Barry Svrluga

Washington, D.C.


ON BASEBALL | Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis has been through a lot during his nine seasons in Baltimore, and he may finally get a chance to play in the postseason.

  • Sep 1, 2014

When rosters expand from 25 to as many as 40 players Sept. 1, it could be more than to get ready for next year.

  • Aug 29, 2014

The Royals’ manager tries to make a complicated equation simple -- and fails miserably.

  • Aug 28, 2014

The AL West’s best lead the league’s most promising playoff teams. At the other end, can the Yankees give Derek Jeter one last postseason?

  • Aug 27, 2014

Comparing potential postseason squads, it’s easy to see Washington at the top of the list.

  • Aug 26, 2014

Golfer had worked with Sean Foley for past four years, during which he failed to win a major championship.

  • Aug 25, 2014

For Tyler Moore, baseball is a game of being ready: for the next at-bat, the next call-up, the next shot at his dream with the Nationals.

  • Aug 16, 2014

Oakland, Detroit and Boston all came out ahead when the smoke cleared, but some other teams should have joined in.

  • Aug 2, 2014

Swap of Yoenis Cespedes and Jon Lester shows small-market team seizing the moment, while a sleeping giant retools for a 2015 turnaround.

  • Jul 31, 2014

As Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline approaches, Barry Svrluga looks at the needs and potential solutions for all 17 postseason contenders.

  • Jul 27, 2014
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Barry Svrluga came to The Washington Post in 2003 after working at newspapers in upstate New York (tiny); Portland, Maine (less tiny); and Raleigh, N.C. (not at all tiny), covering everything from Nascar to high school lacrosse to the Final Four. At the Post, he has covered college basketball and football (mostly Maryland), the Washington Nationals (2004-08) and the Olympics (Athens, Turin, Beijing, Vancouver with London to come). He currently covers the Washington Redskins and golf and spends time reminding people the ’05 Nats were in first place at the All-Star break. Really. They were.
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