DC Sports Bog: Nationals


Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 04/22/2014

New Jersey Little Leaguers cheer Mike Trout in Washington

Team from Trout’s home town is raising money to play in a tournament in Cooperstown.

By Scott Allen  |  11:41 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 04/22/2014

Let’s stop comparing Bryce Harper to Mike Trout

Most analysts agree the Angels’ Mike Trout is the best player in Major League Baseball.

By Scott Allen  |  10:06 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nationals

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 04/21/2014

Easter Bunny takes out Racing Presidents at Nationals Park

With Rushmores down, Bill cruised to the easy win.

By Scott Allen  |  01:43 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Racing Presidents

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Joel Ward to throw ceremonial first pitch for Jackie Robinson Day

Caps forward wears No. 42 because of Jackie Robinson and will throw out the first pitch as part of Jackie Robinson Day.

By Scott Allen  |  11:08 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals, Joel Ward, Nationals

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 04/16/2014

Orioles launch D.C. invasion with billboard near Nationals Park

106.7 The Fan’s Chad Dukes goes off on billboard and Washington-based Orioles fans.

By Scott Allen  |  02:43 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Orioles

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 04/16/2014

Bryce Harper stars in new Gatorade commercial

Nationals outfielder gets wet for new Fierce spot.

By Scott Allen  |  08:31 AM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gatorade, Nationals

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/15/2014

Ian Desmond describes his teammates in one word

Guess which Nationals player is ‘gnarly.’

By Scott Allen  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Nationals

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Can the Nats win the NL East without beating the Braves?

If the Nationals continue to beat up on every other team, their struggles against Atlanta won’t matter.

By Scott Allen  |  09:39 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Is it time for the Nationals to retire ‘Take On Me’?

Michael Morse continues to use the A-ha hit in San Francisco.

By Scott Allen  |  02:09 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Morse, Nationals

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Nats bullpen leads MLB in strikeouts and swagger

Rookie reliever Aaron Barrett stared down Giancarlo Stanton after strikeout on Thursday.

By Scott Allen  |  12:44 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Nats fan has perfect reaction and a souvenir after Ian Desmond’s grand slam

There was a lot of joy at Nats Park on Thursday.

By Scott Allen  |  09:30 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth, Nationals

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 04/10/2014

Bryce Harper pranks fans who don’t recognize him

A simple disguise fooled Mets, Phillies and Yankees fans.

By Scott Allen  |  02:53 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nationals

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Tyler Clippard’s nasty, dirty, filthy, rotten splitter

The Nationals’ goggled-reliever is using his new weapon well.

By Scott Allen  |  02:44 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 04/08/2014

Batting Stance Guy’s imitation of Matt Williams is great

The Nationals manager had ‘a collection of nervous habits’ at the plate.

By Scott Allen  |  11:45 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Matt Williams, Nationals

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Nationals getting T-shirts in honor of Aaron Barrett

The Rowdy Gentleman shirts are en route to the Nats clubhouse.

By Scott Allen  |  04:43 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Concession prices from 1966 might make you cry

The hamburger was to D.C. Stadium what the crab cake is to Nationals Park.

By Scott Allen  |  11:18 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Nationals

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 03/28/2014

Dick Stockton compares Russell Westbrook’s minutes restriction to Strasburg shutdown

2012 Stephen Strasburg Shutdown talk during 2014 NBA game.

By Scott Allen  |  11:55 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 03/28/2014

‘Interactive wall’ will mask construction site at Nats Park

Nats turn construction zone into a place for photos.

By Scott Allen  |  09:33 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nationals Park

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Nationals Park to feature new food items

Crab and vegetarian options highlight the new food additions for 2014.

By Scott Allen  |  04:51 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Nationals Park

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Nuggets for everyone when the Nats score six or more runs in home games

More runs mean more chicken nuggets for Nats fans this season.

By Scott Allen  |  04:48 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Nationals

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 03/26/2014

Matt Williams had American in his tournament pool

Nationals manager gets unlucky draw in NCAA tournament pool.

