Only at The Washington Times: Mark Zuckerman and Ben Goessling blog on the Washington Nationals.
The Angels force a Game 6 with a wild, 7-6 victory over the Yankees Thursday night.
Nats top pitching prospect gives up eight runs and three homers in his second Arizona Fall League outing. Meanwhile, shortstop Danny Espinosa leaves after one inning with an apparent injury.
The Phillies won their second straight NL pennant by beating the Dodgers 10-4 on Wednesday night, taking the NLCS in five games.
MLB will report its Pitch F/X data from Stephen Strasburg's Arizona Fall League start on Thursday.
Dodgers hitting coach Don Mattingly said this afternoon the Nationals have asked Los Angeles general manager Ned Colletti for permission to speak to Mattingly about their managerial opening.
Jimmy Rollins' two-run double in the ninth inning gave the Phillies a 5-4 win in Game 4 of the NLCS, putting them up 3-1 in their series with the Dodgers.
New York sends Andy Pettitte to the mound, while Los Angeles hands the ball to Jered Weaver in a must-win game.
Cliff Lee struck out 10 batters, tying a Phillies postseason record, and pitched eight shutout innings as Philadelphia beat the Dodgers 11-0 in Game 3 of the NLCS.
Among those on the field pregame at Dodger Stadium: Jim Bowden and Frank Robinson (but not together).
Game 1 of the NLCS gets underway at 8:07 p.m., but attention is already on Game 2 tomorrow, with Pedro Martinez starting for the Phillies.
The Nationals officially announced three outside hires to bolster their front office, and named Kris Kline scouting director.
The Nationals have hired Atlanta scouting director Roy Clark as their new assistant GM.
Washington Nationals closer Mike MacDougal underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right hip, repairing an injury that hampered the right-hander during the last week of the Nationals’ season.
Dana Brown, who had been in charge of scouting for the Expos/Nationals since 2002, will be named special assistant to new Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos later today.
Behind home runs from Alex Rodriguez and Jorge Posada, the Yankees finished an ALDS sweep of the Twins in the last baseball game played in the Metrodome.
By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution