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Saves And Speed Still Can Be Secured By Smart Shopping On The Waiver Wire

By Sam McPherson

A lot of experienced fantasy baseball owners do not risk high draft picks on relief pitchers before the season starts, because other than a few secure closers that go early, a lot of save opportunities “change hands” over the course of a six-month Major League Baseball season. 906 more words


Takeaways/There Goes Masahiro, Watch Him as He Goes

Starting pitching has been a minefield this year, but mostly because of injuries.  Masahiro Tanaka has been the exception to that rule (unless he is hiding an injury).   770 more words

Fantasy Baseball

Nationals Game Notes: July 31 at San Francisco Giants

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Washington Nationals (61-43) at San Francisco Giants (60-44)

LHP Gio Gonzalez | RHP Matt Cain

Sunday, July 31 l Game #105 / Road #54 l AT&T Park l San Francisco, Calif. 325 more words

Jayson Werth

Thoughts on the Melancon Trade

The Pirates sent 3x All Star Mark Melancon to the Washington Nationals earlier today for relief lefty Felipe Rivero and prospect Taylor Hearn. The Pirates are 52-49 heading into tonights game in Milwaukee and are only 3 games out of the 2nd Wild Card spot. 412 more words


Breaking News: Nationals Acquire Mark Melancon

The Washington Nationals have acquired closer, Mark Melancon from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Felipe Rivero and Taylor Hearn. This move bolsters the bullpen for the Nationals, as they acquire a proven closer who will take over for the struggling… 232 more words


Rapid Reaction: Nats Grab Closer Melancon For Small Price

Pirates Get: Felipe Rivero (49.2 IP, 4.53 ERA, 1.168 WHIP, 3.26 FIP) Taylor Hearn (Class A Hagerstown — 22.2 IP, 3.18 ERA, 1.412 WHIP)

Nationals Get: Mark Melancon (41.2 IP, 30 SV, 1.51 ERA, .96 WHIP) … 528 more words

MLB News

Game 82 Review- Reds 9 Nats 4 (10 Innings)

Reds’ catcher Tucker Barnhart watches his 10th inning, go-ahead single head to right center during last evening’s Reds’ 9-4 victory of the Washington Nationals that ended the home team’s winning streak at six games. 541 more words