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This Week In Baseball: Coaches, Young Ballplayers Should Heed Smoltz’s Plea

Smoltz’s Hall of Fame speech illuminated a growing problem at the youth level of the sport.

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Michael Taylor #3 of the Washington Nationals is congratulated by third base coach Bob Henley #14 after hitting a two run home run in the 8th inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game at PNC Park on July 25, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Taylor’s Homer, 3 RBIs Help Nationals Beat Pirates 9-3

Ian Desmond is doing his best to put a miserable first half behind him.

07/26/2015

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Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade Deadline

Every year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn’t always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.

07/25/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: July 20th-July 24th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

07/24/2015

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An Ode To The Hot Dog: Celebrating Baseball’s Favorite Food

On National Hot Dog Day, we celebrate by looking at the best hot dogs in baseball stadiums around the country.

07/23/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Buyers & Sellers At Trade Deadline

A look at which teams should buy and sell at the deadline based on the numbers.

07/21/2015

SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 14:  The grounds crew covers the field for a rain delay during the first inning of a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Washington Nationals at Petco Park May 14, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Padres Fans Take Advantage Of Rare Opportunity

By David Heim  Forget Wally World; this summer’s hottest vacation spot is Petco Park. It rarely rains in San Diego to begin with, and it rarely rains enough to put hometown Padres games in jeopardy. But […]

07/20/2015

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Kershaw Fans 14, Dodgers Split The Day With Nationals

Clayton Kershaw injected some normalcy into what had been a strange 24 hours at Nationals Park.

07/19/2015

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Which Stat Categories Do You Need The Most In Fantasy Baseball?

When trying to improve your fantasy roster, it’s important to gauge which statistical categories can help you the most. If you’re last in batting average, maybe it’s not worth it to acquire a .300 hitter. If you’re in the middle of the pack in steals, it might be worth it to find a speedster for your lineup.

07/18/2015

Matt Williams#9 of the Washington Nationals stands on pitchers mound after lifting pitcher Tanner Roark #57, left, during the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 3, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Catcher Jose Lobaton #59, third baseman Anthony Rendon #6 and short stop Ian Desmond #20 join Williams on the mound. (credit: Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

5 Things Nats Need To Go Right in Second Half to Win NL East

Much work is left if Washington hopes for a third division title in four seasons. Here’s a list of what has to go right in the second half.

07/17/2015

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