DC Sports Bog: Nats


Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Jayson Werth fakes out fans, steals Phanatic’s keys

SPORTS BOG | Outfielder teaches a class in fan trolling during a memorable night in his old home.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:58 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jayson Werth

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Sports Illustrated’s D.C.-Baltimore issue

The venerable weekly puts the Orioles on the cover this week, with additional stories on Davey Johnson and RGIII.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:36 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles, Nats | Tags:  Sports Illustrated, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Davey Johnson

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Morning pixels: Chris Cooley makes his media debut

I think we all knew that Cooley would be great on television.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:29 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Dan Hellie, Davey Johnson

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 09/25/2012

‘Teddy in 2012’ series coming

With a series in his honor coming, the racing mascot was seen training with the Army at Fort McNair.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:13 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Teddy Roosevelt, Presidents Race, Nationals Park

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Video: Nats bullpen’s Fan Cave bloopers

Outtakes from the Nats’ visit to the Fan Cave.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:40 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Sean Burnett, Ryan Mattheus, Craig Stammen, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 09/25/2012

MASN crew says Teddy is ‘on a mission’

With the Nats now in the playoffs, will Teddy ever win? F.P. Santangelo says the mascot is training hard, anyhow.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:19 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Teddy Roosevelt, MASN, Presidents race

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Nats division champs shirts features District map

Fans wondered how MLB’s state-outline map would be handled for a District-based team. Here’s the answer.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:56 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Nats Metro saga continues: Maryland, Virginia governors speak up

The longer this goes on, the sillier the Nats look.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:30 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Metro, WMATA

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Morning pixels: Local athletes tweet frustrations with replacement refs

After last night’s debacle, some of our local players had to speak out.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:24 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Nats, Terps, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Kirk Cousins, Nick Sundberg, Graham Gano, Bill Hamid, Shelvin Mack, Ian Desmond, Davey Johnson, Trevor Booker

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 09/24/2012

A look at the Sun Monster

Want to imagine what it’s like trying to catch a baseball in center field of Nats Park during a matinee? Check this out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:36 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Sun Monster, Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth, Nationals Park

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Bryce Harper foul ball smashes window

At least two Nationals at-bats on Sunday proved that foul balls are dangerous.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:16 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 09/24/2012

David Gregory and Bruce Springsteen shout out the Nats

The Meet the Press host shows off his Playoffs hat, and the singer mentions the baseball team at Nats Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:40 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  David Gregory, Wolf Blitzer, Bruce Springsteen, Nationals Park

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Gio Gonzalez trips on the mound, faceplants, goes on to win his 20th

Seeing a potential Cy Young candidate lay motionless after falling is terrifying.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:28 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII taking some big hits

The Redskins prize quarterback is getting banged up, and it’s scary.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:38 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Nats, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Trevor Booker, Jordan Crawford, Bryce Harper, Branko Boskovic

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Wolf Blitzer pays tribute to the Nats on CNN

Newsman and Natitude freak puts Washington’s return to the playoffs in perspective for a national audience.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:00 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Wolf Blitzer, CNN, Natitude

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Obama on Nats in the World Series: ‘It’s going to happen’

Of course the Chicago native predicted a Nats-White Sox World Series.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:37 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Barack Obama

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Pirates broadcaster hopes Nats get crushed

Steve Blass is so outraged by the Strasburg Shutdown that he wishes ill on the Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:26 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Steve Blass, Stepehn Strasburg

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Tyler Clippard didn’t make his high school varsity team

Clippard took time to answer fan questions on Chatting Cage.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:56 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Tyler Clippard

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 09/21/2012

About the Nats’ playoff Natitude gear

Moments after the team clinched its first playoff berth, players were wearing playoff Natitude shirts.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:25 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ian Desmond, Natitude

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Davey Johnson: ‘What’s the big deal?’ (video)

Nats skipper’s reaction to his team’s playoff berth is as classic as all his reactions have been.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:34 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Bryce Harper, Drew Storen

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Video of the Nats clinching their first playoff berth

Watch Drew Storen finish the game, and listen to Bob Carpenter and Charlie Slowes on the call.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:17 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bob Carpenter, Charlie Slowes

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Morning pixels: Davey Johnson called his shot

Nats skipper said the team could fire him if he missed the playoffs. That won’t be necessary.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:56 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Jayson Werth

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 09/20/2012

White House backs McCain’s call for a Teddy win

After John McCain asks for Congressional investigation, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney chimes in.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:25 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Teddy Roosevelt, Barack Obama, Jay Carney, John McCain

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Lou Diamond Phillips at the Nats game

Just can’t keep celebrities away from Nationals Park nowadays. They’re everywhere. Like the political reporters.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:44 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Lou Diamond Phillips, Nationals Park

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Rizzo calls for Davey Johnson as manager of the year

