I think I was just jumping forward just a little bit, trying to make too much happen,” Bell said after getting through that rough patch. Just trying to get back to feeling comfortable with if I’m going to foul a ball off deep, that’s okay, live to see another pitch. But if I jump out there and make bad contact out in front, that’s just an out every time.
Posted: November 27, 2021, 2:30 pm
Overall, Utah holds a commanding 8-2 advantage since both schools migrated to the Pac-12 in 2010, including the past four being decided by 17 points or more. However, there’s not a lot left to decide for either team going into the postseason. Utah (8-3, 7-1 Pac-12) secured their spot in next week’s Pac-12 Championship with a 38-7 thumping of No.
Posted: November 26, 2021, 8:37 pm
ed. note – “With interest in the Washington Nationals’ farm system at a high level, Federal Baseball has begun a series featuring the top 30 prospects in the system as of late last season, according to Baseball America. We will start with No.
Posted: November 26, 2021, 1:00 pm
He gets himself in position to hit every pitch, and stays behind the ball really well,” skipper Davey Martinez said. And that’s really what he does well. He doesn’t try to do too much.
Posted: November 26, 2021, 5:01 am
He put up a . line in 104 PAs vs righties in the majors during 2020’s 60-game campaign, and . line in 35 PAs vs lefties.
Posted: November 24, 2021, 4:00 pm
When Washington coach Mike Hopkins was asked about his new point guard, he came up with a mixed metaphor. Hopkins, whose team plays Nevada on Wednesday, compared Terrell Brown Jr., a transfer from Arizona, to former New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera. “He’s like the greatest closer,” said the Huskies coach, who became a Yankees fan during his time as an assistant at Syracuse.
Posted: November 24, 2021, 8:35 am
The 2022 BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot features 30 players, including one Nationals fans would prefer to forget in Jonathan Papelbon.
Posted: November 23, 2021, 5:31 pm
We’re excited about the challenge ahead for us, and we’ve done this before, and we think we have a good blueprint on how to try to compete in a very balanced and tough division, and we’re looking forward to the challenge of building a sustainable championship-caliber club like we have for the last ten years. Asked what areas of need they were looking to address this winter, Rizzo said, “…
Posted: November 23, 2021, 2:30 pm
Terrell Brown Jr. scored 23 points and PJ Fuller added 21 off the bench, and Washington held off George Mason 77-74 on Monday night in an opening-round game of the Crossover Classic. Brown and Fuller combined to score Washington’s final 15 points, including 7-for-7 shooting from the foul line in the final 1:30. Washington led 71-65 after a three-point play by Brown with 1:30 remaining.
Posted: November 23, 2021, 7:15 am
Well, the biggest thing is you make a couple of shots,” Kentucky coach John Calipari said. Washington, a freshman guard, went 7 of 14 from the field and 2 of 3 on 3-pointers in a career-high 38 minutes. Sahvir Wheeler had 15 points and seven assists in 39 minutes, Kellan Grady made three 3s for 14 points and Oscar Tshiebwe had 14 rebounds and 12 points.
Posted: November 23, 2021, 5:28 am
Two former employees of the Washington Nationals are suing the team over its COVID-19 vaccine mandate, according to TMZ Sports. Lawrence Pardo and Brad Holman, who coached in Washington’s minor league system, said they didn’t want to take the vaccine on religious grounds, which were denied by the Nationals. As a result, they were no longer employed by the organization.
Posted: November 22, 2021, 9:29 pm
The Washington Nationals are reportedly being sued by a pair of former employees who allege they were fired due to the MLB’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, according to TMZ. The report claims that former Nationals employees, Lawrence Pardo and Brad Holman, both of whom were pitching coaches for the organization, filed a lawsuit against the organization on Monday. The lawsuit alleges the MLB’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate resulted in their wrongful firings.
Posted: November 22, 2021, 8:23 pm
Staff will give away 180 turkeys to participants in the academy’s after-school and youth baseball program. WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy is hosting its fourth annual Turkeypalooza Monday. Staff members will donate 180 turkeys to participants in the academy’s after-school and youth baseball program.
Posted: November 22, 2021, 10:45 am
Ruiz, who debuted with the Dodgers in 2020, playing two games in the 60-game COVID campaign, and six more in the majors this year before the deal, went to Triple-A Rochester to start his time in the Nationals’ organization, but was called up at the end of August so that the club could get a good look at him over the last month while he got comfortable in D.C. Ruiz put up a .
Posted: November 22, 2021, 5:01 am
On his MVP ballot, he voted Bryce Harper first, but dropped Juan Soto to 7th, Fernando Tatis Jr. to 6th, and ranked Paul Goldschmidt 3rd: For context here, Harper finished first, Soto was 2nd, Tatis Jr. was 3rd, and Brandon Crawford and Trea Turner finished 4th and 5th, respectively. Goldschmidt wasn’t in the top five. Therefore, Salisbury’s ballot comes off as homer bullshit, meant to help Bryce win the award by diminishing his main competition by depriving them of votes.
Posted: November 19, 2021, 7:54 pm
They just want you to work hard each night and try to win and try to be a great player every single night. I respect that, and I love that. They let you know how they feel each and every night, and I love that as well.
Posted: November 19, 2021, 9:48 am
Juan Soto tips cap to NL MVP honoree Bryce Harper originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington Three years after Bryce Harper won his first NL MVP in 2015 with the Nationals, Juan Soto was learning under him as a rookie in 2018. Now three years later and after another stellar season from Soto, the current Nats star gave some kudos to Harper after the former Nats star was named NL MVP for the second time of his career.
Posted: November 19, 2021, 7:37 am
Harper’s power prevails over Soto’s patience for NL MVP originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper won his second career NL MVP award Thursday, beating out Nationals outfielder Juan Soto and San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatís Jr. to give Philadelphia its first MVP since Jimmy Rollins in 2007. Harper, who won his first MVP with the Nationals in 2015, garnered 17 first-place votes and 348 points.
Posted: November 19, 2021, 1:34 am