Zach Walters used "Let it Go" from Frozen as his walk-up music tonight

(Photoshop via the great B Sheridan: @md_dc) Oh sure, the Nationals may have snapped an 8 game losing streak to the Cardinals Friday night with a thrilling 3-1 victory, but not to be lost in the shuffle: Zach Walters used "Let it Go" from Frozen as his walkup music for a critical pinch-hitting appearance in the 7th inning. Apparently this is nothing new: Walters used...
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Washington Nationals: A season of firsts

The Washington Nationals have already been hit with a slew of injuries this season, but as pitching coach Steve McCatty said, “nobody feels sorry for you”. These injuries have resulted in multiple call ups from the minor leagues, including players such as Zach Walters, Sandy Leon, Steven Souza Jr., and Tyler Moore. So far this year Aaron Barrett, Steven Souza Jr., and Blake Treinen...
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WATCH: Bryce Harper hangs with MLB legends in new ad

Photo: Major League Baseball The Bryce Harper marketing locomotive is full steam ahead.  In the same week that an innovative new Bryce Harper Gatorade commercial was revealed, a new Major League Baseball commercial spot has been released and is set to air on this weekend’s nationally televised baseball games as well as MTV2 and the MLB Network.  The 30-second commercial is shot...
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The Daily Roundup (4/18): Cardinals-Nationals Series Preview, This Day in MLB History & More

Cardinals vs. Nationals Series Preview: It’s been well-documented that the Washington Nationals have had their share of troubles with the Atlanta Braves. But this losing nature stretches well beyond their main NL East rival. In 2013, the Nats were 1-5 against the Los Angeles Dodgers and 0-6 versus the St. Louis Cardinals—a disturbing trend […] Tags:   Del...
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Nationals Injury Updates: Denard Span, Doug Fister

Two of the Washington Nationals' injured players, centerfielder Denard Span and right-handed starter Doug Fister, made good progress today toward returning to action. Span (concussion) completed the first of two planned rehab games, and could be in the lineup for Saturday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Down in Florida, right-handed pitcher Doug Fister (strained...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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What really happened on the ball Jayson Werth lost in the lights?

Brutal night for the Nats: Cards win 8-0, Nats commit 4 more errors. Up above, what really happened on that ball Jayson Werth lost in the lights in the 8th. Uncatchable. (Vine by @recordsANDradio)
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Doug Fister to make Nats debut on May 7

getty images The Washington Nationals figure to have right handed pitcher Doug Fister pitch in early May. Fister will make his debut for the Nationals on May 7 according to manager Matt Williams. Currently Fister is dealing with a lat strain which he suffered in his final start of spring training. “No issues,” Williams said about a two inning stint on Thursday afternoon, via...
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Why Stephen Strasburg’s Career Will Personify, “Waterworld”

"I've had a vision so great, as it came to me I wept."  Greetings! Tis I, Tehol Beddict, and last night I witnessed Stephen Strasburg grasping his ankles, shutting his eyelids, gritting his teeth, and receiving the kind of punishment I haven't seen or thought possible since Tupac verbally accosted the Notorious B.I.G. and his entire crew back in 95. Witnessing...
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Nats' Bryce Harper scratched due to quad tightness

The Washington Nationals have announced that Bryce Harper has been scratched from Wednesday night’s game due to quad tightness.#Nats OF Bryce Harper was scratched from tonight's starting lineup with quad tightness.— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) April 16, 2014As reported by our very own Rose Ingberman of SportsInjuryAlert, Harper seemed to be fine after injuring his...
Via MLB Injury News
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Why Stephen Strasburg Will Be Just Fine ☆

Stephen Strasburg is perhaps the most heavily-watched, heavily-analyzed, and heavily-critiqued pitcher in Major League Baseball. From the time he was drafted first overall in 2009 at age 20, the hype surrounding the hard-throwing pitcher was massive, and it only continued to increase. The media interest in Strasburg peaked in 2012, during the infamous September shutdown as part of...
Via The Nats Blog
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Bryce Harper’s new Gatorade commercial is frickin’ weird, man (video)

Bryce Harper, if you didn’t know, is a new spokesman for Gatorade, and the sports drink really got weird for its first commercial with the young Washington National superstar. Promoting Gatorade’s “Fierce” line of products, the marketing wizards behind the commercial explored the concept of what would Bryce Harper be like if he was made […] The post Bryce Harper’s new...
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Bat-Flip Royale: Jayson Werth is your early leader for the 2014 belt

Believe it or not, but we’re still already two weeks into the 2014 MLB season. Maybe it’s been the mounting injuries, or relatively expected results so far, but it feels like it’s been a lot longer. Anyhow, what with players still working out the small sample size kinks, and my unfortunate obligation to write an essay on Robinson Crusoe by tomorrow’s ENG 321 class, today...
Via The MLB Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Zimmerman Nattitude Poster Boy?

Is it time the Washington Nationals changed their “Nattitude” slogan? Unless it stands for sloppy, error-filled baseball, it is time. The Nationals were absolutely awful this past weekend against the Braves. Fielding errors, base running blunders, mental lapses and just plain lousy baseball was what the Nationals “Nattitude” represented this past weekend at Turner Field in...
Via Sports Blog Talk
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Zimmerman out 4-6 weeks with thumb injury

During Saturday night’s Nationals-Braves game, Washington third baseman Ryan Zimmerman broke his thumb on a pickoff play at second base. He’ll be out four to six weeks, and while the injury is a tough loss for the Nationals, it may end up helping them delay a decision that appears to be inevitable. Last week, Washington manager Matt Williams revealed that Zimmerman had an arthritic...
Via The Outside Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bryce Harper crushes mammoth upper deck HR

Up above, video of Bryce Harper's mammoth upper deck home run in the 4th inning Wednesday night, his first of the season, to turn a 5-0 game into a 5-3 ballgame. The home run was reviewed, and the call was upheld. Related articles Watch Bryce Harper smash his bat and helmet behind Matt Williams Bryce Harper is so excited to return, he might've slept in his uniform...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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