It’s mid-September and the Nationals are lobbying for postseason awards, which is another welcome change.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Mike Rizzo, Kristina Akra, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Umpires blow call, cost Nats a run

D.C. SPORTS BOG | In a ridiculous call, the Nats may have lost due to abysmal umpiring.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:55 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Video of Wale and Bryce Harper at Ben’s

ESPN First Take has a brief video of the two D.C. stars eating french fries.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Wale, Ben's Chili Bowl

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Morning pixels: ESPN the Mag’s D.C. issue

Here’s how good the good times are: a national magazine is planning a D.C.-themed issue. About sports.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:28 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Gio Gonzalez says he’s not dating Angela Rypien

Female Nats fans will be pleased to hear that Gio is still on the market.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:23 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 09/19/2012

What happens when Nats and Redskins shows overlap on 106.7 The Fan?

During the Nats regular season, conflicts will be handled on a case-by-case basis. In the playoffs, it’ll be all Nats all the time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:06 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  106.7 The Fan

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Now You Know: Bryce Harper explains his batting ritual

Harper’s elaborate batting prep has history, but no reason.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:19 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Now You Know

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 09/19/2012

John McCain calls for Congressional hearings on Teddy’s losing streak

Former presidential candidate John McCain calls for Congressional hearings to investigate Teddy’s losing streak.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:09 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  John McCain, ESPN, Racing Presidents

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Morning pixels: The Post invented the magic number

As D.C. sports fans follow the Nats’ magic number, here’s something you didn’t know about the origins of that term.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:42 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Magic Number, A.J. Francis, Michael Morse

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Davey Johnson to ESPN The Mag: ‘I’m a happy man’

This story for ESPN The Magazine is full of anecdotes and Davey-isms.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:18 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, ESPN

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Jack Evans promises extended Metro service for Nats playoffs

It’s a small ray of hope for metroing Nats fans.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:11 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  WMATA, Metro

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Chad Tracy owns a summer league team

The Nats infielder wants to help college players hone their skills.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:35 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Chad Tracy

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Bryce Harper and Wale at Ben’s Chili Bowl

The Nats superstar and D.C. rapper made an interesting pair.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:48 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Davey Johnson’s first ejection of the season [VIDEO]

The normally even-keeled manager got fired up over a blown call.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:06 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins officiating crew was problematic

I think everyone involved would like to call a mulligan on Sunday.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:01 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Tennis | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Santana Moss, Darrel Young, Fred Davis, DeAngelo Hall, Chris Baker, Ryan Zimmerman, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 09/14/2012

ESPN E:60 to feature Teddy in next documentary

The documentary series highlights the plight of the Racing President.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:38 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Racing Presidents

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII’s neighbors call him a ‘very good neighbor’

Perhaps we may be a little too eager to find out what RGIII is all about.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Fred Smoot

Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Kelli Johnson leaving D.C. market for CSN Houston

Longtime Orioles, Redskins and Nats reporter will be the lead anchor for a new network in Houston.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:02 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Media, Redskins | Tags:  Kelli Johnson, Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 09/13/2012

John Lannan’s family gives him an ovation

Stephen Strasburg’s replacement helped the Nats win in New York, and his family members were pleased.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  John Lannan, MASN, Kristina Akra, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Last Thing: Niles Paul on singing out loud in his car

Niles Paul is quickly becoming a favorite interview.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:54 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Niles Paul, Last Thing

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Morning pixels: NFL not okay with RGIII Nike Swoosh cover-up

A league source says that the clever modification will not be happening again.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:35 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, John Lannan, Nick Sundberg, Ian Desmond

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Mark DeRosa on Bryce Harper’s ‘hilarious’ base-running

Nats utility guy tells MLB Network that Harper runs the bases ‘like he’s still playing tee ball.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:34 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Mark DeRosa, MLB Network, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Morning pixels: The anti-Griffining movement

A rebel group is forming to fight the “Griffining” sensation.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:57 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Bradley Beal, John Wall, Trevor Booker

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Davey Johnson says Bryce Harper might be his favorite player of all time

Nats manager says his teenaged rookie is ‘just a dandy’ and ‘wonderful to watch.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:43 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Bryce Harper, 106.7 The Fan, The Junkies

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Nats TV ratings now up 75 percent

As the baseball team keeps winning games, more and more people keep tuning in.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:06 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  MASN

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Bryce Harper breaks another belt

Nats irrepressible rookie outfielder demolishes a belt, gets a new one from the bullpen.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, MASN, WJFK

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Morning pixels: D.C. police planning for Nats celebrations

You want this crazy Nats series to feel real? The MPD is already getting ready for a possible parade.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:55 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Cathy Lanier, Stephen Strasburg, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Drew Storen talks Teddy, brawl and Tyler Clippard’s hand-licking habit

