Oct 3, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Wilson Ramos established himself as the Nats' No. 1 catcher this season. Throughout the week, we'll be breaking down the Nationals' roster by position (catcher, infield, outfield, rotation and bullpen) and looking both where things stand at the end of the season and where things might stand moving forward. Today's position: Catcher……
Oct 3, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Citizens Bank Park erupted last night when Ryan Howard homered off Kyle Lohse. Why did the Phillies fork over $120 to Cliff Lee last winter? Because they wanted him on the mound for games like this. No pitcher on the planet has owned the postseason like Lee has since 2009, and that…
Oct 2, 2011, 8:30 PM EDT
Getty Images The shadows will again be a factor today at Miller Park. In previewing this series, I pointed out how much of a home-field advantage the Brewers have enjoyed this season, resulting in baseball's best home record. We saw that hold true yesterday during Milwaukee's 4-1 victory over the Diamondbacks, though another element I…
Oct 2, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter and Co. trounced the Tigers in Game 1 last night. So much for the idea that the Tigers would most benefit from Friday night's rainout in the Bronx because of their deeper rotation. While Yankees starter Ivan Nova dominated last night in the resumption of Game 1, Doug…
Oct 2, 2011, 12:30 AM EDT
US Presswire photo The Yankee Stadium grounds crew has been kept busy the last two nights. When Game 1 of this series was suspended in the middle of the second inning last night, all the pundits immediately tried to figure out which team would benefit the most from the 24-hour rain delay. Prevailing wisdom suggested…
Oct 1, 2011, 10:30 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Kelly Shoppach was the surprise offensive hero of Game 1 for the Rays. They dominated Game 1 yesterday behind Matt Moore's seven shutout innings and Kelly Shoppach's surprising power. Now, the Rays look to take complete control of their division series against the Rangers in Game 2 tonight. Tampa Bay has to…
Oct 1, 2011, 8:30 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Albert Pujols leads the red-hot Cardinals into Philadelphia. There's no understating what the St. Louis Cardinals managed to pull off over the season's final three weeks, winning 16 of their last 21 games to overtake the collapsing Atlanta Braves and seize the NL wild-card. And what's their reward for all that? A…
Oct 1, 2011, 4:00 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Ryan Bruan, Nyjer Morgan and Corey Hart lead the Brewers into the playoffs. No team in baseball enjoyed home-field advantage this season more than the Milwaukee Brewers, who posted a dominant 57-24 record inside the friendly confines of Miller Park. On the road, however, the Brewers were a mere 39-42, all the…
Oct 1, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Justin Verlander starts tonight's series opener at Yankee Stadium. No pitcher in baseball had the kind of season Justin Verlander did. The Tigers ace posted a stunning 24-5 record to go with a 2.40 ERA and 250 strikeouts. And now he attempts to lead Detroit to its first World Series title in…
Sep 30, 2011, 8:30 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Michael Young and Mike Napoli lead the Rangers into the playoffs. After the wildest final day of the regular season baseball has ever experienced, the postseason begins tonight. And it's only fitting one of the first teams on the field is the one that pulled off the most dramatic comeback to get…
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- Nats announce front office changes, including several promotions
- World Series shifts to San Francisco for Game 3
- Manager Joe Maddon opts out of contract with Rays
- Nationals roster review: Jose Lobaton
- Phillies CEO does not expect team to compete for a while
- Details announced for this offseason's NatsFest
- Nats' LaRoche and Span named Gold Glove finalists
- Braves name John Hart President of Baseball Operations
- Nationals roster review: Wilson Ramos
- Royals hope to even World Series in Game 2