The MLB Power Rankings for the first week of May. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports This week’s MLB Power Rankings tips a cap to the legitimate Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees while also acknowledging recent struggles from the Seattle Mariners and Boston Red Sox. The MLB season has made it through April.
WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 09: Manager Buck Showalter #11 of the New York Mets watches batting practice before the game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 09, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images) Scottie Scheffler, Cameron Smith would be well-deserved Masters champs by David Salituro Watch: Justin Turner goes
Cincinnati Reds pitching coach/director of pitching Derek Johnson (36) visits Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Hunter Greene (21) at the mound in the first inning during a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, April 22, 2022, at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.St Louis Cardinals At Cincinnati Reds April 22 4445 This is how
Francisco Lindor’s injury update was tremendous news for the New York Mets, but even the Washington Nationals should be grateful he isn’t injured. While the Mets and Nationals didn’t come to blows after Lindor was hit near the jawline, tensions were at an all-time high for a reason. Lindor could’ve been seriously injured on the
MLB Power Rankings for all 30 teams in the first week of the season. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images) In the first week of the 2022 season, this is what the MLB Power Rankings look like. Will your team win it all this year? Did they wave the white flag before the season even began?
WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 08: Francisco Lindor #12 of the New York Mets is hit by a pitch thrown by Steve Cishek #33 of the Washington Nationals in the fifth inning by during a baseball game at the Nationals Park on April 8, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images) This Giants walk-off
Could Juan Soto be traded within the calendar year? MLB insider Jim Bowden think so, and he predicted the Yankees as the likely suitor. Soto will constantly be named in trade rumors — though perhaps unrealistic ones — until he signs a long-term extension with the Washington Nationals. Until then, baseball fans in the D.C.
Braves and Mets fans had a field day trolling the Nationals for low-balling Juan Soto with a contract offer well below his value. Juan Soto is one of the top young players in the game. He might even command a contract worth upwards of $500 million. Apparently, his team, the Nationals, aren’t aware of that.
Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Where is Carlos Correa’s preferred destination after switching agents? Adding Scott Boras to the mix makes a major difference right away. Correa’s contract expectations skyrocketed immediately after adding Scott Boras to the mix. Boras clients rarely take less than what they deserve, MLB lockout
DENVER, CO – SEPTEMBER 29: Juan Soto #22 of the Washington Nationals bats during the game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on September 29, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Nationals 10-5. (Photo by Rob Leiter/MLB Photos via Getty Images) Fans are already betting on Antonio Brown’s boxing career & Jake
Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto met former Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez at a charity game in the Dominican Republic. Even the biggest names in baseball can be humbled by the presence of their heroes. At least, that’s what happened to Juan Soto when he saw Pedro Martinez at a charity game in the
Washington Nationals shortstop Jordy Mercer was furious on a questionable called strike three, and Phil Cuzzi threw him out. Cuzzi was only going to take so much backtalk from a player of Mercer’s caliber, especially after he made the right call. Red Sox reliever Ryan Brasier got a huge strikeout to end a seventh-inning threat.
May 21, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Nationals left fielder Juan Soto (22) reacts during his first inning at bat against the Baltimore Orioles at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports How far will Oregon fall in AP Top 25 after losing to Stanford? by Scott Rogust Oregon football legend Penei
Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman hit by a pitch against the Washington Nationals. (Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports) Fernando Tatis Jr. proves it’s foolish to run on him with his cannon arm (Video) by Alicia de Artola Hunter Renfroe unleashed an absolute cannon from the outfield to beat the Rays (Video) by Alicia de Artola
MLB dropped the hammer on the Washington Nationals for intentionally plunking Freddie Freeman this week. Freeman handled getting plunked quite well, as Sean Nolin came after him not once, but twice in consecutive at-bats. The Nationals made their intentions clear, and it ended with a Freeman bruise and a slow trot down to first base.
The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals became the first two MLB teams to sanction the COVID-19 vaccine for full-time, non-playing employees. The decision is sure to be met with criticism from some, as the issue of public safety has been politicized to the point misinformation has received critical acclaim. We cannot say this enough —
Kolten Wong, Milwaukee Brewers. (Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images) Sha’Carri Richardson to tells critics to ‘talk all the s*** you want’ by Alicia de Artola Milwaukee Brewers infielder Kolten Wong makes the Washington Nationals infield look so stupid by scoring a run on this absolutely insane sacrifice fly. Kolten Wong and the Milwaukee Brewers are playing winning baseball these days, while
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws a pitch during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Padres pitching rotation is filthy and unfair after trading for Max Scherzer by John Buhler Dodgers backup plan after missing out on Max Scherzer by Mark Powell