Tagged: MLB


How do professional sports leagues plan on finishing the current season?

By Billy Scott | May 9, 2020, 7:26 p.m. | In Sports »

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, sports leagues have been halted and the future is unknown


Blazer spirits are high after the Nationals win it all

By Mercedes Pierce | Nov. 25, 2019, 2:02 p.m. | In Features »

Blazers celebrate D.C.’s thrilling ride to the top of Major League Baseball


SCO's World Series Predictions

By Andrew Gelman | Oct. 2, 2019, 11:58 p.m.

Breaking down the Major League Baseball postseason


2017 MLB Preview

By Benjamin Yokoyama | April 2, 2017, 1:02 p.m. | In Professional »

Spring training and the month of March are an exciting time for baseball fans, but as the spring drags on, fans want to see some real action. Check out the predictions for this year's Major League Baseball season!


Nationals offseason moves hope to prove helpful down the stretch

By Benjamin Yokoyama | April 9, 2016, 2:53 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

The Washington Nationals have flipped a lot of players over the offseason after a disappointing finish last season, and getting toppled by the New York Mets for the National League East.


MLB playoffs get started without Nationals and Orioles

By Benjamin Yokoyama | Oct. 6, 2015, 2:07 p.m. | In Professional »

It's October again, meaning that the Major League Baseball playoffs are getting underway. The postseason has proven to be random and spontaneous, but a consistent theme among championship teams has been the bullpen. Teams that can manage and utilize their bullpens effectively stand the best chance of winning games.


MLB Season Preview 2015

By Robert Pfefferle, Samuel Popper, Sasha Tidwell | April 4, 2015, 1:27 p.m. | In Professional »

The busy free-agent market left the Blue Jays and Red Sox with major facelifts, but the now healthy Orioles won't be giving up the AL East crown without a fight. Meanwhile out west, the reigning World Series champion San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics may be looking at a big fallout this season.


Take me out to the (long) ballgame

By Harini Salgado | Oct. 21, 2014, 11:32 a.m. | In Connections Blog »

If you follow baseball, you've probably heard of the 18-inning Major League Baseball (MLB) playoff game where the San Francisco Giants won against the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Oct 4.


2014 MLB Playoffs preview

By Robert Pfefferle | Sept. 30, 2014, 8:30 p.m. | In Professional »

After an endless summer, the Major League Baseball (MLB) season ended with a bang on Sept. 28, with a final farewell to Derek Jeter and a no-hitter by Jordan Zimmermann. After the long journey of surprises of a 162 game season, the dust has finally settled and only 10 teams are left. SCO takes a look at who we think will be the big winner this October.


Sideline Report: Where the Washington Nationals must improve

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen | July 21, 2013, 2:01 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

For a Washington Nationals team that many projected to win the World Series, the first 95 games have been a disappointment. General Manager (GM) Mike Rizzo can tackle some of these weaknesses through trades, but the current group of players will have to fix the others.


2013 MLB Preview

By Michael Gerbasi Jacob Buchholz | April 2, 2013, 2:10 a.m. | In Professional »

Opening day has arrived and that means that the NBA, the NHL and even March Madness can take a back seat as America's pastime retakes its place at the center of our attention. For one day everybody is in first place and anybody can win the World Series. But because that will not last, we at SCO have broken down the season from start to finish, in order to give you a sneak peak at what lies ahead.


5 Spring Training Storylines

By Jack Estrin | Feb. 24, 2013, 1:57 p.m. | In Professional »

As Spring Training starts around the league, every Major League Baseball (MLB) team has its eyes on the World Series. The Giants will look to defend their title, but they may have a hard time winning the battle of California. Meanwhile both local teams tasted success last year, but only time will tell how the Nationals and Orioles will handle expectations.


Sideline Report: The case for Mike Trout

By Jack Estrin | Oct. 25, 2012, 4:51 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Last time I checked, the MVP award went to the player who contributed most to his team's success. Judging by this rubric, Angels' rookie outfielder Mike Trout should be a runaway for this year's American League (AL) MVP award.


Sideline Report: The hunt for October heats up

By Michael Gerbasi | Sept. 25, 2012, 8:23 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

A breakdown of MLB's wild-card hunt: only the Braves, Cards, Dodgers, Brewers, Phillies and Diamondbacks fight for the National League while all 14 teams vie for the American League.


2012 MLB Preview

By Jacob Buchholz Langston Taylor | April 2, 2012, 11:13 p.m. | In Professional »

For 2012 season Major League Baseball (MLB) announced that it will allow two additional teams to make the playoffs. Let the insanity begin.


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