The Nats reliever takes some time to chat with the guys at Intentional Talk.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:45 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Drew Storen, Teddy, Racing Presidents

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Bryce Harper and the Nats rookies as Olympic gymnasts

This year’s Nats rookie dress-up day pays homage to those gold-winning U.S. gymnasts. In leotards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:54 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 09/09/2012

D.C. bar displays Nats’ magic number

The WaPo might not be putting the magic number on A1, but Stoney’s isn’t messing around.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:23 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, magic number

Posted at 11:27 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Cubs announcer wonders if Nats were stealing signs

In the middle of bench-clearing madness, the Cubs TV crew came up with an explanation for the Nats’ offensive explosion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:27 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bo Porter, Jamie Quirk, Bob Brenly, Len Kasper, F.P. Santangelo, MASN, Ray Knight, Davey Johnson

Posted at 10:07 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Nats and Cubs brawl

Things got a little feisty at Nats Park on Thursday.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:07 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Vincent Gray on the possibility of a Nats-Orioles World Series

D.C. mayor says a Parkway Series ‘would be absolutely phenomenal for many reasons.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:59 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Vincent Gray, WPFW, Marion Barry

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012

ESPN the Magazine says Wizards have worst fan relations in major pro sports

For the 11 billionth year in a row, D.C. sports franchises don’t fare too well in ESPN’s Ultimate Franchise rankings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  ESPN, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Seven Nats have plans to wed in the offseason

It looks like the good times will continue to roll for these grooms-to-be.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:05 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ryan Zimmerman, Jordan Zimmermann, Michael Morse, Ross Detwiler, Craig Stammen, Edwin Jackson

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Mike Rizzo: Media’s Strasburg/Harper obsession ‘boggles my mind’

Nats GM says his first-place team’s other players ‘deserve better’ than they’ve gotten this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:23 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Mike Rizzo, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Last Thing: Chad Tracy owns a baseball team

The Nats infielder sits down for a Last Thing chat.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:43 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Chad Tracy, Last Thing

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Bryce Harper homers, flashes hand signals

Nats rookie blasts two homers against the Cubs, introducing yet another home-run celebration to Nats Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:04 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Michael Morse, Jesus Flores

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Morning pixels: Sunday’s matchup not the first for Brees, RGIII

The two quarterbacks have met on the field before, in digital form.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:26 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Alfred Morris, Gio Gonzalez, Bryce Harper

Posted at 10:26 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Nats announce they’ll limit season-ticket sales in 2013

A letter from the Lerner family sets a 20,000-seat cap on next year's season ticket sales.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Lerner family, Nationals Park, Natitude

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 09/05/2012

The Nats and the wave

Fans seem split on whether Nats Park should banish the wave, so we got a few players to chime in.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:31 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Drew Storen, Ryan Mattheus, Tyler Clippard, John Lannan, Craig Stammen

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Stephen Strasburg’s first fantasy football draft

The Nats pitcher did 15 mock drafts to prepare for his team draft day.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Cal Ripken and Michael Wilbon on Strasburg

Orioles legend tells SiriusXM that if he were Strasburg, he’d speak up and demand to pitch.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:55 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Cal Ripken, Mike Rizzo, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 09/05/2012

The 2012 Ryan Zimmerman bobblehead

Here’s a look at the Nats’ final bobblehead of 2012, which will be given away on Saturday afternoon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:55 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ryan Zimmerman, Michael Morse, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 09/05/2012

About Wednesday’s Sports section

Major technical problems meant the Nats game story wasn’t in the newspaper, but we offer a look at what it would’ve looked like.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:14 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Washington Post

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Morning pixels: Beltway Baseball, everyone

Now the Orioles are in first place, too, as our humble little home becomes the center of the baseball universe.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:02 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles | Tags:  Brandon Banks, Robin Ficker, Bryce Harper

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Robin Ficker plans to protest Strasburg Shutdown

World-famous proponent of sports heckling plans to visit Nats Park with 500 signs protesting Strasburg’s shutdown.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:37 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Robin Ficker, Mike Rizzo, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Craig Stammen’s ‘blue-collar attitude’

The Nats pitcher is proud of his family’s business tradition.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:16 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Craig Stammen

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 09/04/2012

The Ross Detwiler ‘Other Guys’ Photoshop

How a movie poster Photoshop went from Twitter to Ross Detwiler’s locker at Nats Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:58 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Ross Detwiler, Edwin Jackson

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Racing Presidents do Gangnam Style

The Korean pop song craze hits Nats Park.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Racing Presidents

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Morning pixels: Morgan compares RGIII to Manning, Brady and Vick

Keep the expectations low? Nah. Send the expectations way into outer space.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:40 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Joshua Morgan, Mike Shanahan, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 09/03/2012

