DC Sports Bog: Ian Desmond


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 09:30 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 09:07 AM ET, 02/28/2014

Nats’ Ian Desmond, Gio Gonzalez, Anthony Rendon tested on baseball lingo

When was the last time you heard ‘can of corn’ used in baseball talk?

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:07 AM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Rendon, Gio Gonzalez, Ian Desmond, Nats

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 12/20/2013

Ian Desmond’s Pete Kozma joke

The Nats need to lock this guy up, pronto.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  03:17 PM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Nats, Pete Kozma

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 09:50 AM ET, 09/18/2013

Bryce Harper really loves giving high fives

This is just adorable.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:50 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Caps, Dan Haren, Ian Desmond, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 09/17/2013

Chelsey Desmond’s amazing diving play

Ian Desmond’s wife used to be a pretty fair junior-college shortstop. Still is, as it turns out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:15 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chesley Desmond, Ian Desmond, Nats

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Images from the Nationals’ Wounded Warriors softball game

Chelsey Desmond’s web gem earned her MVP status.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:44 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Ian Desmond, Nats, Scott Hairston

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Nats wives prepare for Wounded Warrior softball game

The wives of Adam LaRoche, Ian Desmond and Scott Hairston will show their own skills off Sunday afternoon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Ian Desmond, Nats, Scott Hairston

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 09/06/2013

Ian Desmond needs help rescuing Kurt Suzuki’s bonsai (Updated)

The gift to the former Nats catcher isn't doing so well.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:42 AM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Kurt Suzuki, Nats, Ross Detwiler

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 08/29/2013

Brian Dawkins sings ‘Hail To The Redskins’

A former Eagles player belts out the Redskins fight song.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:41 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, Reed Doughty, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 08/15/2013

Ian Desmond in W.T. Woodson hoodie

Nats shortstop pays tribute to the Cavaliers during his post-game interview, and locals rejoice.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:23 AM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Nats, W.T. Woodson

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 08/13/2013

Ian Desmond wants D.C. United fans at Nats games

Nats shortstop asks for help bringing rowdy United supporters into Nats Park. Will it work?

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:14 AM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barra Brava, D.C. United, Ian Desmond, Morning pixels, Nats, Screaming Eagles

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 07/31/2013

Fred Smoot recalls getting tied to the goal post

The former Redskins defensive back tells a tale of rookie hazing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Smoot, Ian Desmond, Morning pixels, Nats, Niles Paul, Redskins, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 07/15/2013

Ian Desmond almost impaled by Billy the Marlin (Video)

Someone should put a cork on that thing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:36 AM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Nats, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 07/12/2013

Jayson Werth not a fan of Philly microphones

Werth took offense when a reporter's mike got a little too friendly.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth, Jordan Zimmermann, Morning pixels, Nats

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Bryce Harper keeps using his teammates' stuff

In the past week, Bryce Harper has appeared to use the batting gloves of Ryan Zimmerman and Ian Desmond, and the bat of Chad Tracy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:51 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Chad Tracy, Ian Desmond, Nats, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 07/01/2013

Ian Desmond gets hit, steals second, stares down pitcher

After taking a fastball in the hip Sunday, Nats shortstop quickly steals second, and then gets up while mean-mugging. Yeah, I wrote that.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:55 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Aardsma, Ian Desmond, Mets, Nats

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman, Ian Desmond All-Star campaign videos

These videos need more roses and poetry.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:04 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Nats, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Best Week in Washington Sports: Ian Desmond

A career first grand slam, an error-free streak, and a grotesque battle cry mean Ian Desmond is having a pretty good week.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:16 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Best Week, Ian Desmond

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Ian Desmond hits grand slam, gets #eatface trending on Twitter (Video)

With one swing of Desmond's bat, eat face became a real thing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:46 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Nats

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Jordan Reed surprised by Redskins draft call

