DC Sports Bog: Davey Johnson


Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/27/2014

When Davey Johnson told John Lannan he was being sent down

John Feinstein’s new book on minor league baseball has a long passage about the former Nats pitcher.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 09/30/2013

Davey Johnson practicing golf swing in dugout

A few hours before his offseason began, Davey Johnson was working on his golf swing in the Nats' dugout.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:16 AM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 09/26/2013

RGIII asks Bryce Harper for sliding help

Someone please make this happen.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:34 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 09/25/2013

Davey Johnson on John Feinstein and the Shutdown

Nats outgoing manager says John Feinstein is an idiot, but that the Nats ‘probably’ would have beaten the Cardinals in 2012 had Strasburg not been shut down.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:20 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 09/23/2013

Davey Johnson tribute video

The moving thank-you made the usually stoic manager a little emotional.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:07 AM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 09/17/2013

Fred Smoot on Redskins: ‘It can’t get any worse’

The former Redskin has your daily dose of optimism.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:15 AM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 09/05/2013

RGIII changes tune on getting hit

What a difference a year makes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:25 AM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Davey Johnson on Bryce Harper and ‘Tweeter’

Nats manager counsels his young star not to worry about what people are saying on Tweeter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:38 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Fred Davis: ‘Teams wanted me for cheap’

Davis says he want's to make sure "every team feels it" when he plays them.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:49 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 08/21/2013

Davey Johnson on why the Nats can't date porn stars

The manager makes a very good point.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  02:01 PM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 08/14/2013

Logan Paulsen once almost beat up Chris Cooley

The two tight ends spend their radio chat talking about the good 'ol days.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Davey Johnson's conversation with Bryce Harper

Davey Johnson and Bryce Harper chatted in the seventh inning on Wednesday night. Some people freaked out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:17 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 08/07/2013

Davey Johnson on retaliation

The Nats skipper breaks down the first rule of Plunk Club.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:23 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 08/01/2013

Michael Wilbon says Mike Rizzo and Davey Johnson should have known better

The Nats' woes -- and failure to meet expectations -- were a topic of conversation on 'PTI."

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:16 AM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/01/2013

Mike Rizzo on Drew Storen: 'I think we handled it perfectly'

Mike Rizzo addresses Tyler Clippard's public criticism.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Jim Bowden says Nats have a clubhouse schism

Former GM says the firing of hitting coach Rick Eckstein has created a rift inside the Nats organization.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:44 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 07/24/2013

Davey Johnson: 'I'm not quitting'

Nats manager says he doesn't think Mike Rizzo was trying to force him out by getting rid of his hitting coach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:31 AM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Gio Gonzalez wants Davey Johnson to go home 'in one piece'

The Nats starter also asks for fans not to panic just yet.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:28 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 07/22/2013

Richard Justice: Nats are whiny

Former Post writer and current MLB.com columnist suggests the Nats may need a firmer voice in the corner office.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:42 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 07/17/2013

In Quotes: Nats all-star edition

A collection of the best words uttered by and about Washington's all-stars.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:47 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 07/16/2013

Harry Reid's presser includes Nats anecdote

At this point, the Senate Majority Leader is using a Nats reference at least once a week.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 07/15/2013

Bryce Harper Home Run Derby roundup

Everything you need to know about Bryce Harper's Derby appearance.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:25 AM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 07/04/2013

The Davey Johnson bobblehead

Here's a look at the Davey Johnson bobblehead 15,000 fans will get on July 20.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:55 AM ET, 07/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Otto Porter excited to stay in Washington

The Wizards draft pick will be saving some money in moving costs.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Davey Johnson on Bryce Harper: 'Have you ever seen him jog to first?'

The Nats skipper on Bryce being Bryce.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:57 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 06/25/2013

In Quotes: Dan Haren to the DL edition

A collection of the best words uttered about Dan Haren's trip to the DL.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:38 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Davey Johnson: Nats are better than Phillies

The standings say differently, but the Nats manager still says his team is better than Philadelphia.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 06/12/2013

Nats call up minor-league beer vendor

After years of great vending, this guy is getting his shot at the bigs.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:41 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Davey Johnson: 'I've been terrible'

Nats manager tells the Junkies he's done a 'horse bleep' job with his team thus far.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Davey Johnson shaves his beard

The "rally goatee" is gone.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:04 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 05/31/2013

Davey Johnson, with goatee, looking sad

Even the manager's grimy rally goatee hasn't turned this scuffling season around for the Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:12 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Joe Theismann says RGIII is a more refined quarterback

The Redskins legend says RGIII looks better than last year.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:19 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Davey Johnson's facial hair

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By Dan Steinberg  |  02:46 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Harry Reid draws analogy between Obama and Davey Johnson

Senate Majority Leader just can't stop talking about those plucky Washington Nationals.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:09 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 05/22/2013

In Quotes: Steve McCatty Playgirl edition

The team weighs in on the photo from the '80's.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:32 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Bryce Harper on Gregor Blanco's triple: video

Watch Harper appear to pull up short on the Giants's game-tying triple in the bottom of the ninth.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:22 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Bruce Bochy reportedly asked Davey Johnson to be on his All-Star staff

The Nats' skipper will reportedly spend All-Star weekend in New York, which will surely lead to 8,000 awesome Mets anecdotes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:58 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:04 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Davey Johnson and Johnny Manziel

Davey Baseball, meet Johnny Football.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:04 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Bryce Harper's maybe, almost, not-quite concussion

"Nobody gets a concussion from getting hit on the chin."

