Tag: CBS Sports

Nationals Need World Series More Than Anyone Now That Cubs’ Drought Is Over

With Chicago still celebrating months after the fact, we can safely cross the Cubs off the top of our list of franchises with the greatest sense of World Series urgency. No team will come close to matching the buildup that comes with a 108-year drought, of course. Still, if any organization would seem particularly anxious to win big and win soon, it might be the Nationals.

Q&A with Rajai Davis: Art of Baserunning and That World Series Game 7 Home Run

It’s a moment all baseball players dream of from the moment they first pick up a bat: Hitting a dramatic home run in Game 7 of the World Series. Rajai Davis waited 36 years and 1,219 major-league games (counting regular season and playoffs) to pull it off. His game-tying two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning of Game 7, off the hardest-throwing pitcher of all time, sent shockwaves throughout the baseball world.

Q&A with Rajai Davis: Rickey Henderson, the Art of Base-Stealing and Getting to MLB

It’s a moment all baseball players dream of from the moment they first pick up a bat: Hitting a dramatic home run in Game 7 of the World Series. Rajai Davis waited 36 years and 1,219 major-league games (counting regular season and playoffs) to pull it off. His game-tying two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning of Game 7, off the hardest-throwing pitcher of all time, sent shockwaves throughout the baseball world.