Nov 22, 2011, 11:46 PM EST
Associated Press photo Wilson Ramos made his winter ball debut tonight in Venezuela. Updated at 10:57 p.m. Eleven days after he was rescued from his abductors in Venezuela, Wilson Ramos was back on the diamond in his homeland Tuesday night, playing the game he loves. Ramos' performance for the Aragua Tigres — he went 0-for-5…
Nov 22, 2011, 7:36 PM EST
US Presswire photo Ryan Braun's fantastic season for the Brewers earned my MVP vote. There are few rights and privileges given to members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America more important than the opportunity to vote for the sport's top awards: MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year. And…
Nov 22, 2011, 12:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo Like Mark Buehrle, Livan Hernandez has been known to eat a lot of innings. Yesterday's revelation that Mike Rizzo paid a visit to Mark Buehrle's house outside St. Louis in an attempt to recruit the veteran left-hander to sign with the Nationals brought some mixed reactions from all of you. Some are…
Nov 21, 2011, 8:18 PM EST
US Presswire photo Mark Buehrle has spent his entire professional career with the White Sox. Choosing not to wait until next month's winter meetings to start wooing free agents, the Nationals are making their case in person today to perhaps their top target: left-hander Mark Buehrle. General manager Mike Rizzo and other club executives are…
Nov 21, 2011, 11:00 AM EST
US Presswire photo Ian Desmond's OBP was .298, but it jumped to .342 after he started leading off. With news over the weekend that the Indians are close to re-signing Grady Sizemore, the field of available center fielders is about to shrink by one. Not that the Nationals were going hard after Sizemore, but the…
Nov 18, 2011, 9:34 PM EST
Updated at 5:02 p.m. The Nationals have re-claimed Cole Kimball from Toronto off waivers, two days after losing the right-hander in a similar roster move. They also added catcher Derek Norris, first baseman Tyler Moore, outfielder Eury Perez and catcher Jhonatan Solano to their 40-man roster, protecting all four from being taken in next month's…
Nov 18, 2011, 1:51 PM EST
Updated at 2:46 p.m. Looking healthy and deemed healthy by team doctors, Wilson Ramos made a brief appearance at Nationals Park this afternoon, thanked fans for their support during his harrowing week and then made it clear he's ready to put this all behind him. "I just want to say thanks Nats fans for your…
Nov 18, 2011, 12:44 AM EST
The Nationals stayed in-house in selecting their new bench coach, tonight naming Randy Knorr to the position as manager Davey Johnson’s right-hand man. Knorr, 43, has held a variety of coaching roles in the Nationals organization over the last seven seasons, including managerial stints at low-Class A Savannah, high-Class A Potomac, Class AA Harrisburg and,…
Nov 17, 2011, 9:16 PM EST
Associated Press photo Bud Selig announces his sport's pending changes today in Milwaukee. We've known about the likelihood of the Astros' move to the American League and the addition of another wild-card team in each league for a while now. But both changes became official today at the owners meetings in Milwaukee, with commissioner Bud…
Nov 17, 2011, 12:00 PM EST
US Presswire file photo Bryce Harper impressed at the plate but remains a work-in-progress in the field. The Arizona Fall League's regular season wraps up today, and since the Scottsdale Scorpions will finish last in the three-team East Division, no members of the Nationals organization will be participating in Saturday's championship game. Which means this…
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