Jayson Werth tells the Post he’s not joking

In this Redskins-obsessed sports community, it’s fair to say that many people locally haven’t paid close attention to the Nationals’ amazing September. So it’s also not surprising that when people hear about Jayson Werth’s attempt to interfere with the presidents race, many who weren’t there assume it was a scripted gag. But as we’ve known …

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Jayson Werth: “It’s bigger than me, man. It’s bigger than me.”

Saturday’s presidents race coup attempt by Jayson Werth stirred up expectations for more 4th-inning fireworks during Sunday’s home season finale at Nationals Park. After Werth proclaimed that ““If Teddy can’t win, then no one wins,” speculation was rampant that one of two things would happen: either the Nats would succumb to popular pressure, or Werth … Continue reading Jayson Werth: “It’s bigger than me, man. It’s bigger than me.”

Jayson Werth calls for a Teddy Roosevelt victory on Sunday

After trying to interfere on Teddy Roosevelt’s behalf for the second day in a row, Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth made clear his intentions. “If Teddy can’t win, no one wins,” Werth said in the postgame press conference Saturday at Nationals Park, adding “I must be the last remaining member of the Bull Moose party, I … Continue reading Jayson Werth calls for a Teddy Roosevelt victory on Sunday

Video: Presidents race chaos as Jayson Werth takes the tape

You have to love Jayson Werth’s perseverance. A day after he teamed with the Nationals bullpen in a failed attempt to let Teddy win, the Nationals outfielder enlisted extra help to try it again. When the race began Saturday at Nationals Park, Werth and center fielder Rick Ankiel were waiting in ambush. Thomas Jefferson attempted … Continue reading Video: Presidents race chaos as Jayson Werth takes the tape

Videos: Jayson Werth & the Nats’ bullpen pitchers interfere with Friday’s presidents race

Washington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth has made no secret of his disgust at the conspiracy that is the Teddy Roosevelt’s losing streak in the fourth-inning presidents race. On Friday night at Nationals Park, Werth took matters into his own hands, staying on the field after the top of the fourth inning, and leading his … Continue reading Videos: Jayson Werth & the Nats’ bullpen pitchers interfere with Friday’s presidents race

Video: Teddy goes fishing, finds Marlin in the Anacostia

Apparently, Captain Andy Hillstrand of Discovery TV’s Deadliest Catch got to know Teddy Roosevelt on Saturday when he visited Nationals Park to throw out the first pitch. When the Nationals returned to take on the Florida Marlins Sunday afternoon, Roosevelt was nowhere to be found. As the presidents entered the field for their 4th inning … Continue reading Video: Teddy goes fishing, finds Marlin in the Anacostia

Videos: Extra presidents race in 13th inning takes title away from Lincoln

Yesterday we reported that Abe Lincoln had clinched at least a share of the 2011 presidents race title, but on Saturday night at Nationals Park, the title was put back into doubt as a pitcher’s duel and a leprechaun conspired to achieve the impossible and actually knock two games off Lincoln’s lead. Trailing Abe Lincoln … Continue reading Videos: Extra presidents race in 13th inning takes title away from Lincoln

Teddy tries a little misdirection, Abe’s magic number is now 1

With just two home series remaining, Nationals’ racing president Thomas Jefferson is running out of time to catch Abraham Lincoln in the season standings. Teddy Roosevelt, meanwhile, is simply desperate to notch a single win, and on a brisk Friday night at Nationals Park, he pulled a trick out his hat that nearly worked. Teddy … Continue reading Teddy tries a little misdirection, Abe’s magic number is now 1

George and the racing presidents commemorate 9/11

The Washington Nationals observed 9/11 Remembrance Day Sunday throughout the team’s 8-2 win over the Houston Astros. Many of the usual between-inning routines at Nationals Park were replaced by commemorative honors, videos, and tributes. Even the racing presidents showed solidarity, running their 4th-inning course wearing their new patriotic uniforms in single file behind our first … Continue reading George and the racing presidents commemorate 9/11

Video: Teddy turns on the racing presidents, and regrets it

It’s that time of the season, when, with only a handful of home games left, the race to the finish makes the competition desperate. Such was the case Saturday night at Nationals Park, when Teddy Roosevelt, still searching for win #1 in the Nationals’ presidents race, turned on the competition, trapping them in a pack … Continue reading Video: Teddy turns on the racing presidents, and regrets it

Video: That Cat Returns to thwart a sure Teddy Roosevelt Victory

That Cat returned to Nationals Park Tuesday night, and as the mysterious feline is known to do, threw a wrench into the presidents race procedings. With a crowd braving the rain to see Stephen Strasburg’s return to baseball, perpetual showoff Abe Lincoln jumped out to a big lead, but as Abe traversed the warning track, … Continue reading Video: That Cat Returns to thwart a sure Teddy Roosevelt Victory

Video: Teddy taunts the other presidents a little too early

After yesterday’s embarrassing taunting by Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt was motivated to exact a little revenge on Labor Day at Nationals Park. Unfortunately for Teddy, he was a little too aggressive. With the racing presidents decked out in their holiday patriotic uniforms, Teddy jumped out to a quick start, and in an unusually fast-paced race, … Continue reading Video: Teddy taunts the other presidents a little too early