The Redskins draft pick said he was not expecting the call from Shanahan.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:39 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Jordan Reed, Kory Lichtensteiger, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Nats players respond to Jayson Werth's 'eat somebody's face' comment

It won't be long before "Nats as zombies" photoshops are a thing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:15 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth, Nats

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Ian Desmond asks for loyalty from fans

The first two months of this season have set many Nats fans on edge. The team's shortstop asks them to stick with the team through good and bad.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth, Morning pixels, Nats

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Bryce Harper writes 'Pray 4 OK' on his game cap

The Nats outfielder debuted his own personal tribute to tornado victims.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:16 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Caps, Ian Desmond, Karl Alzner, Matt Hendricks, Morning pixels, Nats, Rafael Soriano

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Stephen Strasburg has a career night

Everything came up Strasburg last night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:55 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Kirk Cousins, Kurt Suzuki, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Nats untucking spreads further

Another win, another bunch of apparent converts to the great ninth-inning untucking craze.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:50 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denard Span, Ian Desmond, Nats, Rafael Soriano

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Bryce Harper and Ian Desmond's home run celebration

After Harper hits his 10th home run of the year, Ian Desmond pretends to punch him in the gut.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:16 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Nats

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Caps say there's no place like home

The home ice advantage is on everyone's mind.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Bryce Harper, Caps, Ian Desmond, Karl Alzner, Morning pixels, Nats, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 09:50 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Ian Desmond untucks

Rafael Soriano's untucking is well-established. But now his shortstop is joining in.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Nats, Rafael Soriano

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond endorse the wave

While several Nats pitchers have spoken out against the wave, several Nats batters are now singing its praises.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:01 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth, Nats

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Ian Desmond playing Twitter matchmaker for Michelle Beadle

The Nats have a knack for Twitter set ups.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:06 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Michelle Beadle, Nats

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Bryce Harper homers bring love sign, helmet snatching, weird handshakes

The 2012 season was filled with memorable celebratory gestures. The 2013 season is off to a similar start.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:03 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Chad Tracy, Ian Desmond, Nats

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 04/01/2013

Guess the Nats player in the bunny suit

The Nats spend their last day of freedom in very different ways.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:59 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Chad Tracy, Denard Span, Gio Gonzalez, Ian Desmond, Nats, Ross Detwiler, Zach Duke

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Morning Pixels: Bryce Harper donates 40 bats to his former Nevada team

The bats were a big deal to a program that operates on a small budget.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Morning pixels, Nats, Niles Paul, Redskins

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Morning Pixels: NYT blogger pokes fun at Wizards fans

Hey, buddy. Making fun of local teams is our beat.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:41 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Chris Chester, Ian Desmond, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Wizards

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Jayson Werth's beard, Ian Desmond's mustache win Nats photo day

If you like photos of professional athletes with facial hair, this is the right post for you. Sorry, everyone else.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:27 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth, Nats

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Nats practice interrupted by fish falling from the sky

It's a good thing Chicken Little doesn't play center field for the Nats.

By Sarah Kogod  |  06:35 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denard Span, Ian Desmond, Nats

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 12/31/2012

D.C. athletes supporting the Redskins

It's one big happy D.C. sports family.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:07 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Caps, Denard Span, Gio Gonzalez, Ian Desmond, John Carlson, John Erskine, Monique Currie, Mystics, Nats, Redskins, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 09:02 PM ET, 11/22/2012

Bryce Harper, Nats on RGIII

Several of the Nats' key young players comment on the remarkable Thanksgiving performance by the Redskins quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:02 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Nats, Redskins, Stephen Strasburg

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 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 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 10:47 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Michael Morse: ‘This division is gonna be our division’

Michael Morse has some big words after the Nats clinch their first NL East title since returning to D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:47 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Morse;Ian Desmond;Ted Lerner;Nats, Nats

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 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 09:46 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Morning pixels: Does Josh Morgan earn the knucklehead crown?

