Tag: Washington Nationals

The LA Dodgers celebrate an extra innings victory in Game 3 of the 2018 World Series. (Image: Thomas York/Getty)

LA Dodgers Favs to Snag Third NL Pennant Since 2017

The Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, and Washington Nationals are the consensus top-three favorites to win the National League (NL) pennant in 2020, with the Dodgers the overall favorite at 8/5 odds to represent the NL in the World Series. According to a recent update by William Hill, the Dodgers […]

Stephen Strasburg signed a record seven-year, $245 million contract with the Washington Nationals on Monday. (Image: Toni L. Sandys/Washington Post/Getty)

Stephen Strasburg Signs With Nationals for $245M

Stephen Strasburg will remain with the Washington Nationals after agreeing to a seven-year, $245 million contract with the team on Monday. The massive deal is the largest ever for a pitcher, though that designation is likely to be short-lived as Gerrit Cole has yet to sign this offseason. Strasburg Breaks […]

Furniture store owner and local celebrity Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale poses with a fan during a World Series game at Minute Maid Park in Houston. (Image: Darren Rovell/Twitter)

Mattress Mack Loses $13 Million Betting on Houston Astros in World Series

Mattress Mack, otherwise known as popular Houston furniture store magnate Jim McIngvale, bet over $13 million via multiple wagers on the Houston Astros to win the 2019 World Series. He lost $13 million when the Washington Nationals won back-to-back games in Houston to win the World Series. If the Astros […]

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon takes the ball from relief pitcher Jose Quintana at Wrigley Field. (Image: Jon Durr/USA Today Sports)

NL Wild Card Race: Nats and Brewers In, Cubbies Dunzo After 6-Game Skid

The NL wild-card race might have decided itself over the weekend when St. Louis Cardinals swept the Chicago Cubs, who dropped four, one-run games in a row, and now find themselves four games behind the Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals with only six games remaining in the regular season. What […]

Kyle Schwarber is congratulated by his  teammates after slugging a 3-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. (Image: Quinn Harris/Getty)

NL Wild Card Race: 1.5 Games Separate Cubbies, Nats, and Brewers

With 12 games remaining in the regular season, the NL Wild Card race is down to three teams jockeying for the final two Wild Card spots after the streaking Chicago Cubs caught the slumping Washington Nationals, and the Yelich-less Milwaukee Brewers hang tough on the playoff bubble. The NL Wild […]