Oct 29, 2011, 11:00 AM EST
US Presswire photo The Cardinals won their 11th (and most surprising) World Series title last night. There have been improbable World Series champions over the years. The 1960 Pirates, who were outscored by the Yankees 55-27 yet somehow won the whole thing on Bill Mazeroski's Game 7 blast. The 1969 Miracle Mets, who took down…
Oct 28, 2011, 11:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo Busch Stadium hosts the final game of the 2011 season tonight. And so, it has all come down to this. A baseball season that has featured so many twists and turns and dramatic moments will be decided in the 36th Game 7 in World Series history. A good number of those previous…
Oct 28, 2011, 5:57 PM EST
US Presswire photo David Freese provided a World Series moment for the ages last night. This, this right here, is what makes baseball the greatest game ever invented. No other sport could produce what we witnessed last night in St. Louis. The anticipation. The tension. The elation. The anguish. The back-and-forth swings of emotion that…
Oct 28, 2011, 10:00 AM EST
And you thought David Freese hit the only walk-off home run in America on Thursday. Au contraire. Perhaps you've heard of this young lad named Bryce Harper. He's a top prospect in the Nationals' farm system. And yesterday afternoon, he clubbed a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to lead the Scottsdale Scorpions…
Oct 27, 2011, 11:27 PM EST
US Presswire photo Ron Washington and Tony La Russa go head-to-head again tonight. We've had nearly 72 hours to analyze the great bullpen phone fiasco of 2011 and whether it has destroyed Tony La Russa's reputation forever. (My personal opinion: No, it hasn't.) Now, though, it's finally time for baseball again. And if Game 6…
Oct 27, 2011, 11:00 AM EST
US Presswire file photo Yu Darvish, pitching for Japan in the 2009 World Baseball Classic. In their perpetual quest to acquire more pitching, the Nationals are likely to give some serious consideration to Yu Darvish, the latest Japanese sensation who may announce in the next few weeks he's coming to the United States. General manager…
Oct 26, 2011, 6:23 PM EST
US Presswire photo Adam LaRoche, who had shoulder surgery in June, resumed throwing last week. Mike Rizzo held a conference call with beat reporters a short while ago, and though the Nationals general manager reiterated several points raised in his televised interview with me last week, there were a few new nuggets that came out…
Oct 26, 2011, 3:24 PM EST
MLB Network will televise all five games of the upcoming Taiwan All-Star Series that will see a team of major leaguers (including several members of the Nationals) travel to Asia to face an squad of players from Taiwan. Michael Morse, Ross Detwiler and Collin Balester are all slated to make the trip to Taiwan and…
Oct 25, 2011, 11:00 AM EST
US Presswire photo C.J. Wilson was erratic but effective last night for the Rangers. A few scattershot thoughts on this morning after another fantastic game in what has turned into an epic World Series… – Is C.J. Wilson really worth the money he's going to get this winter? Look, I would never say teams should…
Oct 24, 2011, 10:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo The Rangers came roaring back last night to even up the series. Two important things happened last night at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington: 1) Derek Holland turned in one of the best World Series pitching performances in a really long time, and 2) Texas' victory ensured this series will go back to…
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