1. Washington Nationals: Organization Sending Message That Tyler Moore Is Coming

    With a lot of talk surrounding the Nationals both on the big league and minor league levels, there strangely isn't much spotlight left for 25-year-old 1B Tyler Moore, who is playing with the team's AAA farm club...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about over 2 years ago 666 reads 0 comments

  2. Washington Nationals: Bold Predictions for Each Top 10 Prospect

    Even with the pieces lost in the acquisition of Gio Gonzalez, the Nationals have an average to above average farm system with pieces like Harper, Rendon, Goodwin, Meyer, Purke and others...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about over 2 years ago 2,541 reads 10 comments

  3. Baltimore Orioles: 5 Low-Key Moves the Birds Should Make

    Last month, I wrote a piece on the ideal moves I'd make if I were the Orioles , but it is now obvious that names like Buehrle, Sizemore, and Broxton are off the table, as well as many of the other big-name marquee players...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about over 2 years ago 2,075 reads 8 comments

  4. Prince Fielder: Should Washington Nationals Go All-In on 1B?

    According to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal , the Nationals are making Prince Fielder their top offensive target, despite previous denial of interest in the services of the 27-year-old...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about over 2 years ago 1,026 reads 9 comments

  5. Prince Fielder Need Not Apply: 7 Players the Baltimore Orioles Should Pursue

    Right off the bat, I'm not an Orioles fan, but I live in the Baltimore/ Washington area. I hear a lot of the complaints of long-suffering O's fans, and I understand the desire to ...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about over 2 years ago 2,141 reads 24 comments

  6. Carlos Quentin: 5 Teams That Could Look To Acquire the Chicago White Sox OF

    There has been quite a lot happening in regards to Chicago baseball in the last few months. The Cubs fired longtime GM Jim Hendry in August following another Carlos Zambrano blowup, ...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about almost 3 years ago 1,882 reads 2 comments

  7. Baltimore Orioles: Is It Time to Part Ways with Adam Jones?

    For the last two seasons, the Baltimore Orioles have finished strong. In 2010, the late-season charge was led by an influx of players returning from injury at virtually the same ...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about almost 3 years ago 831 reads 13 comments

  8. Aftermath: How Do MLB Managers Rank Following Last Night's Collapses?

    Unless you are a Red Sox or Atlanta Braves fan, I can't see how last night wasn't one of the most amazing nights of baseball you have ever seen...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about almost 3 years ago 213 reads 0 comments

  9. 9 Reasons the Washington Nationals Will Shock the Baseball World in '12

    Like many baseball fans, I love MLB Network. So, Prime 9 has inspired me to give my top nine reasons why the Washington Nationals will shock the baseball world...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about almost 3 years ago 1,036 reads 6 comments

  10. MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Reasons Why a BJ Upton, Ian Desmond Swap Is a Win-Win

    It has been rumored for months that the Nationals have been looking into acquiring BJ Upton, and just recently it has been revealed that the Rays have interesting in Ian Desmond...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about 3 years ago 302 reads 0 comments

  11. Washington Nationals: 5 Players That Need to Step Up to Win Wildcard

    Tonight, the Nationals begin the second half of their season. The first half was marked with ups and downs, and more downs, and plenty more ups. Ultimately, the team stands at 46-46 as they get set to take on Tim Hudson and the Braves at 7:35...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about 3 years ago 534 reads 0 comments

  12. MLB Trades: 4 Players Who Could Send the Washington Nationals to the Playoffs

    The Washington Nationals are having a great year, as they are an even .500 with a 46-46 mark going into the season's second half. Despite having their best year since moving to Washington in 2005, the Nationals do have several sizable holes...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about 3 years ago 1,858 reads 14 comments

  13. San Francisco Giants: Four Reasons Bruce Bochy May Be Baseball's Newest Villain

    We all know that NL All-Star manager Bruce Bochy heavily favors his own players over some players with other clubs who are arguably more deserving. I've started to feel a certain disdain for Bruce Bochy...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about 3 years ago 2,219 reads 30 comments

  14. Baltimore Orioles: Have They Hit Baseball's Rock Bottom?

    The last 24 hours of so have been very telling for the Baltimore Orioles . Even as an outsider looking in at this team I wonder how things have gotten so bad...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about 3 years ago 762 reads 20 comments

  15. Washington Nationals: Can Red Hot Nats Upgrade at MLB Trade Deadline?

    The Washington Nationals are arguably the hottest team in baseball, having won 13 of their last 15 games. They are also 17-7 in the month of June...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about 3 years ago 430 reads 5 comments

  16. Jayson Werth Wasn't Exactly off Base: 5 Changes the Nats Need Now

    Most baseball fans know by now that Jayson Werth called his team out following Wednesday's game, the completion of a sweep at the hands of the Milwaukee Brewers , and that his attempt ...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about 3 years ago 873 reads 2 comments

  17. Hot and Cold: Each AL Team's Most Impressive and Disappointing Players Thus Far

    Just over two weeks into the Major League Baseball season and we have already seen our fair share of surprises from clubs like the Indians and Royals off to hot starts, along with teams like the struggling Tigers and Red Sox ...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about over 3 years ago 1,130 reads 0 comments

  18. Milwaukee Brewers vs. Washington Nationals: Nyjer Morgan's Return to D.C.

    Tonight, the Milwaukee Brewers (7-5) come into Washington , D.C. to face off against the Nationals (5-7)...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about over 3 years ago 470 reads 2 comments

  19. Jim Riggleman Nearly Blows It Again as Washington Nationals Win 6-3

    Let me first begin by saying that I respect Jim Riggleman and understand that he hasn't been given much to work with in his time with the Nationals , but what happened today against the Braves isn't a one-time thing for Riggs...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about over 3 years ago 439 reads 11 comments

  20. Washington Nationals 2011: Key to Improved Offense Written in Michael Morse Code

    Washington's new left fielder has had an interesting journey in his 11-year pro career. Drafted in 2000 by the White Sox, Michael Morse has been traded twice and has never gotten ...

    Ryan C. Smith Written by Ryan C. Smith about over 3 years ago 352 reads 1 comments