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  1. Tuesday rumor roundup

    Doug Mittler

    The nation's capital remains the center of the baseball world as teams plot their response to the seven-year, $210 deal Max Scherzer landed with the Washington Nationals on Sunday. There were plenty of winners and losers, reports ESPN The Magazine...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  2. Would the Nats shop Strasbug?

    Doug Mittler

    Uber agent Scott Boras got Max Scherzer the blockbuster deal he predicted. But could Scherzer's deal ultimately move Stephen Strasburg, another of Boras' clients, out of the nation's capital? If Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo is indeed look...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  3. With Max Scherzer, the Washington Nationals have one of the top r...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski dives into the data following the Max Scherzer signing by the Washington Nationals and finds that the team is projected to have one of the most dominant rotations in recent history.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2015
  4. Why the Nationals will win the World Series

    Dan Szymborski

    In ESPN The Magazine, Insider Dan Szymborski explains why his ZiPS projections system likes the Nats to win the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  5. Early 2015 top 10 pitcher rankings

    Eric Karabell

    I think we all enjoy baseball nights when aces are in action, even though I rarely own aces in the first place. Perhaps that's why I enjoy it, to some degree, not really worrying from pitch to pitch about my teams but just reveling in the glory of a ...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  6. Pace of play committee lacks right voices

    Buster Olney

    LOS ANGELES -- Another in the season-long burst of complaints erupted recently over one of the on-the-fly rule changes that were implemented in 2014. An official with Major League Baseball privately conceded that the criticism, in this particular cas...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  7. Odd-man out for Nationals

    AJ Mass

    The Washington Nationals have a large enough lead in the National League East that thinking ahead to the playoffs -- at least a little bit -- and how their starting rotation might shape up has already begun. It's rare for teams to use more than f...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  8. Ackley's name swirling in trade talks?

    Joe Kaiser

    Dustin Ackley's disappointing run in Seattle could soon be coming to an end, according to reports. Ackley's story is well-documented; dubbed the top college bat in the 2009 draft, he was selected No. 2 overall behind Stephen Strasburg, yet through...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  9. All-Star roster surprises and snubs

    Keith Law

    The MLB All-Star Game rosters always spur controversy for who's out and who's in, but also because there aren't clear rules on what makes an All-Star in the first place. I've never bought the maxim that it should just be the players who are having th...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  10. Stephen Strasburg is the ace we expected him to be - MLB

    Justin Havens

    Stephen Strasburg is living up to the hype while getting a lot less of it. In other words, he's become the pitcher we always expected him to be.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  11. Eye-catching early-season numbers

    Buster Olney

    Early-season numbers that catch your eye: 51.1 That is the ground ball percentage of Prince Fielder this season, a significant increase over past seasons. Fielder hit his first home run of the season Tuesday night, but it goes without...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  12. Stephen Strasburg and others adding new pitches - MLB

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello looks at the new pitches added by the likes of Stephen Strasburg and Tony Cingrani (among others) and explains their impact.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  13. Yasiel Puig issues are no myth

    Buster Olney

    We aim to dispel a handful of myths today. Let's get to it. Myth No. 1: Controversy swirls around Yasiel Puig because a stodgy media picks on him. The reality: Controversy swirls around Puig because the media's coverage of him reflects the inte...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  14. Matt Williams brings new order to Nats

    Buster Olney

    VIERA, Fla. -- Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann and some of the other Washington pitchers waited on bullpen mounds here Sunday morning, and somewhere else on the field, the hands of a clock reached the prescribed moment and an air horn sounded --...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  15. Nationals rotation drawing rave reviews

    AJ Mass

    When a player gets traded to a new team, it's always preferred if he sounds happy with the change in scenery, as opposed to voicing complaints about not wanting to be in his new clubhouse. That said, Doug Fister's optimism with his move to the Washin...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  16. How Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw creates some urge...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron looks closer at Clayton Kershaw's new deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He also breaks down what the decision means long term for top pitchers such as Stephen Strasburg and Matt Harvey.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2014