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The Curious Case of Washington’s Early Season Slump

The Washington Nationals have found themselves in a very unfamiliar position of looking way up at the National League East standings. The Nats, who currently sit at 7-9, are six games back of the division-leading New York Mets and are two games under .500 for the first time since mid-2015. Other than that, things are […]

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Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs: Game 3 Preview

For awhile during the series, it seemed as if the demons of the Washington Nationals’ past were starting to creep back up again.  The formula was all to familiar for Nats fans: dominant pitching performances, but no offensive production to match it.  How quickly things can change with a few key swings of the bat. […]

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Nationals Bullpen Showing Their Teeth

A few months ago, several sports writers (myself included) were discussing the fact that the Washington Nationals bullpen was not reliable enough for them to win a World Series title this year. It’s amazing how quickly things can change in a baseball season. The Nationals have since traded for reliable assets in relievers such as […]

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Who Would Win the NL East If The Season Started Today?

So, last week, the AL East was under the microscope as we went to see who would win if the season started today. Now how about we go next door and break down the NL East? While the NL East doesn’t seem as deep as the AL East, all teams can win. The Mets had […]

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Rockies Considering Daniel Murphy?

MLB Free Agency kicked off Saturday and the rumor mill is already at work. The Colorado Rockies are considering a run at New York Mets NLCS MVP Daniel Murphy. The idea for Murphy, if he was signed, is for him to play first base, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports tweets. Murphy’s success this past postseason has […]

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Top 10: 2016 MLB Free Agents

1. Zack Greinke This is an obvious choice. The guy was 19-3 with a 1.66 earned run average (ERA). Greinke has a legit chance at winning the CY Young award for the NL for his 2015 season. His main rivals to that award are his own teammate Clayton Kershaw and Chicago Cubs’ Jake Arrieta. Greinke signed […]

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Royals: 2015 Season in Review

Thirty years. It has been thirty years since Kansas City has celebrated a baseball championship. Since 1985 this great city, these great fans, have been lacking this moment. On November 1st, 2015 the Royals sent the city into a frenzy. The 2015 World Series Champions call Kansas City home. The road to the championship was […]

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World Series: A Royals Perspective

The Kansas City Royals face the New York Mets this Tuesday, October 27th to kick off the 2015 World Series. First pitch at 8:07 pm ET. The Royals have just announced that their rotation will be Edinson Volquez, Johnny Cueto, Yordano Ventura, and Chris Young in that order. The Mets are going with Matt Harvey, […]

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Do the Cubs Have Any Chance of Making the World Series?

The New York Mets have seemingly put a damper on the “Back to the Future” prediction talk. They won 5-2 Tuesday against the surprisingly struggling Chicago Cubs. The Cubbies just can’t find a way to cool the bat of Second Baseman David Murphy. Murphy hit another long ball, his 5th in as many games, to […]

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