The Nationals have won four of their past six games, their best stretch of baseball since the all-star break. Stephen Strasburg (7-6, 4.22 ERA) takes the mound for the Nationals, and will face off against another fellow San Diego native and a workout buddy James Shields (9-5, 3.74 ERA). The lineups are here. As always, talk about the game below.Read full article >>
Philadelphia Sixers center Nerlens Noel is looking to make a big jump in 2015-16—the big fella says he’s worked hard on his limited offensive game, and gained quite bit of The post Nerlens Noel Aiming to Become an All-Star Next Season appeared first on SLAMonline.
One is the picture of offensive prowess and defensive aggression, wrapped up into an All-Star package that some think is the best in the game. The other is LeBron James. CSLA analyst Mike Mayo has issued a bullish report upgrading JPMorgan...Show More Summary
Joc Pederson, who started for the National League in the All-Star game, is no longer the Dodgers' starting center fielder.
Carmelo Anthony has been a part of USA Basketball for his entire adult life. Over the years, it's become a sort of sanctuary for the All-Star forward, a safe place where his game can flourish, away from the searing spotlight of New York...Show More Summary
For coaching in its annual All-Star Game, Major League Baseball gave Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost an Apple Watch. As you might expect, Yost has been wearing quite a bit -- even during games when cellphones and other devices are banned from the dugouts. Show More Summary
The Little League Softball World Series has erupted in controversy after a team from Snohomish, Washington threw its game against a North Carolina squad, allegedly to knock out a tough Central Iowa All-Stars team from the tournament. Read more...
Two new trailers have been released for the choose-your-own-adventure horror game from Supermassive Games and Sony Computer Entertainment, Until Dawn. The all-star cast are nowhere to be seen in the two trailers, but they're very interesting nonetheless.Click To Continue Reading
The Royals' Salvador Perez had spent the last three games on the bench, nursing his ailing right wrist. So when the All-Star catcher got the go-ahead to return to the lineup, he decided to prove — twice — that he was just fine.
The Nationals have lost three straight and are now 10-17 since the all-star break. They have dropped 4½ games back of the Mets in the National League East. Washington has their pitcher perhaps best equipped to handle this situation starting on Friday: Max Scherzer (11-8, 2.44 ERA) takes the mound for the Nationals. Show More Summary
Three-time MLB all-star Jose Valverde has been suspended 80 games for testing positive for a banned substance, The Associated Press reports. The commissioner’s office said that Valverde tested positive for stanazolol, according to the...Show More Summary
NEW YORK — David Price has pitched in 10 playoff games and a World Series over a seven-year major league career that includes a Cy Young Award and five all-star game appearances, but never, he declared, did he perform in an atmosphere like the spectacle at Rogers Centre on Aug. 3.Read full article >>
Bryce Harper is back in the lineup and the Nationals hope to, again, start a new winning streak. They have only won back-to-back games once since the all-star break. The Nationals will send Jordan Zimmermann (8-7, 3.44 ERA) to the mound to face off against Clayton Kershaw (9-6, 2.51 ERA). Show More Summary
NBA players Zach LaVine, Isaiah Thomas, Jamal Crawford and more put on a show at the All-Star Game for the Seattle Pro-Am recently. The post Zach LaVine, Isaiah Thomas, Jamal Crawford Show Out at Seattle Pro-Am All-Star Game (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Since the all-star break, the Nationals have won consecutive games once, against the Marlins. Every win has been followed by a loss, every step forward followed by a step back. And as a result, the Nationals have gone from three games up in the National League East to a 2 1/2-game deficit, behind the New York Mets.Read full article >>
The Nationals have won consecutive games only once since the all-star break. They won Monday and have a chance to make it two on Tuesday. But it won’t be easy. Impressive rookie Joe Ross (3-3, 2.80 ERA) will face off against Zack Greinke (11-2, 1.71 ERA). Greinke went eight scoreless against the Nationals last month. The lineups are here. Show More Summary
The best pitchers in the game usually bring out the best in Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker, who was 8-3 with a 2.55 earned-run average in 15 starts against former All-Star starting pitchers before Monday.
The Nationals are 9-14 since the all-star break. They are averaging 3.8 runs per game while allowing 4.2 runs per game. Not exactly a winning formula. The Nationals begin a three-city, 10-game road trip on Monday in Los Angeles. Gio Gonzalez and Brett Anderson, both former Athletics, face off on Monday. Show More Summary
If you're into the Final Fantasy role-playing game series, you can't do much better for mobile-original games than Final Fantasy Record Keeper. The free-to-play game from DeNA and Square Enix is basically a "Final Fantasy All-Stars,"...Show More Summary
Sunday’s game against the Blue Jays was a painful experience for the Yankees, who lost, 2-0. But it was especially painful for all-star left fielder Brett Gardner, who got hit on or near his head with a home run ball thrown back onto the field by one of his team’s fans.Read full article >>