Ben and Sam discuss the possibility that the Nationals might enter the playoffs without either Bryce Harper or Stephen Strasburg, then talk about how the White Sox have defied injuries yet again and proved the pre-season predictions wrong.
The Rangers and Giants will probably both be playoff teams, but two other virtual locks for October, the Yankees and Nationals, made them look bad last night.
A look at the Kurt Suzuki deal and the Indians DFAing Damon and Lowe.
Ben and Sam examine how the Nationals have gone about implementing and publicizing Stephen Strasburg’s innings limit and revisit Billy Beane’s trades from last winter in light of Oakland’s success.
Some teams that could be buyers could have a harder time landing certain targets because of problems on the farm.
Brian McCann’s hot streak has the Braves on a roll heading into the break
What do the Nationals, Braves, and Mets need heading into the deadline, and where might they find it?
A look at how the Nationals are trying to get more out of their television deal
The Yankees’ double switch on Saturday leads to a dumbshow in the outfield.
Bryce Harper went 0-for-7 with five strikeouts against the Yankees on Saturday. What did New York’s pitchers throw him?
Max examines all the factors that influence pitch velocity, lays out his simple and complex approaches to making PITCHf/x information more accurate, and determines how hard the Nationals are really throwing.