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  1. Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo's controversial decisions are ...

    Buster Olney

    This season, Nats GM Mike Rizzo made arguably the gutsiest decision in baseball history. As Buster Olney writes in ESPN The Magazine's DC Issue, that's how Rizzo has built the team into a winner -- one provocative move at a time.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  2. Teams need to better understand why pitchers are getting injured ...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating explains in the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine, that MLB teams don't truly understand why pitchers get injured. What's important isn't the pitch count, it's the number of pitches thrown while fatigued.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  3. Calling up Harper a risky move for Nats

    Keith Law

    Forgive me if I'm picturing Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo making the call to Syracuse to recall Bryce Harper while sitting in his chair and staring down the barrel of a gun held by the team's VP of sales. Harper has hit a combined .25...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  4. Washington Nationals' choice to call up Bryce Harper is a risky m...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law writes that the Nationals are taking a big risk by calling up Bryce Harper so soon.

    Blog | Conversation | April 27, 2012
  5. The Nationals' Strasburg decision

    Buster Olney

    When Nationals GM Mike Rizzo speaks of possible innings limits for Stephen Strasburg, as he did over the phone Friday, you're reminded of your parents' use of the word "maybe." As in, maybe they'll let you have the keys to the car. Or...

    Blog | April 14, 2012
  6. Washington Nationals will be closely watching Stephen Strasburg's...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Nationals are channeling their inner parent in being noncommittal over Stephen Strasburg's workload this season, because if Washington keeps winning, they know the pressure will be there to use their ace as much as possible.

    Blog | Conversation | April 14, 2012
  7. Peter Gammons: Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo has much work t...

    Peter Gammons

    Mike Rizzo was informed Tuesday that he was the Lerner family's choice as the Nationals' general manager. The idea was to delay the announcement until Friday when Stephen Strasburg makes his appearance at Nationals Park, which meant Rizzo had to spen...

    Blog | Conversation | August 20, 2009
  8. How to best handle Soriano

    Steve Phillips

    Steve Phillips explains how he would deal with Alfonso Soriano's refusal to move to the outfield if he were Nationals GM Jim Bowden.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2006
  9. Fantasy meets reality: Bowden's take

    Jim Bowden

    With Eric Karabell on a well-deserved vacation this week, we've got a week of guest bloggers filling in. Jim Bowden, former GM of the Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals, is our leadoff batter Monday. You can read more of Jim's work over on The ...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  10. Different deadline plan in Houston

    Doug Mittler

    The Houston Astros have served as proverbial punching bags the last three seasons, first in the National League Central and then in the American League West. The Astros are still not close to contention, but GM Jeff Luhnow at least hopes that the st...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  11. Nats seek lefty reliever

    Doug Mittler

    It already has been a busy offseason for the Washington Nationals, who landed righthander Doug Fister in a deal with the Detroit Tigers and added outfield depth by signing Nate McLouth. Next on the wish list of GM Mike Rizzo could be a deal for a ...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  12. Solving the St. Louis Cardinals' shortstop problem - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at how the Cardinals should fill their shortstop void. The solution? Troy Tulowitzki, of course.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2013
  13. Bob Hartley poised for return to NHL

    Craig Custance

    Bob Hartley's recruitment of Jeff Tambellini started early. Hartley had accepted a two-year deal to coach the ZSC Lions of Switzerland's National League A last year and needed a star import. First he left a message with Edmonton Oilers GM S...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  14. Bob Hartley poised to make NHL return

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes that following Bob Hartley's Swiss league championship victory, it looks as though the coach could be poised for a return to the NHL. Teams that could be interested include the Flames and Canadiens.

    Blog | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  15. The rise of Hanrahan and Clippard

    Jim Bowden

    I spent my career as a general manager with small-market clubs (Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals), and the team payrolls that were usually in the bottom quadrant. In order to compete, the scouting department had to draft well, and as a GM yo...

    Blog | July 12, 2011
  16. MLB - Deal-makers (GMs) dish on other deal-makers

    Buster Olney

    In many cases, midseason deals come down to the style of deal-makers (GMs) and how they get along. We polled a dozen GMs about the deal-making traits of their peers. Because who would know better? We let them yak anonymously. Because who wants PC answers?

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2010