Washington Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg Is Doing Well Despite Win-Loss Record

May 16, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (37) after finishing the eighth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.

_ Coming into tonight’s start against the San Francisco Giants, many will be of the mindset that Stephen Strasburg has had a disappointing season so far for the Washington Nationals. With a 2-5 record, it is easy to see why […]

Washington Nationals vs. San Francisco Giants Series Preview

May 19, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; San Francisco Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti (33) talks to starting pitcher Barry Zito (75) during the game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.

On Monday night, the Washington Nationals visit the San Francisco Giants in the start of a three-game series. Coming into this series, both the Nationals and Giants have been struggling. The Nationals come on after having split a four-game series to […]

Familiar Struggles Return as Washington Nationals Win

May 17, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) and third baseman Ryan Zimmerman (11) congratulate first baseman Adam LaRoche (25) after a three-run home run during the fourth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.

After his last start in which he was unlucky to not have won after having pitched seven scoreless innings, Gio Gonzalez appeared to have straightened out his early season issues. On Friday night, the early season issues that plagued Gio Gonzalez appeared […]

Matt Harvey looks to shine at Wrigley Field in Series Opener

On Friday, the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs open a weekend three-game series at Wrigley Field in a matchup which sees the visiting team looking to improve from a recent slump, while the home team looks to continue a […]

What Future Holds for Tim Lincecum and San Francisco Giants

May 12, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum (55) pitches the ball against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning at AT&T Park.

Before the 2012 season, Tim Lincecum made a decision to reject a four year, $100 million contract extension from the San Francisco Giants and instead, opted to sign a two year, $40.5 million contract which would make him a free […]

Jeremy Guthrie seeks to continue winning ways with Kansas City Royals

May 9, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie (11) pitches in the third inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

On July 20 of 2012, the Kansas City Royals and Colorado Rockies made a trade that appeared like they were trading each others disappointing starting pitchers at the time, as the Royals traded Johnathan Sanchez to the Rockies and got Jeremy […]

Power Hitting Helps Altanta Braves Win Game

May 11, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton (8) adjusts his batting gloves in the on deck circle against the San Francisco Giants in the fourth inning at AT&T Park

The Atlanta Braves got off to an 11-1 start on the strength of a rotation and bullpen that is filled with guys who can throw heat, and a batting lineup with players who can hit one out and swing out […]

Bullpen Wastes Effort of Gio Gonzalez as Washington Nationals Lose

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez (47) pitches in the fourth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park

Gio Gonzalez had a slow start to the season, but in three of his last four starts he has started to show glimpses of the form that helped him be a Cy Young contender in 2012. In the rubber game […]

Long ball sees Oakland Athletics squeak out a Win

Oakland Athletics right fielder Brandon Moss (37) runs the bases after homering against the Seattle Mariners during the sixth inning at Safeco Field

Having lost their last five games, the Oakland Athletics were looking to pull out a win by any means necessary to end their losing skid. Thanks to three solo home runs, the Athletics ended their losing streak as they hung […]

San Diego Padres Continue Winning Ways Thanks to Jason Marquis

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Jason Marquis (21) throws during the second inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Petco Park

Thanks in large part to quality starting pitching, the San Diego Padres had the first two games of a three-game series at home over the Miami Marlins. After a 1-0 Padres win over the Marlins in a Wednesday afternoon tilt, […]

Tampa Bay Rays Squander Big Inning and Fall to Toronto Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Mark Buehrle (56) throws a pitch during the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field

  Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports In the first of a four game series, the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 8-7. The Rays would score all of the runs in the third Inning, highlighted by an Evan Longoria grand slam off of […]