Video: Teddy Roosevelt claims his first victory of 2013 in Mother’s Day “Dizzy Bat Race”

Just one day after William Howard Taft notched his first-ever presidents race victory, the pressure was on for rival Teddy Roosevelt to prove that last year’s season-ending win was no fluke. Sunday’s Mothers Day game at Nationals Park featured pink bats for the players and the annual appearance by mascot Screech’s Mom, who looks suspiciously …

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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.”

Nationals racing presidents have a message for moms

On a beautiful Mothers Day afternoon, the Washington Nationals pulled off another nail biter at Nationals Park, completing another winning homestand and taking the series from the Florida Marlins, three games to two. Moms were honored both before and throughout the game, and the 4th-inning presidents race was no exception. Nats mascot and presidents race … Continue reading Nationals racing presidents have a message for moms