Matt Williams guides Nationals to NL East crown in his first season

The Washington Nationals clinched their second National League East division title in three seasons on Tuesday night. While much of the current roster played key roles on the club that won an NL-best 98 games in 2012, some of the … Continued


Adam Jones, Andy MacPhail react to Orioles winning AL East

For the first time since 1997, the Baltimore Orioles are champions of the American League East. Tuesday night in Baltimore, the O’s defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 to pick up their 91st win of the season and advance to … Continued


Mad Dog, Letterman debate: Should Pete Rose be in the Hall of Fame?

David Letterman is a big time Cincinnati Reds fan. Mad Dog Sports Radio host Chris “Mad Dog” Russo knows baseball better than anybody. Let’s talk Pete Rose, shall we? During Russo’s Wednesday night appearance on The Late Show, the topic made … Continued


Barry Zito speaks for first time since September

Nobody in the sports world has heard much of anything from Barry Zito since last September. That’s when Zito, a three-time All-Star, the 2002 American League Cy Young and a World Series champion, decided to take a leave of absence … Continued


Prospects who will impact the pennant race

Every September, Major League Baseball expands its active roster from 25 to 40 players. Most of these additional spots are used to give top prospects their first taste of the big leagues. These players can also make an impact on the pennant … Continued


#EverySimpsonsEver: Steve Sax remembers his appearance on ‘Homer At The Bat’

As we’re sure you’ve heard (#EverySimpsonsEver), FXX is broadcasting, in chronological order, every episode of The Simpsons, including The Simpsons Movie. Chances are, if you’ve tuned in, you’ve watched an episode or two you don’t remember. Home At The Bat … Continued


Stephen A. Smith takes on Mad Dog Sports Radio’s Scott Wetzel and Tom Byrne

Starting Tuesday, Sept. 2, Mad Dog Sports Radio listeners can hear The Stephen A. Smith Show on channel 85. The fact that it’s only late August hasn’t stopped Stephen A. Smith from taking to the Mad Dog Sports Radio airwaves, … Continued


Mike Matheny is sticking with closer Trevor Rosenthal

Trevor Rosenthal is struggling midway through his first full season as the St. Louis Cardinals closer. The 24-year old righty has allowed four runs in his last 2 1/3 innings. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny told Jim Bowden and Jody McDonald … Continued


Should the Yankees let Tanaka pitch in 2014? MLB Network Radio debates

As Masahiro Tanaka ups the the amount of throwing in his rehab program, fans and analysts are wondering: Will the New York Yankees send their ace to the hill again this season? Tanaka hasn’t pitched since a July 8th loss … Continued


Jim Duquette ends the waiver wire confusion

The Major League Baseball trade deadline passed last week with a flurry of activity, including blockbuster deals involving the Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers, Seattle Mariners and Tampa Bay Rays. Even though the deadline may be behind us, … Continued