The Terps’ Greatest Baseball Player

In honor of Maryland making their second Super Regional in two years, I was inspired to look back at the greatest Terps baseball player of all time – Charlie Keller. “King Kong” Kel...

Nats Trade for Their Second Baseman

The Nats just made a pretty big trade, giving up bullpen mainstay Tyler Clippard in exchange for a shortstop, Yunel Escobar. Clippard is on his last season before becoming a free agent, and is set to...

Saber Madness… ERA, the Gateway Stat

ERA is such a great stat. It’s one of the earliest we learn when we are first absorbing the overwhelming power of numbers in baseball. It’s right up there with batting average and home ru...

Maryland vs Virginia

Nats fans have quite a few rivalries – right now the Braves are up there, as well as the Phillies. If the Mets get good again, we’d probably feel something there, and if Atlanta suddenly ...

Will MLB Drive a Political Change?

Once upon a time, Major League Baseball was at the forefront of a major sociopolitical change in the United States. The integration of the leagues happened too late for those of us looking back (how ...

Jordan Zimmermann’s Historic Run

It’s been a great beginning of the season for Jordan Zimmermann, who just finished his third spectacular start in a row. He’s been solid all year, he’s only given up more than 2 ERs...

In 2012, Nationals Should Honor 1912

2012 should be a big year for the Nationals. Many believe that it will be their first winning season in Washington. And if it is, that would be quite a coincidence, as it would be exactly 100 years a...

The Beard and A Little History

I’ve just updated my article on the local pro baseball team of the late 1800s. Thanks to the Twitter personality known as @MorseBeard, I was given some new information on the location of the or...