MLB Shortened Spring Training Correlates To 22% Increase in Injuries

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On the players’ side, one of the most important components of restarting the 2020 season was a legitimate Spring Training to ramp-up to the regular season. This was for pitchers to get back on their throwing schedule, hitters to get their timing back, and for all players to get back in baseball shape. In addition […] READ MORE


Stephen Strasburg Out for the Season

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World Series MVP Hits the IL The Washington Nationals announced a big blow to their starting rotation on Saturday. The team announced that World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg will be out for the season. Britt Ghiroli who writes for the team for The Athletic had the news first on Twitter. Stephen Strasburg has been put […] READ MORE


Nationals Week One Grades: Starting Pitching

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Just seven games into the 2020 season, the Washington Nationals weekend series with the Miami Marlins has been canceled due to 20 members of the Marlins’ organization testing positive for the coronavirus. After dropping two out of three to the New York Yankees, the Nationals stormed back to split a four-game set with the Toronto Blue […] READ MORE


MLB Season Brings Pressure to Certain Players

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Identifying Five Players with the Most Pressure Every MLB season, there are a group of players that have a special amount of pressure on them. For the upcoming 60-game season, it is no different. In fact, one could argue that it might be increased for every player across baseball. This might come from having to […] READ MORE


Mick Abel 2020 MLB Draft Profile

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The 18-year-old right-hander Mick Abel finds himself in a group of three high school arms atop the 2020 draft class. The product of Jesuit, Oregon is a slight notch above Jared Kelley and Nick Bitsko as the 11th-best prospect according to MLB.com. At 6’5″ 190 he is the tallest player ranked inside of the MLB’s […] READ MORE


Washington Nationals to Hold Virtual Ring Ceremony

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2019 World Series Champions On Sunday May, 24th, the Washington Nationals will hold a virtual ring ceremony. The ceremony will commemorate the team’s World Series championship from last season. The news, which was officially announced Tuesday, was first released on the team’s Twitter page. *ring* *ring* *ring* We’re calling to tell you we’re unveiling our […] READ MORE


Washington Nationals: Projecting the Opening Day Pitchers

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Two factors are important when analyzing a team’s pitching: starting rotation and bullpen. There was not a bigger discrepancy in a team’s performance last year between the two than the Washington Nationals. The starting rotation had the best ERA in baseball at 3.53 but the bullpen had the worst ERA at 5.66. This led manager […] READ MORE


An Early Look At the Favorites For the World Series

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The annual winter meetings, as The New York Times correctly notes, became the Scott Boras show. In just three days the super agent negotiated $814 million worth of contracts for three players: pitchers Stephen Strasburg ($245 million, 7 years), Gerrit Cole ($324 million, 9 years), and third baseman Anthony Rendon ($245 million, 7 years). With Boras’s […] READ MORE


Washington Nationals Re-Sign Stephen Strasburg to Record-Breaking Deal

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Washington Nationals Re-Sign Stephen Strasburg to Record-Breaking Deal The Washington Nationals have re-signed starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg to a seven-year, $245 million contract. Strasburg’s deal surpasses the previous high for a pitcher’s contract held by David Price when he signed a seven-year, $217 million deal with the Boston Red Sox. Strasburg also has the highest annual average […] READ MORE


Top Three Potential Landing Spots for Madison Bumgarner

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With all the talk regarding free-agent starting pitchers such as Gerrit Cole, Stephen Strasburg, Hyun-Jin Ryu, and Zack Wheeler, starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner is not receiving as much attention as he would in years past. However, the veteran lefty is still drawing interest from plenty of teams and should garner a fruitful contract. Bumgarner finished […] READ MORE