Found October 04, 2012 on Nationals Enquirer:
"I don’t know that I would have been a part of this team if I...whatever." (Jim Riggleman, via Washington Post, 10/4/2012) So the Washington Post's Adam Kilgore registered a must-read interview with ex-Nats manager Jim Riggleman, in which Riggleman stood by his decision to quit last year. Sounds like the only thing Riggleman regrets is the bus rides: “The downside is always the same,” Riggleman said. “The bus rides.” (Screencap above of Jim Riggleman, manager of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, via AMinorLeagueSeason's video on YouTube) Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.

When Dan Duquette managed the Washington Senators...

Since the Nationals and Orioles are both in the postseason (at least until tonight is over), there's still a slim possibility of a Nats-O's World Series. Since that possibility could be off the table later tonight, we thought we'd take a moment to mention that time during his 10 year exile from baseball when Orioles GM Dan Duquette took part in a community theatre production...

50-year gap no big deal to Nats' Johnson, Harper

Washington Nationals center fielder Bryce Harper is 19 and looks and sounds the part, from his Mohawkish haircut to his tattoos and well-documented ''clown question'' `tude. His manager, Davey Johnson, is 69 and looks and sounds the part, from his graying hair and leathery skin to the near-whisper speaking voice that delivers tales of chatting with Ted Williams about...

Teddy Roosevelt wins first ever Presidents Race (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.The Washington Nationals clinched their first ever division title on Monday, and two days later D.C. baseball fans experienced another first: Teddy Roosevelt finally won the Presidents Race at Nationals Park.The Nationals have been running a Presidents Race during the middle of the fourth inning of home games since July 2006. In the race, four...

Video: Nationals mascot wins first race after 500 failed atttempt

Your browser does not support iframes. The Presidents Race at Washington Nationals home games has been a long-standing tradition since the summer of 2006. The race features former U.S. presidents Teddy Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson. There have been over 500 races since the inaugural race, and not once did Teddy Roosevelt win it before Wednesday...

Teddy Roosevelt wins first President's Race at Nationals Park

After losing 536 consecutive races, it appeared that the Washington Nationals presidential mascot Teddy Roosevelt was never going to win a president's race. However, Teddy's luck finally changed for the better today as he won his first ever race in the Nationals final regular season home game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Watch as he gets a little assistance from a...

Nationals beat Phils, claim home-field advantage in playoffs

WASHINGTON –- The Nationals appear ready for the postseason. Smacking three home runs, the Nationals took down the Phillies, 5-1, to clinch the No. 1 seed in the National League playoffs. Ryan Zimmerman, Tyler Moore and Michael Morse went deep to support Edwin Jackson (10-11), who allowed one run in 6 2/3 innings. "It was a good win; don't have to make five-hour...

Nats Finish Season With 98 Wins And Best Record In Baseball

  The Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday by a 5-1 margin to end their regular season with the best record in baseball at 98-64. It’s been an incredible and improbable ride for this Nats team, but they’re now headed to the National League Division Series on Sunday. Not to mention, Teddy won the President’s Race, but we'd rather...

2012 DC-Internet Baseball Writers Association Player Achievement Awards Released

Each year, the DC-Internet Baseball Writers Association polls all the DC baseball bloggers and various online media outlets for their thoughts on awards from that Washington Nationals season. Here are the final results of the voting with my answers and some reasoning (if you can call it that) in following each category. 2012 WASHINGTON NATIONALS PLAYER ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS ...

Will Teddy Finally Win This Week?

The Washington Nationals have conducted a race of Presidents at every home game since 2006 and Teddy hasn’t won a single race, in 7 seasons. See why Teddy may win this week >>

Nats beat Phillies, secure home-field

The NL East champion Washington Nationals secured home-field advantage throughout the postseason by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 Wednesday for their majors-high 98th victory, with Ryan Zimmerman homering moments after the Teddy Roosevelt mascot won the Presidents Race at Nationals Park for the first time. By winning their regular-season finale, the Nationals clinched top...

Nationals Teddy Roosevelt mascot now 1-534 in President races

The Washington Nationals have had a banner season, clinching the NL East. The years of solid drafting have paid off and they’ve broken through. Also finally breaking through is mascot Teddy Roosevelt in the racing presidents competition. Roosevelt was never allowed to win. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln have been allowed to win. Finally in his 535th race...

Video: Teddy finally wins Presidents Race

And so, Teddy Roosevelt finally won the Presidents Race at Nationals Park. Video above, and here. And now we can all move on... Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.

Bring on the Cardinals

Cardnials 6, Braves 3: And so, after a controversial Wild Card play-in game in which Braves fans embarrassed themselves after a travesty of an infield fly rule call in the 8th, the Nationals will travel to St. Louis to face the Cardinals in the NLDS. Bring on the defending World Champs. And according to's Jenifer Langosch on Twitter, the Cardinals were chanting "...
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