By Scott Allen  |  04:20 PM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American, Matt Williams, Nationals

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 02/13/2014

The Jayson Werth BobbleBeard, and Potomac’s ‘Beard-A-Palooza Weekend’

The Potomac Nats will have a BobbleBeard, with faux hair, and a whole lot more during a ‘Beard-A-Palooza Weekend.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jayson Werth, Nats, Potomac Nationals

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Potomac Nationals hold cold-tub plunge in sub-freezing temperatures

Brave fans won season tickets by submerging themselves in icy water.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:06 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Potomac Nationals

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Davey Johnson’s cow-print pants

The former Nats manager is enjoying the freedom of retirement.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:19 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Davey Johnson, Nationals

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 10/08/2013

Leonsis on D.C. Winter Classic location: 'I think Nats Park would be a natural place'

The Caps owner couldn't commit to a game inside the beltway.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:57 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Nationals Park, Ted Leonsis, Winter Classic

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Sports community rallies around local girl with brain cancer

Tara Sankner, 8, is battling brain cancer, and the D.C. sports community is trying to brighten up her days.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:07 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Ian Desmond, Nationals, Pierre Garcon, Redskins

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Port City is 'The Official Hometown Beer of the Potomac Nationals'

Alexandria brewer has an official relationship with the Nats' Carolina League farm club. Could the big leagues be next?

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:50 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beer, Nats, Port City, Potomac Nationals

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Nats open Diabetes Care Complex

The facility at the Children's National Medical Center is baseball-themed.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:53 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Gio Gonzalez models Steve McCatty Playgirl shirt

Now we have photographic evidence that these shirts are as awesome as we thought they'd be.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:09 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Nationals, Nats, Steve McCatty

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 04/25/2013

Nats pitchers' Ninja Turtles shirts

The Nats pitching staff seems to love those fan photoshops.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:27 AM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Nationals, Nats, Ross Detwiler

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 04/24/2013

Nats players visit Walter Reed

The annual trip was humbling for these players.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:58 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chad Tracy, Nationals, Nats, Ryan Mattheus

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Jayson Werth made Anthony Rendon carry his bag

It looks like the veteran wasted no time in giving Rendon rookie duties.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:40 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Rendon, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 08:24 PM ET, 04/18/2013

Bryce Harper upset at the sale of his opening day jersey

It's been a tough week for Harper.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:24 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 04/18/2013

Bryce Harper has a 'flu game'

Apparently Harper plays well with the flu.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:25 AM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Kevin Seraphin, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Wizards

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 04/16/2013

Nats fans join forces to end the wave

Some fans are getting serious about trying to end this ballpark tradition.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:14 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fans, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 04/15/2013

Mascot pandemonium at Nats presidents race

G-Wiz using Slapshot to launch himself at Teddy wins the day.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:42 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mascots, Nationals, Nats, Presidents Race, Racing Presidents

Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Bryce Harper's incredible solo home run (Video)

The Nats slugger hit his fourth home run of the season Wednesday. The longball went an estimated 420 feet.

By Sarah Kogod  |  07:58 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Davey Johnson suggests shooting Bryce Harper with a dart gun to slow him down

The Nats manager has an interesting solution to Harper's aggressiveness.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:57 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 04/09/2013

Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson honored by D.C. Council (Video)

Video of the Nats star being honored at City Hall.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:07 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Bryce Harper honored by D.C. Council

A ceremonial resolution for Bryce Harper.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:11 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 04/04/2013

Morning Pixels: Stop comparing Bryce Harper to LeBron

Stop it. Stop it now.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:06 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Josh Morgan, LeBron James, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Niles Paul, Ryan Matthews

Posted at 10:47 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Gio Gonzalez: 'I felt like I was making love to my hand'

The Nats pitcher's postgame interview set Twitter on fire.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:47 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 03/29/2013

We're live-streaming the Nats game

If you're stuck at work, we've got you covered.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:11 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Nats put up NL East Champions signs, Philly blogger objects

Of course he does.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:16 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Jayson Werth banner replaces Ryan Zimmerman banner at Nats Park

A banner of Jayson Werth's magic playoff moment has replaced Ryan Zimmerman's walk-off at Nationals Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:25 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jayson Werth, Nationals Park, Nats, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Nats players use Drake LaRoche to get them out of batting practice

The Nats use an adorable messenger to tell Johnson it was too cold to hit.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:38 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Davey Johnson, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Bryce Harper hissing with a rose in his mouth

This kid really wants that video game cover.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:43 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Bryce Harper campaigning for MLB 13 cover

The Nats rookie is campaigning pretty hard

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nationals, Nats, Wilson Ramos

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Morning Pixels: Dallas Cowboys twitter blunder

Perhaps the Cowboys could learn some things from Washington D.C. teams.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals, Caps, DeJon Gomes, John Wall, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Nicklas Backstrom, Redskins, Troy Brouwer, Wizards

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 12/21/2012

Morning Pixels: Happy Holidays

Safe travels, everyone!

