Kahn: Players WeekendNicknames on the backs of jerseys are part of a weekend-long celebration at end of the month.
Fantasy Baseball All-Star Team Is Often A Little Different Than MLB All-Star RosterIt's an easy trap to fall in to when playing fantasy baseball: An All-Star player in real life doesn't always equate to an All-Star player in fantasy sports. This 2017 provides more proof of just why this is true. Don't be blinded by MLB All-Star status in fantasy baseball!
Keidel: Bryce Harper And Baseball's New Salary NarrativeBryce Harper's $21 million contract for 2018 bodes well for the Nats and reflects an MLB that lets teams more fairly compete for players.
Rockies Rally To Tie Score, Lose In 10th To BrewersChris Carter hit a tiebreaking home run with two outs in the top of the 10th inning, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
LeMahieu Sparks Offense As Rockies Beat Nationals 12-10D.J. LeMahieu kept tormenting the Nationals with two hits, Gerardo Parra drove in four runs and the Colorado Rockies beat Stephen Strasburg and Washington 12-10 on Wednesday.
Rockies Lean On Arenado To Avoid 6th Straight Losing SeasonNolan Arenado is so locked in at the moment he's even belting light-hearted questions about being spring training's top hitter out of the park.
Being Bryce Must Be NiceBryce Harper, Nationals right fielder and 2015 NL MVP, will get a giant new deal. Just how much money could it be?
Arenado, Gonzalez Battle For NL Home-Run CrownNolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez are in the middle of the National League home run race, and Rockies manager Walt Weiss is planning to let them battle it to the end.
Now Is The Time To Trade Overachievers For Underachievers In Fantasy BaseballMost teams have played around 81 games by now, so the baseball season is half over. It's a good time to assess which players on your team are likely to decline—and thus give you a chance to trade them to a desperate owner that doesn't know any better. Likewise, you can scour league rosters for those players who have underachieved and smile all the way to October when they have superb second halves.
This Week In Baseball: Quarter Season Awards; Pace Of Play UpdateA little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.
This Week In Baseball: Umpires Have A Job To Do Too“I don't think 40,000 people came to see him ump tonight.”
Strasburg, Nationals Flatten Rockies 7-1Stephen Strasburg bounced back from his worst outing of the season with 7 2-3 strong innings, and Jayson Werth had two doubles and three RBIs in the Washington Nationals' 7-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.