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Arizona Fall League prospect: Matt Purke

Matt Purke is closer to making the jump as a reliever than a starter for the Nationals. (Brad Barr/USA TODAY Sports)

Matt Purke is closer to making the jump as a reliever than a starter for the Nationals. (Brad Barr/USA TODAY Sports) Matt Purke made a name for himself after going 16-0 with 142 strikeouts in 116.1 innings in his freshman season at Texas Christian University. The big southpaw turned down $4 million from the Texas Rangers after being selected 14th More...

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By Tyler Maher On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

In 2013, Jayson Werth was worth every penny

Jayson Werth was quietly having an MVP-type year in 2013. In a season where they won 86 games, finished second in their division and made a late push for the playoffs, the Washington Nationals were considered underachievers. More...

NL wild card race
By Paul West On Thursday, September 19th, 2013
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NL Wild Card race: five key supporting characters

The NL wild card race will be determined when the Reds and Pirates play six times in each team’s last nine games. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images) As the Major League Baseball season winds down, the Atlanta Braves More...

Source: Orlando Sentinel
By Shawn Paul Wood On Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Is the Marlins’ Jeffrey Loria the worst owner in sports?

It’s Miami. People spray paint on jerseys. It’s okay.   To answer that rhetorical question, let’s summon the nearly dead memory of L.A. Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling or the very dead More...

Washington Nationals' Wilson Ramos and Stephen Strasburg (Yahoo Sports)
By Shawn Paul Wood On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The Hit List: The top five pitcher and catcher combinations in baseball

Ironic. Crash and Nuke make the perfect ‘battery’. Powerful cutline, amiright? Although this isn’t officially a “column,” we all love lists, right? David Letterman has made a career More...

Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth high fives a teammate afer scoring a run.
By Tyler Maher On Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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Washington’s woes: What went wrong?

  Jayson Werth has been one of the few bats in the spotlight for the Washington Nationals in 2013. (Evan HabeebUSA TODAY Sports) After winning more games (98) than any team in baseball last year, the Washington More...

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