Wieters said he managed to cut his left wrist severely by breaking a five-gallon glass water container in his garage on Nov. 1, delaying his offseason preparation - and, he thinks, his chance to find a deal in free agency.
Robles is the Nationals’ lone crown jewel in a farm system that took a hit this winter. The first two names on the list of objects of desire from other clubs, including the White Sox in the Chris Sale trade talks, were Trea Turner and Robles. Washington wasn’t willing to part with either.
The Nationals signed Adam Lind in the middle of February to compete for the bench spot that was occupied by Clint Robinson last season. Grappling for a baseball job is nothing new to Robinson.
Things Deron doesn’t get? How the Wizards are a surprise. The Cousins trade. The Cousins contract. And just about everything Carmelo.
Major League Baseball intends to push forward with the process that could lead to possible rule changes involving the strike zone, installation of pitch clocks and limits on trips to the pitcher’s mound.
The Lerners have shown they’re not inclined to pay top dollar for the position of manager.
Alex Rodriguez maintains he will not attempt a comeback.
You could reasonably live a good life within Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon’s RV.
While the closer situation may be more of a need for the Washington Nationals, they certainly secured their spot at the catcher position.
While presidents have been snubbed before, six players from the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots took it to another level by preemptively turning down an expected invitation from President Trump. Rest assured, they won’t be the last to mix sports and politics.
A down season last year — the fourth consecutive with a decline at the plate — has the Nationals’ first baseman being advised by his manager and last year’s second-place finisher in MVP voting.
In the business of wrestling, where no act is too bizarre or outrageous, George “The Animal” Steele stood out as an original.