DC Sports Bog: Ryan Zimmerman


Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/28/2014

Ryan Zimmerman on fatherhood

Nats infielder recalls some stressful father-daughter time.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 02/18/2014

An album all about the Nats

There have been plenty of songs written about the Nats. Now there’s an entire album.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:13 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/24/2014

Matt Williams will treat Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper with kid gloves in spring training

Despite the kid-gloves comment, today’s post is brought to you by the letter “A” for aggressive.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Ryan Zimmerman on RGIII Facebook fallout: ‘Sometimes it’s best not to respond’

The veteran ballplayer has some sage advice for the younger guys. He also reveals that he has a man-crush on Tom Brady.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:07 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 10/11/2013

Ryan Zimmerman supports Knorr over Ripken for Nats manager

Nationals’ third baseman and franchise cornerstone is looking for least amount of change at the top.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:32 AM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 08/31/2013

Jim Bowden on Dan Haren, Ryan Zimmerman, Danny Espinosa, Bryce Harper

Former Nats GM talks about what he'd do with Dan Haren, Danny Espinosa and Ryan Zimmerman, and whether Bryce Harper should get a 12-year deal.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:18 PM ET, 08/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 07/27/2013

Zimmerman and Harper get grabby and punchy

Walk-off homers on back-to-back days let Ryan Zimmerman and Bryce Harper trade weird celebrations.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:44 AM ET, 07/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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)

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)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Alfred Morris: 'I feel faster. I feel stronger'

The Redskins running back is looking to let loose at training camp.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:30 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Ryan Zimmerman foul ball makes Phillies fan spill beer on self

Before there were late-inning heroics, there was a foul ball and a spilled beer and sad, sad smiles.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:51 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Ryan Zimmerman double causes outfield collision

Seriously, somebody call it.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:32 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 06/06/2013

The Nats and nutrition

The Nats' clubhouse chef considers the team's food program one of the best in the league.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:21 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 05/31/2013

Ryan Zimmerman on statistics and 'nerds'

Nats third baseman further explains why he doesn't always love statistical breakdowns of his sport.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:55 PM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Donovan McNabb on RGIII criticism: 'It's depressing to me'

Doug Williams also speaks on RGIII-mania.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Ryan Zimmerman's vertical leap

A stray foul ball on Sunday forced Ryan Zimmerman to demonstrate that he could be a world champion high jumper.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:54 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 05/24/2013

Ryan Zimmerman's 'A Night at the Park' raises more than $300k

A collection of various D.C. athletes showed up to show support for the ziMS Foundation.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:46 AM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Dan Snyder: 'We'll never change the name'

The Redskins team owner has taken a stand.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:39 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Gio Gonzalez with Ed Helms, Psy at WHCD

Ryan Zimmerman and Tyler Clippard also represented the Nats at the WHCD.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:05 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 04/17/2013

Baseball Tonight on Ryan Zimmerman's throwing issues

John Kruk and Manny Acta attempt to figure out what's going on with the Nats' star third baseman.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:43 PM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Ryan Zimmerman on what he thinks of his teammates

Word association can be a dangerous game.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:02 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 04/03/2013

Teddy helps man propose to girlfriend at Nats opening day

Want a memorable way to get engaged? Just use Teddy, and Ryan Zimmerman's wife, and April Fool's Day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:21 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Mrs. Zimmerman's Nats jersey

Ryan Zimmerman's wife has a better Nats jersey than you do.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:47 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Ryan Zimmerman's crazy throw

You definitely have to have some confidence to pull this one off.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:56 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 02/28/2013

Ryan Zimmerman on sharing the title of 'Face of the Franchise'

The Nats captain is happy to give up exclusive rights to the annoying title.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:42 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 02/24/2013

Werth, Zimmerman and LaRoche at Daytona 500

Nats stars take in a day at the races while their teammates were busy tying the Marlins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:11 PM ET, 02/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Morning Pixels: Davey Johnson on e-mail

"You can guess at my age what I might be getting."

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:26 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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)

Posted at 08:13 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Players react to Teddy’s victory

Some of the Nats share their thoughts on Teddy's big day.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:13 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Morning pixels: Redskins officiating crew was problematic

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:01 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Seven Nats have plans to wed in the offseason

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:05 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Stephen Strasburg’s first fantasy football draft

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

The 2012 Ryan Zimmerman bobblehead

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:55 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Ryan Zimmerman featured on MLB Network

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:02 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Video of Bryce Harper’s helmet-throwing ejection

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:41 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

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

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:19 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

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

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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

Morning pixels: Randy Edsall talks about names on uniforms

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:12 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Charles Krauthammer says Nats will win the World Series

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 07/23/2012

Michael Morse with Bryce Harper proposal sign

Signs proposing marriage to Harper are common at Nats Park. Seeing them held up by teammates, not so much.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:40 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Ryan Zimmerman frustrated with current state of sports media

The Nats third baseman is not a fan of certain blogging practices.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:21 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Morning pixels: Fans are in love with the Nats

A wild, insane, bizarre, thrilling and ridiculous home win has even more fans swooning over the first-place Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Ryan Zimmerman with Darth Vader, Storm Troopers

Star Wars Day at Marlins Park makes for some interesting photos.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:05 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Morning pixels: Nats are co-NL favorites

Actual betting lines indicate that the Nats and Giants are now co-favorites to win the National League pennant.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:47 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 06/29/2012

Ryan Zimmerman successfully pulls off a fake throw

Even when they’re losing, these Nats are fun to watch.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:17 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Mike Rizzo on Ryan Zimmerman’s slump

Nats GM says the slumping face of the franchise is ‘gonna come out of it, and someone’s gonna pay for it.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:09 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 06/13/2012

Jhonatan Solano gets the silent treatment from Nats

Nats catcher hits his first career home run, and then is ignored by his teammates.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:31 AM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Robert Griffin III with Snoop Dogg

Redskins famous superstar continues to do famous superstar things.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:46 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:59 AM ET, 04/22/2012

Wizards, Caps and Nats all win

For only the second time in recorded history, D.C. gets pro hoops, baseball and basketball wins on the same calendar day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:59 AM ET, 04/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Brad Lidge: Nats probably most talented team he’s played for

Nats reliever, who once threw the final pitch for a World Series champion, says some crazy stuff.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:59 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Nats bobblehead schedule released

Three bobbleheads, a stein, a replica truck and a retro cap highlight the Nationals’ 2012 promotional schedule.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:53 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)