So… Steve Tambellini got fired the other day, is anyone surprised? I am sure that there are people who are surprised, but honestly, I am not. The Edmonton Oilers under Tambellini never made the playoffs during his tenure and the best record was an 11th place finish in 2008-2009 with a 38-35-9 record. From 2009-2012 the Edmonton Oilers were last or second to last in the league each season, earning them the #1 lottery draft pick.
Many Expos fans may hate to see the Nationals succeed in any way and hope that they stay a seller dweller forever. Unfortunately that did happen last year, although there were probably a lot of smirks when Stephen Strasburg was shut down and would be pitching in the playoffs, then watching the Nats get eliminated 3 games to 2 to the St. Louis Cardinals. Now with the 2013 season approaching the Nats look to continue their success this season with Stephen Strasburg to pitch the entire season and what the Nationals hope a second consecutive post-season run. Continue reading