Here's what you need to know as baseball's best performers of the season are honored, including analysis of the results.
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If the champs can't hold on to their stars, what is their Plan B? Who else in the division will go all-in?
Will late injuries cost Mike Trout and Christian Yelich an MVP? Which Astros pitcher will win the Cy Young? Awards season is here.
After a week to catch our breath, we unpack our postseason travel bag to consider some performances and trends from a magical month.
Gerrit Cole might get a historic deal, but which available starter could be a steal? And which slugger could put a team over the top?
Sorry, Detroit: Your team follows in the footsteps of other recent biggest losers. Where did every other club fall?
The Nationals ended a 95-year World Series drought in Washington, D.C., by employing a different type of road map than that of most MLB champions...
Cole and Strasburg are about to get paid. But they aren't the only arms worth signing. Here's how our experts see MadBum, Wheeler and others fitting into a crowded crop.
Buster, Tim Kurkjian and Keith Law look ahead to 2020 by tackling the biggest questions swirling around some of the sport's biggest names this offseason. In a roundtable discussion, the guys talk about the Mets' hiring of Carlos Beltran, JD Martinez's contract and what it means for Boston, if Stephen Strasburg and Anthony Rendon will return to the Nationals and more (5:27). Plus, Rena Banena's final "Bleacher Tweets" (29:39) and some final words from former Commissioner Bart Giamatti (41:21).
The Angels' Mike Trout (AL MVP), the Mets' Jacob deGrom (NL Cy Young) and the Nationals' Anthony Rendon (NL MVP) were among the MLB awards finalists revealed Monday.
Free agency is officially underway! Here's why things will (or won't) move faster, and the names you'll be hearing most.
Of the 25 players on Washington's World Series roster, 18 made the trip to the White House on Monday.
As a free agent, the World Series MVP will have plenty of great options, including a return to Washington.
World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg has opted out of the remaining four years, $100 million remaining on his deal with the Nationals and will test the free-agent market, according to sources.
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Nationals star and World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg plans to opt out of the final four years and $100M of his contract today and become a free agent, sources familiar with the situation tell ESPN.
Nationals owner Ted Lerner said "95 years is a pretty long wait" for the city's first World Series victory, "but I'll tell you, this is worth the wait."
With power, poise and plate discipline beyond his years, the Nats slugger showed this postseason he could be an all-time great.
Matt Adams, who hit .226 with 20 home runs and 56 RBIs in 111 games for the Nationals this season, had his $4 million option for 2020 declined by the team.
The Nationals will be the third World Series-winning team to visit President Trump, joining the 2017 Astros and 2018 Red Sox.
Major League Baseball umpires heard their job approval ratings plummet in Washington, D.C., during this World Series, culminating with chants of...
Will Strasburg and Rendon be back? How do they fix the bullpen? The Nats are champions, but they still have questions to address to get back to the Fall Classic in 2020.
The stakes are higher, the tension mounts ... and the pace slows to a crawl. Can baseball get its postseason games over before bedtime?