Best of the Week: 1/12/2020 – 1/18/2020

This past week, MLB announced its decision regarding the sign-stealing allegations against the Astros. After MLB announced sanctions for manager AJ Hinch and GM Jeff Luhnow, Astros owner, Jim Crane, fired both of them. A day later, Alex Cora, the Astros’ bench coach in 2017, was fired by the Boston Red Sox.

While it represents a sad episode for baseball, it does represent a step toward justice.

Best of the Week: 1/5/2020 – 1/11/2020

This past week, a few members of the Washington Nationals visited U.S. service members with the World Series trophy. Here’s Aaron Barrett discussing the experience:

I’ll post more about their tour in the coming days.

~ baseballrebecca





Best of the Week: 12/29/2019 – 1/4/2020

La Liga Mexicana del Pacifico (The Mexican Pacific League) began its playoffs on January 1. The teams playing in the first phase of the playoffs are:

  • Cañeros de Los Mochis
  • Yaquis de Obregón
  • Charros de Jalisco
  • Venados de Mazatlán
  • Sultanes de Monterrey
  • Tomateros de Culiacán
  • Naranjeros de Hermosillo
  • Águilas de Mexicali

You can find the full schedule on the league’s website.

~ baseballrebecca




Best of the Week: 12/15/2019 – 12/21/2019

On Tuesday, the Washington Nationals held a press conference to discuss the re-signing of Stephen Strasburg, at which he called himself a “National for life.”

Merry Strasmas indeed!

~ baseballrebecca



Best of the Week: 12/8/2019 – 12/14/2019

Earlier this week, the Nationals re-signed free agent and World Series MVP, Stephen Strasburg. (Now they just have to re-sign Anthony Rendon!)

~ baseballrebecca




Best of the Week: 12/1/2019 – 12/7/2019

Yesterday the Nats released their annual holiday video:

~ baseballrebecca