The Nats have clinched. Time to let Teddy win. For Jayson.

With ten home games remaining in the season, the 2017 presidents race crown remains up in the air, with George Washington and Abe Lincoln each within four victories of leader Thomas Jefferson in the standings. But one thing we know for sure: Teddy Roosevelt doesn’t stand a chance. On Sunday, as Stephen Strasburg and the …

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Video: Jayson Werth and Joey Votto chat about the presidents race

It can’t get much dumber than Yahoo!’s Sports Friends, but when Jayson Werth and Joey Votto chat at first base about the racing presidents, we have to listen in. The authors decided to make Werth look clueless by calling Alexander Hamilton a president. Of course, followers know better, as Jayson Werth has always been among … Continue reading Video: Jayson Werth and Joey Votto chat about the presidents race

Video: Jayson Werth, still messing with the presidents race

As the Washington Nationals left the field after the top of the fourth inning today, right fielder Jayson Werth took the opportunity to once again interfere with the Nats’ presidents race. Werth is an outspoken critic of the conspiracy that keeps Teddy Roosevelt out of the win column at Nationals Park, but this time chose … Continue reading Video: Jayson Werth, still messing with the presidents race

Video: Jefferson slips Teddy and CM Punk’s trap as the presidents race is moved for 2012

If opening day at Nationals Park was any indication, it’s going to be a wild and exciting year on South Capitol Street. A sellout crowd turned out Thursday afternoon to watch Gio Gonzalez pitch a gem in his Nationals Park debut, capped by a walk-off extra-innings Nationals victory that moved the team into sole possession … Continue reading Video: Jefferson slips Teddy and CM Punk’s trap as the presidents race is moved for 2012

Jayson Werth: Teddy’s streak “Needs to be addressed”

Today over at espn.com, today’s flattering profile of the 2012 Nationals includes some choice words by Jayson Werth about the presidents race, and specifically the Let Teddy Win movement. Werth had been an outspoken member since arriving in DC last year, and twice attempted to interfere on Teddy’s behalf. Despite his failure, he clearly hasn’t … Continue reading Jayson Werth: Teddy’s streak “Needs to be addressed”

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 … Continue reading Jayson Werth tells the Post he’s not joking

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

Did the Nationals create a red herring on Memorial Day?

The disappointment over Teddy Roosevelt’s Memorial Day loss is still stinging not just the Natosphere, but also the National press, with Yahoo! Sports and even the Philadelphia Inquirer joining the ranks of news media wondering why the Nats haven’t let Teddy win. Which raises the question: After nearly 400 consecutive losses, why were expectations so … Continue reading Did the Nationals create a red herring on Memorial Day?

After high expectations are dashed, even Abe Lincoln implores the Nationals to Let Teddy Win

The “Let Teddy Win” buzz hit a fever pitch on Memorial Day at Nationals Park, with rumors spreading rampant that after high-level meetings in the Nats’ front office, a decision had been made to finally let Teddy win. From the stands to the press box, from Twitter to even the Phillies’ TV and radio broadcasts, … Continue reading After high expectations are dashed, even Abe Lincoln implores the Nationals to Let Teddy Win