Author Archives: John Keim

Plenty glad to see Zimmerman return

John Keim

Nats third baseman Ryan Zimmerman won’t be a savior when he returns Tuesday, but he will be welcomed with huge open arms. Not just by manager Jim Riggleman, but by guys like Jayson Wer… Continue reading

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Baseball getting stars in realignment?

John Keim

Baseball might undergo another change. Again.

According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, Major League Baseball and the players association have discussed a radical change: going to two 15-team… Continue reading

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Top 5: Notable picks in MLB draft

John Keim

5. Trent Boras » Want to take a stab at who his agent might be? But it’s hard to imagine his famous father will demand a high sum for his son. After all, Trent Boras was only a 3… Continue reading

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An overblown kiss to the pitcher [video]

John Keim

Bryce Harper blew a kiss at a pitcher after a home run Monday night. Yes, it should be pointed out that you don’t behave this way in the big leagues. You don’t show up other players li… Continue reading

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Top 5: MLB emerging young players

John Keim

5. Baltimore P Zach Britton » He’s allowed 23 earned runs this season, but 11 have come in two games. In his other nine starts, he’s given up just 12 earned runs. And five times … Continue reading

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Dunn not a hit in the AL so far

John Keim

Adam Dunn was a perfect fit in the American League. So went the scouting report. The ex-Washington Nationals star was a power … Continue reading

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It’s time to scale back interleague play

John Keim

Detroit manager Jim Leyland no longer likes it, and he’s probably not alone. Anyone who had to endure these matchups would have to agree: Houston-Toronto, Seattle-San Diego, Los Angele… Continue reading

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Better days ahead … still

John Keim

One good thing about the Nats-Orioles series this weekend? It stops us from talking about another mediocre battle: the Redskin… Continue reading

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Killebrew’s passing gives the District lots of what-ifs

John Keim

The death of baseball Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew brought to mind a few thoughts:

Forgotten dominance » It was hard … Continue reading

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‘Bobby Bo’ knows financial planning

John Keim

New York Mets fans wanted to forget Bobby Bonilla long ago. The Mets probably feel the same way. Meanwhile, Bonilla will chuckle his way to the bank — for the next 24 years.

Starting… Continue reading

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