Nats lose. Teddy disqualified. Good thing this was an exhibition.

A huge crowd filled Nationals Park for this afternoon’s game between the Washington Nationals and Boston Red Sox. The year’s only exhibition game in DC was meant to be a final warm-up for the season that starts Monday. Nats fans were simply grateful that this one didn’t count. With Craig Stammen spotting Boston an early … Continue reading Nats lose. Teddy disqualified. Good thing this was an exhibition.

Nationals offer half-price coupon code to Teddy fans to kick off “Screech Week”

The Washington Nationals have once again released a coupon code “for Teddy’s friends”: Order online at Nationals.com using Coupon Code “TEDDY” and get half-price tickets in select seating sections for the series starting Tuesday night vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers. The coupon code is valid only for online orders and may be used to get … Continue reading Nationals offer half-price coupon code to Teddy fans to kick off “Screech Week”

George Washington ejected for arguing with umpires

Tonight was blogger night at Nationals Park, in which several Washington Nationals bloggers were invited to meet with Nats players and executives, visit the field for batting practice, then report on tonight’s game vs. the Toronto Blue Jays from the Nationals Park press box. Racing president Teddy Roosevelt joined Stan Kasten for a lively Q&A … Continue reading George Washington ejected for arguing with umpires

Screech and the Oriole Bird to kick off Battle of the Beltways at ESPN Zone

The hot-hitting Washington Nationals return to Nationals Park tomorrow to kick off an 11-game homestand that should feature plenty of fireworks, starting with the world champion Philadelphia Phillies and ending Memorial Day weekend with the “Battle of the Beltways” against the Baltimore Orioles. As he did last season, the Oriole Bird will spend the weekend … Continue reading Screech and the Oriole Bird to kick off Battle of the Beltways at ESPN Zone

Presidents race with hockey sticks, Slapshot sits in as referee

With the Washington Capitals on the road for their playoff series against the New York Rangers, their mascot Slapshot made a guest appearance at Nationals Park tonight, filling in for the Nationals’ own eagle mascot Screech as referee for the 4th-inning presidents race. The racing presidents paid their own tribute to the Caps, running tonight’s … Continue reading Presidents race with hockey sticks, Slapshot sits in as referee

Screech and the racing presidents invade Verizon Center

The Washington Nationals racing presidents joined new Nationals mascot Screech at the Verizon Center tonight for a basketball game between the last place Washington Wizards of the Eastern Conference and the last place Sacramento Kings of the West — a battle for pride which came down to the last shot. The visit to Verizon Center … Continue reading Screech and the racing presidents invade Verizon Center

More from the new Screech’s Unveiling

Here’s more detail from Dan Steinberg’s D.C. Sports Bog about today’s snowed-in unveiling of the new Screech. Much is made of Screech’s “offseason growth spurt” which resulted in a slimmer, more nimble bird. Nationals in-game host Clint Kouhry tells Steinberg that Screech should give Teddy Roosevelt some advice on how to slim down. “That guy’s … Continue reading More from the new Screech’s Unveiling

Vote for the Racing Presidents in the MLB Mascot Brackets

Our friends over at Home Run Derby are running a “mascot bracket” that pits major league baseball mascots against each other in a single-elimination popularity contest. Yes, Screech may be the official team mascot, but HRD wisely chose the popular racing presidents to represent our beloved Washington Nationals. Unfortunately, at the time of this writing, … Continue reading Vote for the Racing Presidents in the MLB Mascot Brackets