Oct 20, 2011, 1:54 PM EST
US Presswire photo Ross Detwiler is one of several young arms the Nationals have in their arsenal. We've talked a lot already this offseason about what positions the Nationals need to improve to get themselves closer to contention in 2012. This morning, let's turn the tables a bit and talk about what positions they might…
Oct 19, 2011, 10:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo It's been cold and rainy in St. Louis all day. If it's late October and it's the Midwest, weather is probably going to be a factor. Sure enough, the World Series opens tonight in St. Louis in dreary conditions: Temperatures in the 40s, rain in the forecast and a strong wind blowing…
Oct 19, 2011, 2:08 PM EST
US Presswire photo Busch Stadium hosts Game 1 of the Fall Classic tonight. This World Series matchup — Texas vs. St. Louis — is being billed as a huge surprise, but maybe it's not as big a shocker as we want to believe. After all, the Rangers were the defending American League champs. And though…
Oct 18, 2011, 8:43 PM EST
The Nationals announced today they've returned Rule 5 draftee Elvin Ramirez to the Mets, sending the right-hander back to New York after he missed the entire season with a shoulder injury. Ramirez, a hard-throwing reliever whose fastball reached triple digits when healthy, was plucked away from the Mets last December. The Nationals hoped he would…
Oct 18, 2011, 11:00 AM EST
NatsTown has been fairly quiet since the season ended three weeks ago, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t issues to discuss. Chase Hughes tackled a bunch of topics this afternoon during our first offseason installment of Beltway Baseball Live. We talked about the postseason and previewied the World Series between the Cardinals and Rangers. As…
Oct 17, 2011, 11:00 AM EST
US Presswire file photo Bryce Harper is 3-for-27 in seven games with the Scottsdale Scorpions. As the postseason reaches its final leg — the 107th World Series begins Wednesday in St. Louis with an unlikely Rangers-Cardinals matchup — baseball's various offseason leagues are just starting to heat up. In Arizona and across the Caribbean, more…
Oct 16, 2011, 9:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo The Cardinals have a chance to clinch the NL pennant tonight. One half of the Fall Classic has been set: The Texas Rangers are back for the second straight season after pounding the Detroit Tigers into submission last night. Tonight, the St. Louis Cardinals try to do the same to the Milwaukee…
Oct 15, 2011, 8:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo Derek Holland tries to pitch the Rangers to their second straight AL pennant. The Tigers managed to stave off elimination Thursday thanks to a 133-pitch effort from Justin Verlander, two clutch homers from an injured Delmon Young and a five-out save from lefty specialist Phil Coke. Can they do it again tonight…
Oct 14, 2011, 11:00 PM EST
US Presswire photo Prince Fielder and the Brewers hope to take a 3-2 series lead tonight. With a little resiliency (and a surprisingly effective pitching performance by Randy Wolf) the Brewers tied up the National League Championship Series last night, ensuring both teams will go back to Milwaukee this weekend for at least a Game…
Oct 14, 2011, 4:16 PM EST
The new-look Red Sox Nation will be invading D.C. in advance of Opening Day 2012. The Nationals announced today they will host Boston in an exhibition game April 3 at Nationals Park, two days before their season opener against the Cubs in Chicago. Gametime or ticket information hasn't been announced yet. This will be the…
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