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Blue Jays Agree To One-Year Contract With INF Mark DeRosa

Blue Jays Agree To One-Year Contract With INF Mark DeRosa

Gary Bogdon/MLB Photos via Getty Images(TORONTO) — The Toronto Blue Jays reached an agreement with free agent infielder Mark DeRosa Tuesday on a one-year contract, worth $750,000.In 48 games last year with the Washington Nationals, the 37-year-old DeR…

Mariners Acquire Slugger Michael Morse From Nationals

Mariners Acquire Slugger Michael Morse From Nationals

Mitchell Layton/Getty Image(SEATTLE) –  The Seattle Mariners have acquired slugger Michael Morse from the Washington Nationals in a three-team trade that also moved catcher John Jaso from Seattle to the Oakland Athletics.
In exchange for Morse, t…

Report: Soriano Agrees to Deal with Washington Nationals

Report: Soriano Agrees to Deal with Washington Nationals

Elsa/Getty Images(WASHINGTON)  — Free agent reliever Rafael Soriano has agreed to a two-year contract with the Washington Nationals on Tuesday worth $28 million, according to ESPN. The deal also includes a third-year at $14 million, which kicks i…

1B Adam LaRoche Re-Signs With Washington Nationals

1B Adam LaRoche Re-Signs With Washington Nationals

Gary Bogdon/MLB Photos via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Nationals and free-agent first baseman Adam LaRoche agreed to a two-year contract with a mutual option for a third year on Tuesday. The contract is worth $24 million in guaranteed money, accord…

Cubs Welcome Edwin Jackson To Chicago

Cubs Welcome Edwin Jackson To Chicago

G Fiume/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — The Chicago Cubs introduced righthanded pitcher Edwin Jackson at a news conference on Wednesday. The 29-year-old Jackson inked a four-year deal with the Cubs worth $52 million. He will be tossing for his eighth team in …

Edwin Jackson Agrees to Four-Year Deal With Cubs

Edwin Jackson Agrees to Four-Year Deal With Cubs

Major League Baseball(CHICAGO) — Pitcher Edwin Jackson has agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract with the Chicago Cubs, according to the Chicago Sun Times.
The deal is pending a physical.
The 29-year-old Jackson compiled a 10-11 record with a 1….

Phillies Sign Reliever Mike Adams and Starter John Lannan

Phillies Sign Reliever Mike Adams and Starter John Lannan

Major League Baseball(NEW YORK) — The Phillies have decided they can never have enough pitching. The team has come to terms with reliever Mike Adams as well as starting pitcher John Lannan.Over the course of his career, Adams has been one of the premi…

Nationals Sign Pitcher Dan Haren

Nationals Sign Pitcher Dan Haren

Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images(NASHVILLE) –  The Washington Nationals have agreed to a one-year deal worth $13 million with starting pitcher Dan Haren.Haren was nearly dealt to the Chicago Cubs last month but the deal fell through. Haren also wound …

Reliever Brad Lidge Retires from Baseball

Reliever Brad Lidge Retires from Baseball

Greg Fiume/Getty Images(NASHVILLE) — Four years after being at the peak of his career, relief pitcher Brad Lidge has decided to retire from Major League Baseball after 11 seasons.Instead of pursuing another year in baseball, Lidge has informed his age…

Nationals Trade for Denard Span

Nationals Trade for Denard Span

Eliot J. Schechter/MLB Photos via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Denard Span is now a member of the Washington Nationals. The Nationals acquired the 28-year-old outfielder from the Minnesota Twins, in exchange for minor league pitcher Alex Meyer, Thursd…

Davey Johnson, Bob Melvin Named Managers of the Year

Davey Johnson, Bob Melvin Named Managers of the Year

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Nationals skipper Davey Johnson was named the National League Manager of the Year on Tuesday, after leading Washington to the best record in baseball.The 69-year-old Johnson guided the Nats to the NL East tit…

Trout, Harper Win Rookies Of The Year

Trout, Harper Win Rookies Of The Year

Jason Wise/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout was unanimously named the 2012 American League Rookie of the Year on Monday, while Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper took home that honor for the Na…

Davey Johnson Returning to the Nationals For One More Year

Davey Johnson Returning to the Nationals For One More Year

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After a stellar 2012 regular season that ended in disappointment, Davey Johnson is returning the Washington Nationals in 2013.The team announced that Johnson will return for one last season before moving into…

Astros Introduce New Manager Bo Porter

Astros Introduce New Manager Bo Porter

Gary Bogdon/MLB Photos via Getty Images(HOUSTON) — The Houston Astros introduced Bo Porter as their new manager on Thursday. He will replace the fired Brad Mills.The 40-year-old Porter was previously the third base coach of the Washington Nationals. T…

Nationals Manager Davey Johnson Hopes to Return Next Season

Nationals Manager Davey Johnson Hopes to Return Next Season

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Washington Nationals had the best regular season record in all of baseball this year, but were ousted in the NLDS. Manager Davey Johnson will no longer be under contract with the team once the playoffs en…

Mike Rizzo Has No Regrets About Shutting Down Stephen Strasburg

Mike Rizzo Has No Regrets About Shutting Down Stephen Strasburg

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — While the Washington Nationals sit and watch the NLCS from home, there are still some who question the team’s decision to shut down starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg prior to the postseason. One man who is…

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/12/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/12/12

Getty Images/ Hemera(NEW YORK) –  MLB ALDS Game 5:  The New York Yankees eliminated the Baltimore Orioles, 3-1, and advance to the ALCS.  (Yankees win series, 3-2)
NLDS Game 5:  The St. Louis Cardinals came back to stun the Washing…

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/11/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/11/12

Rob Carr/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — MLB NLDS Game 4: The Washington Nationals one upped the St. Louis Cardinals, 2-1. (Series tied at 2-2)
NLDS Game 5: The San Francisco Giants defeated the Cincinnati Reds, 6-4, and advance to the NLCS. (Giants Win Seri…

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/10/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/10/12

Sarah Glenn/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — MLB NLDS Game 4: The San Francisco Giants defeated the Cincinnati Reds, 8-3. (Series tied at 2-2)NLDS Game 3: The St. Louis Cardinals shut down the Washington Nationals, 8-0. (Cardinals lead series, 2-1)
ALDS Game …

Kozma Leads St. Louis Past Washington, 8-0 in Game 3 of NLDS

Kozma Leads St. Louis Past Washington, 8-0 in Game 3 of NLDS

Eliot J. Schechter/MLB Photos via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Rookie shortstop Pete Kozma blasted a three-run home run to help the St. Louis Cardinals shut down the Washington Nationals in Game 3 of the National League Divisional Series, 8-0, on Wednes…

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