Four out of the nine players in the starting lineup for the National League in this year’s All-Star Game were Nationals. With one of the league’s most explosive offenses and best pitching staffs, it was no surprise that the Nats were so well-represented in Miami. Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman, Daniel Murphy, and Max Scherzer all
During the ninth inning of a rival game against the Mets on April 28th, Nationals center fielder Adam Eaton hurt his left leg hustling down the first base line. All Nats fans prayed that it wasn’t too serious. However, the next day, reports came out explaining that he was out for the remainder of the
Last season, the Nationals finished with a record of 95-67, which was good enough for the NL East Division title and the two seed in the National League for the postseason. However, they took yet another early October exit, losing to the Dodgers in Game 5 of the NLDS. Injuries hurt the roster late in
Donald Trump released a brief statement to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day a couple of weeks ago. However, his statement was missing one key word: Jews. Many people realized this upon the statement’s release, and a lot of complaints started to flood in as a result. However, despite the complaints, Trump and his administration
The Wilson wrestling program flies under the radar. It isn’t talked about much, and the hard work that the wrestlers put in goes largely unnoticed by other students. Every day after school, they are either in the atrium improving their skills on the mats, or in the weight room working their tails off to slim
During the 2015 offseason, the Washington Nationals front office was able to nab Max Scherzer, who won the Cy Young this year. In 2016, they signed Daniel Murphy, who just won the batting title, and also finished second in the voting for National League MVP. This offseason, general manager Mike Rizzo made another big move.
For the past couple of years, the baseball players at Wilson have had to use a broken-down batting cage composed of bending poles and a ripped net. However, construction workers from Capitol Hardscapes started building the foundation for a new, much nicer batting cage at Fort Reno last Friday. The new cage is going to
Last season, the Redskins cruised into the playoffs with a 10-6 record, which usually isn’t good enough to win a division. However, the NFC East was easily the worst division in football last year. Although this season, this has completely changed, and it is now arguably the best in the league. The Dallas Cowboys currently
American League: Texas Rangers: Led by a lights-out bullpen and outstanding starting pitching, the Rangers had the best record in in the American League this season. Their dominance will continue in October leading them to their first-ever World Series. Last season’s acquisition Cole Hamels and mid-season acquisition Jonathan Lucroy are essential to the Rangers’ success.
Anyone who knows anything about baseball knows who Bryce Harper is. First overall pick in the 2010 MLB Draft at just age 17. 2015 National League MVP. 23 year-old superstar for the Washington National Batting .251 this season. Wait, what? How is Bryce Harper, the reigning MVP, only hitting .251 this season? This is a