Rafael Soriano reportedly upset with Bryce Harper's positioning in Nationals loss
The Nationals were one out away from a much-needed victory Tuesday night when Gregor Blanco hit a triple to right field.
Strasburg vs. Cain in Battle of Resiliency
The Nationals posted a 9-4 record against the Giants in the 2011 and 2012 seasons combined, tied for the best record by any SF opponent in that span .
The Washington Post
Best Week: Rafael Soriano
"He doesn't come in to get you out. He comes in to steal your soul." The Nats closer has brought experience, dependability, and a paralyzing pitch rotation to Washington.
The Campbell Reporter
MLB: Thursday's highlights
Rays 5, Blue Jays 4: Luke Scott drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the 10th inning to give Tampa Bay a victory.
Dave Perkin: MLB Mock Draft: Gray looks like best bet at No. 1 -- for now
The best player available, Georgia high school outfielder Clint Frazier, will probably not be the first pick.
Is David Price the New York Yankees' Future Ace?
The New York Yankees haven't spent big long-term money on a free agent since 2010 when they reeled in Rafael Soriano for three years and $35 million.
The Baltimore Sun
Orioles Insider: Closer Jim Johnson discusses his saves success
In talking about Jim Johnson's path to becoming one of the top closers in the game, Orioles manager Buck Showalter often compares Johnson to all-time saves leader Mariano Rivera.
Draft shaping up to be a challenge for scouts
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The Miami Herald
Braves' Hudson claims NL Player of the Week honor
Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson has been selected as the National League's Player of the Week for the period ending May 5. Hudson went 2-0 with a 2.51 ERA last week.
New York Post
Rivera's fall in K.C. sent shockwaves through Yanks
Those words belonged to catcher Chris Stewart but spoke for the entire Yankees' organization one year ago today when Mariano Rivera crumbled to the warning track in Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium.
The Campbell Reporter
Tigers 10, Braves 0: Anibal Sanchez struck out 17 in eight marvelous innings for Detroit, breaking Mickey Lolich's team record of 16 strikeouts when he recorded three in the eighth inning.