What a winning Nats record looks like

Images from the first D.C. winning baseball team since the 1969 Senators.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:40 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ted Williams, RFK Stadium, Natitude

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Nats magic number on A1 of Washington Post

For the first time in who knows how long, the front page of this newspaper displayed a D.C. baseball team’s magic number.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:09 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  The Washington Post, Bryce Harper, Kurz Suzuki, Magic Number

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Ryan Zimmerman featured on MLB Network

Nats third baseman will be profiled at length during Saturday’s episode of ‘My MLB Life.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:02 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ryan Zimmerman, MLB Network

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Bryce Harper has baseball’s two fastest home run trots this season

Nats outfielder knows where he’s going, and doesn’t bother to take much time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:03 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, MASN, Kristina Akra

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Nats bullpen has matching t-shirts

The shirts, designed by Drew Storen, need quite a bit of explanation.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:24 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ryan Mattheus, Drew Storen, Jimmy Lett

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Morning pixels: Nats team photo missing one important guy

Gio Gonzalez accidentally missed the team photo because he was hanging out with his parents.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:16 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Bryce Harper, Edwin Jackson, Jayson Werth

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Mitch McConnell supports Strasburg shutdown

Time to check in with the Senate Minority Leader about the pressing issue of the day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo, Davey Johnson, Mitch McConnell

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Strasburg Shutdown Contest winners

Our favorite reader-submitted fake opinions from famous people on the looming Strasburg Shutdown.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  12:33 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Jim Riggleman, Stan Kasten back Nats on Strasburg shutdown

Former manager, former team president both think Mike Rizzo is doing the right thing with his ace.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:36 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo, Jordan Zimmermann, Jim Riggleman, Stan Kasten

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Bryce Harper in Bruce Springsteen MLB playoff promo

Of course, the one Nats player featured in this playoff video is the center fielder.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:53 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Bruce Springsteen, TBS

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins bubble guys speak out

For some of the players trying to make the Redskins’ final roster, it’s going to be a long two days.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Caps, College Football, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Brandon Banks, Anthony Armstrong, Dezmon Briscoe, Aldrick Robinson, Doug Worthington, Roy Helu, Evan Royster, Kirk Cousins, Rex Grossman, Davey Johnson, John Carlson, Bryce Harper, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Video of Bryce Harper’s helmet-throwing ejection

After yet another on-field display of anger, the Nats’ outfielder gets tossed from one of his best games.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:41 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Dick Vitale visits with the Nats

The ESPN analyst took some time to pose with the team.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:34 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Gio Gonzalez, Davey Johnson, Kristina Akra

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Brooks Laich is D.C.’s longest-tenured pro athlete

With Chris Cooley’s release, the Caps winger joins Ryan Zimmerman, Santana Moss and Alex Ovechkin atop the list of Washington veterans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:19 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Brooks Laich, Chris Cooley, Ryan Zimmerman, Santana Moss

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Bill James says Nats Strasburg strategy is ‘reasonable’

Noted sabermetrician writes on his Web site that he would ‘err on the side of caution’ with a young pitcher coming off Tommy John surgery.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:40 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, NPR, Bill James

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Nationals giving away ‘Nationals Wonk’ shirts

Team is either being charmingly ironic, or playing to every stereotype of the typical D.C. resident.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Morning pixels: LaVar says Cooley should have been treated better

Ex-Redskin and friend of Cooley says the tight end’s final days with the Redskins show that players need to look out for No. 1.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:05 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, LaVar Arrington, 106.7 The Fan, Clinton Portis, Mike Rizzo, Davey Johnson, F.P. Santangelo

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Strasburg Shutdown Contest

Just about everyone has an opinion on whether the Nats should shut down their star pitcher.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  12:53 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Last Thing: Why Tyler Moore is mad at Braves pitcher Eric O’Flaherty

The Nats rookie on music and why Braves pitcher Eric O’Flaherty made him mad.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:18 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Tyler Moore, Last Thing

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 08/28/2012

When Davey Johnson out-homered Hank Aaron

During one magical season, the second-baseman-turned-Nats-skipper had more power than one of baseball’s greatest sluggers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:58 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Hank Aaron

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Morning pixels: Davey Johnson knew this was coming

Nats skipper says he knew last August that he had a potential pennant winner on his hands.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:17 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Jayson Werth, Jim Riggleman, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Bryce Harper: ‘When you’re loose and flawless, you’re sexy’

Nats outfielder explains his latest catch phrase to NBC Washington’s Dan Hellie.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:56 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Dan Hellie

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Jim Vance to Nats: C’mon, Man

Veteran WRC anchor isn’t pleased with the team’s stance on paying for late-night Metro.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:01 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jim Vance, Washington Post, Metro

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Jayson Werth’s bare-handed catch

