Boston Red Sox Should Trust Xander Bogaerts And Let Stephen Drew Walk
The time has come to let the beast that is Xander Bogaerts off his leash and let Stephen Drew get the pay increase only he and Scott Boras believe he deserves.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Washington Nationals - TeamReport
MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH Bolstering an already strong starting staff, the Washington Nationals acquired right-hander Doug Fister from the Detroit Tigers on Dec. 2. The Nationals sent infielder Steve Lombardozzi, left-handed pitcher Ian Krol and minor league lefty Robbie Ray to the Tigers.
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How Fister does it
Everything Doug Fister does, from 60 feet, 6 inches away, serves to deceive. His towering height makes you think power, but then he throws a fastball that may not get pulled over in some states.
Wire Taps: Nationals' Skipper Says Stephen Strasburg Could Get Late Start This Spring
Stephen Strasburg's rehab "is going fine" according to Washington Nationals' manager Matt Williams, but Strasburg could start Spring Training a few days late.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Teddy Never Wins
Washington Nationals Payroll: 2014
With all these rumblings of the Mariners being prepared to offer Robinson Cano over $200 million and Jacoby Ellsbury getting $150 plus from the Yankees, I thought it was a good idea to take a look at the Nationals' payroll for 2014 and how it stacks up around Major League Baseball.
LOVERRO: Squeaky clean Doug Fister latest piece in Nats' personality shift
Doug Fister should fit right in with the Washington Nationals. Not only is he a quality starting pitcher - coming off a 14-9 season with the Detroit Tigers - but he is dripping in clubhouse character.
Washington Nationals Rumors: New Posting System Should Make Nats Major Player For Masahiro Tanaka
It would be pretty easy to assume that, after their acquisition of Doug Fister earlier this week, the Washington Nationals are probably finished in their search for starting pitching.
Call to the Pen
Is Stephen Strasburg a 200+ Innings Pitcher?
Back in 2009, Stephen Strasburg was considered the best player in the Major League Draft.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Why Doug Fister Will Be Difference-Maker for Washington Nationals in 2014
Entering the 2014 MLB season, the Washington Nationals have shored up their starting pitching rotation by acquiring Doug Fister via trade from the Detroit Tigers for infielder Steve Lombardozzi, relief pitcher Ian Krol and prospect Robbie Ray .
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Hot Stove happenings: A few links and notes
So the Mariners' first move of the offseason is to sign free agent Willie Bloomquist.
Ross Detwiler still favored for 5th starter role
So with new starter Doug Fister on board, it appears the Nationals' rotation is set for 2014.
Tigers trade Fister to Nats
The Tigers traded right-hander Doug Fister to the Nationals for three players Monday night, opening a spot in their rotation and perhaps saving some money to keep Max Scherzer beyond next season.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Bless You Boys
Doug Fister traded to the Washington Nationals for Steve Lombardozzi, Ian Krol and Robbie Ray
Doug Fister has been dealt to the Washington Nationals, the Tigers receiving infielder Steve Lombardozzi, left-handed reliever Ian Krol and minor-league left-handed pitcher Robbie Ray in return.
Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo Pulls Off Smart Trade for Doug Fister
On Monday evening, reports surfaced that the Washington Nationals have made a deal with the Detroit Tigers to acquire starting right-hander Doug Fister .
Nationals trade for Tigers' Fister to bolster rotation
The Nationals have acquired right-hander Doug Fister from the Tigers , Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com has confirmed.
Washington Nationals Should Not Tender Ross Ohlendorf
By midnight on Monday night, the Washington Nationals will need to decide on whether or not to tender contracts offers to eight arbitration-eligible players: Jordan Zimmermann , Ian Desmond , Tyler Clippard , Drew Storen , Stephen Strasburg , Ross Detwiler , Wilson Ramos and Ross Ohlendorf .
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Washington Nationals Rumors: Signing Robinson Cano is a Bad Idea
The rumor mill is in full effect in the Robinson Cano sweepstakes. While he still remains millions of dollars apart in contract negotiations with the New York Yankees , other teams, like the Washington Nationals , have come up as contenders for the second baseman's services.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Washington Nationals: 5 Things Fans Should Be Thankful For
After a very disappointing 86 win season that saw them finish far behind the Atlanta Braves and flounder below .500 for most of the year, it's easier than one would think to find positives for the Washington Nationals .
Nationals Rumors: From Jacoby Ellsbury To David Price To Robinson Cano
If the rumors don't fit, make them fit. Trade people. Move them around. Whatever it takes.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
3 Reasons Washington Nationals Can Win It All in 2014
However, what about the 2014 version? Can they win the first World Series in franchise history, and the first for the city of Washington since 1924? The 2013 season was a painful one for the Washington Nationals, but it can be a learning experience for a young and relatively inexperienced roster.