1. Washington Nationals: The Time Has Come to Sign Prince Fielder or Cut Bait

    Now that Yu Darvish is a Texas Ranger, the Prince Fielder saga will soon come to a merciful conclusion. He still might sign with the Rangers , or San Francisco might be his final destination...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about over 2 years ago 1,030 reads 3 comments

  2. Washington Nationals: Gio Gonzalez Better for Team Than Mark Buehrle

    It's been almost 24 hours since the Washington Nationals acquired pitcher Gio Gonzalez, and fan reaction has pretty much fallen into two categories regarding the deal...

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  3. Washington Nationals Zeroing In on 90 Wins in 2012

    For the first time since they arrived in town seven years ago, the offseason is a time of true potential and hope for the Washington Nationals ...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about over 2 years ago 1,065 reads 9 comments

  4. Washington Nationals: Looking Back at Bryce Harper's First Season as a Pro

    Overall, I think most Washington Nationals ’ fans are pleased with how Bryce Harper preformed in 2011. The nation’s No. 1 overall draft pick in the 2010 MLB draft played well with the Class A Hagerstown Suns, batting ...

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  5. Washington Nationals: Biggest Addition Could Be Jamey Carroll

    When Nationals' manager Davey Johnson’s title was changed from interim to permanent on Monday, it was a ho-hum moment. The team had to follow MLB procedures—touch all the bases as it were—before his hiring could be officially announced...

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  6. BYU Football: QB Jake Heaps' Talent Not Enough to Replace Riley Nelson's Drive

    How good is Brigham Young's Riley Nelson, and how long will he be the starting quarterback for the Cougars? And how good is Jake Heaps, the anointed football messiah destined ...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about almost 3 years ago 1,292 reads 0 comments

  7. BYU Dodges Big 12 Bullet, Remains Independent in Both Spirit and Conference

    After a month of waiting and wondering, it’s over. BYU is not going to be offered membership in the Big 12 conference, at least not for now...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about almost 3 years ago 3,194 reads 47 comments

  8. Anthony Rendon Could Be Replacing Ryan Zimmerman at Third by 2013

    In their first MLB player draft as the Washington Nationals back in 2005, the team selected Ryan Zimmerman of the University of Virginia...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about almost 3 years ago 3,190 reads 11 comments

  9. With New Elbow Working Fine, Stephen Strasburg Now a Pitcher and Not a Thrower

    In less than a full season of baseball, Stephen Strasburg has proven two very important things. First, he showed last year that he has the potential to be one of the very best pitchers ever to don a baseball uniform...

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  10. Washington Nationals: How Their Solid 2011 Season Could Have Been Even Better

    Without question, the Washington Nationals had a solid, almost above-average year in 2011, winning 80 games and signaling their bright future just might begin next year...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about almost 3 years ago 670 reads 5 comments

  11. Stephen Strasburg's Former Catcher Promoted to Class-A Potomac Nationals

    The fact that a player was promoted from Low-A Hagerstown to High-A Potomac this early in the season comes as a surprise to no one. The fact that it wasn't Bryce Harper is...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about 3 years ago 862 reads 1 comments

  12. Bryce Harper Ready for Promotion but He Remains in Hagerstown for Now

    No matter what happens, Bryce Harper won't be playing baseball for the Washington Nationals in 2011. That was the guarantee that came from pretty much everyone within the organization...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about 3 years ago 67 reads 21 comments

  13. Nationals Recent Losses Hard to Take Because More Is Expected This Year

    Sometimes, being a fan of the Washington Nationals can be very troubling. Seven seasons ago, they marched into the All-Star break in first place in the National League East with a record of 50-31...

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  14. Washington Nationals: What Should Be Done About Michael Morse?

    Heading into spring training, Michael Morse had already proven that he was a major league hitter. In parts of seven seasons, the 29-year-old had batted .284/.347/.440 with 21 homers and 92 RBI in 661 at-bats...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about over 3 years ago 838 reads 5 comments

  15. Will Washington Nationals' Offense Catch Up to Their Pitching? Yes

    After a rough start to the 2011 season, the Washington Nationals —behind excellent pitching, of all things—are above .500 at 8-7 as they prepare to play the Cardinals in St...

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  16. Washington Nationals: Tom Milone Continues to Move Closer to DC Starting Gig

    Tom Milone took the mound for the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs a few nights ago and the crafty left-hander (crafty is the term used for lefties who can’t throw a fastball much ...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about over 3 years ago 861 reads 1 comments

  17. Washington Nationals: With Roster All but Set, 80 Wins Seems Obtainable Goal

    With their first winning spring training now in the books, the Washington Nationals today finalized the 25-man roster that they will take north to Atlanta for Opening Day...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about over 3 years ago 510 reads 17 comments

  18. Washington Post Wrong for Saying Orioles off-Season Better Than Nationals

    When Thomas Boswell first began writing for the Washington Post, Ronald Reagan was still a one-term president and the Washington Redskins had just won their third consecutive Eastern Division championship...

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  19. Ian Desmond's Resurrected Career Helps Guide Nationals Toward Respectability

    When former general manager Jim Bowden compared Ian Desmond to future Hall of Fame shortstop Derek Jeter, his team had yet to play a game as the Washington Nationals ...

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  20. Washington Nationals: With Top 3 Catchers Batting .679, Who Will Make the Club?

    Heading into spring training, the Washington Nationals appeared to have four players who were capable of being quality every-day major league catchers. And three games into the Grapefruit League schedule, nothing has changed...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about over 3 years ago 635 reads 4 comments

  21. Washington Nationals: 4 Years Later, Was Ross Detwiler Worth a High First-Round Pick?

    A potentially new-and-improved Ross Detwiler took the mound in Viera, Florida yesterday and pitched two scoreless innings against the New York Mets. He allowed just two weak singles, struck out three and didn’t walk a batter...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about over 3 years ago 1,440 reads 1 comments

  22. Washington Nationals: Michael Morse Is the Answer in Left Field

    Buried deep within perhaps the most meaningless game the Washington Nationals will play all year was one very meaningful, extremely encouraging sign: Michael Morse is not going to give up left field without a fight...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about over 3 years ago 88 reads 4 comments

  23. Washington Nationals 2009 MLB Draft in Review: Few Stars, But Lots of Depth

    By the time the 2009 baseball amateur draft finally came to an end, the Washington Nationals had added 50 players to their minor league system...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about over 3 years ago 652 reads 2 comments

  24. Washington Nationals Need To Trade for Jason Bay and They Can Get Him Cheap

    Roger Bernadina could possibly be playing left field for the Washington Nationals in 2011. Michael Morse will be in left, at least against southpaw pitchers. And If Bernadina falters, look for Rick Ankiel to play the majority of the time there...

    Farid Rushdi Written by Farid Rushdi about over 3 years ago 1,286 reads 39 comments

  25. Daniel Rosenbaum Could Be Knocking at Major League Door By End of the Season

    Since the first day they arrived in town, the Washington Nationals promised that restocking the team's depleted farm system would be their top priority...

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