Nats Handling Of Strasburg Deserves Criticism

The Washington Nationals entered play on Monday with a 6.5-game lead in the NL East standings. Come mid-September, they will likely start putting plans together to set their rotation favorably for the NL Division Series. And those plans won’t include their ace. Nats manager Davey Johnson announced this past weekend that Stephen Strasburg will make…
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Recap Of Toronto/Rogers Centre Visit

The fourth and final stop on my vacation earlier this month may have provided the worst of the four ballparks, but it was the most exciting city of the group. It’s hard to compare Toronto to an American city. In terms of population, I suppose it would most closely resemble Chicago. Myself and two friends…
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Twins Fire Sale Heats Up

Francisco Liriano is gone. Could Justin Morneau and Denard Span follow him out the door? Liriano was predictably dealt on Saturday, as the Twins shipped their left-handed starter to the division-rival Chicago White Sox for a couple of minor leaguers. Minnesota is at 42-58, just a game ahead of Kansas City in the battle for…
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Kubel Shines In First Year In The Desert

The move from Target Field to Chase Field has been huge for former Minnesota Twins outfielder Jason Kubel. And his peers can see that just by looking at the league leaders. After hitting three homers and driving in six runs for the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday, Kubel now leads the National League in RBIs with…
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