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:21 AM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals, Caps, Danny Espinosa, Denard Span, Jay Beagle, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 12/19/2012

Morning Pixels: Redskins playoff chatter

A lot needs to happen to clinch a spot this week. But anything's possible.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:44 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Black, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Randy Wittman, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 12/18/2012

Adam LaRoche in seatbelt safety video

The Nats first baseman says seatbelts are for everyone.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:27 PM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 12/14/2012

Denard Span making himself at home in D.C.

The new Nats outfielder is going to fit in nicely here.

By Sarah Kogod  |  05:13 PM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denard Span, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Racing Presidents in the Nutcracker again

The running mascots grace the stage for the third year.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:14 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats, Racing Presidents

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 12/10/2012

Michael Morse's honeymoon video

Morse was kind enough to offer a glimpse into his honeymoon adventures.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:56 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Morse, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 12/06/2012

Beast Appreciation Day for Michael Morse

Some Nats fans have decided to dedicate this day to Michael Morse.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:31 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Morse, Nationals, Natitude, Nats

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 12/06/2012

Morning Pixels: Hotel giving 'special consideration' to applicants with initials 'RGIII'

A hotel staffed with all RGIIIs could make some cash.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:40 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. Price. Shaun Livingston, DeJon Gomes, Gio Gonzalez, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Wizards

Posted at 12:29 AM ET, 12/04/2012

D.C. athletes tuned in for Redskins-Giants

RGIII has fellow DMV athletes buzzing about the Redskins.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:29 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Hamid, Denard Span, Gio Gonzalez, Kevin Seraphin, Michael Morse, Nationals, Nats, Redskins, Stephen Strasburg, Steve Lombardozzi, Tyler Moore, Wizards

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 11/30/2012

Morning Pixels: RGIII on his own marketability

The Redskins rookie says it's not what you look like, but what you represent.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:58 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denard Span, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Niles Paul, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Wizards

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 11/26/2012

D.C. sports personalities at Wizards games

A winless Wizards team still draws support from local athletes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:42 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Olsen, Josh Morgan, Kedric Golston, Mike Rizzo, Nationals, Redskins, Ryan Kerrigan, Wizards

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Michael Morse's wedding photos

The proud groom was kind enough to share his big day with his fans.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Morse, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 11/16/2012

Morning Pixels: Athletes plus Twitter equals free stuff

Athletes have Twitter all figured out.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:52 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Josh Morgan, Michal Neuvirth, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Niles Paul, Pierre Garcon, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Steve Lombardozzi, Wizards

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Mark DeRosa: Nats need Stephen Strasburg

Former Nats utility man says no team could have stayed with the Nats over seven games if Strasburg were pitching.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:08 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark DeRosa, Nationals, Nats, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Davey Johnson getting himself and his boat in shape

Johnson returned to Florida postseason to discover his boat had some new tenants.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:59 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Davey Johnson, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Byron Leftwich addresses the media in a Nats hat

New Steelers starting quarterback pays homage to his D.C. roots when addressing the media on Wednesday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:31 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Byron Leftwich, Nationals, Nats, Steelers

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Nats license plates coming to D.C. and Maryland

The Nats have announced that team license plates are on the way. Just not if you live in Virginia.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:18 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Davey Johnson wins a fishing tournament

Davey Johnson is good at everything.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:25 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Davey Johnson, Gio Gonzalez, Michael Morse, Mike Rizzo, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Morning Pixels: Dress warmly, D.C. United fans

Mother nature sure isn't making it easy for United and their fans.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:41 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Hamid, Bradley Beal, Chris Pontius, D.C. United, Gio Gonzalez, Kedric Golston, Mike Shanahan, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Bryce Harpers new commercial is intense

This new Bryce Harper commercial might be painful for some Nats fans.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:02 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Morning Pixels: Top young D.C. athletes

The list of the best D.C. athletes under 25 is definitely hot for debate.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:22 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Najar, Bryce Harper, Caps, Cartier Martin, Crystal Langhorne, John Wall, Michael Morse, Morning pixels, Mystics, Nationals, Nats, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Stephen Strasburg, United, Wizards

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Morning Pixels: Show us your pumpkins

Share pictures of your DMV sports-inspired Halloween celebrations.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:17 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Brandon Banks, Caps, Halloween, Maryland, Michael Morse, Mike Shanahan, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Redskins, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Nationals on ‘Life After Top Chef’

An engagement dinner for Ryan Zimmerman was filmed for the Bravo show "Life After Top Chef."

