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Inside MLB's Dominican Sweatshop System

Mother Jones | Posted 03.04.2013 | Sports

The baseball men started coming around when Yewri Guillén was 15. Like thousands of other boys in the Dominican Republic, he had been waiting for the...

Hollywood Claims Nats Star As Victim

Posted 02.27.2013 | DC

Gio Gonzales is having a rough 2013. Last season the left-hander led the league with 21 wins, went to the All-Star Game and help bring the National...

Five Questions for the 2013 Baseball Season

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.15.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Baseball is, among other things, a game of questions. As each new year begins there are significant questions facing baseball that address deeper issues facing the game.

A Golden Age for Baseball in the Golden State

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Baseball has been experiencing an interesting power shift over the last few years. Just as complaints about east coast bias in baseball coverage became widespread, east coast baseball began to get a lot less interesting.

Who Will Race With George, Thomas, Abe And Teddy?

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 01.27.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Nationals announced a new addition to the team via Twitter on Thursday. The player was not scouted, nor is he expected to make a...

Two Stars, Two Teams, Opposite Philosophies

Washington Post | Thomas Boswell | Posted 01.09.2013 | Sports

The cases of Stephen Strasburg and Robert Griffin III differ in many ways. But in several of the most important aspects they are utterly identical....

VOTE: Who Should Win The NL Cy Young Award?

Posted 11.14.2012 | Sports

While there were several superlative pitching performances in the National League -- there were five starters who had an ERA under 3.00 with at least ...

Derek Jeter's Fractured Ankle

Abby Sims | Posted 12.15.2012 | Sports
Abby Sims

Even hampered by injury he was performing at a higher level than many of his teammates this post-season. He took a calculated risk and he lost. So did the Yankees and their fans.

Nats Closer Receives Twitter Threats After Loss

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

While the majority of Washington Nationals fans kept a positive Natitude after the team's stunning, come-from-ahead 9-7 defeat to the St. Louis in Gam...

Stunning Comeback

Posted 10.13.2012 | Sports

The St. Louis Cardinals use all 27 outs. Like the Texas Rangers before them, the Washington Nationals had to learn the hard way. Picking up right ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 12.12.2012 | New York
Len Berman

You can't blame Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain for wondering, "What next?" Last night in the 12th inning when Matt Wieters singled for Baltimore, his bat broke and the barrel nailed Chamberlain in the elbow forcing him out of the game.

Nationals, French Underground, Woody Guthrie: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 12, 13, 14

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.12.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 1. Cardinals Vs Nationals At Nationals Park Yes! This is awesome! More baseball! #NATITUDE 8:30 p.m. 2. Orioles Vs...

Choosing A Playoff Team, Late In The Game

New Yorker | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports

With Orion and Raúl Ibañez and Tim Lincecum now sliding into mystical alignment, it may just come to pass that the four teams that will begin the Na...

Mets Fans Deserve Better

Jerry Kremer | Posted 12.11.2012 | New York
Jerry Kremer

It's time for the Mets to become a competitive part of the city sports scene and to give their beleaguered fans some real hope.

Cardinals vs. Nationals At Nationals Park: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 10

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.10.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10 1. Cardinals vs. Nationals At Nationals Park When something happens for the first time in 79 years, it's important...

Mayor Gray Has Bet With St. Louis Mayor

Posted 10.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia voting rights advocates have a small stake in the Nationals beating the St. Louis Cardinals in the current National...

LIVE: Nationals vs. Cardinals

Bleacher Report | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports

The Washington Nationals will be looking to take a 2-0 lead on the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday when the two squads square off at 4:37 p.m. ET on TBS...

Bernanke: 'Many Of Us In Washington Could Learn A Thing Or Two From The Nationals'

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Federal Reserve chief and avid baseball fan Ben Bernanke saluted the playoff-bound Washington Nationals on Friday as an ...

Wilbon Apologizes

Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

The Great DC Sportswriter Squabble of 2012 began when ESPN analyst and former Washington Post columnist Mike Wilbon described the Beltway sports scene...

Wilbon Trashes DC Sports Fans (And Then The Feuding Begins)

Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing What if I told you the nastiest media feud of the year started with an innocuous Washington DC based edition of ESP...

From Babe Ruth to the Washington Nationals

Bill Marriott | Posted 12.05.2012 | Impact
Bill Marriott

As National's playoffs get underway, it's fun to look back on some of the greatest players and look forward to the role baseball can play in shaping the lives of our inner city youth.

MLB Playoffs Schedule

Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

The 2012 MLB Playoffs have arrived. After a grueling 162-game season, each of the remaining teams have distinguished themselves from the crowd. The ac...

McCain Jokes About End Of 'Massive Left Wing Conspiracy'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Calling it the defeat of a "massive left wing conspiracy," Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) hailed the monumental win by former President Teddy Roosevelt --...

Don't Let Teddy Win

Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.28.2012 | DC
Brandon Wetherbee

The Nationals are rumored to finally let Teddy win the President's Race. This appears to be good. This may be bad.

2012's Most Unhittable Pitch Is..

FanGraphs | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports

Shortly after the Mariners made the mistake of trading Brandon Morrow for Brandon League and another guy, it was noted by the Mariners’ front office...