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The Washington Times
Stephen Strasburg’s latest DL stint kicks up memories of his shut downor not, Kaat’s letter will be resurrected, along with the long list of other cr
Stephen Strasburg’s latest DL stint kicks up memories of his shut down
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
or not, Kaat’s letter will be resurrected, along with the long list of other criticisms against Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo, for the team’s decision to limit Strasburg’s innings while the team was on its way to winning the 2012 National... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Bundy shines as Strasburg sits in what was supposed to be a matchup of young arms with second livesbetween starts with his surgically repaired elbow, something the Nationals have
Bundy shines as Strasburg sits in what was supposed to be a matchup of young arms with second lives
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
between starts with his surgically repaired elbow, something the Nationals have monitored all year, general manager Mike Rizzo said. They expect him to return at full strength in September. There's no comparing Bundy and Strasburg's... Read more
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The Washington Times
Stephen Strasburg’s trip to disabled list a precaution by NationalsStrasburg’s elbow soreness can be traced back to the All-Star break, according
Stephen Strasburg’s trip to disabled list a precaution by Nationals
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
Strasburg’s elbow soreness can be traced back to the All-Star break, according to Strasburg and Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo. “Pretty much ever since the All-Star break I think I was losing flexibility and never getting it back,”... Read more
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SportingNews
Nationals better hope Stephen Strasburg injury isn't a sign of things to comeleague starts this year, he still looks like a promising young pitcher. The onl
Nationals better hope Stephen Strasburg injury isn't a sign of things to come
SportingNews / Posted 2 days ago
league starts this year, he still looks like a promising young pitcher. The only problem here, though, is the idea that GM Mike Rizzo could dangle him as trade bait moving forward, much like he did around the Aug. 1 trade deadline this season. It's... Read more
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Washington Nationals
Nationals recall RHP A.J. Colewill start against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Nationals President o
Nationals recall RHP A.J. Cole
Washington Nationals / Posted 2 days ago
will start against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Cole, 24, rejoins the Nationals for his second Major League assignment of the season. The... Read more
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Washington Nationals
Nationals recall RHP A.J. ColeThursday and optioned outfielder Brian Goodwin to Syracuse. Nationals President
Nationals recall RHP A.J. Cole
Washington Nationals / Posted 6 days ago
Thursday and optioned outfielder Brian Goodwin to Syracuse. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Cole, 24, joins the Nationals for his first Major League call-up of the 2016 season. The... Read more
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Washington Nationals
Nationals sign two-year player development contract with Hagerstown Sunswhich begins in 2017, runs through the 2018 season. Nationals President of Base
Nationals sign two-year player development contract with Hagerstown Suns
Washington Nationals / Posted 8 days ago
which begins in 2017, runs through the 2018 season. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo, Nationals Vice President and Senior Advisor to the General Manager Bob Boone, Assistant General Manager and Vice... Read more
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Breitbart
WaPo Sports Reporter Slams Jonathan Papelbon for Supporting Trump and 2nd Amendmentmore than $3 million in salary despite cutting him from the team. The cut came
WaPo Sports Reporter Slams Jonathan Papelbon for Supporting Trump and 2nd Amendment
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
more than $3 million in salary despite cutting him from the team. The cut came mostly, according to Nats general manager Mike Rizzo, because Papelbon just wasn’t helping the team win games. After repeating several stories from fans giving... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Betts hits 3 HRs as Red Sox rockfield. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and sc
Betts hits 3 HRs as Red Sox rock
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 10 days ago
field. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and scored twice, a day after general manager Mike Rizzo said results of an MRI on Harper’s neck came back “clean.” Roark (13-6) allowed one run over seven innings, while... Read more
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9NewsNow WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.
