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First in war, first in peace, and first in the NL East. Up above, video via of the Nats spraying beer and champagne all over the clubhouse at Nationals Park, jumping around and yelling, etc. Never thought we'd see the day. Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.  

Gio Gonzalez called Mark Lerner "the pimp with the limp", dumped a beer on Ted Lerner's head

If you didn't love Gio Gonzalez BEFORE last night, then how about his post game interview with MASN's Kristina Akra, in which he hugged Mark Lerner (who was in a walking boot) and yelled into the camera: "The pimp with the limp right here! The pimp with the limp! And he came out! And he came out! That's the love right there...Oh my God. I can't hug him too...

Montreal Gazette: "Nationals in playoffs, another sad day for Expos fans"

First in war, first in peace, and first in the NL East. Apparently not everyone in the world is thrilled with the Nationals winning the NL East title. Take Philadelphia, for example. Then in stark contrast, there's sad old Montreal. A column in the Montreal Gazette, under the headline ""Nationals in playoffs, another sad day for Expos fans", is drenched with overwhelming...

Adam LaRoche either has a short memory, or hates Pittsburgh

The Washington Nationals clinched the NL East division title in backdoor fashion tonight after the Braves lost 2-1 to the Pirates. Despite Washington's 2-0 loss to the Phillies, they mathematically clinched the division, and celebrated like crazy despite getting shut down by Kyle Kendrick. But I digress. After the game, when speaking to the media, Washington first baseman Adam...

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...

First in war, first in peace, and first in the NL East

Pigs fly. Cats and dogs living in peace. Snowball fights reportedly breaking out in hell. And the Washington Nationals have clinched the NL East. Time to update that old "First in war, first in peace, last in the American League" joke about the Washington Senators. (Screencaps via MASN/TV) Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.

Win moves Nats to verge of clinching home field in NL playoffs

WASHINGTON -- Manager Davey Johnson gave several of his starters a break Tuesday night after the Nationals clinched the National League East title Monday. Adam LaRoche was one of just two regulars who started, and he helped Washington win again. LaRoche started the sixth inning with a tiebreaking homer, and the Nationals went on to take a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies...

Long ‘Nationals’ nightmare is over – Teddy won the 4th inning Presidential Race

Futility is finally coming to an end with the entire Washington Nationals organization. The organization, going back to their days as the Expos, broke a 31-year playoff drought, by clinching the NL East title a week ago, for their first postseason berth since Ronald Reagan ended his first year as President in midst of a [...]

Teddy mascot finally wins Nats' Presidents Race

Teddy wins! Teddy wins! For the first time, the Teddy Roosevelt mascot has won the Presidents Race in the middle of the fourth inning at Nationals Park - a pursuit that drew attention even from a White House spokesman and Sen. John McCain. Teddy - Mr. Rough Rider, himself - had lost more than 500 times since 2006, when the Washington Nationals baseball team began having races among...

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...

Teddy Roosevelt breaks 526 game losing streak

Yeah, quite honestly, we aren't totally sure why this is being treated as HUGE news by the sporting community...yet it is. After thought Presidential Mascot Teddy Roosevelt can now claim victory in the Washington Nationals presidential race. Roosevelt broke his 0 for 526 slump by taking down Abe Lincoln, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson in Washington at Nationals...

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...

Bryce Harper Is A Phenom Which Is On Fire

Jeff Passan’s MLB Awards column lays out how truly awesome Bryce Harper is playing down the stretch for your Washington Nationals: “[Harper's] OPS bottomed out at .718 on Aug. 15. In the 156 at-bats since, Harper is hitting .327/.387/.667 with 12 home runs. By the way, Mr. Might-Be-MVP[, Miguel Cabrera] is .319/.395/.652 with 13 homers over the same time.” So, Harper is...

Nats Or Reds? Who Would You Rather Face?

So who would you rather face? The Nationals are the team that’s stumbling.  Since sitting Strasburg, they haven’t been able to win as consistently as they had the beginning of the year.  On the other hand, the rotation wasn’t just Strasburg.  Gio Gonzalez and Jordan Zimmerman have been having career years.  Ross Detwiler and Edwin Jackson have been moved up in a playoff...
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