- Seattle socialist: Minimum-wage discussion skewed by ‘right-wing’ GAO analysis
- U.N. warns of Muslim ‘cleansing’ in Central African Republic
- Senate blocks change to military sex assault cases
- Drug mix may have cured child born with HIV, doctors say
- De Blasio’s wife irks former mansion chef with ‘servant’ remark
- Russia’s neighbors shiver amid Putin’s Cold War moves in Ukraine
- New SAT: The essay portion is to become optional
- Military group can’t march to honor the fallen at Boston Marathon due to security changes
- Senate passes bills deleting ‘retarded’ from laws
- China announces biggest military hike in 3 years: We are not ‘boy scouts with spears’
By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Shawn Hill
A person familiar with the selection tells The Associated Press that Fredric Horowitz has been hired to replace Shyam Das as the arbitrator for Major League Baseball and its players' association.
Capsules of American League teams, listed in order of finish last year:
Capsules of National League teams, listed in order of finish last year:
Infielder Greg Dobbs and right-hander Shawn Hill have agreed to minor-league contracts with the Florida Marlins.
On a day of milestone hits, Jose Bautista's big shot won the game.
Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki became the first player with 10 straight 200-hit seasons on Thursday, breaking his own record with a single to center in the fifth inning of the Mariners' game against the Blue Jays.
Even in defeat, the Washington Nationals lately had been trying to tout more positives than negatives. General manager Jim Bowden even went so far yesterday afternoon to insist his team is in a pennant race despite its last-place standing, the 6½ games it trailed division-leading Florida and the four games standing between it and the fourth-place New York Mets.
Even in defeat, the Washington Nationals lately had been trying to tout more positives than negatives. General manager Jim Bowden even went so far yesterday afternoon to insist his team is in a pennant race despite its last-place standing, the 6 1/2 games it trailed division-leading Florida and the four games standing between it and the fourth-place New York Mets.
With the Washington Nationals still opting to be cautious with starter Shawn Hill, it appears left-hander Matt Chico will return from the bullpen to make Hill's scheduled start tomorrow against the Phillies.
Jim Bowden stood behind the bullpen mounds at the Washington Nationals' training facility this sprin
Jim Bowden stood behind the bullpen mounds at the Washington Nationals' training facility this spring and looked across a row of talented young pitchers warming up over the course of an hour.
VIERA, Fla. — Shawn Hill, as harsh of a self-critic as they come, won't say this often following one of his starts: "To be honest, I really don't care how I did. It was more how I felt today."
VIERA, Fla. — Though starter Shawn Hill threw off a mound yesterday, used all of his pitches and said he felt no tightness in his right arm, manager Manny Acta has all but ruled him out to start the season in the Washington Nationals' rotation.
VIERA, Fla. — Shawn Hill was back at Washington Nationals camp yesterday morning with some good news, some bad news and then some encouraging news about his ailing right forearm.
Weekend Rewind - In Case You Missed It
There is no need to over-analyze the Washington Nationals' just-completed homestand. After dropping two of three to the Philadelphia Phillies and then getting swept in three games by the New York Mets, the Nationals only could concede what they probably already knew.
"The offspeed stuff still needs a little work just in terms of getting a feel of it, but I was throwing strikes, and the velocity was fine," said Hill, who said his left shoulder is healed and he is now just monitoring his right elbow. "I feel reasonably well today, so all in all it was pretty good."
Right-hander Shawn Hill said he felt fine after making his first rehabilitation start Monday at Potomac.