Jim Bowden

Washington Nationals’ History: Looking back at Jim Bowden resignation

WASHINGTON – It was an early Sunday morning in 2009 as I was driving north on I-95 in Florida while covering Spring Training. I had been staying with friends near Fort Lauderdale while covering the Orioles – who were in their last spring there before heading to Sarasota – and had scheduled just one day to cover the Nationals while in Florida.
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Cubs: Michael Pineda shouldn’t be a priority, despite what Jim Bowden thinks

There are a lot of different directions the Chicago Cubs could go once the lockout ends. After sneaking in the Marcus Stroman signing right ahead of the lockout on Dec. 1, we’d all convinced ourselves Jed Hoyer was coming out swinging. But here we are, still waiting for a new CBA, with far less optimism than we had two months ago.

Braves: How did Jim Bowden grade the rest of the NL East’s offseasons?

A couple of days ago, I talked about Jim Bowden of The Athletic’s offseason grade for the Braves thus far. He gave Atlanta a B, which isn’t too shabby when you consider that all of the Braves’ best work is still in front of them. However, what about the rest of the NL East? How did Bowden think Atlanta’s rivals faired before the lockout commenced?

Jim Bowden gives the Braves a promising grade for their offseason thus far

Jim Bowden of The Athletic recently handed out grades for every MLB team’s offseason thus far, and despite a lack of significant transactions, he seemed to like what the Braves have done to this point, giving Alex Anthopolous a B for his work. The most impactful move the Braves...