This is why little league coaches live by the “use two hands when you catch” mantra.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:10 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jayson Werth

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Drew Storen and Tyler Clippard use Twitter to settle their dinner bill

The Nats pitchers invented a game called Twitter Bill Roulette.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:41 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Terry Bradshaw and Troy Aikman discuss the Strasburg Shutdown

The world demands to know every living person’s feelings about this matter. Here are two more.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:58 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo, Terry Bradshaw, Troy Aikman, Joe Buck, Fox

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII says he’s better at football than commercials

Redskins quarterback has dominated the preseason endorsement market, but he says he’ll do better than that on the field.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:27 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Darren Rovell

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Braves announcers suggest Nats won’t win World Series until Teddy wins a race

Curse of the Billy Goat? Chip Caray would have you believe there’s a Curse of Teddy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Fox Sports South, Teddy Roosevelt, Presidents Race

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII will haunt your dreams

Perhaps this blogger needs to step away from the marketing madness.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:24 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, D.C. United | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Clinton Portis, Bill Hamid, Adam LaRoche

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Dr. James Andrews backs the Nats

Amid the torrent of ex-players ridiculing the Nats for shutting down Strasburg, a respected doctor stands up for their plan.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:32 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, James Andrews

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Nats fan’s message for Braves fan neighbor

It’s all fun and games until the Nats lost to the Braves.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:37 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Mitch Williams calls Strasburg Shutdown ‘absolutely absurd’

MLB Network analyst and longtime reliever says Mike Rizzo’s plan will be a hard sell in the Nats clubhouse.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:03 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mitch Williams, Mike Rizzo, Steve McCatty, Scott Boras

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Rudy Giuliani speaks out against Strasburg Shutdown

Former New York mayor and famous Yankees fan says he would let Strasburg pitch.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:09 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Rudy Giuliani, David Gregory

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Morning pixels: Chipper Jones continues his Nats ‘man-crush’

Last night’s farewell to Chipper Jones left everyone a little emotional.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, D.C. United, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Mark DeRosa, Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman, Mike Rizzo, Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Niles Paul, Kirk Cousins, Leonard Hankerson, Clinton Portis

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Mike Rizzo: Nats have 50-page Strasburg shutdown presentation

The document is top secret, so don’t ask for it.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:14 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Post Editorial Board endorses Strasburg Shutdown

The official stance of this newspaper’s editorial board is that Mike Rizzo gets the benefit of the doubt.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:33 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Mike Rizzo, Stephen Strasburg, Thomas Boswell, Tracee Hamilton, Mike Wise

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 08/22/2012

The Nats and Metro: an update

Some fans were stranded at the ballpark Monday when Metro closed before the game ended.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  WMATA, Metro

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Morning pixels: ESPN Magazine predicts 2-14 Redskins

The “big brains” and “powerful computers” are forecasting a dismal season ahead.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:28 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Stephen Strasburg, Kirk Cousins, Bradley Beal, Adam Carriker, Ian Desmond

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 08/21/2012

F.P. Santangelo and his six-game break

Nats color analyst is in California with his family for a week. Calm down everyone. He’ll be back soon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:50 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  F.P. Santangelo, MASN

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Tyler Clippard on his intro song and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

The Nats reliever explains why The Fugees make an appropriate intro.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:46 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Tyler Cippard

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Nats bloggers and first place

Many D.C. baseball blogs did not survive through the dark years. I talked to the proprietors of some that did.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Bryce Harper shatters another bat on home plate

Nats rookie continues his season-long assault on baseball lumber in extra innings against the Braves.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:17 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Morning pixels: Nats partying like it’s 1994

Take a look at the standings at the end of the 1994 season. They look kind of familiarish.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Robert Griffin III, Dan Uggla, Mike Rizzo, Pierre Garcon, Michal Neuvirth

Posted at 01:18 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Nats win on Uggla miscue, celebrate

Another bizarre walk-off winner means another batch of joyous and celebratory Nats images.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:18 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Chad Tracy, Jayson Werth, Danny Espinosa, Davey Johnson, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Nats game delayed by praying mantis

Sometimes it takes a giant insect to separate the men from the boys.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:53 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Teddy loses 500th race in violent fashion

The losses suffered by Teddy just get more and more embarrassing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:59 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Racing Presidents

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Strasburg debate takes over Fox’s Yankees-Red Sox broadcast

When National networks ignore New York and Boston in favor of Washington, you know weird things are afoot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:34 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Tim McCarver, Kenny Albert, Fox, Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 08/20/2012

A shark dances with red Spandex man at Nats Park

Never let it be said that D.C. sports fans aren’t embracing the 2012 Nats with a proper level of weirdness.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:19 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Rob Dibble hangs up on LaVar and Dukes

Former MASN announcer gets testy and irritated and unpleasant and then says bye.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:57 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Media | Tags:  Rob Dibble, LaVar Arrington, Chad Dukes, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Andrea Mitchell brings Strasburg debate to MSNBC

It’s only a matter of time until someone asks the President about this. I’m not kidding, either.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Andrea Mitchell, David Leonhardt

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Morning pixels: Are the Nats challenging the Redskins’ predominance?

