Nationals blogs forced to fill the print gap

With the Washington Nationals preparing for their most highly-anticipated spring training since the team moved to DC, the oft-snakebitten franchise finds itself without a voice at DC’s major newspapers. The Washington Times today announced restructuring and layoffs that include drastic cut-backs in local news and sports reporting. The staff reductions of over 40% mean the …

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Barack Obama to throw out the first pitch at Nationals home opener

Ben Goessling reports in Saturday’s Washington Times that president Barack Obama will throw out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals home opener against the Phillies on April 13. The Times cites a club source who spoke “on the condition of anonymity” because no announcement has been made. Team president Stan Kasten and various members … Continue reading Barack Obama to throw out the first pitch at Nationals home opener