Category Archives: Leon Saffelle

Nats finding some order

Leon Saffelle

Barring a major trade before spring training starts in roughly five weeks, the addition of first baseman Adam LaRoche is l… Continue reading

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The winter of Yankees’ discontent

Leon Saffelle

Free agent southpaw Cliff Lee’s signing with the Phillies actually has had quite a ripple effect — beyond the fact that it allows other free agent signings to happen.

The biggest… Continue reading

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Just waiting to see what else is lefty

Leon Saffelle

The intense marketing of pitcher Cliff Lee, the top free agent of the offseason, will now throw much of the major signings into limbo.

At least we can be thankful the Nationals ju… Continue reading

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Nats at first glance

Leon Saffelle

There was a lot of talk toward the end of the season that the Nationals weren’t likely to re-sign Adam Dunn and that he wo… Continue reading

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Past looks good for rookies’ future

Leon Saffelle

It’s pretty rare to win the Rookie of the Year Award and make it to the World Series.
It’s even more seldom for the winner from both leagues to make it.

The award is voted on befo… Continue reading

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Fielding some questions

Leon Saffelle

To the average fan, Gold Gloves symbolize great defense. To the studious baseball fan, they’ve become a yearly boondoggle.

Managers and coaches carry the burden of making the deci… Continue reading

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Time is right for ESPN to use pinch hitter

Leon Saffelle

There’s a lot of reasons to hate ESPN. It’s easy to dislike the big kid on the block who also happens to have the economy of a small country. It’s big. It’s bold. It buys up everyt… Continue reading

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D.C.’s ready to dance with the stars

Leon Saffelle

As we begin November, the Capitals offer the only realistic shot at bringing a championship to the District any time soon. However, that doesn’t mean you can sleep on the city’s ot… Continue reading

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