As Watergate simmered, Nixon buckled down on a sportswriting project

In the early days of Watergate, Richard M. Nixon was asked for his all-time MLB team. Then things got complicated.

By Frederic J. FrommerJuly 1, 2022

Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! Celebrating 12 years of payments.

Bonilla, who is owed 13 more installments, has not taken the diamond since 2001.

By Glynn A. HillJuly 1, 2022

Casey Motter, Braves’ longtime PA announcer, dies at 53

Motter became "the Voice of Truist Park" despite having no professional experience when he was hired by the Braves in 2007.

By Des BielerJune 30, 2022

Baseball’s pitch clock experiment is turning skeptics into believers

The pitch clock is an MLB priority among potential rule changes and could be implemented in the majors as soon as 2023.

By Chelsea JanesJune 30, 2022

Kelsie at the bat

Kelsie Whitmore is the first woman to play in the Atlantic League. Better than most, she knows what is possible and what isn’t.

By Chelsea JanesJune 29, 2022

For Nats rookie, the learning curve might just start with the curve

Jackson Tetreault's reluctance to use his curveball was problematic as the Marlins beat the Nats for the 10th time in 11 games.

By Andrew GoldenJuly 2, 2022

Nats make move to stability, exercise options for Dave Martinez, Mike Rizzo

A franchise surrounded by no small amount of uncertainty on a variety of fronts has opted to keep its GM and manager in place through 2023.

By Jesse DoughertyJuly 2, 2022

Josiah Gray endures rough start as Marlins continue dominance of Nats

The Nationals' young right-hander, so good throughout June, is hit hard by the Marlins in his first start of July.

By Andrew GoldenJuly 1, 2022

Senate committee appears set to revisit MLB’s antitrust exemption

The inquiry is the latest signal that MLB’s century-old antitrust exemption is facing unprecedented scrutiny.

By Chelsea JanesJune 28, 2022

Start spreading the news: The Yankees could break MLB’s wins record

Aaron Judge says the Yankees have the best team on the planet, and the standings agree.

By Neil GreenbergJune 28, 2022

MLB hands out 12 suspensions after wild brawl between Angels, Mariners

The suspensions came a day after a benches-clearing melee during Sunday's game in Anaheim, Calif.

By Kyle MelnickJune 28, 2022

Phillies lose Bryce Harper indefinitely with broken left thumb

Bryce Harper was struck by a pitch from the Padres' Blake Snell in the fourth inning Saturday night.

By Cindy BorenJune 26, 2022

Aaron Judge avoids arbitration, but will he be a Yankee for life?

Aaron Judge has been at the heart of everything that has gone right for the Yankees a season after everything seemed to go wrong.

By Chelsea JanesJune 25, 2022

Before Jackie Robinson made history, he went 7 for 7 in his D.C. debut

Jackie Robinson never played an MLB regular season game in Washington, but his first Negro League performance in the city was one of a kind.

By Frederic J. FrommerJune 21, 2022

Ryan Zimmerman lived his childhood dream. Nats fans are lucky for it.

Ryan Zimmerman's number is retired, but his legacy has long been secure. "All things Nationals has always revolved around him," says former teammate Adam LaRoche. "He’s just one of the greatest human beings you’ll ever meet.”

By Adam KilgoreJune 18, 2022

Immaculate innings are rare. The Astros threw two in the same game.

Houston starter Luis Garcia and reliever Phil Maton combined to make MLB history by each getting three outs on nine straight strikes — against the same three Rangers batters, no less.

By Des BielerJune 15, 2022

Tony La Russa’s intentional walk baffles fans, players and announcers

The White Sox manager gave Trea Turner a free pass even though the Dodgers star was facing a 1-2 count.

By Des BielerJune 10, 2022

Angels fire Joe Maddon after strong start devolved into 12-game skid

The free-falling Angels cut ties with the 68-year-old manager after two-plus seasons.

By Chelsea JanesJune 7, 2022

A Nationals sale could be hindered by the MASN mess — or help solve it

In sports, TV rights rule. So how should potential buyers value the Nationals with MLB's messy MASN deal in the mix?

By Ben StraussJune 6, 2022

Rays players make ‘faith-based decision’ to shun Pride Night logos

"It’s just that maybe we don’t want to encourage it if we believe in Jesus," Tampa Bay pitcher Jason Adam said of the rainbow-colored uniform logos while adding that "we love these men and women, we care about them, and we want them to feel safe and welcome here.”

By Des BielerJune 6, 2022

Baseball’s universal DH is two months old. Here are four things we’ve learned.

Not surprisingly, bunts and pinch hitters have almost vanished from MLB. Surprisingly, offensive production has declined even without pitchers hitting.

By Neil GreenbergJune 4, 2022

After Rays decry shootings, Florida governor vetoes funding for possible team facility

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said it's "inappropriate to subsidize political activism of a private corporation" after cutting funding for a facility that the Tampa Bay Rays could have used as a spring training base.

By Matt BonesteelJune 3, 2022

Phillies fire manager Joe Girardi as their season continues to unravel

The high-priced Phillies saw their frustrating season take another downward turn Friday when Joe Girardi was "relieved of his duties as manager."

By Chelsea JanesJune 3, 2022