Nov 28, 2011, 11:00 AM EST
US Presswire photo B.J. Upton could be available via trade, or perhaps as a free agent in a few weeks. One week from today, the baseball world will converge on the massive Anatole Hotel in Dallas for this year's installment of the winter meetings. In theory, the Hot Stove League has been in season for…
Nov 24, 2011, 12:00 PM EST
On the heels of a season in which they made some significant strides, the Nationals have plenty to be thankful for this time of year. And fortunately for all of you, I happened to get my hands on a bunch of Thanksgiving messages from all sorts of Nationals employees, from players to coaches to the…
Nov 23, 2011, 1:25 PM EST
Associated Press photo Bud Selig and union chief Michael Weiner at yesterday's CBA press conference. The formal announcement yesterday of baseball's new collective bargaining agreement spawned all kinds of analysis, drawing praise from some corners, disdain from others and an overall state of awe from plenty who were amazed that owners and players were able…
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…
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