Tampa Bay Rays
Wil Myers gives the Rays legitimate power in the middle of the batting order.
The Nationals got off to a good start Monday, but if the season takes a turn for the worse, take heed. Compared to other baseball stadiums, it is very expensive to drown your sorrows at Nats Park.
Coming into the 2012 season, Matt Moore was likely the most-hyped pitching prospect in baseball – not without good reason.
Tampa Bay Rays reliever Joel Peralta was suspended for eight games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for having pine tar on his glove Tuesday night against the Washington Nationals.
Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson says Joe Maddon should “read the rulebook.” Maddon says the rulebook shouldn’t always rule in the “self-policing” world of major league baseball.
The Washington Nationals only have 10 players on its 40-man roster over the age of 30, with one of the most talented farm systems in the Majors to sustain their youth movement. And yet with teams like the Yankees, Boston, and Philly just hours to their north, the Nats need not look any further than in their own stadium, at their current opponents, to find their blueprint for success.