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5 National League Storylines to Watch During Spring Training

Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals are under a lot of pressure to not just get to the postseason, but to win a series in October
5 National League Storylines to Watch During Spring Training

Baseball is back. All 30 MLB teams are fully entrenched in spring training in Florida and Arizona, and members of every organization are representing their home countries in the World Baseball Classic all over the globe. With only a few weeks left until Opening Day, the 2017 season is beginning to take shape.

Washington Nationals: 2017 Preview, Predictions & Schedule

Examining the team's MLB season ahead.

Washington Nationals logoWere the 95-win Washington Nationals of 2016 victims of the cruel, crapshoot mentality of October, or were they just flawed enough to lose in the NLDS to Los Angeles? That question hung over their offseason, and it hangs over them again as 2017 arrives.

Making Baseball Fun: Spicing Up the All-Star Game

The Mid-Summer Classic is in need of a facelift — even if it's just for fun
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Making Baseball Fun: Spicing Up the All-Star Game

This past spring training, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper unabashedly donned his “Make Baseball Fun Again” hat in an effort to shed light on baseball’s lack of individuality.

 

5 MLB Managers on the September Hot Seat

The hot seat could be too much to handle for these 5 skippers
5 MLB Managers on the September Hot Seat

Each year MLB is filled with underperforming teams — that’s just part of the game. But this season, there seems to be a larger portion of clubs that have fallen below expectations.

Washington Nationals Mt. Rushmore (Franchise Four)

The faces on this mountain will be more familiar in Montreal than DC.
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<p> No other franchise suffered as much from the effects of the 1994 players strike as the Montreal Expos. One of the most tragic injustices in baseball is the fate of the 1994 Expos. On pace to win 105 games and six games ahead of the mighty Atlanta Braves, the most promising season in franchise history was erased by the strike. The faces on this monument played in Montreal, but some youngsters in Washington could soon replace them.</p>

Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple, right? Not so fast. Let the arguments begin.

 

Washington Nationals Mt. Rushmore

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