Heading to Nationals Park in 2019? Download these new apps first.

The Washington Nationals’ historically busy offseason has drawn much attention in baseball circles for GM Mike Rizzo’s high-profile signings and trades that addressed every perceived area of need on the field. But fans heading to Nationals Park beginning next week are advised to turn their attention off the field for a moment and take note … Continue reading Heading to Nationals Park in 2019? Download these new apps first.

New food, seven bobbleheads, and the return of fireworks highlight Nationals changes and promotion schedule for 2019

The Washington Nationals revealed their 2019 promotion/giveaway schedule today (weeks earlier than usual), featuring a bump in the number of popular bobblehead dolls that so many fans look forward to annually. After offering only three bobbleheads two years ago, the team has equaled it’s historical high of seven bobblehead giveaways, including first-ever bobbleheads for outfielders Juan … Continue reading New food, seven bobbleheads, and the return of fireworks highlight Nationals changes and promotion schedule for 2019

In perfect game 5 metaphor, Nats racing presidents trade leads in lengthy, confusing obstacle course

The Washington Post’s Tom Boswell called the Nats’ final playoff game of 2017 an exhilarating, exhausting, donnybrook that “staggers even the baseball imagination.” The Nationals 9-8 deciding game 5 loss to the Chicago Cubs was a marathon filled with improbable and confusing twists and turns that were hard to process for many in attendance. So in … Continue reading In perfect game 5 metaphor, Nats racing presidents trade leads in lengthy, confusing obstacle course

Washington Nationals Fans revive #Natsride hashtag to help each other get home after Thursday’s late playoff game

UPDATE: On Thursday, Pepco parent Exelon has funded an additional hour of operating time for the Metro. Times have been updated below.  The Washington Nationals return to DC Thursday for a deciding NLDS playoff game 5 vs. the Chicago Cubs. However, with an announced start time of 8:08pm, just over 4 hours before the last … Continue reading Washington Nationals Fans revive #Natsride hashtag to help each other get home after Thursday’s late playoff game

Video: Fans sacrifice rubber chicken outside Nationals Park in advance of pivotal NLDS playoff game 4

After Monday’s come-from-behind victory by the Chicago Cubs over the Washington Nationals in the National League Division Series playoffs, fans gathered outside Nationals Park in Washington at noon Tuesday to try to do their part to exorcise the team’s playoff demons. Nationals fan “Rubber Chicken Man” Hugh Kaufman led the ancient kaporos ritual as he … Continue reading Video: Fans sacrifice rubber chicken outside Nationals Park in advance of pivotal NLDS playoff game 4

After 2-1 playoff loss, fans plan chicken sacrifice Tuesday outside Nationals Park

For the first time in more than two years, there will be a chicken sacrifice at Nationals Park. Longtime readers are familiar with the ritual performed by Hugh Kaufman, aka the Washington Nationals’ “Rubber Chicken Man,” whenever the team has run into a string of bad “juju.” “There hasn’t been a chicken sacrifice in the … Continue reading After 2-1 playoff loss, fans plan chicken sacrifice Tuesday outside Nationals Park

Nationals Park to add specialty food items for 2017 playoffs

The Washington Nationals have added an extensive menu of fall specialty items to be available exclusively during the 2017 postseason beginning this Friday at Nationals Park. Here’s a rundown of what to expect, and where you can find it: The Fall Classic Grilled Cheese What is it: Grilled Cheese with braised short rib, baby arugula, pickled … Continue reading Nationals Park to add specialty food items for 2017 playoffs