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For some reason, there are Kevin Durant football cards. Want. [Capital Games]
John Beck is the winner of this week’s condom award. [Bog]
The Nats inked Chien-Ming Wang to a one-year, $4 million deal. [Nats Journal]
O’s are interviewing ex-Red Sox and Expos GM Dan Duquette. [O's Insider]
Caps are in the bottom third of the league in beer prices. [Puck Daddy]
Maryland is actually tops among local teams with KenPom. [SB Nation D.C.]
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Above, video of Chien-Ming Wang signing autographs before the second game of the Taiwan All-Star series.
As expected, the Washington Nationals and Chien-Ming Wang have agreed on another 1-year deal ($4 million). And so, a Nats rotation starting with Strasburg, Zimmermann, and Wang for 2012? This is good news...
Just counting down the days now until Opening Day, April 5......
After missing two seasons with an unique shoulder injury, Washington Nationals SP Chien-Ming Wang returned to finish the 2011 season strong. The sinker ball pitcher joined John Lannan as the only starter to finish the season with the Nats with a ground ball rate above 50%. He threw just over 62 innings in 11 starts with a 4-3 record and a 4.04 ERA. He got stronger and went...
That's when the NFL sent out their weekly stat corrections, upping the number of times the Bills brought down Beck to 10. Nick Barnett and Danny Batten share credit. More »
“I just don’t agree with the decision to start John Beck,” Joe Theismann said before the Redskins played the Carolina Panthers two weeks ago.
Two losses and 20 points later, Theismann hasn’t changed his mind. He was on with Mike Wise again on Thursday, and Wise asked if the Redskins were better off with Beck under center.
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The Nationals have finalized a new contract with Chien-Ming Wang, reports Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post (Twitter link). The deal will be official once Wang passes a physical. We heard yesterday from Wang's agent Alan Nero that the two sides had "conceptually" agreed to a new deal.
Wang signed one-year contracts with Washington in each of the last two offseasons...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Right-hander Chien-Ming Wang has agreed to a one-year contract to return to the Washington Nationals.
A deal between the Washington Nationals and right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang has been agreed upon "conceptually," his agent Alan Nero said Wednesday. But it's not expected to get done before 12:01 a.m. on Thursday when Wang officially hits the open market as a free agent. "Things are progressing as normal," ...
Chien-Ming Wang is close to an agreement with the Nationals, agent Alan Nero said on Wednesday, with the two sides working out contract language.
Chien-Ming Wang, has agreed in principal to a one-year contract with the Washington Nationals, SI.com has learned.
STATISTICAL ANALYSIS | In light of Sunday’s shutout at the hands of the Bills, I could write all about how badly the Redskins struggled — how many sacks they allowed, how unsuccessful their running game was, how ineffective their receivers were. I could write about how John Beck played compared to Rex Grossman’s previous outings, or about how new acquisition Tashard Choice...
Wang cited Washington DC’s beautiful flora as his main reason for staying with the Nats.
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Offseason Notes.
1. Assorted Headlines
2. SCOUT Leaderboards: Arizona Fall League
3. Projection: ZiPS for New York (NL)
All the nerd that’s fit to print.
Wang Re-Signs with Washington
Wondering whether or not to start Aaron Rodgers and LeSean McCoy, or to bench John Beck and Derrick Mason? The network bozos specialize in that kind of advice. If you’re looking for help with your real starting lineup conundrums, read on.
Kevin Durant reportedly threw 4 TD passes playing flag football recently. If that’s true it would be more than current Redskins starting quarterback John Beck (1) and almost as many as Rex Grossman (6). We got to see LeBron James in pads when he practiced with his old high school team a few weeks [...]