New Nationals uniforms were unveiled in a ceremony this afternoon at ESPN Zone in downtown DC. Nationals radio broadcaster Charlie Slowes was on hand along with manager Manny Acta, outfielder Lastings Milledge, and members of the Nat Pack to show off changes which included new home white uniforms and new home red uniforms with minor …
Those of you who get your Nationals news from blogs and feed readers may have not have noticed a big change in Nationals coverage over at the Washington Post. Barry Svrugla, who had covered the Nationals beat since the team first moved to DC, recently moved on to cover the Redskins. Barry is great at … Continue reading I Think I’m Going to Like Chico Harlan
New York Mets losing pitcher Nelson Figueroa, after last night’s 10-4 defeat at the hands of the Washington Nationals, called the Nationals players — led by Elijah Dukes — “truly unprofessional” for cheering loudly from the visitor’s dugout at Shea Stadium. “They were cheerleading in the dugout like a bunch of softball girls,” Figueroa, said. … Continue reading Since When Was Cheering Unprofessional?
Presidents race watchers should take note to watch manager Manny Acta’s lineup card this season to see whether he’s given center fielder Lastings Milledge the day off. In a video interview on Friday, Lastings Milledge tells the Washington Post that he plans to take the first opportunity to help Teddy win the presidents race. “I’m … Continue reading Lastings Milledge in the Presidents Race?
It’s been rumored that Stan Kasten is considering adding more presidents to the presidents race at Nationals Park in 2008. Could this be part of The Plan to make the team younger as they seek to build a champion? Teddy Roosevelt is currently the youngest of the racing presidents, but he was born 149 years … Continue reading The Washington Nationals Got Younger. Will They Be Better?
When I first saw the cozy right field dimensions of the new Nationals Park, my first thought was “if their averages don’t improve at least we’ll see more home runs from Ryan Church and Brian Schneider.” Well, today the Washington Nationals announced that they had traded Brian Schneider and Ryan Church to the New York … Continue reading Washington Nationals Trade All Their Left-Handed Starters