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:20 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Bryce Harper mourns the loss of his beard

Not everyone was sorry to see the facial hair disappear.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Bryce Harper says he'll play hard, 'even if it kills' him

The young athlete needs to #RespectTheWall

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:09 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Davey Johnson on wearing a cup

Nats manager tells the Junkies he got banged in the privates during spring training, and other funny stuff.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:09 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 05/07/2013

Davey Johnson spoke to the House GOP Whip team

Davey Johnson used his off day to chat with Harry Reid and some Republican House members.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 05/07/2013

Davey Johnson weighs in on RGIII

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:34 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 05/03/2013

Davey Johnson apologizes for 'Flunkies' joke that no one heard

The Nats manager just wants us all to get along.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:34 AM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Davey Johnson was opposing manager for Tim Hudson's first, 200th win

The Nats manager will make a cameo in the record books.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:35 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 04/26/2013

Nats win means happy Nats

Thursday night's trouncing of the Reds led to a lighter mood in the Washington clubhouse.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:54 AM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 04/25/2013

Washington teams prone to slow starts

It's been a year of slow starts for Washington teams, so don't start panicking yet.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:34 AM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 04/24/2013

Davey Johnson: 'I'm real close to monkey tilt right now'

After a brief lesson in the poker term, Johnson caught on quickly.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:31 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:16 PM ET, 04/22/2013

Davey Johnson does push-ups in Nats dugout

Lots of things are going poorly in Nats Town, but maybe a few seconds of Davey Johnson doing push-ups will make you feel momentarily happy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:16 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 04/22/2013

McCarver: Riggleman as much responsible for Nats success as anyone

Fox analyst says the former skipper deserves credit for coaching this team up, before he quit and they won the division title.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:18 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 04/22/2013

Mets broadcasters question Davey Johnson

While the Nats were dropping the rubber match of a three-game set in New York, the Mets' broadcasters were wondering what was going on.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:11 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 04/12/2013

Morning Pixels: Bradley Beal and John Wall talk 'swag'

The Wizards duo discuss who is more "swaggy."

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:59 AM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Stephen Strasburg wants Davey Johnson to 'loosen the leash'

The Nats pitcher would love see the eighth inning sometime soon.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:41 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Morning Pixels: The actual story of the Bullets' 1978 championship trophy

Irene Pollin came forward to dispute the original tale told by Ted Leonsis.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:31 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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)

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)

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 04/04/2013

Davey Johnson and Mark Lerner on Davey Johnson's retirement

Here are two quotes about Davey Johnson's final year with the Nats that seem to have different implications.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:51 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Morning Pixels: Nats, Phillies and that darn slippery baseball

Hooray for rivalries.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 02/20/2013

Morning Pixels: Davey Johnson says let the Nats date your daughter

Nats manager says the makeup of his team is so good that he'd welcome every player into his home.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:27 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  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 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)

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

Morning Pixels: Poor Randy Wittman

As the Wizards' horrific start to the season continues, their head coach is already showing the strain

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:14 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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)

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)

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 10/06/2012

Davey Johnson says Nats have ‘stand-up men’

Davey Johnson cracks wise with the Junkies about Hulk Hogan, his golf game and his batting stroke.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:58 PM ET, 10/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Morning Pixels: Teddy won; let’s get back to baseball

Now that Teddy has won, we can go back to cheering for baseball.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:17 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Morning Pixels: Nats on Broadway?

It's time to Photoshop the Nats as a Broadway musical. Why not?

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  09:18 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Morning Pixels: The Nats are like a sexy girlfriend

If loving the Nats is like cheating with a young sexy thing, what happens when the Nats are no longer young and sexy?

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:41 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Sports Illustrated’s D.C.-Baltimore issue

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:36 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Morning pixels: Chris Cooley makes his media debut

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:29 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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

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

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:34 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Morning pixels: Davey Johnson called his shot

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:56 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Rizzo calls for Davey Johnson as manager of the year

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

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

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:18 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

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

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:06 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

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

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:43 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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

Mitch McConnell supports Strasburg shutdown

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Morning pixels: Redskins bubble guys speak out

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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

Morning pixels: LaVar says Cooley should have been treated better

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:05 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

When Davey Johnson out-homered Hank Aaron

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:58 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Morning pixels: Davey Johnson knew this was coming

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:17 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

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

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:27 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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

Morning pixels: Nats partying like it’s 1994

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Nats win on Uggla miscue, celebrate

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:18 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

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

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:40 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Davey Johnson’s high school yearbook photo

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:55 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

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

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

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

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

Davey Johnson suggests Stephen Strasburg innings limit is 160

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:33 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Davey Johnson says Phillies fire sale was fun to watch

