Jayson Werth has the best reactions to eephus pitches

Jayson Werth had seen San Diego reliever Carlos Villanueva’s slow, looping eephus pitch before, but he wasn’t ready for it in the fifth inning of Sunday’s 10-6 loss to the Padres at Nationals Park. There’s no preparing for an eephus pitch. Werth slumped his shoulders, let his bat hit the dirt and stared in disbelief after watching Villanueva’s […]
Via DC Sports Blog
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Werth and Ramos lift Nats to quick start - Byron Kerr

The Padres scored first against Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark. Right fielder Matt Kemp blasted a 3-1 pitch over the left-center field wall to give San Diego a 1-0 lead. The Nationals quickly answered in the bottom on the first. With one out, Jayson Werth slammed a home run over the ... Read More
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth is Still a Prolific Base Stealer (Video)

NEW YORK CITY — Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth may not possess top-flight speed at age 37, but he remains one of the smartest base stealers in the history of baseball. Werth entered Sunday’s game ranked fourth with 86.207 percent successful steals. With Mets starter Steven Matz pitching and Bryce Harper at the plate with one out in the third inning, Werth stole...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nats GM gets into shouting match with umpire after game

Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo got into a shouting match with umpire Jim Joyce after Thursday's Mets-Nets game at Citi Field, according to a report. The New York Daily News' Christian Red says the encounter led to the men being separated. Red believes they were arguing about a Jayson Werth slide in the top of the 9th. Ump Jim Joyce just got into a shouting match with a Nats...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth says critics can ‘kiss his a–‘ during postgame interview (Video)

Jayson Werth delivered the game-winning hit for the Nationals on Wednesday. Afterward, he had a message for those who have been criticizing him. In the top of the 12th inning, the Cubs took a 4-3 lead courtesy of an Addison Russell single. In the bottom half of the inning, Michael Taylor singled to drive in Danny Espinosa, who was hit by a pitch, to tie the game. Two batters later...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth has profane message for his critics

For the second time in four games, Jayson Werth delivered a walk-off hit for the Washington Nationals. His most recent came on Wednesday evening against the Chicago Cubs — capping off on a thrilling 5-4, 12-inning victory in D.C. It’s been a standout week for the 37-year-old outfielder. He’s posted a .421 batting average over the past seven days and a .333 mark in June....
Via The Sports Daily
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth has funny new nickname for Papelbon

Jayson Werth and the Washington Nationals seem to have bestowed an extremely fitting nickname upon Jonathan Papelbon. Werth was interviewed on the field after he delivered a walkoff two-run single to beat the Phillies on Sunday, and he made an apparent reference to Papelbon – using a very unique nickname. “Well, I knew I was in trouble when I saw The Strangler coming at me...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Nationals forced to re-issue massive bobblehead order

By Jesse Reed The Washington Nationals have been planning a massive bobblehead giveaway on August 30th to commemorate Jayson Werth’s walk-off home run in Game 4 of the 2012 NLDS. Unfortunately, the 25,000 fans that would have taken home one of those commemorative bobbleheads will now have to settle for a voucher instead. The team made this announcement on Twitter Friday evening...
Via Sportsnaut
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Werth on trailing Mets: 'It's easier to chase than be chased'

By Jason Rowan Jayson Werth suggests that trailing the New York Mets in the NL East standings as opposed to Washington Nationals leading the division puts the team in an arguably advantageous position, as being the pursued is harder than being the ones in pursuit. “I don’t mind being in stalking position,” Werth said. “When you make the run at it down the stretch, it’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth leaves $100 tip on $180 tab while on assignment

By Jason Rowan There are few things that fans find more strangely interesting than documentary evidence of when a millionaire professional athlete leaves a huge tip following a meal at a restaurant. Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth recently became the latest to join the pantheon of overly generous-when-giving-a-gratuity greats. Werth, currently on assignment with the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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