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:06 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Craig Stammen, Drew Storen, Mark DeRosa, Michael Morse, Nationals, Nats, Ryan Zimmerman, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Listen to Adam Kilgore hang up on Mike Wise

After three minutes talking Nats on 106.7 The Fan, The Post's Adam Kilgore got an important phone call and bolted.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:39 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Kilgore, Davey Johnson, Media, Mike Wise, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Drew Storen vs. Yadier Molina

Honestly, there's not any reason whatsoever for you to look at this post about pitch location in the top of the ninth of Game 5. I have no idea why I'm writing it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:05 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Nationals, Nats, Yadier Molina

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Ian Desmond ponders the future of baseball in D.C.

The Nats shortstop found himself thinking about the future of the fans, and took to Twitter to share his concerns.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:35 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 10/15/2012

White House press secretary on Nats loss and RGIII

Jay Carney said watching Game 5 'felt as if my heart had been torn out and stomped on, on the sidewalk.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:09 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Cardinals, Jay Carney, Nationals, Nats, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 10/15/2012

Nats players praise fans after loss

As the pain of the loss fades, Nats fans can take comfort in knowing that the players noticed how great D.C. really is as a sports town.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:47 AM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Craig Stammen, Mike Rizzo, Nationals, Nats, Ryan Mattheus, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 10/15/2012

Morning Pixels: RGIII on the Nats

The contrast between Friday's Nats meltdown and Sunday's Redskins victory made for some odd sports-talk radio.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Redskins

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 10/13/2012

Automated email to Nats fans about World Series tickets a ‘stunningly stupid error’

As if the crushing Game 5 loss to the Cardinals wasn't painful enough, many Nats fans were greeted with an early-morning gut punch in their inbox Saturday morning.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:41 PM ET, 10/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Edwin Jackson at Ben’s Chili Bowl

Nationals’ pitcher pays a good luck visit to the legendary restaurant.

By Sarah Kogod  |  06:05 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edwin Jackson, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Mike Wise reenacts Jayson Werth home run with bobblehead

If you liked Werth's homerun and you're amused by the antics of Mike Wise, then you'll love this.

By Sarah Kogod  |  06:04 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jayson Werth, Mike Wise, Nationals, Nats

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

Jayson Werth cupcake is amazing

This tribute cupcake is a work of art.

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

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Nats fans sing ‘Take On Me’ in Game 4

Thursday brought one of the loudest A-ha moments in Nats Park history. Friday will be louder.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:46 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Morse, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Military family reunites during Nats game (Video)

Thursday's Nats game is one that the Banda family will never forget.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:26 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Nats fans line up for standing room tickets

Here's what the line looked like outside Nats Park Friday morning, plus other bits of Natitude

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:42 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals Park, Natitude, Nats

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Morning Pixels: Nats players show appreciation for the fans

The crowd at Nats Park last night was electric, and the players noticed.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:49 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chad Tracy, Jayson Werth, Nationals, Nats, Nick Sundberg, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Ross Detwiler, Ryan Kerrigan, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Fans offer to do Nats’ laundry in exchange for stolen bases

Fans with Natitude will go to great lengths for a victory.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  03:58 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 10/11/2012

The Nats TV ratings for Game 3 on MLB Network

The blowout, the start time, the network all conspired to make Game 3 the least watched Nats playoff game thus far.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:51 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, MLB Network, Nationals, Nats, TV ratings

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 10/11/2012

The winning run of the 1924 World Series

Here's what it looked like when the Senators were moments away from winning the 1924 World Series over the Giants.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:39 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats, Senators

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 10/11/2012

Morning Pixels: Everybody stay calm

The Nats say that now is not the time to panic.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Davey Johnson, Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth, Mark DeRosa, Mike Rizzo, Nationals, Nats, Ross Detwiler, Ryan Mattheus

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Teddy wins again

For the second time in a week, Racing Teddy has won the race and basked in the cheers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:41 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Racing Presidents, Teddy

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

Morning Pixels: Welcoming playoff baseball to D.C.

