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The Washington Nationals have initiated new MASN field reporter Julie Alexandria to the team. How you ask? By giving her the postgame Gatorade bath.
This started last year after various Nationals victories. Not only would the player in the on-field postgame interview get doused, but so would the reporter. Last season, Kristina Akra was the person who was the brunt of several Gatorade baths. Here's one from 2012 so you get the gist.
Kristina left MASN and the Nationals just before this season to take a job with MLB Network. After a short search, MASN hired Fox College Football sideline reporter Julie Alexandria and her first game happened to be Thursday night against the Cincinnati Reds. Following a Nats win, Alexandria interviewed pitcher Gio Gonzalez and she soon found herself the target of a Gatorade drenching of her own.
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Julie took the dousing like a champ and Friday night it happened again after another Nationals victory. Alexandria was interviewing Jordan Zimmerman after pitching a one hitter in a 1-0 victory against the Reds when she was drenched once more.
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If the Nationals continue their winning ways, we could be posting more postgame Gatorade bath videos.
[DC Sports Bog, Washington Post]
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Heck of a start by Gio Gonzalez last night against the Reds, no? Meanwhile, Gio posted the photo above (Photo via giog47 on Instagram) of his collection of Nats starting rotation bobbleheads in his locker at Nationals Park a few days ago: Jordan Zimmermann, Stephen Strasburg, and Gio Gonzalez. Anybody missing?
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After the Washington Nationals beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-1 on Thursday night, sideline reporter Julie Alexandria took a very unexpected Gatorade shower courtesy of a celebration bucket meant for Gio Gonzalez. Julie was working her very first game for MASN, and she handled the situation like a seasoned veteran. Gio was absolutely deserving of his portion of the Gatorade shower...
It was Julie Alexandria’s first day on the job as sideline reporter, covering Washington Nationals games for MASN. Alexandria was interviewing Nationals pitcher following the game, who was the star of the game due to his phenomenal effort on the mound. The left-hander produced eight innings of dominant pitching, striking out seven and only giving up one run in Washington’s 8...
The Washington Nationals used a sterling performance from Gio Gonzalez and some offensive activity to defeat Cincinnati 8-1 on Thursday night.
After the game new MASN reporter Julie Alexandria got welcomed to the sidelines with a Gatorade shower while interviewing Gonzalez. (H/T Nats Inquirer)
To earn the shower Gonzalez went 8 innings allowing one run. Here are some screenshots...
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Up above, a shot of Gio and Clippard as seen on C-Span via @CT_IKE.
Below, a shot of Ryan Zimmerman via @HowardArenstein.
According to the Washington Post, Bryce Harper received an invite...
Gio Gonzalez allowed just one hit in eight innings, and Denard Span and Danny Espinosa drove in three runs each to lead the Washington Nationals to a 8-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.
Gonzalez, who allowed 12 runs in his previous nine innings, retired the first 11 Reds batters before Joey Votto homered with two outs in the fourth. He struck out seven and walked...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Gio Gonzalez allowed just one hit in eight innings, and Denard Span and Danny Espinosa drove in three runs each to lead the Washington Nationals to a 8-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.
Gonzalez, who allowed 12 runs in his previous nine innings, retired the first 11 Reds batters before Joey Votto homered with two outs in the fourth. He struck out...
Following the Washington Nationals beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-1 on Thursday night, sideline reporter Julie Alexandria took a very unexpected Gatorade shower courtesy of a celebration bucket meant for Gio Gonzalez. Julie was working her very first game for MASN, and she handled the situation like a seasoned veteran. Gio was absolutely deserving of his portion of the Gatorade...
Julie Alexandria‘s first two night on the job covering the Nationals for MASN have been wet ones.
No, rain hasn’t been on the forecast, but Gatorade has. Alexandria has had the unfortunate luck to cover back to back one-hitters at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
She happened to be standing next to Gio Gonzalez when he received his Gatorade shower after a one-hitter on Thursday...
Julie Alexandria's first two nights on the job covering the Nationals for MASN were wet ones.
But not because of Mother Nature. It came by way of the Gatorade jug.
Alexandria has had the unfortunate luck to cover back-to-back one-hitters at Nationals Park in Washington on Thursday and Friday.
She was interviewing Thursday's winning pitcher Gio Gonzalez when he received...
TWO FOR TWO
Thursday was the first day of a brand new gig for MASN reporter Julie Alexandria. She received a Gatorade dousing that was meant for Washington Nationals (and former White Sox super-prospect) Gio Gonzalez. The Nationals’ blanked the Cincinnati Reds last night, with Jordan Zimmermann’s performance worthy of a potential Gatorade bath. However as you can see in the video below,...
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The Nationals had lost four straight games entering this Reds series, and the offense had been deplorable. The entire 25-man roster decided today was going to be the end of that, as they put a hurting on the Reds in all aspects of their play in the 8-1 victory.
Gio Gonzalez got things started on the right note, and he never let up for the rest of his outing. He was perfect through...