Tell us whether Sunday’s penalty belongs on the the short list of Redskins blunders.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Josh Morgan, Jayson Werth, Bryce Harper, Brian Orakpo, Adam Carriker, Nick Sundberg, Ian Desmond, John Wall, Alex Ovechkin

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 03:36 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Nats send Bar Mitzvah greetings

With a baseball-loving set of D.C. area twins getting Bar Mitzvahed, Aviva Kempner got the Nats involved.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:36 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez, Aviva Kempner, Mike Rizzo, Wolf Blitzer, Ian Desmond

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Adam LaRoche on Michael Morse’s baby powder trick and other Nats locker room pranks

LaRoche tells of his favorite prank involving Michael Morse and Danny Espinosa.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:31 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Michael Morse, Danny Espinosa, Ian Desmond

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Morning pixels: It’s all good times from here on out

With the slowest sports week of the year behind us, we have much to look forward to.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Tennis | Tags:  Shelvin Mack, Chris Singleton, Jan Vesely, Bradley Beal, Tomas Satoransky, Ian Desmond, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 12:21 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Adam LaRoche hits game winner, teammates pose as deer

The Nats magical early summer continues, with a good old-fashioned sweep of the Giants.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:21 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Adam Laroche, Gio Gonzalez, Rick Ankiel, Ian Desmond

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 07/05/2012

Morning pixels: Nats winning means more people care

The Nats’ success has forced fans to pay attention.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:35 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard, Ian Desmond, Michael Morse, Bryce Harper

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 06/29/2012

Home run calls are tough in Colorado

Two nights in a row, the Nats fooled their own TV announcer with fly balls that just kept going.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:15 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bob Carpenter, Ian Desmond, Michael Morse, MASN

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 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 09:34 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 04:07 PM ET, 05/29/2012

Ian Desmond thinks Teddy should win

Jayson Werth isn’t the only Nats player who believes the country’s 26th president needs to win a stupid race.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:07 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth, Teddy Roosevelt

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 05/21/2012

The Nats explain their helmet snatching

Why do the Nats grab the batting helmets off the head of players who have just hit home runs? Ian Desmond and Chad Tracy explain.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:17 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ian Desmond, Chad Tracy

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 05/15/2012

The Nats’ helmet snatching continues

The great unwritten story of this spring has another moment, as Chad Tracy snatches Roger Bernadina’s helmet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:30 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ian Desmond, Roger Bernadina, Chad Tracy

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Ian Desmond hits homer, goes vertical

Desmond’s first career walk-off home run was cause for a big-jump post-game celebration.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:46 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ian Desmond

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Ian Desmond’s 9th-inning home run: the Charlie Slowes radio call

Another dramatic Nats comeback win was capped off with an Ian Desmond homer, and some Charlie Slowes excitement.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:38 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ian Desmond, Charlie Slowes

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Morning pixels: Mike Green, Trevor Booker ranked ‘hot’

Walk-off home runs, triple overtime and Karl Alzner’s mischievous pups.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Orioles, Wizards, Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Nats, Caps, Mike Green, Trevor Booker, Ian Desmond, Bryce Harper, Orioles, John Wall

Posted at 04:15 AM ET, 04/22/2012

Kristina Akra gets doused with Ga­tor­ade again

New MASN sideline reporter has covered 12 Nats wins; three times, she’s wound up covered in Ga­tor­ade.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:15 AM ET, 04/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Kristina Akra, Ian Desmond, Rick Ankiel

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Opening day Natitude at Nats Park

Here are some fans showing off their Natitude during the team’s home opener Thursday afternoon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:38 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, Gio Gonzalez, Ian Desmond

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 04/09/2012

Nats have a Goon Squad, are ‘Ready to Party’

Now that the Nats are contenders, quirky clubhouse stories are totally in.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:59 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ian Desmond, Chad Tracy, Ready to Party