The Washington Nationals announced this evening that 2009 #1 draft pick Stephen Strasburg will make his highly-anticipated major league debut on June 8th at Nationals Park. The team had just released a coupon code “for Teddy’s fans” to use during that week’s series vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates. This evening, some tickets are still available at … Continue reading Half-price Coupon Code “for Teddy’s Fans” to see Stephen Strasburg Debut. GOING FAST.
A day after cheating his way to the finish line, Abraham Lincoln followed a more traditional path to victory, coming from behind to take the tape today as the Nats wrapped up their homestand vs. the Baltimore Orioles at Nationals Park. Orioles mascot The Bird once again failed to make an appearance. With the Nats … Continue reading Abe Lincoln forces 3-way tie to end homestand
The crowd at Nationals Park wasn’t paying too much attention during Saturday’s presidents race at Nationals Park. The race began just moments after Nats centerfielder Nyjer Morgan singlehandedly allowed an inside-the-park home run by throwing a fit instead of chasing after a ball he should have caught to end the Orioles 4th inning. One pitch … Continue reading Inspired by Nyjer Morgan, Abe throws a fit of his own
The annual “Battle of the Beltways” between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles kicked off Friday afternoon as Nationals mascot Screech took on the creatively-named Orioles mascot “The Bird” in a series of challenges including arm wrestling and free-throw shooting at DC’s ESPN Zone. The last time we saw The Bird at Nationals Park, the … Continue reading Orioles Bird disrupts presidents race, misses Jefferson
The Nationals toyed with the forces of mojo Thursday night at Nationals Park, trotting out their rarely-used red, white, and blue alternate jerseys for the players, and letting the racing presidents don their traditional period uniforms for the first time this season. It didn’t work. The Nats’ normally solid defense fell apart early, committing 3 … Continue reading Uniform change no help for Nationals or Teddy
On a night that featured both a triple play and an inside-the-park home run, oddities seemed to be the order of the day on Wednesday as the Nats returned to Nationals Park to kick off a homestand vs. the New York Mets. Off the field, TV chef and cookbook author Paula Deen offered to cook … Continue reading “That Cat” adds to a night of Nationals Park oddities
The Washington Nationals return from a 10-day road trip tonight to kick off a five game homestand at Nationals Park vs. the Mets and Orioles. The racing presidents usually get a break while the Nats are on the road, but last week they took to Syracuse, where they held a presidents race during the 5th … Continue reading Racing presidents return from Syracuse