Harper doubles in return, Roark pitches Nats past Bravesfield. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and sc
Harper doubles in return, Roark pitches Nats past Braves
9NewsNow WUSA 9 Washington, D.C. / Posted 10 days ago
field. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and scored twice, a day after general manager Mike Rizzo said results of an MRI on Harper's neck came back "clean." Roark (13-6) allowed one run over seven innings while... Read more
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CTV News
Betts makes history as Red Sox power past Diamondbacks 16-2field. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and sc
Betts makes history as Red Sox power past Diamondbacks 16-2
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
field. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and scored twice, a day after general manager Mike Rizzo said results of an MRI on Harper's neck came back "clean." Roark (13-6) allowed one run over seven innings, while... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Betts homers three times as Sox roll past Diamondbacksfield. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and sc
Betts homers three times as Sox roll past Diamondbacks
The Oakland Press / Posted 10 days ago
field. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and scored twice, a day after general manager Mike Rizzo said results of an MRI on Harper’s neck came back “clean.” Roark (13-6) allowed one run over seven innings, while... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Betts homers three times as Sox roll past Diamondbacksfield. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and sc
Betts homers three times as Sox roll past Diamondbacks
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
field. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and scored twice, a day after general manager Mike Rizzo said results of an MRI on Harper�s neck came back �clean.� Roark (13-6) allowed one run over seven innings, while... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Baseball Capsulesfield. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and sc
Baseball Capsules
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
field. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and scored twice, a day after general manager Mike Rizzo said results of an MRI on Harper's neck came back "clean." Roark (13-6) allowed one run over seven innings, while... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bryce Harper’s return to Nationals lineup ends odd week, but not providing answersSports Illustrated put Harper on the cover as a 16-year-old prodigy. Verducci’
Bryce Harper’s return to Nationals lineup ends odd week, but not providing answers
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
Sports Illustrated put Harper on the cover as a 16-year-old prodigy. Verducci’s report spurred Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo to quickly talk to reporters Friday afternoon at Nationals Park. He immediately refuted the information. “Well,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Jenkins can't control Nationals, Braves finish 5-5 on tripstart and Harper was in right field.. Harper finished 1 for 3 with a walk and
Jenkins can't control Nationals, Braves finish 5-5 on trip
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
start and Harper was in right field.. Harper finished 1 for 3 with a walk and scored twice, a day after general manager Mike Rizzo said results of an MRI on Harper's neck came back "clean." Roark (13-6) allowed one run over seven... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Harper doubles in return, Roark pitches Nationals past Braveshe said. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and
Harper doubles in return, Roark pitches Nationals past Braves
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
he said. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and scored twice, a day after general manager Mike Rizzo said results of an MRI on Harper's neck came back "clean." The outfielder's take on the talk with Baker sounded... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Braves' Jenkins exits after 4 in loss to Nationalshe said. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and
Braves' Jenkins exits after 4 in loss to Nationals
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
he said. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and scored twice, a day after general manager Mike Rizzo said results of an MRI on Harper's neck came back "clean." The outfielder's take on the talk with Baker sounded... Read more
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TSN
Harper doubles in return, Nats rout Bravesfield. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and sc
Harper doubles in return, Nats rout Braves
TSN / Posted 10 days ago
field. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and scored twice, a day after general manager Mike Rizzo said results of an MRI on Harper's neck came back "clean." Roark (13-6) allowed one run over seven innings while... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Harper doubles in return, Roark pitches Nats past Bravesfield. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and sc
Harper doubles in return, Roark pitches Nats past Braves
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
field. Harper doubled in the first inning, finished 1 for 3 with a walk and scored twice, a day after general manager Mike Rizzo said results of an MRI on Harper's neck came back "clean." Roark (13-6) allowed one run over seven innings while... Read more
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TSN
Nationals' Harper starting for first time since Aug. 6but the Nationals issued a revised lineup 90 minutes before the scheduled 1:35
Nationals' Harper starting for first time since Aug. 6
TSN / Posted 10 days ago
but the Nationals issued a revised lineup 90 minutes before the scheduled 1:35 p.m. first pitch. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo deemed Harper "day to day" before Saturday's game and after learning the slugger's MRI came back "clean." "He's... Read more
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The Washington Times
Jonathan Papelbon was not an experiment of any kindto me.” So this “experiment” that failed because it upset clubhouse chemistry
Jonathan Papelbon was not an experiment of any kind
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
to me.” So this “experiment” that failed because it upset clubhouse chemistry – “garbage.” Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo traded for Papelbon because he knew he couldn’t go into another postseason with Storen and look his players in the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Nationals' Harper starting for first time since Aug. 6but the Nationals issued a revised lineup 90 minutes before the scheduled 1:35
Nationals' Harper starting for first time since Aug. 6
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
