Found March 29, 2013 on Nationals Enquirer:
"When you throw that hard and you do occasionally let one go, they’re not comfortable in there. Nobody’s comfortable in there. Ask the second baseman for the Braves how he feels about him. He’s a good weapon." (Davey Johnson on SMH-Rod, via Nationals Journal, 3/29/2013) Henry Rodriguez makes the Nats; 25 man roster set. Oh sure, the fact that Henry is out of options helped. But sources tell us the naked pics Henry has of Davey helped, too. Fear not, Nats fans: Give it a couple of SMH-Rod appearances and they'll invent a phantom injury to land him on the DL for a while... (Screencap via MASN/MLB.TV) Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.

Bryce Harper's new "rockabilly" haircut?

On Wednesday night, Bryce Harper Tweeted that he was looking for a "Rockabilly" barbershop in DC: Apparently he gave up on that idea and on Thursday settled on the haircut above from Headz Up Barbershop (official barber of the Marlins) before leaving Viera (photo above via @BHarper3407). So is that the "Rockabilly" haircut you were looking for, Bryce...

Gio Gonzalez got stuck in sucky D.C. traffic today.

While some of his teammates (Stephen Strasburg, Ryan Zimmerman, and Denard Span) spent some time on Saturday at the Syracuse-Marquette Elite 8 Regional Final at Verizon Center (also in attendance: President Obama and RGIII), Gio Gonzalez spent part of his day stuck in sucky D.C. traffic trying to get into the city. "Beautiful day out ,oh yea traffic sucks

About the new Jayson Werth walkoff banner at Nationals Park, etc.

Two thumbs up for the new Jayson Werth NLDS Game 4 walkoff banner at Nationals Park (sorry, Zim). There it is above, photo via @Nationals. Now, while we're not so enthusiastic about the NL East Champions signage around the park -- although once we saw what they did to the foul pouls at Space Coast Stadium this spring we pretty much knew they'd be "milking the sh*t...

Nats are on their way...

"Everyone’s already mentally in D.C. right now, ready to go." (Gio Gonzalez, via Nationals Journal, 3/28/2013) And so, the Washington Nationals have left Viera and are homeward bound to D.C. Photo of Gio and Wilson Ramos packed and waiting to head to the airport on Thursday via @GioGonzalez47. It seems players were a little excited about leaving: ...

Stephen Strasburg – Is he a keeper?

Stephen Strasburg – Is he a keeper? Well, I guess that’s too late to figure out now. I kept him. He’s now the “ace” of my fantasy baseball team. I know what you might be thinking. Keeping Strasburg? Isn’t that a no-brainer? He’s already been named the Nationals’ Opening Day starter. However, you are talking to the same woman who had Joey Votto on her team last...

All MLB Media is Local- Washington Nationals

Over the the nation’s capital for a look at the media covering the WASHINGTON NATIONALS. Newspaper- Washington DC is a two newspaper town, both of which have major influence. The Washington Post online sports section includes special coverage of the Nationals.  Adam Kilgore (Twitter) and James Wagner (Twitter) take charge of the paper’s Nationals Journal blog.

2013 Minor League Preview: Washington Nationals

Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America 2012 (1) | 2011 (14) | 2010 (24) | 2009 (21) | 2008 (10) 2012 Affiliate Records MLB: [98-64] NL East AAA: [70-74] International League – Syracuse AA: [64-78] Eastern League – Harrisburg A+: [64-75] Carolina League – Potomac A: [82-55] South Atlantic League – Hagerstown A(ss): [46-30] New York-Penn League — Auburn Graduated...

MLB Preview: Predicting who will win the National League East

Last season, the Washington Nationals emerged and made the playoffs one year earlier than most pundits and experts had originally anticipated. Buoyed by phenoms Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg, the Nationals made the playoffs, but feel to the St. Louis Cardinals in a heart-breaking Game 5 loss in the NLDS. Now, in the year many believed the Nationals will arrive, they are looking...

Nationals 5, Mets 1

Gio Gonzalez allowed one hit and struck out seven over four innings as the Washington Nationals closed out their spring training in Florida with a 5-1 victory over the New York Mets. Daniel Murphy singled in the first inning, his first at-bat in a major league game this spring. The Mets' second baseman has been slowed by a strained right intercostal muscle but he thinks he&...

Nats 3B Chad Tracy makes a diving stop on a Tony Recker grounder

NY Met Anthony Recker gets robbed by Nationals third baseman Chad Tracy. Your browser does not support iframes. **Follow us on Twitter or Facebook. Subscribe, or Return to Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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