It’s probably a silly and meaningless debate, but no, the Nats are not yet on top in this market.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:40 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Andy Feffer, Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Andray Blatche, Bryce Harper, Walter Johnson, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Bryce Harper tells kids about winning

Nats outfielder tells Fairfax campers that losing is not fun and not ok

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:49 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Scott Boras on why the Nats can’t get creative with Strasburg

Stephen Strasburg’s agent explains that everyone agreed on a medical protocol, which does not leave much wiggle room.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:06 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Nats players doing Expendables impressions

Tyler Clippard does an excellent Dolph Lundgren.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:15 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Sean Burnett, Tyler Clippard, Ryan Mattheus, Craig Stammen

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Rob Dibble slams Stephen Strasburg and Mike Rizzo

Just when you thought the rhetoric couldn’t get more ridiculous, along comes Rob Dibble.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Rob Dibble, Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo, Mark Lerner

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Bryce Harper (not) playing volleyball at Fairfax High

On campus to run a baseball clinic for young kids, the Nats’ outfielder somehow winds up in a gym.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Bryce Harper to campers: ‘Be as sexy as you can’

Harper spent his day off giving major league advice to young ballplayers.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII could see 30-35 plays

We may see RGIII for an entire half against Chicago.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:20 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Stephen Strasburg, Chris Cooley, Kirk Cousins, Bryce Harper, Chris Baker

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Tommy John disagrees with Nats’ Strasburg Shutdown

The surgery bears his name, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that this dude is a medical expert. OR DOES IT?

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:58 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Kid memorizes all of Nats’ batting stances

Committing the Nats’ batting habits to memory is good dedication.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:08 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Ryan Zimmerman, Ian Desmond, Adam LaRoche

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 08/16/2012

D.C. by itself in supporting the Strasburg Shutdown

ESPN.com poll on the matter shows 50 states think the pitcher should pitch, and one little District sides with Mike Rizzo

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:43 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, ESPN

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Scott Boras backs Mike Rizzo and the Nats

Stephen Strasburg’s agent praises Rizzo for following the opinions of doctors in dealing with his young ace.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo, Scott Boras

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII’s locker

Super heroes and inspirational sayings are so very RGIII.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:31 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Stephen Strasburg, Randy Edsall, Niles Paul, Kirk Cousins, Chris Cooley, Joe Gibbs

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Nats TV ratings on MASN now up 62 percent

As D.C.’s baseball team keeps winning, D.C. keeps watching, in greater and greater numbers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:55 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles | Tags:  MASN, Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Drew Storen on shutting down Strasburg

Seriously, people. Keep those opinions coming.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:55 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Drew Storen

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 08/15/2012

MLB selling official Bryce Harper ‘clown question’ shirt

They’re a little late to the party, but at least it’s a proper clown question reference.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:47 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Leo Mazzone calls the Nats’ Strasburg plan ‘pathetic’

Former Braves pitching coach lambastes the Nationals for their thinking on Stephen Strasburg.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:08 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Leo Mazzone, Mike Rizzo, ESPN Radio, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 08:38 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Shark Week has Natitude

Discovery Channel shark-loving extravagazna pays tribute to Roger Bernadina.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:38 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Shark Week, Roger Bernadina

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Bob Carpenter calls Stephen A. Smith a ‘baseball genius’

Nats play-by-play man needles the ESPN yelling machine during Monday night’s blowout win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:36 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, MASN, Rob Parker, ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Bob Carpenter

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Rick Sutcliffe has a plan for Stephen Strasburg

ESPN analyst suggests Nats should space out Strasburg’s starts to get him through the end of the regular season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:40 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Rick Sutcliffe, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Stephen Strasburg on Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmermann: ‘They’re intimidated by me’

The Nats pitchers talk about dugout mentality.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:10 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Gio onzalez, Jordan Zimmermann

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Nats dugout makes Shark gestures

After Roger Bernadina’s latest remarkable catch, he gets serenaded with chomping motions.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:29 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Roger Bernadina

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Dennis Eckersley says Nats will have to pitch Strasburg

Hall of Fame closer and TBS broadcaster does not believe the Nats will shut down Strasburg.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Dennis Eckersley, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Morning pixels: San Francisco media raves about the Nats

We’ve now moved to the portion of this wacky season where other media members cower in fear before the Nats’ awesomeness.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:07 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, Jordan Crawford, Alex Ovechkin, Ian Desmond, Brandon Banks

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Hunter Pence breaks down the Nats

The outfielder says Washington is good at, “Um, pitching and hitting.”

