The 33-year-old right-hander spent most of the past three seasons as Toronto’s closer and could potentially fill the eighth-inning void left by Tyler Clippard.
Exactly one month from Monday, the Nationals will hold their first full-squad spring training workout in Viera, Florida, beginning a seven-month journey that they hope will lead to another playoff appearance.
Banks was one of the greatest players of the 20th century, the greatest power hitting shortstop ever, and we remember him for his decency. That man died Friday night. And we’re supposed to care about someone like Belichick today?
Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope.
The right-hander signed a seven-year, $210 million contract Wednesday, a franchise-altering deal that shows just how far the organization has come.
Manager Matt Williams says Tanner Roark is continuing to prepare as a starter, despite the addition of Max Scherzer.
Boras strongly denied a report from earlier this week that Strasburg is now open to being traded. “We don’t know where that came from,” Boras said.
Pope Francis will reportedly visit Washington, D.C. on his trip to the United States this fall. Maybe he will get a chance to have an audience with Scott Boras.
With the addition of Scherzer, 30, the Nationals will at least temporarily boast one of the most dominant starting rotations in baseball — and possibly one of the best rotations in recent decades.
The best moves result in a number of attractive options for a wide range of possibilities. In the short-term, Scherzer gives Washington better odds of reaching the World Series for the first time since 1933.
According to multiple reports early Monday morning, the Washington Nationals have signed the marquee free agent to a seven-year contract, further strengthening one of the best rotations in baseball.
The Lerner family is going to keep this team’s payroll in the $140 million neighborhood — an upscale, if not luxury, neighborhood. In order to do that, you can’t be paying the setup reliever $9 million.