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


MLB Qualifying Offer Deadline

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MLB Qualifying Offer Deadline Thursday was the deadline for Major League players to accept or decline the one-year qualifying offer tendered by their teams. The qualifying offer is a one year contract for 17.8 million dollars. 10 players had qualifying offers this offseason. Accepting the Offer 17.8 million dollars is a lot of money to […] READ MORE


How Washington Nationals Championship Challenged Analytic Narrative

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It is no secret that the Washington Nationals overcame adversity to win the the 2019 World Series. They went against the narrative that claimed their season was all but over after a 19-31 start. Going against the narrative has become a trend for the organization as evident by the way in which their team was […] READ MORE



Chicago White Sox Offseason Wishlist

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Chicago White Sox Offseason Wishlist The Chicago White Sox need a great free agency period in order to find themselves in contention in 2020. They’ve formed a great core, but without extra additions from free agency, they’ll be waiting another year or two to truly be in contention. There are five free agents that can […] READ MORE


Josh Tomlin Makes Greg Maddux Look Wild

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The Atlanta Braves once had one of the greatest pitchers the game has ever seen. His name was Greg Maddux, and despite pitching in the “Steroid Era,” he issued only 999 career walks in 5008.1 innings. Famed for his intelligence, Maddux exhibited some of the greatest command the game has ever seen. He ranks 50th all-time […] READ MORE