After 28 starts, 159 1/3 innings and much hoopla, the Nationals opted to pull the plug on ace Stephen Strasburg's season. Right or wrong, it's a decision that will be debated for some time.
Stephen Strasburg was dominant as well as savvy in the Nationals' Opening Day victory over the Cubs.
Stephen Strasburg will be the Washington Nationals' Opening Day starter April 5 against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, manager Davey Johnson announced Wednesday.
The Chicago Cubs have reached out to the agent for Albert Pujols to express their interest in the three-time Most Valuable Player, a baseball source told ESPN.com Tuesday.
Free agent Brandon Webb will talk with the Rangers, and the Nationals are still expressing interest, a source said.
Like it or not, every team must be represented at the Midsummer Classic. A look at potential All-Stars from teams with bad records.
With Strasburg-mania now running wild, we take a look back at other must-see players who were once bigger than the game itself.
The list of the most-hyped draft picks of all time includes a pair of surefire Hall of Famers, some who showed flashes of brilliance and some who were utter flops.
Ten days after reliever Matt Capps landed on the free-agent market, he's down to deciding whether he wants to play for Washington or the Cubs.
Left-handed reliever Ray King has reached agreement on a minor-league contract with the Washington Nationals with an invitation to big-league camp.
Lou Piniella would prefer to be the one asking the questions. That wasn't possible Monday, not with five major league teams in need of managers.
The Rockies have reason to be optimistic because they've developed some arms in their farm system, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Jerry Crasnick runs down the best-case and worst-case scenarios for each of the 30 teams heading into the 2006 season.
Advance scouting helps teams keep track of opponents and gain competitive intelligence.
While some outfielders have already been dealt, there are others still on the market.
How significant is the Latino influence in baseball? It's deeper and more profound than ever, writes Jerry Crasnick.