Nationals Teddy Roosevelt mascot now 1-534 in President races


The Washington Nationals have had a banner season, clinching the NL East. The years of solid drafting have paid off and they’ve broken through. Also finally breaking through is mascot Teddy Roosevelt in the racing presidents competition. Roosevelt was never allowed to win. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln have been allowed to win.

Finally in his 535th race, Teddy gets it done.

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Cubs Send Lefty Gorzelanny to Nats for 3 Minor Leaguers

The Chicago Cubs today acquired outfielder Michael Burgess, left-handed pitcher Graham Hicks and right-handed pitcher A.J. Morris from the Washington Nationals for left-handed pitcher Tom Gorzelanny. This now continues the much needed salary dumping strategy (or salary-shedding if you will, if that sounds a bit more pleasant)

Chicago’s 40-man MLB roster now stands at 38 players.

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