Mystery of a Yellow Line

A little yellow line just a few feet left of the foul pole in left field at Nationals Park means something -- although not many know exactly what.


The Ball Went Where? »

The intersection of three walls out in left field forms a triangle that creates a puzzling ground-rules situation.

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Jamie Moyer, P, Philadelphia Phillies When It Clicked

Press play to listen to Moyer talk about sticking in the major leagues to age 45 without ever throwing a 90-mph fastball. Read the article »

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Marlins at Mets

Monday through Wednesday

Did Willie Randolph make it through the weekend? If so, he'll presumably still be managing for his job when the Mets host the Florida Marlins.

News & Notes

For Some Relief All Around, Nats Could Try Hill as Closer

A modest proposal: With the Nationals expected to be without closer Chad Cordero for another month or so why not try out Shawn Hill as the team's closer for a while? Read More »

The List

The past week was a triumphant one for cancer survivors in baseball, with Boston's Jon Lester, who missed parts of the 2006 and 2007 seasons after being diagnosed with lymphoma, throwing a no-hitter Monday night at Fenway Park, and Arizona's Doug Davis returning to the mound Friday night, less than six weeks after surgery to remove a cancerous thyroid. But baseball has a long history of players conquering cancer, including these five prominent examples:

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