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Washington Nationals: Looking forward the second half

The second half of the Major League Baseball has already began in more ways than one. The 81 game mark was passed a couple of weeks ago, and each team has played one series since finishing the all-star break. However, the future for the Washington Nationals and every other MLB team hangs in the balance as division races are tight and the trade deadline is upcoming. Washington currently...
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gio Gonzalez flips on teammate, has to be restrained

Up above, video of Gio Gonzalez flipping out in the dugout after giving up seven runs in the first two innings of Sunday's start in Oakland (final line: 4.1 IP, 9 H, 7 R, 3 BB, 4 K, 2 HR). Ugly. Gio had to be restrained several times by coaches and appeared to be jawing at a specific teammate (Rendon?) or teammates. Or...Ian Desmond? Via, Jose Lobaton said it was...
Via Nationals Enquirer
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals' Gio Gonzalez helps high schooler ask girl to prom

Georgetown Prep high school senior Nick Rolle’s list of potential prom dates consisted of one name — his girlfriend Lauren Thomas. But apparently having a girlfriend doesn’t mean you can slack on extending an invite to the big dance, because Rolle went all out. Rolle is fortunately enough to have a connection to the Washington Nationals. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats P Gio Gonzalez tries to end bad mojo with rubber chicken sacrifice (pics)

To describe how the season has unfolded for the Washington Nationals as an unmitigated disaster arguably could be an understatement. At 54-60, the Nats find themselves 15.5 games behind the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves and currently are riding a four-game losing streak, having lost six of ten ballgames. It has gotten so bad for the […]The post Nats P Gio Gonzalez tries to end...
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August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals trade rumors: Pitchers who can help the starting rotation

Trade talks have really started to heat up since the All-Star break. As the Nationals are continuing to struggle, they will need all the help they can get before the July 31st trade deadline. And as it seems postseason hopes and diminishing more and more each day, the Nationals organization need players who can help them win next season too, not just necessarily at the end of this...
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Gio Gonzalez Foundation Baseball Camp on August 8th in Bethesda

Definitely worth noting: The 1st Annual Gio Gonzalez Foundation Baseball Camp for kids and VIP luncheon will take place on August 8th at Shirley Povich field in Bethesda in conjunction with Bethesda Big Train. Go here for Camp and VIP luncheon tickets. Proceeds go to the Gio Gonzalez Foundation, which provides support and funding to children and families in need of medical assistance...
Via Nationals Enquirer
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins look to rebound against Gonzalez, Nationals

Gio Gonzalez may be looking forward to just stepping on the mound. Some offensive production would be a welcome change, though the Washington Nationals aren't expected to have one of their top sluggers back for a while. After being named in a report involving an investigation about performance-enhancing drugs, Gonzalez attempts to win for the first time in a month as the Nationals...
Via Fox Sports North
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Meet Gio Gonzalez's new puppy, "Stitch"

Move over, Hollywood. Gio Gonzalez got a new dog. Meet "Stitch". There they are above, via a photo posted by Gio on Instagram Thursday night ("Me and the fat guy #stitch.") Heres to hoping Gio doesn't get rug burn on his forehead this time. Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter. Related articles Gio Gonzalez in Steve McCatty Playgirl...
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May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals Coach Was In Playgirl, So Naturally The Players Make T-Shirts To Honor Him

Well, this is something that I never thought I would be writing about: Photographic evidence that your coach posed for Playgirl in the 80’s. Nationals Steve McCatty’s 1984 Playgirl photograph was unearthed. So what do you do when you find out that your pitching coach was in Playgirl? MAKE T-SHIRTS WITH THE PHOTO ON IT. And this is just what the Nationals did. Gio Gonzalez modeled...
Via Blog So Hard Sports
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Nats mock coach's old Playgirl photo

We'd be remiss if we didn't post something about the t-shirt Dan Haren made for Nats pitchers featuring the pic of Steve McCatty in that 1984 issue of Playgirl, which officially blew up and became a "thing" on Tuesday: Haren got T-shirts of McCatty's Playgirl shot made today. "UNTUCK" on back. "Utter joy," Clippard said. "This is...
Via Nationals Enquirer
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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