Jackson (1-5) retired 12 of Washington’s first 13 batters and allowed two runs and four hits in 5 1-3 innings. He earned his first win under a $52 million, four-year contract he signed after leaving Washington as a free agent.
If you’re fantasy baseball draft hasn’t happened already, it’s going to be happening soon. Here’s a look at the top five players at each position.
After all these decades of baseball, preserving and utilizing a pitcher’s arm still is a remarkably inexact science.
But could something have really been different if the Cubs and manager-turned-punching-bag Dusty Baker had handled their one-time pitching wunderkinds in a different way?
This could have been a pretty special Opening Day for Ryan Dempster.
As Ryan Dempster left the field at Wrigley to a standing ovation, the Chicago Cubs looked ready to start the Theo Epstein era on a winning note. The cheers didn’t last. The lead didn’t either.
Mark Buehrle has been tabbed as the Washington Nationals’ top free agent target with general manager Mike Rizzo reportedly visiting the left-hander’s St. Louis home Monday.
There has never been another baseball phenom like Stephen Strasburg. He has stood out from that pack in the way he’s been hyped and praised by the media, teammates and both current and former big […]
WASHINGTON — Rookie ace Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals is probably headed back to the disabled list. Strasburg strained a tendon in his right forearm over the weekend, and Nationals manager Jim Riggleman said […]
WASHINGTON — Rookie right-hander Stephen Strasburg has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals because of inflammation in his pitching shoulder.
Sox games against the Mariners are nice. There should be more of them. The first two innings should result in additions to the hyphenated same of Seattle’s starting pitcher, Ryan Rowland-Smith-Bad-Thanks.