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Michael Morse says Davey Johnson knows more about electronics than he does....

...which explains why Michael Morse has not joined "Tweeter" yet? ("We warned them about 'Tweeter' and Facebook and all kinds of sites," said Davey on Wednesday, via Nats Insider) And so, while we're spinning our wheels trying to figure out what to do now that Bryce Harper has deleted his Twitter account, the video interview below by Fox 5 DC...
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February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

The Four Horsemen of the Natpocalypse

Seems like only yesterday the photo above would've been included maybe Bergmann, Chico, Mock, and Odalis Perez (no offense to any of the aforementioned). On Tuesday, the four starters referred to as The Fantastic Four by @NationalsPR posed for a photo: J-Zimm, Gio, E-Jax, and Stras. Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
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February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper is off Twitter.

And so, the greatest Twitter account in the brief history of the Washington Nationals is gone. Bryce Harper is...off Twitter? The Party's over. Photo above via @ToppsCards. In no particular order, our favorite Bryce Harper Tweets of all time: the night during the 2011 playoffs when he was rooting for the Yankees; Christmas 2011 when he announced that he got a puppy for Christmas...
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February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Baseball's LeBron with Baseball Jesus

The world is still waiting for the first ever epic live BP showdown between Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper which could mark the end of the world. But until then, we have to settle for the image above, via @NationalsPR, in which the two back-to-back #1 picks mug for the camera on Photo Day for the Nats. Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
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February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Drew Storen and Tyler Clippard in the Pits at Daytona 500

And here's a photo of Drew Storen and Tyler Clippard in the pits at the Daytona 500 on Monday night. Photo by Brandon Bobelak (<a href="https://twitter.com/#!/brandonbobelak"">@brandonbobelak). Apparently Jayson Werth and Michael Morse were in attendance, too, but thankfully, no Nats were involved in the Juan Pablo Montoya/jet fuel inferno delay. Befriend...
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February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: The Ryan Zimmerman press conference as not seen on MASN

"It's where I want to be. It's where I've always wanted to be." While you're sitting around wondering why MASN didn't stream/televise the press conference in Viera today to announce Ryan Zimmerman's new six-year, $100 million deal, enjoy the video of the proceedings below, via Nationals.com. Your browser does not support iframes. Meanwhile...
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February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Morse is in Beast Mode at Ryan Zimmerman press conference

Thanks to Peter Angelos and the good folks at MASN, National fans had to rely on Twitter, and grainy Twitpics like the above, to get a feel for Ryan Zimmerman's press conference Sunday afternoon in Viera. Better than nothing.We especially love the photo below, in which Zim's mates represented, and not one but two Beast Mode t-shirts made appearances. (Photos by @NationalsPR...
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February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

The Ryan Zimmerman 2011 HR highlight reel

To celebrate Ryan Zimmerman's new 6 year, $100M extension (full no-trade!) here's a video compilation of his 12 home runs in his injury-shortened 2011, above. And none of them better than his walk-off grand slam to beat the Phillies in August: Here's to dozens and dozens more walk-off bombs by Mr. Walk-off through at least 2019; especially walk-off bombs that...
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February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Zimmerman deal now thisclose DONE

Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman walks off the field during the fifth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Nationals Park in Washington on August 16, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch   Seems like a Ryan Zimmerman contract extension had been "close" for days. On Saturday night, as yet another deadline neared for striking a deal, more progress to lock up the...
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February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth's Beard looks quite strong, has a no-trade clause.

(Jayson Werth's beard looks extremely burly. Screen cap via CSNWashington.com video.) And so, while you're sitting around waiting for news on the Ryan Zimmerman contract extension front, (still can't believe it's hung up over a no-trade), enjoy the video below (via CSNWashington.com) in which Jayson Werth discusses moving on from his disastrous first season in...
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February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Celebrating the Nats' first full-squad workout of the spring, with hurdles.

And so, while you're sitting around waiting for news on the Ryan Zimmerman contract extension front, enjoy the riveting video above via MASN's Pete Kerzel (@kerzelpete) from Tuesday. You see, Nats Enquirer staff spent too much time spent on Saturday worrying about Zim's contract talks, and Bryce Harper's new Joe Namath nameplate, and Mike Rizzo's interest in...
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February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Baseball Tonight visits the Washington Nationals

(Stephen Strasburg on Baseball Tonight. Screencap via ESPN.com video) While you're sitting around waiting for news on a Ryan Zimmerman contract extension, enjoy the video below, in which ESPN's Baseball Tonight crew rolled into Viera and talked Washington Nationals. Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.    
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February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper's Redskins shirt

As covered extensively earlier on DC Sports Bog, above is Bryce Harper, the Cowboys fan, wearing a Redskins t-shirt in camp with the Nats on Friday. Photo by @DanHellie. Of course, this stunt will backfire on young Mr. Harper somehow. Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Zimmerman talks contract, drinking canned beer, and Bryce Harper

(Ryan Zimmerman: still only 27, still drinks beer from a can. Screen cap via CSNWashington.com video.) And so, while you're sitting around waiting for news on the Ryan Zimmerman contract front, enjoy the video below of Zim on Sports Talk Live on Thursday from CSNWashington.com. The Face of the Franchise talks contract, goals, his age ("I'm not that old yet...man...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Zimmerman: No-trade? No-brainer?

Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman walks off the field during the fifth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Nationals Park in Washington on August 16, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch   "I don't want to gauge my feelings on it. We are working extremely hard at it. ... I'm hopeful. ... [If we sign him to an extension], it would take something off our...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper clarifies his Joe Namath comments: doesn't want to get drunk, wants to be in movies and commercials

On Wednesday, CSN Washington's Kelli Johnson interviewed Bryce Harper on his goals for the upcoming season (see the video above). Also, Harper clarified his previous statements about wanting to be like Joe Namath someday; doesn't want to get blackout drunk, but does hope to be an actor someday: "I think people took that a little wrong...
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Video of the Michael Morse 22Fresh photo shoot

Up above, the behind the scenes video of the Michael Morse 22Fresh photo shoot in Florida, which produced such iconic images as Michael Morse in a Santa hat. Video via @22Fresh. Once again, we'd like to thank Mr. Morse for providing a lifetime's worth of material in just one offseason, including, but not limited to: Beauty and the Beast (Mode): Michael Morse got engaged...
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

About Bryce Harper's interview with Harold Reynolds on MLB Network

(Bryce Harper's sweatshirt carried on a proud Washington Nationals tradition of misspelling. Screen cap via MLB.com video.) "I want to go up there and be a game changer. I don't wanna go from big leagues, triple A, up to the big leagues back to triple A again. I want to go up there, stay there, be a game changer, play hard, try to win that rookie of the year...
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February 21, 2012  |  Discuss
IN GOOD HANDS

Wilson Ramos gets tattoo about kidnapping

Up there is a photo of Wilson Ramos' new tattoo, via Craig Heist of WTOP (@cheistWTOP). Translation: "I put everything in Jesus because he has my back." Pretty sure Ramos doesn't mean Jesus Flores. Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
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February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Video of Nats pitchers, catchers, others, reporting

Your browser does not support iframes. We'd be remiss if we didn't post up the above MLB.com video of Washington Nationals pitchers, catchers, and others reporteing to Space Coast Stadium in Viera Florida.Also worth your time: the Washington Post's Thomas Boswell seems giddy. Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
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February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Drew Storen needs a haircut. Ian Desmond does, too.

The sun will rise, the sun will set, and Jayson Werth's beard will report for Spring Training. But what about Drew Storen's new-look: shoulder-length locks (as seen above in the screen cap above via DC Sports Bog)? Apparently Nationals pitching coach Steve McCatty has an opinion about Storen's look: Upon seeing Drew Storen’s shoulder-length locks, McCatty blurted...
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February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper needs to grow up...

...at least...he does in the video above, which supposedly shows Bryce Harper hitting in a batting cage at the age of 12. Today, seven years later, Harper arrived in Viera, Florida, for his second Spring Training as a professional. In his meeting with the media, the kid said all the right things, registering an early contender for best quote of the spring: "I'm...
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February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Video of the Stephen Strasburg jersey retirement ceremony, etc.

On Friday night, Stephen Strasburg had his number retired by SDSU. Here's video of the ceremony, above, via goaztecs.com. On Sunday, Stephen Strasburg arrived for Spring Training with the Nationals, apparently relaxed and happy to be "just another donkey", with a smile on his face and a clear mind: "My mind is a lot clearer. I just go out there and throw...
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February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring is in the air...

Happy Pitchers & Catchers Reporting Day! Looking for a surefire sign of spring? How about Nats Spring Training jerseys hanging in lockers at Space Coast Stadium on Saturday (Twitpic by @NationalsPR)? Hell yes. Hey, that's a lot of jerseys hanging up there for just five rotation spots... Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
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February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Sounds like the Nationals are serious about this Take Back the Park thing...

Jayson Werth arrived early to Spring Training with the Nationals on Saturday (like, really early), and made it clear he wants to put his 2011 disaster behind him: doesn't want to dwell on it, but feels more at home now.  His comments got us thinking about home cooking, and the Nationals' Take Back the Park  campaign. Here's Werth's comments on how important he...
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February 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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