| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:33 PM
WASHINGTON – Losing an early 5-0 lead Wednesday night stung the Marlins. Almost, but not quite as much as watching the late 7-6 cushion evaporate with the charge Jayson Werth put into a Carlos Marmol pitch.
A hit batsman and bunt single coupled...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:11 AM
I understand what the Cubs front office is trying to do: build up the minor league teams so that they'll be able to bring up young guys as they're ready, rather than trying to win right now by signing overvalued free agents, as the team did in the past....
| Oct 20, 2012
| 1:42 PM
No baseball fans loved their guy more than Cardinal Nation loved Albert Pujols this time last year. But one October later, he has become the civic punch line.
While Cardinal-for-life Stan Musial is treated like the pope in Vatican City, Pujols...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:35 AM
One could argue, the Florida State-Stanford Super Regional will come down to one thing: pitching. The Seminoles have it. The Cardinal do, too. On Friday, one of the best pitching matchups of the entire NCAA Tournament will take place inside Dick Howser...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 2:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg chuckled the moment the subject was broached. His response sounded as if it had been memorized off a note card.
"I have no clue how many innings I'm going to throw this year," he said. "I've answered that question...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Will the third time be the charm for the World Baseball Classic?
Not if the underwhelming U.S. roster is any indication.
While many of Commissioner Bud Selig's innovations have enjoyed immediate success — especially expanded playoffs and...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 8:53 PM
By Bill Ladson / MLB.com | 9/20/2012 10:00 PM ET
WASHINGTON -- The Nationals are in the playoffs and they were able advance to the postseason on a great effort from left-hander Ross Detwiler, who pitched six solid innings in a 4-1 victory over the...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Once upon a time, the chance to go to Great American Ball Park and watch the Reds play a win-or-go-home game in the playoffs would have been the chance of a lifetime for fans in Cincinnati. The franchise hadn't played one since 1975, and that was at...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:06 PM
By ANDREW KEH
THE NEW YORK TIMES
WASHINGTON — The atmosphere inside Nationals Park on Thursday never seemed like it would match the relentless vivacity of the previous night, when the city hosted its first post season baseball game since 1933....
| Oct 14, 2012
| 10:28 AM
by Adam Kilgore
The Washington Post
October 13 - On the night of April 4, they gathered at Joe’s Stone Crab on East Grand Avenue in Chicago. The Washington Nationalshad come north from Viera, Fla., and the next day they would begin their six-...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The Royals expect James Shields to be a difference maker. But were they close enough to being a playoff team before they added him?
That's the question about the deal in which the Royals sent future All-Star Wil Myers to the Rays.
It's too early to...
| Feb 7, 2012
There's a picture floating around from the 2010 season of three Phillies players looking at all the Phillies fans sitting in the outfield seats at Nationals Park.
There's another one of Phillies fans holding up a giant sign that read: "Citizens Bank Park...