Tag: Stephen Strasburg

The Strasburg Cometh

An article by posted on June 28, 2010 0 Comments

All of us have come to love the uplifting and inspirational story of a rookie making good on his promise. Case in point, Ike Davis. When that rookie comes with superstar billing, it becomes universal and even historical. The past few weeks Major League Baseball was introduced to the 2010 edition of this story when […]

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Strasburg Making Me Nervous

An article by posted on March 10, 2010 0 Comments

Seeing highlights of Nationals’ pitcher Stephen Strasburg from yesterday’s game against Detroit bummed me out just a little.  I love watching great pitchers do their thing, and it’s especially exciting to see young pitchers like Strasburg break into the bigs and blow hitters away.  But I’m just a bit bummed out, because he’s in the […]

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Fifth Place is Not Out of the Realm

An article by posted on December 9, 2009 0 Comments

As we all sit back and wait for Omar Minaya to make that blockbuster trade or signing, only to see him sign more mediocre players, reality is starting to set in.  If this hot stove pattern continues — and I’m sorry, Minaya has given us no reason to believe otherwise – the Mets in 2010 […]

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How The Internet Has Changed The Game of Baseball

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

Over the past two decades or so, the Internet has revolutionized the way people live their lives. People are able to reconnect with those old high school buddies from thirty years ago, while browsing their favorite stores all from the palm of their hand simultaneously. More specifically, the Internet has changed the fan’s experience with […]

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The Clock Is Ticking And Mets Top Draft Pick Still Unsigned

An article by posted on August 17, 2009 0 Comments

Much has been made about the Nationals not having reached a deal with the top pick in this years Amateur Draft, Stephen Strasburg. Despite an apparent record setting bonus on the table, Strasburg on the advice of his agent Scott Boras, wants more… much, much more. Chico Harlan of the Washington Post writes, The record-setting […]

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The Mets Trade Market According To Buster Olney

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

Buster Olney of ESPN, took a look at the recent rash of injuries to beset the Mets, but says their is room for hope as the Mets can still overtake the Phillies with just one good week. He’s right by the way, and he lists some options the Mets could go with at first base. […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 12, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves:  (2-2; -6.5) The Braves went 2-2 against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and will open up an interleague series against the Baltimore Orioles. Tommy Hanson has the start tonight. Florida Marlins: (2-2; -8) The Marlins split their series with the St. Louis Cardinals. With this past week’s draft, they selected Chad James, a power pitcher […]

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Stephen Strasburg Hurls 17 Strikeout, No Hitter!

An article by posted on May 9, 2009 0 Comments

Stephen Strasburg continues his phenomenal season seemingly outdoing himself every time he takes the mound. The latest feather in his cap? How about a no-hitter with 17  strikeouts! While facing a pretty solid Air Force lineup, Strasburg hurled first no-hitter of his career on Friday night as the Aztecs won 5-0 in front of a packed stadium. Strasburg allowed […]

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Strasburg Looking For $50 Million Bucks

An article by posted on March 31, 2009 0 Comments
Strasburg Looking For $50 Million Bucks

According to MLB.com and SI.com, Scott Boras is seeking a $50 million dollar deal for the potential number one pick in this years Amateur Draft, Stephen Strasburg. Jon Heyman writes, “Baseball people who have spoken to Strasburg’s adviser, Scott Boras, say they believe that’s the figure Boras has in mind for Strasburg, the San Diego […]

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