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D.C. construction company derps on Nationals banner for playoffs: ‘GO NAT’S!!!’ (photo)

See above? That’s how you do a sign about the playoffs. When a local company tries to get in on the postseason madness surrounding a local sports team, it usually is a good thing, both for the hometown fans and for the company itself, as it can generate some buzz and goodwill for the business […] The post D.C. construction company derps on Nationals banner for playoffs: ‘GO...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Frandsen strongly suggests Nationals’ fans dress alike for support

Photo Credit: philly.com On Monday morning, Washington Nationals’ veteran reserve Kevin Frandsen made an off-the-cuff phone call to 106.7 (“The Fan”). CBS’ Chris Lingebach reported Frandsen’s exhortation that Nationals’ fans wear as much red as possible for National League Division Series game 1 on Friday. Frandsen called for a “red out”, similar to what fan bases...
Via DC Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fan on Craigslist offers Nats playoff tickets for threesome

If there happen to be a couple of ladies in the D.C. inclined to part with their dignity in exchange for MLB playoff tickets, well, one Craigslist user has an offer for you. An unidentified man has offered up on Craigslist his two tickets in the Diamond Club section of Nationals Park for Friday’s playoffs-opening […] The post Guy offers up Nationals playoff tickets on Craigslist...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Guy offering Nationals playoff tickets in exchange for threesome on Criagslist

If there are two ladies out there who are looking to go to the Washington Nationals’ first playoff game and are willing to have a threesome with a dude you have never met, you may be in luck. The following offer was posted on Craigslist Tuesday morning. I have two Diamond Club tickets for Fridays […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: 3 reasons Denard Span will carry the Nationals through October

Denard Span Denard Span has only been with the Washington Nationals for two short years but he has made every minute of it count. Span has been in the majors since 2008 and has made a name for himself on the Nationals in the 2014 season. In the short amount of time he has been in Washington he has become an asset to the Nationals. Here are the three top reasons Denard Span will carry...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nats owner Ted Lerner richest MLB owner according to Forbes

Who is the richest owner in Major League Baseball? Well, you’ve guessed it Nationals owner Ted Lerner. He is worth an estimated $4.5 billion, 10th highest among American sports owners. Monday Forbes released its 2014 list of the 400 Richest Americans. Sports, of course, had a heavy presence on the list led by two Microsoft associates Steve Ballmer and Paul Allen. Considering...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Webcam Of The Washington Nationals Kittens Is The Cutest Damn Things

With the MLB playoffs about to get started later this evening, the Washington Animal Rescue League wanted to give Nationals fans a 24-hour webcam of their kittens called ‘Catitude’. The five kittens, named Jordan Zimmermeow, Bryce Harpurr, Kitten Strasburg, Adam LaROAR & Whiskers Werth, are clearly ready for Friday’s Game 1 of the NLDS. Information on adopting […] The...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why The Washington Nationals Will Win The World Series

The Washington Nationals head into the postseason this October as the top-seeded team in the National League and they have certainly earned that honor. In fact, they are my pick to win the Fall Classic this year after finishing the regular season with a 96-66 record. They arguably have the most complete 25-man roster in all of baseball led by rookie Manager Matt Williams who proved...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Catch of the Year Candidate: Steven Souza, Jr.

Steven Souza, Jr., who entered the ninth-inning as a defensive replacement for left-fielder Ryan Zimmerman, made this incredible diving catch to preserve Jordan Zimmermann’s no-hitter: Besides playing the hero on the final out of the Nationals’ regular season, Souza has also been named the organization’s Minor League Player of the Year. Souza triple slashed .350/.432/.590...
Via The Fantasy Fix
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Here's how the final out of Jordan Zimmermann's no-hitter looked from the stands (Video)

What better way to commemorate Jordan Zimmermann's no-hitter on Sunday than with a bunch of videos taken by fans in the stands? Up above, our personal favorite, because the guy holding the camera ABSOLUTELY LOSES HIS BLEEPING MIND. It's the greatest. Next, the amazing video of Souza's catch by Jonny Rasch, via everywhere. And so on, videos and videos and videos: ...
Via Nationals Enquirer
2 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s playoff time for the Washington Nationals, Zim tosses a No No

Jordan Zimmermann closed out the Washington Nationals 2014 regular season with a strong exclamation point, tossing his first career no-hitter.  Not only was it the first no-hitter of his career, but the first n0-hitter for the Washington Nationals franchise.  Zimmermann yielded just one walk and fanned 10 Marlins’ batters.  His first 4.2 innings were perfect, before issuing...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steven Souza saves no-hitter with amazing catch

Jordan Zimmerman owes Steven Souza a drink. Zimmerman, a pitcher for the Washington Nationals, was one out away from his first career no-hitter Sunday when Miami Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich lifted a fly ball to deep left field. The ball looked like it would find the turf, ending Zimmerman’s bid, but Souza sprinted back, laid out and made an incredible catch to end the...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Steven Souza Jr. preserves Jordan Zimmermann’s no-hitter with amazing catch

Sunday’s regular season finale at Nationals Park had no postseason implications, as Washington had already locked up home-field advantage throughout the NL playoffs. But don’t tell that to Jordan Zimmermann…or left fielder Steven Souza Jr. In his October tune-up, Zimmermann tossed a no-hitter against the Miami Marlins—the first in the team’s 10-year history in the nation’s...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Zimmerman Throws No-Hitter

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jordan Zimmerman, who was already having himself a heck of a season, threw a rare no-hitter against the Miami Marlins on the final day of the MLB regular season. Zimmerman will have a chance to prove his worth in the second season, as the Nationals enter the playoffs with the best record in the National League. But for now, Zimmerman’s accomplishment...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth kicked out of Nats' fantasy football league

It turns out that Jayson Werth was that guy in the Washington Nationals’ fantasy football league. The outfielder is in the fourth year of a seven-year, $126 million contract with the Nats, but that didn’t stop him from being so late with his league payment that his teammates decided it would be best to kick him out. “We kicked Jayson Werth out of the league this year,” reliever...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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