It's a big day for baseball fans in the District.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:04 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Michael Morse, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Orioles, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Ad for Cardinal Bank near Nats Park has odd timing

Thanks to fate, this ad now has some unfortunate timing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:24 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Leo Mazzone rips Nationals again

Former Braves pitching coach again criticizes the Nationals for shutting down Strasburg, says he's rooting against them

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:39 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Leo Mazzone, Mike Rizzo, Nationals, Nats, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Gio Gonzalez has a new T-shirt line

Gio can now add "fashion designer" to his growing list of accomplishments.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:28 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Local bars address Nats vs. NFL issue

Some local bars are learning how to let the Nats and football coexist in their establishments.

By Sarah Kogod  |  05:04 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Nats set D.C. baseball ratings record

Washington's first MLB playoff game since 1933 is the Nationals' highest-rated local TV broadcast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:34 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Redskins, TV ratings

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 10/05/2012

Morning Pixels: Some Nats predictions

A few outside predictions on how the Nats will fare in the playoffs

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:29 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Trent Williams

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 10/02/2012

Gio Gonzalez calls Mark Lerner ‘The pimp with the limp’

The pitcher, referring to Mark Lerner's hobble after foot surgery in July, calls the Nats owner "The pimp with the limp."

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:33 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Mark Lerner, Nationals, Nats

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 02:56 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Potomac Nationals choose replacement mascot

Sadly, the P Nats fans did not choose The Pickle.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:56 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Minor League Baseball | Tags:  Potomac Nationals

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 07/13/2012

First-half Natitude, in pictures

The Nats’ surge into first place has led to team spirit among a bunch of happy fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:39 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Natitude

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Potomac Nationals to have mascot faceoff

With more than thirty responses to their call for help, the P-Nats will let the fans decide on the replacement mascot.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:57 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Minor League Baseball, D.C. United | Tags:  Potomac Nationals

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Mark Lerner on the Nats’ first-half attendance

With the Nats set for their best-attended season since 2005, principal owner says ‘it’ll get tougher to get tickets as the season goes on.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:40 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Mark Lerner, Nationals Park

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Nats wounded warriors and the celebrity softball game

Wearing a Curly W cap, Matt Kinsey went 3-for-3 and earned MVP honors at the MLB celebrity softball game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:34 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Wounded Warriors, Nationals Park

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Potomac Nationals place mascot on the DL

The P-Nats are looking for volunteer mascots to fill in for the injured Uncle Slam.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:30 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Minor League Baseball | Tags:  Potomac Nationals

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 07/05/2012

The Nationals on their popularity in D.C.

Ryan Zimmerman confirms that the public reaction players receive is different than during the 100-loss years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:05 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Natitude, Ryan Zimmerman, Gio Gonzalez, Drew Storen

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 07/05/2012

Nats will use 1924 baseball before turn back the clock night

With the team outfitted in uniforms from the World Series year, the first pitch will involve a World Series ball.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:02 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Phil Wood, Nationals Park, Walter Johnson

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 07/05/2012

July 4th Natitude

With attendance booming, Nats fans are acting increasingly weird. Natitude, or whatever.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, Nationals Park

Posted at 10:16 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Nats put 1924 throwbacks on sale at team store

Get a World Series replica jersey with a 19-year old’s name on it for $125 this week.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:16 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 06/28/2012

Nats will wear 1924 uniforms on turn-back-the-clock night

July 5 game against the Giants will also feature throwback scorecards, and cheap-o refreshments.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:50 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Washington Senators

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 06/28/2012

Nats merchandise sales up 60 percent

The team’s record and TV ratings aren’t the only things way up over the past 12 months.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:24 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Andy Feffer

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 06/20/2012

Nats-Orioles trash talk video

To commemorate this weekends Battle of the Beltway, here is a Nats fan and an Orioles fan trading insults.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:20 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles | Tags:  Nationals, Orioles, Nats

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Ian Desmond invites RGIII and ‘any other Skins’ to a future Nats game

The Redskins superstar rookie quarterback accepts Desmond’s offer of a night at the ballpark.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:15 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, Nats, Nationals, Robert Griffin III, Ian Desmond

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 06/18/2012

Steve McCatty coaching Steve Urkel

Before Jaleel White threw out the first pitch on Saturday, he got some top-level Nats coaching.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Steve Urkel, Steve McCatty, Nationals Park, Natitude

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 06/18/2012

Batting stance guy makes Nats trading cards

While hosting a charity event for Ryan Zimmerman, the famous impersonator busts out some large trading cards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:18 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Batting Stance Guy, Nationals Park, Ryan Zimmerman, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg, Jayson Werth

