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Rays Need To Add A Reliever

By: Daniel Satter

First off, after the trade that landed the Rays Corey Dickerson, they lost a big piece in the bullpen in Jake McGee. What will the Rays do to fill the hole left in the bullpen? 672 more words


Roster review: Matt Thornton

Age on Opening Day 2016: 39

How acquired: Selected off waivers Aug. of 2014

MLB service time: 11 years, 129 days

2015 salary+bonuses: $3.5 million… 357 more words

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Svrluga illuminates the Nats' collapse

Barry Svrluga of the Washington Post has written a brilliant 3-part account of the Nationals’ 2015 season. Parts 1 and 2 are well worth reading, but… 825 more words

Bryce Harper

On middle-inning decisions and blown leads

Does this sound familiar: The Nationals scratch and claw their way to take a 5-3 lead against a first-place club into the sixth or seventh inning, only to watch that lead fritter away and ultimately lose by a score of 8-5? 864 more words

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Nats 5, Braves 2 (10): Taylor caps stunning rally with homer

GAME IN A NUTSHELL: There are no guarantees in baseball, not even when facing a team that has lost 16 of its last 17 and is giving up runs like they’re on clearance. 543 more words

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Eight Takeaways From Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Rams Practice

This past Monday and Tuesday, the Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Rams held a joint practice in Oxnard, CA. The Rams were in town due to their preseason game with the Oakland Raiders last Friday, so as Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett put it, “The logistics for the practice matched up.” 1,335 more words

Clara Russell

D'backs 11, Nats 4: From bad to worse

GAME IN A NUTSHELL: If Tuesday night’s victory gave Nationals fans reason to calm down and believe things were turning in the right direction, Wednesday night’s loss only gave them reason to completely reverse course and now fear the worst. 451 more words

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