Jul 19, 2018

Daily Roundup: July 20

With our final All-Star week link roundup, we take a look at the other biggest story in baseball this week: Manny Machado’s trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Despite Machado’s successful tenure in Baltimore, the star’s departure still leaves what-ifs for the Orioles. The Dodgers, on the other hand, have become the team to beat [...]

Jul 19, 2018

Daily Roundup: July 19

Major League Baseball players won’t retake the field until Friday, but our All-Star link fest continues: The number of African-American players in the MLB has declined precipitously, but African-American prospects put on a show in Sunday’s Futures Game. Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Josh Hader will be required to complete sensitivity training after racist and homophobic [...]

Jul 18, 2018

Daily Roundup: July 18

The National League lost to the American League 8-6 in extra innings in the MLB All-Star Game last night, but D.C. put on a show. “What an atmosphere,” Washington Nationals pitcher (and NL starter) Max Scherzer said. “D.C. did it right.” “The annual summer showcase rolled into town and the baseball world turned its gaze [...]

Jul 17, 2018

Daily Roundup: July 17

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper won Monday’s Home Run Derby in front of his home crowd as part of this week’s MLB All-Star festivities at Nationals Park. Harper defeated Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber with 19 homers in the final round of the eight-player bracket-style competition. Despite Harper’s struggles in the final year of his contract, [...]

Povich Rewind: AL falls again in 1969 All-Star Game
Jul 16, 2018

Povich Rewind: AL falls again in 1969 All-Star Game

RFK STADIUM — It was little surmised after the flood-stage torrents of the previous night that by the third inning of the All-Star Game the American Leaguers would be praying for rain.