MLB Starting Pitchers: High Return and High Risk
In a recent article, I wrote about the high return but high risk of NFL quarterbacks. This got me thinking about MLB pitchers, especially with injuries to young phenoms like New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey and Washington Nationals pitcher [...]
Washington Nationals: Where is Ross Detwiler Best Utilized?
Since the Washington Nationals drafted Ross Detwiler sixth overall in 2007, expectations have been high for the left-hander. He was brought up the same year he was drafted after pitching to a solid, though unspectacular 3.51 ERA in two levels [...]
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Washington Nationals Rumors: Team’s Pursuit of A.J. Burnett Makes Perfect Sense
Friday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports offered some interesting speculation regarding free-agent starting pitcher A.J. Burnett, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Washington Nationals. Essentially, Heyman said that the only team that could possibly pull Burnett away from Pittsburgh is the Nationals. Since [...]
Washington Nationals Boost Bullpen With Addition of Luis Ayala
Welcome home, Luis Ayala. On Friday, the Washington Nationals reportedly signed a minor league deal with former National and Expo Luis Ayala with an invite to Spring Training (according to CBSSports.com). In his contract, there is a clause that will give [...]
Washington Nationals: What Freddie Freeman’s Contract Means for Bryce Harper
It is pretty safe to say that, for years to come, the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals will be duking it out for the NL East, going blow for blow every year in what has become a top-heavy division. The [...]
Jordan Zimmermann Deal is Perfect for Washington Nationals
Extensions for starting pitchers are all the rage right now after the big deal the Los Angeles Dodgers signed with Clayton Kershaw. Some teams are right at the point where the Dodgers found themselves with Kershaw with their prospective aces. [...]