Madfriars.com in DC - Padres 6, Nationals 5

I'm taking a small break from my regular beat as a minor league scribe, it's the first game between the team I grew up watching and the team of my adopted hometown, the Washington Nationals. The Padres pounded out 16 hits but needed all nine innings to secure the 6-5 win.
August 5, 2005

Fantasy Baseball: Prime Pickups

Looking for a free agent that can give your team a boost and is still available in your league? Included below are the top players from both the American and National League at their respective positions that get regular playing time, and have a higher probability of floating around in your free agent pool. The players are ranked in order of preference:
June 27, 2005

Padres' Fick catches on

When the Padres refused to offer Robert Fick arbitration last winter as a free agent, Fick knew that he couldn't return to the majors until May 1 if he re-signed with the Padres.
June 20, 2005

Braves Cool Off Mets With 7-3 Win

When quickly glanced at, Monday night's game between the Mets and Atlanta Braves at Shea Stadium seems like a laugher, an easy win for the Braves, who on Sunday had seven players named to the All-Star team. However, the game was anything but, as each team made mistakes that cost them runs.
July 7, 2003

Easy Come, Easy Go

Steve takes a then and now look at some of GM John Schuerholz's offseason moves, and gives a progress report to these new additions to the club.
May 19, 2003

Transaction Analysis: 4/27

In Andrew's latest Transaction Analysis he discusses Robert Fick placement on the 12-day DL and what effect this will have on the Braves lineup and offense.
April 27, 2003