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  • Bryce Harper to make major league debut for Nationals on Saturday

    Bryce Harper to make major league debut for Nationals on Saturday
    The future has arrived for the Nationals. In the midst of its best start since moving to Washington from Montreal, 19-year-old phenom Bryce Harper will make his much-anticipated MLB debut for the Nationals on Saturday against the Los Angeles Dodgers....
  • Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals

    Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals
    In the Washington Nationals' dugout Saturday morning, manager Davey Johnson explained his contingency plans at shortstop. If Ian Desmond suffered any kind of long-term injury, he said, Danny Espinosa would become the regular shortstop. If Desmond simply...
  • Nationals' Morse suffers setback in rehab stint at Hagerstown

    The Washington Nationals had taken the slow approach with Michael Morse's rehabilitation from a strained right lat muscle, and they felt optimistic the final step would come Monday night. Nine full innings in left field at Single-A Hagerstown would...
  • Nationals interested in Jones? Of course

    Nationals interested in Jones? Of course
    When former general manager Jim Bowden tweeted this afternoon that the Washington Nationals are interested in Adam Jones, I instantly thought the same thing as everybody else. Who isn’t? It’s not news that Jones is a well-regarded center...
  • Thomas had confidence from the start with Sox

     Thomas had confidence from the start with Sox
    The 1990 White Sox were challenging the World Series champion A's in the final year of old Comiskey Park, and their Double-A first baseman was waiting to join the fun. "I'm a laid-back guy," Birmingham's Frank Thomas told the Tribune. "I spend most of...
  • Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team

    The Sports Xchange By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher --...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Nationals midseason report: Injury issues seem to be over

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH The outlook for the second half for the Washington Nationals looks very bright -- even after the fourth inning July 13 in Philadelphia, when starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann...
  • MLB team-by-team midterm grades

    The Sports Xchange By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange MLB team-by-team midterm grades With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the...
  • Replay death knell for manager-umpire arguments

    Replay death knell for manager-umpire arguments
    The death of the classic manager-umpire argument, a staple of baseball since its inception, scarcely has been noticed in the first half of the first year of expanded instant replay. Managers still get ejected, of course, but usually it's from the...
  • Around MLB

    Around MLB
    American League Central Division White Sox: May have to surrender wild-card hopes and deal Adam Dunn, Dayan Viciedo and Gordon Beckham. Indians: Is Iowa's Manny Ramirez hoping to bookend career with Tribe, under old Red Sox manager Terry Francona?...
  • Nationals polish off Rockies for sweep

    The Sports Xchange By David Driver, The Sports Xchange Nationals polish off Rockies for sweep WASHINGTON -- General manager Mike Rizzo, wearing a bright yellow shirt and slacks, walked into the office of manager Matt Williams after the Washington...