven years, according to multiple media reports. The Nationals will pay the 31-year-old starter $245 million over...
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john-healy
December 09, 2019 - 9:31 am
The dominoes are slowly beginning to fall into place this MLB offseason. Many notable free agents, such as Zack Wheeler and Yasmani Grandal , have already secured new deals while the top free agents are next to go. Unlike last winter, things appear to be moving a little more quickly on the free...
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tim-kelly
December 09, 2019 - 8:00 am
Anthony Rendon couldn't have had a better contract year. In his age-29 season, Rendon slashed .319/.412/.598 with 34 home runs, 126 RBIs and a 7.0 fWAR. Rendon was an All-Star for the first time in 2019, and finished third in National League MVP voting. Most notably, Rendon helped the Nationals to...
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john-healy
December 06, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Stephen Strasburg enters free agency after one of the best seasons in his career, which culminated with a World Series MVP with the Washington Nationals. His impressive 2019 season makes the hard-throwing right-hander one of the top free agent pitchers on the market, along with Gerrit Cole , as the...
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