It’s fair to say that the 39,055 Nationals faithful who packed the home park for opening day are accustomed to end-of-game suffering. Unfortunately, a near-freezing drizzle forced them to suffer non-stop from Thursday afternoon’s opening pitch. The home team sported a new look for 2011, with six new position players, an improved defense, new home … Continue reading Nats roll out the red, and Teddy falls on wet, cold opening day
Opening day is here, and that means people who aren’t obsessed with baseball 12 months a year have started paying attention. Congressional daily Roll Call weighs in today on Teddy’s plight. Who knows? The Nats have promised some surprises for the upcoming presidents race season. Perhaps today they’ll finally Let Teddy Win! Continue reading Roll Call covers the presidents race. It must be baseball season.
Baseball fans know that change is an inevitable rite of spring. One can only hope that the gains outweigh the losses — that for every lost Adam Dunn and Josh Willingham, there’s a Jayson Werth or Bryce Harper to get excited about. So, too, is the case with the rest of the ball park experience, … Continue reading R.I.P. Teddy’s Barbeque
A steady afternoon rain and temperatures in the 40s put a damper on the first-ever springtime NatsFest on Wednesday at Nationals Park, as many of the planned outdoor activities were moved, postponed, or canceled altogether. An open batting practice had been billed as the main afternoon attraction, but the field remained covered for most of … Continue reading Rain hampers NatsFest, threatens opening day
If you’ve ever wanted to run against the racing presidents, tonight may be your chance. Fifteen children and five adults will have that opportunity tonight at at Nationals Park. The third annual NatsFest begins late this afternoon to kick off the Nationals home season. Tickets are free for season ticket holders, $10.00 for other adults, … Continue reading $5 tickets for today’s NatsFest and a chance to race the presidents