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 06/18/2012

Morning pixels: John Sterling on Nats fans

When some of the home team fans took off during extra innings Saturday, the Yankees’ radio team was not impressed.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:29 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, John Sterling, Natitude, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 12:26 AM ET, 06/17/2012

Nats-Yankees: Tyler Moore was safe

Crucial call in 8th inning of Washington’s loss on Saturday went against the home team. Replay now.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:26 AM ET, 06/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Nationals Park, MASN, Tyler Moore

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Nats-Yankees tickets, attendance and hype

A few nuggets of information as the most eagerly anticipated D.C. baseball series in Nats Park history approaches.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:24 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Ian Desmond wants Nats anthem tradition

Desmond has vowed to lead the charge on a new Nats anthem tradition.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:29 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nats, Nationals, Ian Desmond

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Morning pixels: Bryce Harper inspired beer

A special Clown Question brew, A-Rod on the Nats and a Father’s Day ditty.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Nationals, Nats, Wizards, Mystics, Redskins, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg, Brandon Banks

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Gio Gonzalez deletes Twitter date request

It appears the Nats pitcher has had a change of heart and is no longer looking for a date.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:08 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nats, Nationals, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 06/13/2012

Bryce Harper’s monstrous home run

Harper crushes the ball, hugs Gonzalez.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:38 AM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nats, Nationals, Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 06/13/2012

Bryce Harper: ‘That’s a clown question, bro’ [Video]

Harper’s response to a media question is the most Harper thing ever.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:54 AM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nats, Nationals, Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 06/13/2012

Morning pixels: Athletes need love, too, Redskins’ Josh Wilson says

Redskins cornerback Josh Wilson deals with detractors and Bryce Harper shuts down a media member.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:34 AM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, Nationals, Nats, Bryce Harper, Josh Wilson, Ian Desmond

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 06/11/2012

Gio Gonzalez needs a date

Personable Nats pitcher Gio Gonzalez took to Twitter to find a date for Saturday’s Dream Gala.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:52 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nats, Nationals, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 06/11/2012

Nats fans who fill out thousands of all-star ballots

What does it take to fill out 5,000 All-Star ballots in support of the Nats? I found out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:27 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jayson Werth, Nationals Park, Michael Morse

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 06/07/2012

Could you complete 10,000 All-Star Game Ballots?

The Nats are offering incentives to fans who polish off huge numbers of ballots. This could be you.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:59 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Bryce Harper

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 06/07/2012

The Nats, Metro and extra innings

Some fans were unhappy when they had to leave Tuesday night’s game early to catch a train. Here’s the explanation.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:17 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, WMATA, Metro

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 06/07/2012

Morning pixels: Leonsis responds to being called ‘cheap’

Leonsis responds and saying goodbye to Mike Knuble.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:08 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Mystics, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Redskins, Wizards, Capitals, Caps, Nationals, Nats, Dan Dnyder, Ted Leonsis, Mike Wise, Mike Knuble, Mystics, Matee Ajavon, Natasha Lacey

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 06/06/2012

Man in Beast costume pays tribute to Michael Morse

With Beast Mode back in the lineup, one fan has gone to extraordinary lengths to pay his respects.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:44 AM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Beast Mode, Nationals Park

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Drew Storen schools Darren Rovell

The Nats injured closer took the time to explain the intricacies of player travel to an uninformed Rovell.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:46 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nats, Nationals, Drew Storen

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Bryce Harper’s hits now aiding in environmental awareness

We’re not the only ones who see the value of using the words Bryce Harper in a headline.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:23 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nats, Nationals, Bryce Harper

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 06/04/2012

Adam LaRoche: Nats have a ‘few rednecks’

The Nats first baseman shares his thoughts on why Gio Gonzalez would make an awful hunter.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:59 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Nats, Adam LaRoche, Gio Gonzalez, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 06/04/2012

Hundreds of trombonists at Nationals Park

The pursuit of a world record brought more than 300 trombone players to the warning track before a game that would not be played.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:55 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Don’t walk down the aisles during play at Nats games

New policy at Nats Park will keep fans from walking to their seats during the action.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:56 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 06/01/2012

Morning pixels: Spelling is a sport?

At what point did spelling bees become an ESPN program covered by sports people?

