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Hot Stove: Yankees Pursuing Outfielder Scott Hairston

Hot Stove: Yankees Pursuing Outfielder Scott Hairston

By | November 18, 2012 at 10:34 pm | No comments

// // Though they've been quiet so far this offseason, the Yankees are starting to make a little bit of noise. It's no big splash, but according to sources, they're pursuing free agent outfielder Scott Hairston. Their patience is nothing new. Though the team's wealth...

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Astros Hire Bo Porter As New Manager

Astros Hire Bo Porter As New Manager

By | September 27, 2012 at 3:41 am | No comments

// // The Astros' month-long search for a new manager appears to be over. According to FoxSports.com's Jon Morosi, they've decided to hire Bo Porter. The Astros are still in the process of finalizing their decision. The club's owner Jim Crane, along with General manager...

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Let’s Make a Deal: Cubs Trade Geovany Soto to Rangers, Reed Johnson and Paul Maholm to Braves

Let’s Make a Deal: Cubs Trade Geovany Soto to Rangers, Reed Johnson and Paul Maholm to Braves

By | July 31, 2012 at 5:09 am | No comments

The 2012 edition of the MLB's trade deadline is here. The league's ballclubs have until 4:00 PM tomorrow, July 31st, to make any non-waiver deals. That means tonight is Trade Deadline Eve. We're in the thick of prime trade season. Front offices everywhere, buzzing with worker...

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Wheeling and Dealing: Ichiro to the Yankees, Tigers Get Omar Infante, Anibal Sanchez

Wheeling and Dealing: Ichiro to the Yankees, Tigers Get Omar Infante, Anibal Sanchez

By | July 23, 2012 at 11:54 pm | No comments

Over a week before the MLB's non-waiver trade deadline, clubs are already wheeling and dealing. Six teams and ten players (and counting) were involved in blockbuster trades today.  First, the Cubs agreed to send Ryan Dempster to the Braves in exchange for Randall...

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Jayson Werth’s Return will Provide Nationals a Much-Needed Boost

Jayson Werth’s Return will Provide Nationals a Much-Needed Boost

By | July 18, 2012 at 8:56 pm | No comments

Good news-- Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth is back in action. After sitting on the disabled list for the past ten weeks while recovering from a broken wrist, Werth geared-up today and took batting practice at Nationals Park. Though he was limited to just twenty-minutes in...

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As MLB Draft Signing Deadline Looms, Nationals & Lucas Giolito Face Tough Decisions

As MLB Draft Signing Deadline Looms, Nationals & Lucas Giolito Face Tough Decisions

By | July 12, 2012 at 11:44 pm | No comments

The MLB's amateur signing deadline looms less than twenty-four hours away. As of right now, five players selected in the first-round of last month's draft have yet to ink a contract with their respective clubs. The Washington Nationals' top draft pick, Lucas Giolito, the...

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Nationals Reel-In Big Fish with Top Draft Pick Lucas Giolito

Nationals Reel-In Big Fish with Top Draft Pick Lucas Giolito

By | June 8, 2012 at 5:54 pm | One comment

For the Washington Nationals, the 2012 MLB Draft wasn't supposed to be a big deal. For the first time since 2006, and the second time since relocating the franchise from Montreal, the club didn't hold a top-ten draft pick. The Nationals expected to take a relatively safe...

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MLB Hot Stove – Roy Oswalt, Andre Ethier, Balester, Ransom

MLB Hot Stove – Roy Oswalt, Andre Ethier, Balester, Ransom

By | May 23, 2012 at 10:00 pm | One comment

As we enter the second quarter of the 2012 season, the MLB hot stove is beginning to warm up. Numerous clubs are dealing with season-jeopardizing injuries, with the Red Sox, Phillies, Yankees and Nationals really feeling the burn. Accordingly, teams are busy patching holes in...

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Are the Nationals Looking to Trade John Lannan for a Centerfielder?

Are the Nationals Looking to Trade John Lannan for a Centerfielder?

By | March 15, 2012 at 6:15 pm | No comments

// // Now that the Nationals have had more than two weeks worth of exhibition games to get a feel for their opening day roster, lefthander John Lannan appears expendable. Though general manager Mike Rizzo prefers to maximize the club's return by waiting until the July 31st...

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Ryan Zimmerman Agrees to $100 Million Contract Extension with Nationals

Ryan Zimmerman Agrees to $100 Million Contract Extension with Nationals

By | February 26, 2012 at 6:35 pm | No comments

// // The Washington Nationals have inked star third baseman Ryan Zimmerman to a six-year $100 million contract extension. The deal includes a full no-trade clause and a $24 million club option for 2020. With two years and $26 million remaining on Zimmerman's current...

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