Tuesday May 14
Washington Nationals' Davey Johnson On Bryce Harper's Condition After ...
Remember when Chicago White Sox' minor league outfielder Rodney McCray ran right through the yellow and blue Flav-R-Pac ad near the 369 ft sign on the plywood right field fence in Portland Oregon's Civic Stadium chasing a fly ball off Minnesota Twins ' prospect Chip Hale's bat? The wall in that minor league park gave way.
Mon May 13, 2013
Hicks homers twice, takes one away as Twins top White Sox
Justin Morneau, center, celebrated as the Twins went ahead 4-2 after he and Joe Mauer scored in the third inning.
Aaron Hicks Launching Bombs to Rekindle Rookie of Year Campaign
Crank up the Aaron Hicks for American League Rookie of the Year talk because this kid is back! I may need to curb my enthusiasm a little bit; but after watching Hicks' performance on Monday, it's hard not to get excited about the future this kid has in front of him.
Sat May 11, 2013
Should the Pirates sign Starling Marte to a long-term contract?
Long answer: Tim Williams , Travis Sawchik and a few other people were discussing this earlier today on Twitter.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Japan Times
Nationals edge past Tigers
Not even close: Tampa Bay second baseman Ben Zobrist waits to tag out Toronto's Maicer Izturis as he tries to steal second base in the fourth inning Thursday night.
Thu May 09, 2013
Baseball - Highlights of Thursday's a
Scott Kazmir struck out 10 while Mark Reynolds added his American League-best 11th home run as Cleveland completed a four-game home sweep of Oakland.
Coming Home: Nationals' Denard Span Connects With Community as He Settles Into Life in D.C.
Span, left, was traded to Washington in November. Since then, he's been working to get to know his Nationals teammates and his new city.
Detroit Free Press
Nationals 3, Tigers 1: Notes, quotes from Wednesday's loss
The Tigers' Anibal Sanchez suffered his first loss to the Nationals. He was 8-0 against them heading into Wednesday's game.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Miami Herald
Sam Donnellon: Slap-happy hitters a dying breed
The club, by description and definition, is a small one. In a world of bulging biceps and shrunken ballparks, the slap-hitting speedsters who populated the 1970s and '80s era of spacious, artificial-turf stadiums are nearly extinct, the few remaining required to prove their worth on almost a nightly basis, their margin of error as slim as their ... (more)
Tue May 07, 2013
Bless You Boys
Game 31 Preview: Tigers at Nationals
This next episode of the hit reality show "Yet Another World Series Preview" features pitchers Anibal Sanchez and Jordan Zimmermann in a game that is sure to be described by someone with the words "lack of run support" tomorrow morning.
Mon May 06, 2013
Washington Nationals Getting Everything They Can from Denard Span
Washington has fixed that problem with the addition of Denard Span to the top of the lineup.
Sun May 05, 2013
Twins minor-league pitching: The Sunday report
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Denard Span back in Nationals' lineup Sunday
From Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington's Nats Insider comes word that outfielder Denard Span is back in Washington's starting lineup for Sunday's series-finale against the Pirates at PNC Park.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Washington Post
Cole, Ray together at Potomac
Cole, a hard-throwing right-hander, did not mind. He had grown up in South Florida and liked playing on the East Coast.
Wed May 01, 2013
Albany Times Union
Hudson uses bat, arm to win 200th
Tim Hudson was a dual threat in his 200th career win, combining with Anthony Varvaro on a three-hitter while hitting a homer and a double to lead the Atlanta Braves to an 8-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Rock Cats' Alex Meyer Throws Knuckle Curve That Could Be Ticket To Majors
David Meyer, umpiring a high school game in Indiana, saw something he'd never seen before, an unusually sharp-breaking curveball.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Monterey County Herald
MLB roundup: Bryce Harper, Nationals beat Reds
Bryce Harper homered and singled, Dan Haren had his best start of the young season Saturday and the Washington Nationals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-3. Denard Span and Jayson Werth each had two hits for Washington, which has won the first three games of the four-game set.
Denard Span leads the way with the glove and at the plate as Nationals beat Reds
Evan Vucci/AP Nationals center fielder Denard Span went 2-for-5 with an RBI and made two sensational catches in the field in Washington's win over Cincinnati on Saturday.
Major League Baseball
MLB full of gamechangers in leadoff spot
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Fri Apr 26, 2013
Vikings not alone in celebrating future Thursday
Patrick Reusse has been covering sports in the Twin Cities since 1968. He has been a Star Tribune sports columnist since 1988.