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Hunter Pence

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Stephen A. Smith says Nats handling of Strasburg is ‘disgraceful’

ESPN mechanized bullhorn says the Nats approach ‘makes me sick to my stomach.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Skip Bayless

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Morning pixels: Randy Edsall talks about names on uniforms

Maryland football coach tells Baltimore’s 105.7 that adding back the names on uniforms is a nod to Terps tradition.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:12 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, Nats | Tags:  Randy Edsall, Ryan Zimmerman, Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant, Ted Leonsis, Gabby Douglas

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 08/12/2012

Construction project at 14th and U has Natitude

Giant crane in one of D.C.’s busiest intersections says ‘GO NATS,’ which is a new thing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:26 PM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Nats radio team explains baseball equipment

If you missed the radio broadcast of the bottom of the ninth Thursday night, you missed a lot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:38 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Charlie Slowes, Dave Jageler, 106.7 The Fan, ball bags

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Jayson Werth says Nats are ‘starting something great’

Nats outfielder talks to radio man Dave Jageler about what Washington can expect from its baseball team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:36 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jayson Werth, 106.7 The Fan, Dave Jageler

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Davey Johnson’s high school yearbook photo

A half-century before guiding the Nats to MLB’s best record, Johnson showed some high-school swag.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:55 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Natitude

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins top Nats on bar televisions

If you were at one of the bars who ignored the Nats game, you missed one heck of a pitching performance.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:44 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Nats, Olympics | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Jordan Zimmermann, Kurt Suzuki, Kirk Cousins

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Kornheiser and Wilbon on Bernadina’s catch

PTI hosts highlight the sad manner in which Roger Bernadina kept Houston from winning a baseball game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:12 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  ESPN, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon, Roger Bernadina, Tony Reali

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Bettman: NHL headed for a lockout if no new CBA by Sept. 15

The NHL commissioner says the league faces a work stoppage if the players’ association doesn’t agree to a new CBA on Sept. 15.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  02:12 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  ESPN, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon, Roger Bernadina, Tony Reali

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Kevin Millar, Dick Vitale on the Strasburg Shutdown

Two more national names weigh in on Washington’s current greatest sports debate.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:09 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Dick Vitale, Kevin Millar

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Nats hit home runs, throw bubble gum

During a season full of joyous home run celebrations, the Nats now have a new one. It involves bubble gum.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Gio Gonzalez, Danny Espinosa, Natitude

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Astros fan screams throughout entire Nats game

The screaming fans was quickly nicknamed “howler monkey.”

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:30 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Jake Peavy, Jeff Francoeur on shutting down Stephen Strasburg

The Coalition Against Strasburg Shutdown has two new members.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:33 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Dave Jageler calls Roger Bernadina’s game-winning catch

Here is the audio of Dave Jageler’s call of Bernadina’s magical glovework on 106.7 The Fan.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:08 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Roger Bernadina, Dave Jageler, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Morning pixels: D.C. no longer just a ‘Redskins town’

One day away from the Redskins’ first preseason game, and the Nats are what everyone’s talking about.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:23 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Roger Bernadina, Craig Stammen, Davey Johnson

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 08/08/2012

The Nats react to Roger Bernadina’s game-ending catch

After the Shark saved the game in the 12th, his teammates celebrated in entertaining fashion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:44 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Roger Bernadina, Michael Morse, Jayson Werth, Tyler Clippard, Craig Stammen

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Ian Desmond and chicken soup

Could a restorative pot of chicken soup based on a 19th century Hungarian recipe be speeding the shortstop back to health? Who the hell knows?

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:28 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Last Thing: Ross Detwiler is due for a vacation

The Nats pitcher isn’t a chef, but he’s proud of his Easy Mac skills.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:32 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ross Detwiler, Last Thing

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Kurt Suzuki’s bright yellow finger nails

No, the Nats’ new catcher isn’t a tortured punk rocker. He’s just trying to help pitchers see his signs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Kurt Suzuki

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 08/07/2012

The Astros botch a bunt, and the Nats win

A ridiculous comedy of absurd Little League-style errors helps Washington to the ugliest of victories.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:41 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Roger Bernadina, Kurt Suzuki

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Morning pixels: Phillies sell out streak ends

Phillies fans might want to consider taking back their own park.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:39 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Olympics | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Bryce Harper, Kurt Suzuki, Edwin Jackson

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Bryce Harper’s home run against Miami

Harper’s batting prowess was overshadowed by his bat-shattering emotional display.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:44 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Racing Presidents round out their Olympic tribute

The racing presidents took a few liberties with tradition with the first Olympic shark attack.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:57 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Racing Presidents, Roger Bernadina

