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  1. Braves must take time with injured outfield

    Matt Meyers

    Coming into the season, the Atlanta Braves' outfield was supposed to be the team's strength. Not only did it appear Jason Heyward was coming into his own, but the club acquired both Justin Upton and B.J. Upton over the winter, giving them three high-...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  2. Lessons from Stephen Strasburg

    Matt Meyers

    It's entirely possible that Stephen Strasburg's latest injury is no big deal. The Washington Nationals' right-hander left his start Friday in Atlanta after two innings, and word from manager Davey Johnson is that it's a strained right obli...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  3. A night that could define the season

    Matt Meyers

    Friday was just one of those nights when we give thanks for the existence of the MLB cable package. Everywhere you turned there was something significant, bizarre, or significant and bizarre going on. Some of these events could define the season, ...

    Blog | April 13, 2013
  4. On any given night ...

    Matt Meyers

    When trying to tell you why the NFL is so great, football fans will trot out the old "on any given Sunday" axiom. The idea being that the league's unpredictability stands above its peers. The thing is, the Major League Baseball season has 10 times...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  5. Nats making all the right moves

    Matt Meyers

    As it turns out, major league front offices usually know better than us. At the end of spring training, the Washington Nationals stunned most fans and pundits when they surprisingly chose Ross Detwiler over John Lannan for the No. 5 spot in their ...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  6. Insider: Texas better without Yu Darvish?

    Richard Durrett

    ESPN Insider Matt Meyers writes that the Rangers might be better off by not signing Yu Darvish by Wednesday's 4 p.m. deadline. Meyers is quick to say he doesn't feel that the Rangers will be hurt by signing Darvish, but he likes the other options on ...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  7. Washington Nationals should sign Prince Fielder and trade for Gio...

    Matt Meyers

    ESPN Insider Matt Meyers writes that the Washington Nationals -- with adequate farm-system depth, payroll flexibility and ascending core players -- should sign Prince Fielder and trade for Gio Gonzalez to make an extended run of success.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2011
  8. Jeremy Hellickson a questionable choice for Rookie of the Year

    Matt Meyers

    Jeremy Hellickson wasn't an awful choice for Rookie of the Year, but he wasn't an inspired choice, either.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  9. MLB - Washington Nationals Danny Espinosa deserves Rookie of the ...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers breaks down the surprisingly effective game of Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa, explaining why he deserves to be the National League Rookie of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2011
  10. MLB: Why Washington Nationals prospect Bryce Harper is vulnerable...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers writes how Nationals prospect Bryce Harper's strikeout rate is a growing concern.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2011
  11. MLB: The Washington Nationals, as evidenced by Jayson Werth's con...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers looks at the curious case of the Washington Nationals. Their huge deal for Jayson Werth screams 'win now,' but after losing Adam Dunn to the White Sox and Stephen Strasburg to injury, can they win now? Probably not. So what's the plan here -- and how far could it set them back?

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2010
  12. MLB draft 2010 - Ryan Howard was the most valuable MLB draft pick...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers of ESPN Insider uses the WAR metric and signing bonuses to determine the most valuable MLB draft pick of recent years. Ryan Howard is the primary winner here -- which helps correct some awful drafting by the Phillies in the 1980s.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2010
  13. MLB - Washington Nationals' Adam Dunn, others are on pace for dub...

    Matt Meyers

    Adam Dunn, Nick Markakis, Adam Jones and Heath Bell are putting up numbers that greatly outshine their cellar-dwelling colleagues.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2009
  14. Matt Meyers: For players like Derek Jeter, Chone Figgins or Darin...

    Matt Meyers

    Can we find a stat that somehow measures baseball intangibles -- that helps us evaluate players like Derek Jeter, Chone Figgins and David Eckstein? Well, we can try.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2009
  15. MLB - Spring Training - Nats bats should improve drastically

    Matt Meyers

    The addition of Adam Dunn and continued progress of Ryan Zimmerman should put some life into Washington's offense.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2009
  16. Ryan Howard and Adam Dunn: Similar stats, different salaries

    Matt Meyers

    Since when is going to arbitration better than being a free agent? It's true for Adam Dunn and Ryan Howard.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2009