Tag: Washington Nationals

Another Day, Another MLB Game Postponed Due to the Coronavirus

A general view of the Oakland Athletics playing against the Los Angeles Angels in an empty stadium at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on July 25, 2020 in Oakland, California.Photo: Ezra Shaw (Getty Images) Say what you want about the NBA bubble, commissioner Adam Silver—and Disney exec Rosalyn Durant—has not only sidestepped a global pandemic, but has delivered […]

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Trump Announced, Then Canceled, a Yankees Pitch. Both Came as a Surprise.

WASHINGTON — An hour before Dr. Anthony S. Fauci threw the first pitch at the season opener between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals, President Trump stood on the briefing room stage at the White House and declared that he, too, had been invited to throw out his own opening pitch. “Randy Levine […]

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Every Single Player, Coach of the New York Yankees, Washington Nationals Took a Knee Last Night…It Just Wasn’t During the National Anthem

Photo: Rob Carr (Getty Images) While Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron spent his Thursday evening doing everything but charging Breonna Taylor’s killers with murder, the New York Yankees and Washington Nationals made it their mission to draw attention to injustices such as hers—I think. Advertisement USA Today reports that with no fans in the stands, […]

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Juan Soto’s Positive Test Casts Shadow on Yankees-Nationals Opener

WASHINGTON — Aaron Judge, the Yankees’ star outfielder, had been waiting for this day for nine months. Even this week, he insisted the Yankees’ season-ending loss to the Houston Astros in Game 6 of last year’s American League Championship Series still bothered him. “Just remember this feeling, remember this silence, this emptiness, and just use […]

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Facing a Season of Uncertainty, Max Scherzer Is Still Tinkering

The last competitive game Max Scherzer pitched was the biggest of his life. And he was not about to let the designated hitter rule disrupt his routine before Game 7 of the World Series. So Scherzer — who will face the Yankees on Thursday as baseball begins its 60-game regular season — did what he […]

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