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 08/06/2012

Morning pixels: The New York Times has Natitude

Times’s D.C. bureau chief pens a weekend piece comparing the Nats’ success with D.C.’s economic resurgence.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:27 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Natitude, Drew Storen, Kurt Suzuki, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Racing Presidents do rhythmic gymnastics

The tribute to obscure Olympic sports continues.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:22 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Racing Presidents

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 08/03/2012

The Nats are playing ‘Nuts About the Nats’

Cheeseball anthem from 2008 is now a Nats Park staple, which is awesome.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:36 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Charlie Brotman

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Davey Johnson suggests Stephen Strasburg innings limit is 160

Johnson’s comment is the first number specific mention from the Nats.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:33 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Michael Morse takes grounders at shortstop

Large outfielder takes some reps at his former position before Thursday’s win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:51 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Morning pixels: Got a question?

We’re introducing a super fun new Sports Bog feature.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:19 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Mystics | Tags:  Jayson Werth, Bryce Harper, John Wall

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Joe Biden adds to list of Nats’ high-powered visitors

Veep joins at least five Supreme Court justices and five Cabinet members in visiting the home of the first-place Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:35 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Supreme Court, Joe Biden, Natitude

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Someone hacked the Nats Facebook page

Dastardly villain claimed the franchise would be moving back to Montreal. Jerk.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:23 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Facebook, Natitude

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Mike Rizzo: ‘People don’t know what the hell they’re talking about’

Nats GM gets increasingly feisty as he answers Strasburg Shutdown questions number 1,013 and 1,014.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:19 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Mike Rizzo, Stephen Strasburg, Nationals

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Racing presidents continue Olympic tributes with fencing

It’s a little surprising that George isn’t better with a sword.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:54 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Olympics, Nats

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Ross Detwiler finds rare Ian Desmond jersey

The Nats pitcher shared his photo of a Desmond No. 76 jersey.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:59 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ross Detwiler, Ian Desmond

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Davey Johnson says Phillies fire sale was fun to watch

Nats skipper also planned to ask Charlie Manuel ‘

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Charlie Manuel, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Gio Gonzalez talks about shutting down Stephen Strasburg

The Nats pitcher says the rotation wants “the best for Stras.”

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:43 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Charles Krauthammer says Nats will win the World Series

Columnist and Nats fan received an apology from the White House, which guarantees the Nats will win it all.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Charles Krauthammer, Ryan Zimmerman, World Series, Natitude

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins fan appreciation day news

According to the team, last year’s celebration drew over 29,000 fans.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:21 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Nats, Redskins, Olympics | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Bill Hamid, DeAngelo Hall

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Bryce Harper with George Thorogood

Harper and the “Bad to the Bone” singer combine for a pretty interesting photo.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:58 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Fans flinching at a Henry Rodriguez wild pitch

It’s a natural reaction to a pitch headed in your direction. It’s also very funny.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:36 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Henry Rodriguez

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Racing Presidents honor Olympics by race walking

Clearly this was some technically sloppy race walking.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:52 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Olympics | Tags:  President's Race, Racing Presidents

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Mike Rizzo says he’ll ‘sleep like a baby’ after shutting Strasburg down

Nats GM continues to tune out outside opinions of the Strasburg Shutdown Strategy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:26 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 08/01/2012

White House Press Secretary talks Obama and Nats

Press Secretary Jay Carney says the President has been ‘watching the remarkable Washington Nationals.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Barack Obama, Jay Carney, Hank Aaron

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Morning pixels: Nats set July attendance mark

Having settled in first place for weeks, the Nats are now setting franchise attendance marks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:13 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Nationals Park, Ryan Zimmerman, Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin, Mike Shanahan, Kirk Cousins

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Nats will offer 2012 playoff ticket option to 2013 season ticket holders

Team is leveraging this season’s success to drive up next season’s ticket holding base.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:13 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Natitude

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Last Thing: Gio Gonzalez dreams about super models

It’s always an interesting conversation with Gio Gonzalez.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:25 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Last Thing

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Morning pixels: The Phillies are coming

The first time they visited D.C. this season, Nats fans were told to Take Back the Park. This time, they can stifle laughter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:48 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Leonard Hankerson, Nationals Park

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Jim Vance on the Nats, the Redskins and the media

Longtime WRC anchor protests that people are hyping the 0-0 Redskins while the Nats keep winning.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:16 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Media, Redskins | Tags:  Jim Vance, WRC, Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Davey Johnson

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Michael Morse takes credit for ‘low tens’ celebration

Nats slugger dude says the team’s new home run celebration is ‘bringing back old school.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:34 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, MASN, Kristina Akra

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Davey Johnson celebrates Michael Morse’s homer

Nats skipper gets his party on during the latest of his club’s remarkable late-inning comebacks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:33 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Michael Morse