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2015 MLB Preview: National League East

The Washington Nationals look like the best team in baseball. Fresh off a 96-win campaign — a season in which Nats hurlers led the majors in ERA — Washington added former Cy Young winner Max Scherzer to front the rotation. … Continue reading

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MLB Thoughts: Sept. 26

Well, I promised to write about the National League after review the AL for most of the week. So I’ll do that. But I have to say: Jeter. This guy. What a perfect ending. Just perfect. But seriously, you couldn’t … Continue reading

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2013 MLB Preview: NL East

This should be a fun race to watch. The Braves have really jumped out here in the early going, but they’ll be battling Washington all year long for the top spot in the division, maybe even the league. It’ll probably … Continue reading

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MLB Notebook: Sept. 2012

I’m taking a little time today to write a bit more about the MLB season that’s quickly drawing to a close. It’s been quite a season so far: we have an league-leading batter suspended for PEDs; a potential Cy Young … Continue reading

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2012 MLB Preview: NL East

Here’s the link to my previous AL East preview. Now for the NL’s power division. It’s possible that this division could produce three playoff entrants, thanks to the new double wild-card addition (which I’m warming up to, by the way). … Continue reading

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2011 MLB Preview: NL East

Time for my annual MLB division preview, starting with the National League East. 1st place: Philadelphia Phillies The Phils’ acquisition of prized free agent SP Cliff Lee sent shock waves through the hot stove league this winter. Adding Lee to … Continue reading

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Strasburg Mania

Last night something strange happened. Baseball in the nation’s capitol was relevant. Well, sort of. Stephen Strasburg, the much-ballyhooed precocious fireballer the Nationals drafted with the first overall pick in the 2009 amateur draft, made his major league debut last … Continue reading

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