The National League East could come down to baserunning. The Nationals have the edge in the standings, but the Braves’ baserunners have kept it close.
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.
Scouts explain why they prefer Mike Trout to Bryce Harper, and a conversation with Bud Selig.
After completing a three-game sweep of the Nationals in D.C., the Yankees are starting to look like the real Bronx Bombers.
The Astros have performed above expectations so far and are not concerned about moving to the AL West in 2013, and a conversation with Gio Gonzalez.
The Tigers’ three-star strategy has not been working out so far.
The Mets and Nationals had a hard time keeping with the easy storylines on Tuesday night.
A brutal eight-game losing streak has taken the Atlanta Braves from first to worst in the NL East.
Two starting pitchers are putting up elite strikeout rates this year, without adding new pitches or heaps of velocity. This is how.
Adam Dunn continues to make a big comeback from one of the worst seasons in major-league history, and Bryce Harper hits his first homer.
The Nationals’ injury woes continue as they lose their starting catcher for the rest of the season.
Stephen Strasburg faced the Pirates for the first time since his major-league debut, and he reeled off a similar line.
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.
Being weak on one side of the field hasn’t doomed teams like the Nationals and Braves.
Though Bryce Harper’s reputation leaves many questioning his maturity, his Nationals teammates have embraced him.
Which NL starters are off to a worse start than the Angels’ not-yet-sluggy first baseman?