but the Nationals issued a revised lineup 90 minutes before the scheduled 1:35 p.m. first pitch. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo deemed Harper ''day to day'' before Saturday's game and after learning the slugger's MRI came back... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
MLB notesnight for a fifth consecutive game when the NL East leaders played Atlanta. "B
MLB notes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
night for a fifth consecutive game when the NL East leaders played Atlanta. "Bryce is day to day," General Manager Mike Rizzo said. "We haven't discussed disabled list with him today. He did have an MRI today and it was clean, so that's... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Russell Martin's HR lifts Blue Jayshim for nearly a week and has him listed as day to day. "We haven’t discussed
Russell Martin's HR lifts Blue Jays
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
him for nearly a week and has him listed as day to day. "We haven’t discussed disabled list with him," general manager Mike Rizzo said. The Nats also cut reliever Jonathan Papelbon (2-4, 4.37 ERA), who rarely pitched after the team recently... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Murphy's 4 RBIs leads Nationals past Braves 7-6The right-hander will begin throwing Tuesday. Nationals: Harper had an MRI for
Murphy's 4 RBIs leads Nationals past Braves 7-6
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
The right-hander will begin throwing Tuesday. Nationals: Harper had an MRI for his lingering neck issue, general manager Mike Rizzo announced Saturday. "It was clean, so that's good news," Rizzo said, adding there are no plans to place Harper on... Read more
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TSN
Murphy puts Nationals past BravesThe right-hander will begin throwing Tuesday. Nationals: Harper had an MRI for
Murphy puts Nationals past Braves
TSN / Posted 11 days ago
The right-hander will begin throwing Tuesday. Nationals: Harper had an MRI for his lingering neck issue, general manager Mike Rizzo announced Saturday. "It was clean, so that's good news," Rizzo said, adding there are no plans to place Harper on... Read more
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MLB Trade Rumors
East News & Rumors: Marlins, Red Sox, Nats, Metson Saturday, the Nationals will not place right fielder Bryce Harper on the dis
East News & Rumors: Marlins, Red Sox, Nats, Mets
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted 11 days ago
on Saturday, the Nationals will not place right fielder Bryce Harper on the disabled list, president and general manager Mike Rizzo said (via Alex Putterman of MLB.com). Harper hasn’t taken an at-bat since last Saturday because of a stiff neck,... Read more
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TSN
Nationals' Harper undergoes MRI on neckSaturday night for a fifth straight game when the NL East leaders played Atlant
Nationals' Harper undergoes MRI on neck
TSN / Posted 11 days ago
Saturday night for a fifth straight game when the NL East leaders played Atlanta. "Bryce is day to day," general manager Mike Rizzo said. "We haven't discussed disabled list with him today. He did have an MRI today and it was clean, so that's... Read more
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Washington Nationals
Nationals Recall RHP Reynaldo Lopezreleased right-handed pitcher Jonathan Papelbon on Saturday. Nationals Presiden
Nationals Recall RHP Reynaldo Lopez
Washington Nationals / Posted 11 days ago
released right-handed pitcher Jonathan Papelbon on Saturday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Lopez returns to the Nationals for the third start of his Major League career, which he... Read more
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The Washington Times
Jonathan Papelbon released by Washington Nationalsreal fit anymore,” Baker said. Papelbon was acquired last summer for minor lea
Jonathan Papelbon released by Washington Nationals
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
real fit anymore,” Baker said. Papelbon was acquired last summer for minor league pitcher Nick Pivetta. If general manager Mike Rizzo repeated one distinct phrase to justify the the move, it was that Papelbon had closed out a World Series. He will... Read more
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CBS Sports
Braves-Nationals preview - Aug. 13, 2016(67-47) fell to 1-3 without Bryce Harper, whose neck stiffness continues to kee
Braves-Nationals preview - Aug. 13, 2016
CBS Sports / Posted 11 days ago
(67-47) fell to 1-3 without Bryce Harper, whose neck stiffness continues to keep him out of the lineup. Nationals GM Mike Rizzo told reporters that a story Friday by Sports Illustrated's Tom Verducci reporting that Harper has been playing... Read more
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MLB Trade Rumors
Injury Notes: Harper, De La Rosa, Rasmus, Bour, Gray, Cishek, Zychof some debate. Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post breaks down all the back-a
Injury Notes: Harper, De La Rosa, Rasmus, Bour, Gray, Cishek, Zych
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted 12 days ago
of some debate. Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post breaks down all the back-and-forth on the topic. In essence, Nats GM Mike Rizzo strongly denied a report from SI.com’s Tom Verducci indicating that Harper may have been playing through a... Read more
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CBS Sports
Nationals deny report that Bryce Harper has been playing hurt for monthsthe injury, the source said, including cupping therapy and Active Release Techn
Nationals deny report that Bryce Harper has been playing hurt for months
CBS Sports / Posted 12 days ago
the injury, the source said, including cupping therapy and Active Release Technique. Of course, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says that is false. Rizzo said he just checked with Harper, and that reports of a pre-existing shoulder injury... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bryce Harper has a stiff neck, not an injured shoulder, Nationals general manager saysshoulder injury, according to his source. Verducci has a long-standing relation
Bryce Harper has a stiff neck, not an injured shoulder, Nationals general manager says
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
shoulder injury, according to his source. Verducci has a long-standing relationship with Harper. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo refuted that report to reporters in the dugout at Nationals Park. “Well, Tom Verducci is wrong,” Rizzo said. “I... Read more
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MLB Trade Rumors
Free Agent Stock Watch: Wilson Ramosteam, and the lack of a clear successor, it is fair to wonder whether there’ll
Free Agent Stock Watch: Wilson Ramos
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted 13 days ago
team, and the lack of a clear successor, it is fair to wonder whether there’ll be a late attempt at an extension. Though GM Mike Rizzo has said recently that he’s a believer in Ramos’s talent and thinks a new deal could happen at any time, Ramos has... Read more