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Terps | Tags:  Redskins, Robert Griffin III, Terps, Maryland, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 05/31/2012

Ryan Perry button fail, Adam LaRoche kiss cam

Between missing a button on his uniform and giving up a home run, it’s safe to assume that Ryan Perry was distracted last night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:46 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nats, Nationals, Ryan Perry, Adam LaRoche

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Gio Gonzalez talks Chewbacca and his happy place

Gio’s reaction to a naughty question from Betty White might be the best part of this video.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Nats, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Morning pixels: Wizards secure third overall pick in the draft

Who the Wizards will take with the third overall pick is anyone’s guess.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:10 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Nationals, Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Chris Pontius

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Nats attempting to set trombone record

Consider this fair warning if you’re offended by the idea of 500 trombones at Nats Park.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:22 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Cal Ripken Jr. gives edge to Nats over Orioles

The famed Oriole says the Nats’ pitching depth gives them the edge.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:40 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles | Tags:  Nats, Nationals, Bryce Harper

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Bryce Harper inspired roommate prank

A painted tribute to Harper on your wall makes a good birthday present.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:59 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles | Tags:  Nats, Nationals, Bryce Harper, Orioles, Adam Jones

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 05/29/2012

Gio Gonzalez calls for more ‘Chicken Mode stuff’

The Nats pitcher has called for a rubber chicken sacrifice to benefit the catchers.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:14 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Nats, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 05/25/2012

Morning pixels: DMV sports headed into some lean times

D.C. athletes kept themselves busy on a collective night off.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:50 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, Nationals, Robert Griffin III, Brandon Banks, Niles Paul, Brian Orakpo, Ryan Zimmerman, Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Morning pixels: Female sports fans are in the spotlight this week

A new show is creating controversy, Bryce Harper on ESPN and John Wall takes in a Mystics game.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:24 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Wizards, Redskins, Mystics | Tags:  Nationals, Redskins, Wizards, Mystics, Bryce Harper, John Wall, Mystics

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Gio Gonzalez gives personalized headphones to Nats rotation

He is adding to the list of reasons why he’s one of the DMV’s most likeable athletes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:17 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins still lose cap space

What the latest ruling means and Tyler Clippard on winning in Philly.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:21 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Nats, Mystics | Tags:  Redskins, Nationals, Tyler Clippard, Roy Helu, Jr., Ivan Carter, John Wall, Mystics

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Davey Johnson not a fan of Orioles fans anthem tradition

The Nationals manager asks that you leave your ‘O!’ at home.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:48 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Orioles | Tags:  Nationals, Orioles, Davey Johnson

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Giant Bryce Harper head at Nats Park

Giant head fad continues with a giant head starring the Nats phenom outfielder.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:41 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth, Nationals Park

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Morning pixels: Mascots, Michael Morse and remembering a legend

Wizards mascot G-Wiz ranked as one of NBA’s best.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:41 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Redskins, Wizards, Nationals, United

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Michael Morse says Stephen Strasburg Hot Stuff incident didn’t happen

With Stephen Strasburg denying the incident, Ointment-Gate continues.

By Sarah Kogod  |  06:30 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, D.C. Sports Bog | Tags:  Nationals, Stephen Strasburg, Michael Morse

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Nationals fans sacrifice a rubber chicken at Nats Park

Davey Johnson talked about chicken sacrifice to solve the injury woes. Here’s the next best thing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:05 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Nationals Park

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Bryce Harper takes in UFC card at Patriot Center

Getting to sit cageside and have your picture taken with a Playboy Playmate means it’s good to be Bryce Harper.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:55 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Edwin Jackson, Bryce Harper

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Rob Dibble still telling Stephen Strasburg to suck it up

No one likes to criticize the Nats and Strasburg more than Rob Dibble.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:39 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Bryce Harper’s mom made cookies for Gio Gonzalez

The Nats pitcher talks about Mama Harper’s cookies and ‘Dumb and Dumber.’

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:21 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Bryce Harper, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Screech skydives with the Golden Knights

Nationals mascot Screech has learned to fly.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Screech

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 05/11/2012

MSNBC: Bryce Harper hit by pitch because of his beard

Cole Hamels possibly intimidated by Harper’s ‘jaw thrusting behaviors’.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:32 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Bryce Harper

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Bryce Harper potentially worth $400 million, says ‘someone’

The idea of Bryce Harper making $400 million in pinstripes makes my head hurt.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:32 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Morning pixels: Talking about beanball is not OK

Who is really old-school, America’s most beautiful city and what to do if you see a dinosaur in the woods.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:23 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Capitals, Bryce Harper, Brooks Laich

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Andy Feffer on Take Back the Park weekend

The Nats COO reflects on one of the most highly hyped series in Nationals Park history

