Category Archives: Cheers & Jeers

Royals have something to Crow about

Kevin Dunleavy

Former Nationals first-round draft choice Aaron Crow is the hottest fantasy league addition in recent days. With the demotion of Joakim Soria, after his third straight blown save … Continue reading

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Nats in world of hurt

Brian McNally

The Nationals wanted no part of the theory that 2011 was a throwaway year anyway thanks to Stephen Strasburg’s Tommy John … 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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Espinosa still has work left to do

Brian McNally

Nats switch hitter Danny Espinosa hasn’t had much luck batting from the left side of the plate this season. At 17-for-97 (.175 batting average) against right-handed pitching enteri… Continue reading

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The top homegrown dynasties in North American sports history

Craig Stouffer

The decline is inevitable, but Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Jorge Posada and the retired Andy Pettitte will be remembered as much for what they did collectively with the New York … 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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Top 5: MLB cold starts

Brian McNally

April can be the cruelest month. An ice cold start to the season sometimes lingers well into the summer. Here are five big leaguers who hope warmer temperatures help raise their pr… Continue reading

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