Tag Archives: Ryan Zimmerman

Why Wright? The numbers agree

Remember to Vote Wright! Click the button on the right –> The way I see it, there are three third basemen in the National League who deserve consideration to start the All-Star Game. Ryan Zimmerman is up there with solid numbers across the board (and someone has to represent the Nationals if it’s not Stephen

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Verlander expected, but Ramirez a surprise ROY

Justin Verlander as American League Rookie of the Year wasn’t too surprising — as the margin of victory showed — but Hanley Ramirez’s NL ROY was quite the upset. Sure, he was considered a contender, but that description usually came with a caveat along the lines of “after Dan Uggla and Ryan Zimmerman.” Clearly, Ramirez

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Rookie of the Year Awards upon us

I’ve given up the New Jersey minor league blog I’ve been attempting to write for NJ.com, so hopefully I’ll have more energy and inspiration to write here. We shall see. But the postseason awards are upon us — the Rookies of the Year will be announced tomorrow. To me, one seems obvious, the other an

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Trading fiends

Major league GMs are making deals like fantasy owners drunk at an All-Star Game party. It started on Nov. 3 when the Nationals traded third baseman Vinny Castilla to San Diego for pitcher Brian Lawrence. That one’s easy: great move for Washington. They open up third base for their first-round pick last summer, Ryan Zimmerman,

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