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Washington Nationals
Nationals recall OF Brian Goodwinlist (retroactive to Aug. 1) with a left wrist contusion. Nationals President o
Nationals recall OF Brian Goodwin
Washington Nationals / Posted 18 days ago
list (retroactive to Aug. 1) with a left wrist contusion. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Goodwin, 25, joins Washington for the first Major League assignment of his career. In 109... Read more
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HITC Sport
Toronto's Aaron Sanchez move reignites inning limit debate– not renowned surgeon Dr James Andrews, not agent Scott Boras, not Washington
Toronto's Aaron Sanchez move reignites inning limit debate
HITC Sport / Posted 20 days ago
– not renowned surgeon Dr James Andrews, not agent Scott Boras, not Washington Nationals and New York Mets general managers Mike Rizzo and Sandy Alderson, not Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz – knows the right path when it comes to protecting young... Read more
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CBS Sports
The Blue Jays look to avoid the 'Strasburg Shutdown' mistake with Aaron Sanchezwound up earning a big contract extension, and he's presently among the front-r
The Blue Jays look to avoid the 'Strasburg Shutdown' mistake with Aaron Sanchez
CBS Sports / Posted 20 days ago
wound up earning a big contract extension, and he's presently among the front-runners for the NL Cy Young award. Nats GM Mike Rizzo, though, wound up looking a bit foolish. He implied the Nats would be playoff regulars and that, in that light,... Read more
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TSN
So how do you like the Blue Jays now?leader over the past two seasons. After losing out on Chapman and not being abl
So how do you like the Blue Jays now?
TSN / Posted 22 days ago
leader over the past two seasons. After losing out on Chapman and not being able to make a deal for Miller, general manager Mike Rizzo got a save by dealing for Melancon. The New York Mets added MLB leading RBI man Jay Bruce in a trade with the... Read more
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Cincinnati Reds
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hitsa lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hits
Cincinnati Reds / Posted 23 days ago
a lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most sense for us," Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said. "He's a known commodity and he's a successful late-inning reliever and a guy we had followed for years. A... Read more
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Chicago Cubs
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hitsa lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hits
Chicago Cubs / Posted 23 days ago
a lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most sense for us," Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said. "He's a known commodity and he's a successful late-inning reliever and a guy we had followed for years. A... Read more
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New York Yankees
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hitsa lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hits
New York Yankees / Posted 23 days ago
a lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most sense for us," Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said. "He's a known commodity and he's a successful late-inning reliever and a guy we had followed for years. A... Read more
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San Diego Padres
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hitsa lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hits
San Diego Padres / Posted 23 days ago
a lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most sense for us," Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said. "He's a known commodity and he's a successful late-inning reliever and a guy we had followed for years. A... Read more
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Texas Rangers
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hitsa lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hits
Texas Rangers / Posted 23 days ago
a lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most sense for us," Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said. "He's a known commodity and he's a successful late-inning reliever and a guy we had followed for years. A... Read more
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Pittsburgh Pirates
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hitsa lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hits
Pittsburgh Pirates / Posted 23 days ago
a lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most sense for us," Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said. "He's a known commodity and he's a successful late-inning reliever and a guy we had followed for years. A... Read more
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Washington Nationals
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hitsa lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hits
Washington Nationals / Posted 23 days ago
a lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most sense for us," Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said. "He's a known commodity and he's a successful late-inning reliever and a guy we had followed for years. A... Read more
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San Francisco Giants
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hitsa lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hits
San Francisco Giants / Posted 23 days ago
a lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most sense for us," Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said. "He's a known commodity and he's a successful late-inning reliever and a guy we had followed for years. A... Read more
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Oakland A's
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hitsa lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hits
Oakland A's / Posted 23 days ago
a lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most sense for us," Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said. "He's a known commodity and he's a successful late-inning reliever and a guy we had followed for years. A... Read more
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Minnesota Twins
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hitsa lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most
What's Next: Ichiro nears 3,000 career hits
Minnesota Twins / Posted 23 days ago
a lot of work into a lot of different ideas and deals -- this one made the most sense for us," Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said. "He's a known commodity and he's a successful late-inning reliever and a guy we had followed for years. A... Read more
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