Nats skipper also planned to ask Charlie Manuel ‘

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Jim Vance on the Nats, the Redskins and the media

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:16 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Davey Johnson celebrates Michael Morse’s homer

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:33 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins open camp

The first day of camp was full of fans, heat, and some football.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:18 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Davey Johnson won’t fiddle with the Strasburg shutdown

Nats manager refuses to entertain various fun possibilities for extending his ace’s season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 07/25/2012

Morning pixels: Davey pulls Gio, everyone gets mad

It’s that time of the season where every move the Nats make is going to make people nervous.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:48 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Morning pixels: Ted Leonsis offers some explanations

An in depth Q&A with Ted Leonsis gets some pretty detailed answers about the current state of his teams.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:28 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Morning pixels: Miguel Batista says Mets are better than Nats

With a pennant race looming, the former Miss Iowa decides to get all wacky-like in his post-game media session.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:07 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Bryce Harper breaks bat over knee

After a frustrating day at the plate, the 19-year old goes snap with his twig.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:20 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Miami radio host calls for Bryce Harper beaning

Clearly these radio hosts in Miami do not share our admiration of Bryce Harper.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:34 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Morning pixels: Davey Johnson is still talking big

As the Nats hit the All-Star break, their confident skipper says he’d be disappointed with anything less than the NL East crown.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:53 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Nats throwback night in pictures

It was a night of vintage garb, old-timey jazz bands and general 1920’s nostalgia.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Earl Weaver statue unveiled at Camden Yards

Orioles unveil the second of their legends sculptures, and honor their former manager at Camden Yards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:45 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 06/25/2012

Morning pixels: Joe Maddon loves being called a weird wuss

To put a cap on the Tampa pine tar series, their quirky manager once again rips the Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:19 AM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 06/22/2012

Morning pixels: Beltway Battle round 2

The Nats and the Orioles face off for the second time this season.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:25 AM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Robin Ficker heckles Joe Maddon, receives signed ball

Just when you thought the Maddon pine tar story couldn’t get any more awesome, you were proven completely wrong.

By Dan Steinberg and James Wagner  |  09:15 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 06/21/2012

Davey Johnson and Joe Maddon compare ‘Tweeters’

The Johnson-Maddon feud is approaching ridiculous.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:43 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 06/20/2012

Mike Rizzo backs Davey Johnson on pine tar incident

Nats GM says he would have been unhappy had Johnson known about Joel Peralta’s foreign subject and not acted.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:26 PM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 06/20/2012

Video: Joe Maddon on Joel Peralta, Davey Johnson and pine tar

Here’s 53-seconds of the Rays skipper expressing his unhappiness about the Nats questioning his player’s glove.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:04 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 06/20/2012

Morning pixels: Joe Maddon crafts another Nats phrase

In a season of Nats memes, the Rays skipper adds another one to the list during a post-game rant.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:20 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  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 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 09:59 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Morning pixels: Davey Johnson is in Men in Black 3

Nats skipper has a weird cameo in the new movie, thanks to his role in the 1969 World Series.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:59 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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)

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)

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Morning pixels: Robert Griffin III will appear on The Tonight Show

Not many D.C. athletes of recent vintage have risen to Tonight Show levels. RGIII is already there.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:57 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Bam-Bam with Band-Aid

Here's the look Bryce Harper sported after getting 10 stitches for hitting himself in the head with a bat.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:55 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Morning pixels: Ovi’s 15 minutes of fun

Ovi did more in 15 minutes last night than most of us do all day.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:11 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/25/2012

Morning pixels: Boston fans love Mike Wise

Fans of both the Bruins and the Caps think Wise’s woe-is-me Game 7 column was a disaster.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Davey Johnson says Washington is a baseball town

Nats skipper says D.C. isn’t a football town, which is probably a weirder thing than predicting a Nationals playoff berth.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:20 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Morning pixels: A playoff drought

If the Caps don’t improve on their current ninth-place position, D.C. will have its longest pro sports playoff drought in nearly a decade.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Davey Johnson says the Nats can win the pennant

Nats skipper tells Chris Russo that things will be good if his guys ‘just play to our potential.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:37 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Baseball America predicts Nats make the playoffs

Nats players and Thomas Boswell aren’t the only ones thinking playoffs in 2012.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:29 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 03/07/2012

Nats COO says Bryce Harper will be in D.C. this year

Andy Feffer tells team’s flagship radio station that ‘you will see him this year.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:44 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Washington is actually America’s coaching graveyard, study confirms

USA Today analysis shows that D.C. coaches have the shortest tenure of any two-sport town in the country.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:01 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Bryce Harper deletes his Twitter account

Nats headline-maker says he was ‘bored’ with the social networking site.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:08 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Davey Johnson will beat you with a baseball bat, and other photo day images

The Nats posed for their annual Spring Training photos on Tuesday. Some were odd.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:10 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Davey Johnson: Nats can fire me if we miss playoffs

Veteran skipper takes the playoff hype to a new level in an interview with Comcast SportsNet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)