1. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Derek Jeter Not Only Star Saying Farewell This Week

    1. Farewell to The Captain…The Other Captain And now, the end is near, Frank Sinatra is cued up and the Captain will face his final curtain. No, not Derek Jeter...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 months ago 67,131 reads 35 comments

  2. Nationals' Stephen Strasburg Records 1st 200-Strikeout Season of Career

    Though he gave up five runs and lasted just four innings, Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg recorded his 200th strikeout of the season during Sunday's 14-6 win over the San Francisco Giants...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 4 months ago 1,404 reads 5 comments

  3. Nationals Clicking at the Right Time to Grab a Firm Hold on NL East Crown

    The Washington Nationals are feeling it. On Thursday night, the Nationals completed a three-game road sweep of the New York Mets , winning 4-1 behind a dominant start from ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 4 months ago 2,979 reads 8 comments

  4. What to Make of Stephen Strasburg's Wildly Inconsistent 2014

    Things were looking up for Stephen Strasburg headed into his start on Friday night against the Atlanta Braves . At least that’s how it seemed. After posting a 3.18 ERA with 44 strikeouts over 39...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 10,195 reads 21 comments

  5. Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper Must Match the Hype in 2014 Pennant Race

    It seems silly to claim that the Washington Nationals , despite being 60-49 and in first place in the NL East, have been a bit disappointing for a second straight season...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 2,496 reads 8 comments

  6. MLB: Tony Gwynn's Death and Chewing Tobacco in Baseball

    Major League Baseball mourned an all-time great player and person on June 16 when San Diego Padres icon Tony Gwynn died...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 6 months ago 6,444 reads 1 comments

  7. MLB: Looking at Baseball's Tommy John Surgery 'Epidemic'

    An unfathomable amount of pitchers have experienced what is a pitcher's worst nightmare this season. Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction, more commonly known as Tommy John surgery, ...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 7 months ago 2,088 reads 4 comments

  8. Nationals' Stephen Strasburg Featured in New 'This Is SportsCenter' Ad

    Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg is featured in the newest "This is SportsCenter " ad for ESPN. Strasburg shows off his acting chops when Bram Weinstein's Lean Cuisine goes missing in the break room...

    Brian Chen Written by Brian Chen about 7 months ago 152,167 reads 106 comments

  9. Pitch Counts Are Good for Kids, Bad for Major Leaguers

    Pitch counts are now an acknowledged part of baseball. For all the sabermetric advances in the game, the one that's made the most inroads into the consciousness of baseball fans and the actions of baseball teams is the simple pitch count...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 8 months ago 8,890 reads 12 comments

  10. Why Stephen Strasburg Is Being Passed Up by MLB's Other Young Aces

    Remember when Stephen Strasburg was The Next Big Thing in Pitching? The way the Washington Nationals right-hander is throwing these days, it's getting harder and harder to recall such a time, even though it wasn't all that long ago...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 8 months ago 23,878 reads 52 comments

  11. How Adding a Slider Could Take Stephen Strasburg to the Next Level

    For a pitcher who already throws a fastball that can touch 100 mph when it's not breaking bats thanks to heavy sink, a curveball with such hard snap that it can break legs and a changeup ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 1,745 reads 4 comments