Beware, Nationals fans – I am in a bad mood. I am usually a sunny disposition-type of person, but today I’m not, mainly because I got to work early for a meeting that ended up being canceled and no one told me. But that’s neither here nor there – I was in a bad mood to begin with, since Max Scherzer was announced as the starting pitchers for the Washington Nationals on opening day this year.
What’s the big deal – it’s only the first game out of 162 – why does it really matter ... read more
If you follow the Washington Nationals like I do, you probably check the box scores in the newspaper or online, you're aware of the terrible start that relief pitcher Tyler Clippard has had, and you surely know about Ryan Zimmerman breaking his thumb and Wilson Ramos hurting his wrist. So I'm not going to give you a summary of who has played well and who hasn't, who is on the Disabled List and who isn't, or how many different batting lineups Nationals' manager Matt Williams has used this season. ... read more
Hello, Nationals fans! Spring is officially here, and Opening Day for Major League Baseball is just a few days away – are you just as excited as I am? I have my tickets to go see five Nationals games this season and a new Curly “W” jersey, so I am ready to go!
The Washington Nationals have been having a very productive Spring Training, whittling down their roster (8 more guys left to cut) and working on their weaknesses from 2013 (like holding players on base so they don’t steal ... read more
After last year’s disappointing season, Washington Nationals fans are hungry for this year’s season to start. All the players seem to be healthy, the new players acquired during the off-season promise to strengthen the team both offensively and on the mound, and pitching ace Stephen Strasburg has officially completed his rehab following Tommy John surgery in 2010 (finally!).
Because of this excitement, both fans and reporters alike have a tizzy fit every time something out of the ordinary ... read more
Hey Nationals fans! It may be hard to believe with the awful weather we’ve been having so far this year, but Spring Training is just around the corner! Pitchers and catchers report this Thursday, with the rest of the squad starting next week (February 18). I don’t know about you, but I am giddy with excitement! Really, I'm giddy - I'm not kidding!
So what went on with the Nationals during the off-season? In case you missed it, Matt Williams was named as the Nationals’ new manager, ... read more
Hey Nationals fans! I hope you all had a safe Halloween – did you all see my son dressed as Jayson Werth? Anyway, now that the World Series is over, the Washington Nationals can make it official: Matt Williams has been hired as their new manager.
Williams, 47, becomes the fifth full-time manager in Nationals history. The team made the announcement on Thursday morning, and Williams will meet with the media Friday afternoon during a 2 p.m. press conference that will be televised live on ... read more
Hello, Nationals fans! Sorry I haven't blogged in a while - we had a family vacation, my kids went back to school, and I went back to my school-year job; so life has been pretty hectic around here. But while all of us have been leading our busy lives, Major League Baseball continues, and as we enter the last month of the regular season, playoff races are heating up.
Not to be excluded from the hoopla are the Washington Nationals, who, despite not living up to preseason expectations, are still ... read more