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:56 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Andy Feffer, Natitude

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 05/08/2012

Screech throws Phillies fans out of Natmobile

With the Nats-Phillies rival in full bloom, here’s a video of Screech transporting Philly fans back to Citizens Bank Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:55 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Screech, Nationals Park

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Nats replace Philly Steak Sandwich with Natitude Steak Sandwich

Nationals Park wasn’t the only baseball thing renamed over one glorious weekend in May.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:22 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Natitude

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Morning pixels: Natitude takes over

For most of a three-day weekend, the Nats’ marketing slogan was an inescapable buzzword. That’s a marketing win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:47 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Bryce Harper, Dale Hunter, Robert Griffin III, Cole Hamels, Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:11 PM ET, 05/06/2012

Bryce Harper steals home

The Nationals young phenom steals home. This kid isn’t playing around.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:11 PM ET, 05/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 05/04/2012

The Natitude Park sign

With Take Back the Park weekend finally here, the Nats go all in with a new sign outside the center field gate.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:20 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, Nationals Park

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Morning pixels: Philly paper promises ‘March on Washington’

If you thought Phillies fans would take the Take Back the Park’ campaign quietly, think again.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:57 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Andy Feffer, Bryce Harper, Nationals Park, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Vincent Gray declares ‘Natitude Weekend’ in D.C.

With the much-hyped Phillies series finally here, Washington’s mayor gets in on the hype.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:06 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Vincent Gray

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 05/02/2012

The attendance at Bryce Harper’s home debut

Yet again, a sub-par fan showing at a big Nats game has media folks tut-tutting.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:16 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nationals Park

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Gio Gonzalez flies his barber in from Oakland

There’s certainly a barber in the DMV that is good enough to save Gio the airfare.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Tom Willis to throw first pitch at Nats game

D.C. native and longtime Washington baseball fan will throw Wednesday night’s first pitch. Also, he was born without arms.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:52 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Tom Willis, Nationals Park

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Morning pixels: Ovi’s time on ice

Even in a win, Ovi’s lack of playing time is the story of the night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:03 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Terps, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Nationals, Wizards, Redskins

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Nats will honor usher injured in dog attack on children

After Andre Hawthorne threw himself in between kids and dogs on his way home from Nats Park, the team will honor him on Tuesday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:43 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Morning pixels: Robert Griffin III is ‘selfish’

An anonymous scout from an anonymous report anonymously claims that RGIII doesn’t treat people well.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:21 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Redskins, Nationals, Caps, Robert Griffin III, Wizards

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Davey Johnson is calm under fire (alarm)

The Nationals manager is like a captain willing to go down with his ship.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:19 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Davey Johnson

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Images from the Potomac Nationals’ Titanic Day

Check out the string quartet and the giant iceberg the P-Nats used to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:56 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Potomac Nationals, Chick-fil-A

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 04/12/2012

The StrasBurger comes with a $59 price tag

The monster burger is the perfect snack for you and seven of your closest friends.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:54 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Morning pixels: Nationals Home Opener

The Nationals open at home, the Caps start the playoff on the road and it’s National Grilled Cheese Day.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:05 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Terps, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Wizards, Nationals, Drew Storen, Redskins, RGIII, Maryland, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Morning pixels: Enjoy being a D.C. sports fan today

The pressure is off fans, if only for a moment.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:05 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Nationals, Capitals, Redskins, Wizards, Gregg Williams

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/05/2012

Morning pixels: Happy Nats Opening Day

Today we begin to see if the Nationals are the playoff contenders we’ve been told they are.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Nationals, Redskins, Howard University, RGIII, John Lannan

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Nats have an omelet station in the locker room

Storen reveals the new culinary delight during a locker room tour.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:32 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, What You Need to Know | Tags:  Nationals, Drew Storen

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Morning pixels: Desperate times for Capitals

The Caps are in a bad way, former D.C. sports folks are making news and beware of geese.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats, Terps, Wizards | Tags:  Capitals, Wizards, Nationals, Redskins, Mike Shanahan, Morning Pixels, Terps

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Nats ‘Take Back the Park’ campaign hits front page of Philadelphia Inquirer

It might have been a D2 Sports Bog story in D.C., but it was front page news in Philly.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:42 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Andy Feffer, Take Back the Park, Nationals Park

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Why Nats Park was glowing green

The scoreboard was being tested this week. No St. Patrick’s Day celebrations of alien landings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:55 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park