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NATS DEAL PROSPECTS FOR FISTER

NATS DEAL PROSPECTS FOR FISTER

The Washington Nationals have acquired RHP Doug Fister from the Detroit Tigers for a package of prospects. NATIONALS GET: RHP Doug Fister TIGERS GET: LHP Ian Krol, LHP Robbie Ray, INF Steve Lombardozzi The move strengthens an already formidable Nationals starting rotation, with Fister fitting in amongst Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmerman and Gio Gonzalez. With […]

AND DOWN THE STRETCH THEY COME: HARPER VS. TROUT

AND DOWN THE STRETCH THEY COME: HARPER VS. TROUT

It’s been happening all season and dates back even farther, as pheonoms Bryce Harper and Mike Trout have been highly-touted prospects for several years. The comparisons are so natural. A 19-year old and a 20-year old; an American Leaguer and a National Leaguer; both outfielders and both being inserted into the lineups of contending teams. Harper’s […]

BRYCE HARPER DEBUTS IN LA

BRYCE HARPER DEBUTS IN LA

Los Angeles, CA – Bryce Harper got into his first major league game Saturday night in front of a super-charged crowd of over 54,000 at Dodger Stadium and the 19-year old proved to be up to the task. With his every move being scrutinized from the moment he arrived at the ballpark, Harper went 1-3 with a […]

BRYCE HARPER CALLED UP TO NATIONALS

BRYCE HARPER CALLED UP TO NATIONALS

2010 top overall draft pick Bryce Harper has been called up by the Washington Nationals and is set to make his major league debut Saturday night against the Dodgers. 3B Ryan Zimmerman was placed on the 15-day DL with inflammation in his throwing shoulder to open up the roster spot. Harper, 19, is a prodigy in […]

NATS OPTION HARPER

NATS OPTION HARPER

The Washington Nationals optioned top organizational prospect Bryce Harper to Triple A Syracuse on Sunday where the 19-year old will play mostly CF. Harper was 8-for-28 this spring in the Nationals’ big-league camp while striking out 11 times. He also missed six games due to a calf injury, limiting his time to get ready to […]

ARBITRATION FINAL RESULTS

ARBITRATION FINAL RESULTS

Arbitration hearings are completed, with all eligible players under contract for 2012. Seven cases were heard with teams winning five and the players winning two: JOHN LANNAN ($5.7M) – NATIONALS ($5M) DECISION – NATIONALS JEFF NIEMANN ($3.2M) – RAYS – ($2.5M) DECISION – RAYS ANIBAL SANCHEZ ($8M) – MARLINS ($6.9M) DECISION – SANCHEZ EMILIO BONIFACIO […]

ARBITRATION UPDATE

ARBITRATION UPDATE

Six arbitration cases have been ruled on so far with the teams holding a 4-2 advantage over the players. Here are the current results: JOHN LANNAN ($5.7M) – NATIONALS ($5M) DECISION – NATIONALS JEFF NIEMANN ($3.2M) – RAYS – ($2.5M) DECISION – RAYS ANIBAL SANCHEZ ($8M) – MARLINS ($6.9M) DECISION – SANCHEZ EMILIO BONIFACIO ($2.2M) […]

DARVISH DERBY HAD THE HOT STOVE ABLAZE

DARVISH DERBY HAD THE HOT STOVE ABLAZE

Roughly a week from Christmas, with NFL playoff spots being contested and with the NBA set to launch this weekend, a bidding process for a risky pitching commodity from the other side of the world had MLB fans on the edges of their seats. This was the hot stove in all its glory as anticpation and hope ended […]

HARPER, SCORPIONS OFF TO SLOW AFL START

HARPER, SCORPIONS OFF TO SLOW AFL START

Much of the intrigue of the six-team Arizona Fall League lies in the fact that premium prospects are down there trying to get better. And they’re all doing it against each other. The results can look pretty crazy at times and there are a lot of football scores with multiple pitchers seeing action a la’ […]

WEEKEND: STRASBURG, POMERANZ PITCH WELL

WEEKEND: STRASBURG, POMERANZ PITCH WELL

Highly-touted pitching prospects Drew Pomeranz and Stephen Strasburg both toed the rubber on Saturday, each pitching well in losses. Strasburg, the top overall pick in the 2009 First Year Player Draft, made his third start since coming back from Tommy John surgery while Pomeranz made his second big-league start ever. Strasburg went six strong innings […]

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