Category Archives: Derek Jeter

No Harper in D.C. this year — here’s why

Have a story up on Nats general manager Mike Rizzo telling ESPN 980 and the Washington Examiner’s Thom Loverro that phenom Bryce Harper won’t be patrolling the outfield at Nationals Park at all this season. Not a surprise, obviously – though Rizz… 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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Francona: Buck should stop here

John Keim

Maybe Orioles manager Buck Showalter was just being honest. But to those he was talking about, he was more than a little annoying.

In a Men’s Journal article, Showalter ripped Boston … Continue reading

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Ready to Buck the status quo

John Keim

He’s not quite Rex Ryan and hasn’t claimed that he didn’t come to Baltimore to kiss anyone’s World Series ring. But Orioles ma… 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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