DC Sports Bog: MASN


Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 02/27/2014

MASN announces end of split booths for Orioles-Nats games

The controversial mixed Nats and Orioles broadcast booths will end this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MASN, Nats, Orioles

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 08/30/2013

Bob Carpenter on the Nats and football season

Bob Carpenter says the Nats are showing that it's not football season just yet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:35 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Carpenter, Bryce Harper, MASN, Nats

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 08/23/2013

F.P. Santangelo on the Nats beat writers

A foul ball into the Wrigley Field press box allows F.P. Santangelo to comment on the baseball skills of our beloved local press corps.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:58 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  F.P. Santangelo, MASN, Media, Nats

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Rick Schu and F.P. Santangelo

Nats new hitting coach has been friends with the team's MASN analyst for years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:51 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  F.P. Santangelo, MASN, Nats, Rick Schu

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Orioles, Nats TV ratings are up

The Baltimore and D.C. markets both have seen substantial increases in local baseball ratings this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:21 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MASN, Nats, Orioles

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 06/26/2013

F.P. Santangelo promises to grow a mullet if Nats reach first place

MASN analyst says he will honor Anthony Rendon and bad haircuts if the Nats get back on top the NL East.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:06 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Rendon, F.P. Santangelo, MASN, Nats

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Anthony Rendon calls his mullet 'phenomenal'

In a Nats season often lacking mirth, Anthony Rendon is mirthful about his newest plaything, which rests atop his youthful head.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:07 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Anthony Rendon, MASN, Nats

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 06/03/2013

Ray Knight believes the Nats will win the NL East with all his heart

Some fans are starting to doubt themselves, but MASN's Silver Fox has no doubts whatsoever.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:13 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MASN, Nats, Ray Knight

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 05/30/2013

On the MASN split booths

The radio voice of the Caps speaks for thousands when he talks about how awkward MASN's split booths are for everyone involved.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:51 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Carpenter, MASN, Nats, Orioles, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Oriole wins MASN player of the game in Nats rout

For the second straight May, an Orioles player won MASN's player of the game vote in a 9-3 loss to the Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:16 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MASN, Nats, Orioles

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Bob Carpenter on Nats fans

MASN play-by-play voice would like to see Nats fans get more into the action.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:15 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Bob Carpenter, MASN, Nats

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 04/18/2013

Bryce Harper, looking ill

Bryce Harper spent the top of the sixth on Wednesday looking like he was going to vomit. He also doubled and scored a run in that frame.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, F.P. Santangelo, MASN, Nats

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

MASN missed Rafael Soriano's untuck, so here it is

Because fans really really want to see a closer take his shirt out of his pants, I've gone ahead and found some images from Tuesday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:12 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MASN, Nats, Rafael Soriano

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 04/05/2013

MASN compares Bryce Harper and Babe Ruth

How long until we start comparing Bryce Harper to Babe Ruth? How about the first week of the kid's second season?

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:13 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, F.P. Santangelo, MASN, Nats

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Kristina Akra leaving MASN

After a year of sideline reporting for the Nats broadcasts on MASN, Kristina Akra is leaving for another opportunity.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:30 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kristina Akra, MASN, Media, Nats

Posted at 09:26 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Werth, on turning Nats crowds into Caps crowds

Hero of the day tells MASN's F.P. Santangelo that he knew D.C. sports fans could bring it after going to a Caps game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:26 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Jayson Werth, MASN, Nats

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Nats ratings, merchandise sales still spiking

Ratings, merchandise sales, Natitude shooters, and other off-the-field developments for the NL East champs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:17 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, MASN, Nats, Orioles

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 10/01/2012

MASN, 106.7 The Fan adding extra Nats content for playoffs

Local radio and TV stations will ramp up their broadcast schedule with the Nats and Orioles in the playoffs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, ESPN 980, MASN, Media, Nats, Orioles

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Bob Carpenter and F.P. Santangelo on Philly fans

If you like to hear announcers trolling Philly fans, Thursday night's MASN broadcast was for you.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:54 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Carpenter, F.P. Santangelo, Jayson Werth, MASN, Media, Nats, Phillies

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 09:13 PM ET, 07/28/2012

When the Nats turned blue

For a few glorious moments Saturday evening, the Nats were Grays, and the Grays were blue.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:13 PM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  MASN, Corey Brown, Jordan Zimmermann

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 07/06/2012

The Nats have a Rally Carp

When things are going good, your TV play-by-play man will make funny gestures while holding a 90-year old bat.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:00 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bob Carpenter, F.P. Santangelo, MASN

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 04:09 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Nats TV ratings on MASN up 53 percent

Nationals broadcasts on MASN, MASN2 and WDCW are higher than they’ve ever been at this point in a season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:09 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  MASN

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Nats owner on Bryce Harper’s joy

Mark Lerner says rookie phenom has offered ‘kind of a joy rub’ for the first-place Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:27 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Mark Lerner, Kristina Akra, Bryce Harper, MASN, Natitude

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 02:01 PM ET, 06/11/2012

Bryce Harper wears eye black in the dugout

Even when the Nats outfielder isn’t in the sun, his eyes will be protected.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:01 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, F.P. Santangelo, MASN

Posted at 11:05 PM ET, 05/20/2012

Oriole wins MASN player of the game in Nats rout

Sunday the Nats rolled the Orioles. So why the heck was Xavier MASN’s player of the game?

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:05 PM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Xavier Avery, MASN

Posted at 06:41 PM ET, 05/17/2012

The MASN broadcast plan for Nats-Orioles

With both its baseball teams in first place, MASN will again present split broadcast booths on Friday and Sunday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:41 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bob Carpenter, F.P. Santangelo, Billy Ripken, Jim Hunter, Mike Bordick, MASN

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Bryce Harper catches a fly ball with his bare hand

Nats phenom’s whirlwind week continues with a catch in center field unlike many you’ll ever see.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:29 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, MASN, F.P. Santangelo