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Capital Favorite Champion

The reality is that the Washington Nationals will have to pay Max Scherzer until he is 44-years-old, and history says most long-term contracts for pitchers stink towards the end. 1,357 more words

Most Likely To ___________? 3rd edition: Handing out high school superlatives to a bunch of DC sports figures

Yep, that’s right! DC high school superlatives are back for a third time because these, like long touchdown passes to DeSean Jackson, are never not fun. 679 more words

Boras' 'internal rating' says Nats have MLB's best rotation

Even before the Nationals added Max Scherzer in a record free agent contract, their starting rotation was by all accounts a strength.

They held the best rotation ERA in MLB last season at 3.04 and the best WHIP at 1.14. 303 more words

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On the Red Sox Starting Rotation

I want no part of James Shields.

Let me rephrase: I want no part of James Shields unless his price is about 3 years at $18 million per year. 1,588 more words

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Max Scherzer to Nationals: News to FIP Over!

In case you’ve been living in a cave the last few days, you know that the Nationals signed free-agency pitcher Max Scherzer to a… 684 more words


What happens now to Nats' rotation?

Already harboring the deepest rotation in the majors – and arguably the best overall in the game – the Nationals “strengthened a strength,” as general manager Mike Rizzo likes to say, in signing former Cy Young winner Max Scherzer to a free agent deal on Sunday. 604 more words

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Stephen Strasburg Trade Rumors: Six Potential Destinations for the Nationals Ace

Event No. 1: Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals agree to a seven-year, $210-million contract early Monday.

Event No. 2: Trade rumors, or more accurately speculation over the future of Stephen Strasburg, begin to float after following tweet: 938 more words