The Baltimore Orioles have decided to carry 11 pitchers in their AL Division Series against Detroit, but have excluded left-handers Brian Matusz and T.J. McFarland.
Shut down by the Nationals in September 2012 to protect his surgically repaired right elbow, Stephen Strasburg was not allowed to pitch in those playoffs — a decision debated around baseball.
For the rest of your life, Washington D.C. may never have a better baseball team than it does now. Let that soak in for a minute.
Both the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles will have to wait until later this week to learn the date, time and opponent for their Divisional Round matchup in the Major League Baseball postseason.
Three years ago, Drew Storen was the confident, young closer for the Washington Nationals, a first-round draft pick who saved 43 games.
While fans, non fans, kids and adult everywhere celebrated the legendary Yankees’ captain’s last hit at Yankee stadium, let’s take a look at the best reactions from friends of DJ, fellow athletes and other celebrates who took to Twitter to pay their RE2PECT to Number 2.
Even with the NL East already won, the end of the regular season is turning into a logistical headache for the Washington Nationals.
Nelson Cruz had two of his four singles and slugger Adam Jones a safety squeeze in a six-run fourth for Baltimore, which is trying to overtake the Los Angeles Angels for the AL’s best record and home-field advantage throughout the postseason.
A day after getting blanked on one puny single, Nelson Cruz and Baltimore Orioles powered up for the postseason.
Nationals center fielder Denard Span left in the third inning after making a diving, tumbling catch, and NL East champion Washington went on to a 4-2 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.