| Apr 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Few people were walking around downtown Laurel Tuesday evening, but at Main Street Sports Grill, nearly every seat at the bar was taken for happy hour.
Since April marks the start of Major League Baseball play, the multiple flat-screen televisions...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:46 PM
Yadier Molina drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, backing Shelby Miller’s strong start Monday night, and the St. Louis Cardinals returned to the site of their Game 5 NL division series victory last season with a 3-2 victory over the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:34 PM
Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is fine with manager Davey Johnson’s plan to shuffle the lineup after the team dropped below .500 with its ninth loss in 12 games.
Even told Johnson he’d be OK moving out of his No. 2 slot in the batting...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 9:21 AM
It was the spring of Gavin Floyd's senior year, and professional baseball scouts were flocking to his games at Mount St. Joseph High School.
A right-handed pitcher with a blazing fastball and knee-buckling curve, Floyd was considered one of the top...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:45 PM
All it took was two at-bats on his first opening day in the majors for Bryce Harper to hit two homers — and hear some “M-V-P!” chants.
The Washington Nationals’ other recent No. 1 overall draft pick, Stephen Strasburg, did his...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:40 AM
Josh Hamilton jumped into a cab, headed to Great American Ball Park and got all nostalgic.
The Los Angeles Angels newcomer saw Cincinnati fans packed downtown and remembered making his big league debut in the same spot a while ago.
"People are lined...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:21 PM
For one day, Dixon Anderson has a chance to feel like Stephen Strasburg.
“That would be awesome,” the right-handed pitcher said.
Like Strasburg, Anderson will be the opening-day starter for a Washington Nationals team, albeit the...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Karl Marx is credited with saying that religion is "the opium of the people." But here in the nation's capital, baseball is the drug of choice that rescues political junkies from the unpleasant realities around them.
Currently providing relief from...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:05 PM
The playoff picture is finally clear for the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals now that the regular season is over. Thanks to Wednesday Night's 4-1 loss to Tampa Bay, the Orioles come up short in their bid to overtake the Yankees in the AL East...
| Oct 8, 2012
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Beltran hit the last two of St. Louis' four homers and the Cardinals chased an ineffective Jordan Zimmermann early in a 12-4 rout of the Washington Nationals on Monday night that tied their NL division series at one game apiece....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Barrett King's son, Camden, will turn 1 just 11 days after this weekend's Baltimore Marathon. He's King's inspiration.
"It sounds like a giant cliche, but becoming a dad made me want to set an example for my son ... that by focusing and persevering,...