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By Laura Shir The 2018 season was a tough one for the Nationals and their fans, with the team underperforming relative to expectations and ultimately missing the postseason altogether. However, in the spirit of remembering the joy even in the face of disappointment, here are the...

By: Kylie Sparks Max Muncy thought March 31, 2017 was the last day of his pro-baseball career. After a couple of seasons with the Oakland Athletics as a fifth-round draft pick while playing college ball at Baylor University, he was released at the end of Spring...

By: Ryan Davis What the hell is FanRag Sports? That was a question I heard frequently the last few years, especially early in my time with the now-defunct sports media network. And to be honest, it was a question I never did figure out how to...

By Gary Phillips It’s rare that a major leaguer is “excited” to get sent down, but that’s exactly how Blake Snell described his May 2017 demotion. The Rays southpaw was coming off a notable rookie season, but Snell’s sophomore campaign began with a concerning eight-start stretch. With...

By: Kelly Wallace Before it was the Jason Heyward Walk-Off Grand Slam Game, it was a nail-biter at Wrigley Field. With two runners on, two outs, and the tying run at the plate, the Cubs turned to one of their most reliable offseason additions, righty reliever...

This is the second part of a two-part conversation with Sean Doolittle and his wife, Eireann Dolan. The first part can be found here. … Expanded Roster: I’ve heard you talk before about the exploitative nature of the minor league system, the economics of it specifically. How...

By: Kelly Wallace William Contreras knew he just needed a home run. He was in the midst of one of his best offensive performances of the season with the Rome Braves and one swing away from the first cycle of his career. Off the bat, the...

By: Lena Park In most ways, Ashton Lansdell and Emily Tsujikawa are your typical high schoolers. They like to hang out with friends. They spend Friday nights cheering from the stands at football games. They cruise around, an extra swagger in their step, with their newly...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] It all started with a tweet. One day, I said I was frustrated with the fact that there wasn’t any sports media that felt like it represented me. I posited that there should be a place where a more diverse group of people could tell...