The Washington Nationals have a lot invested in Max Scherzer — a seven-year, $210 million contract signed two years ago — but Scherzer had a lot invested in the Nationals’ future as well.
The Astros’ World Series title last fall and the Philadelphia Sixers’ uptick (currently seventh in the Eastern Conference), have amplified discussions about teams tanking. If it works, copycats will follow.
“It is home in a plastic bag. I am going to use it for something later,” Rendon said of his newly cut hair.
Among the Washington Nationals relievers who threw live batting practice Tuesday in West Palm Beach were right-hander Brandon Kintzler and lefty Sean Doolittle. Right-handed reliever Shawn Kelley threw off one of the mounds in a practice field bullpen.
Washington Nationals center fielder Michael A. Taylor had a strong postseason in 2017. But Taylor changed his workout approach this past winter.
Former Mavericks president and CEO Terdema Ussery and former Mavs.com team beat writer Earl K. Sneed are accused of various instances of sexual harassment and misogynistic behavior.
Six years after they first took the field together, it appears this may be the final year of the Nationals’ Strasburg-Harper tag team of dreams — and their last chance together to fulfill what at one time seemed to be their destiny.
One week into the college baseball season, Andy Cannizaro, the head coach at Mississippi State University, resigned Tuesday after reports of his pending firing came out Monday night.
The Washington Nationals superstar, entering his final contract year, met with those he wants to wall off — the media — on Monday at Nationals spring training and declared that he would only be answering questions related to the 2018 season.
Benoit, who will turn 41 in July, joins his ninth Major League team.
Major League Baseball imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018.