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by Prince Of Petworth February 4, 2019 at 9:45 am 0

T-9 days to pitchers and catchers reporting.

Speaking of Nats Park – New Backpack Policy:

From the Nats on Friday:

“Today, the Washington Nationals announced that beginning with the 2019 season backpacks may not be brought into Nationals Park, except as otherwise provided in the Nationals Bag Policy. The policy was revised in order to enhance ballpark safety. Exceptions may be made for backpack diaper bags or backpacks used for ADA/medical reasons. All purses, briefcases, drawstring bags, diaper bags and soft-sided coolers that do not exceed 16″x16″x8” will still be permitted. On the day of purchase, backpacks bought during games or events at Nationals Park will be tagged and permitted for that day only. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 1, 2019 at 11:15 am 0


via Hank’s at the Park

From Hank’s:

“Your favorite oyster bar has teamed up with your favorite baseball team. Welcome to Hank’s at the Park!”

Update: Hank’s got a little premature in their excitement, “Hank’s Oyster Bar / Jamie Leeds Restaurant Group is still in talks with Nationals Stadium to be at the ballpark.” Updates if/when it’s finalized.

T-13 days till Nats pitchers and catchers report!!

by Prince Of Petworth December 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Tim Brown

From the Nationals:

“As we gear up for another Washington Nationals Baseball season, the Racing Presidents are training to be better than ever in 2019, and they are looking for new applicants to “run for office” and join the next class of Racing Presidents!

Racing Presidents auditions will take place on Sunday, January 6 and the deadline to apply for a tryout is Saturday, December 15. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 9, 2018 at 10:22 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Rudi Riet

It’s been a long week. It’s gonna be a longer weekend. So indulge me!! I was talking with a buddy of mine about an essential question: what song would you walk out to if you were lucky enough to be a professional baseball player. Ed. Note: Go Nats!! This is a very, very hard question – you can only pick one song. After much consideration I ultimately went with Sure Shot. What’s yours?

by Prince Of Petworth July 31, 2018 at 9:35 am 0


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Following yesterday’s apology by Trea Turner are a series of tweets from a true class act – Sean Doolittle:

“It’s been a tough couple of weeks for baseball on twitter. It sucks to see racist and homophobic language coming from inside our league – a league I’m so proud to be a part of that I’ve worked really hard to make a more accepting and inclusive place for all our fans to enjoy.”

Continues. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth July 30, 2018 at 10:25 am 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user John Sonderman

From the Nationals:

Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner has issued the following statement:

“There are no excuses for my insensitive and offensive language on Twitter. I am sincerely sorry for those tweets and apologize wholeheartedly. I believe people who know me understand those regrettable actions do not reflect my values or who I am. But I understand the hurtful nature of such language and am sorry to have brought any negative light to the Nationals organization, myself or the game I love.”

Washington Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo has issued the following statement regarding Trea Turner: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 14, 2018 at 10:25 am 0


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From the Nationals:

“Today, the Washington Nationals announced that Theodore N. Lerner has stepped down as Managing Principal Owner of the team. His son, Mark D. Lerner, will now serve in this role. Mark has served as one of the principal owners of the Nationals since the Lerner family purchased the team in July 2006. Major League Baseball formally approved Mark as the team’s “control person” earlier today during its quarterly ownership meeting in New York City. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 9, 2018 at 4:00 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Tim Brown

From the Nationals:

“Nationals to Host 2018 Racing Presidents Audition on Sunday

Interested candidates still have time to submit their application for the upcoming season!

WHAT: Aspiring Racing Presidents will have a chance to “run for office” during the annual Racing Presidents audition on Sunday, January 14 at the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy.

Candidates looking to fill the shoes of George, Tom, Abe and Teddy will be invited to the Youth Baseball Academy to perform a freestyle dance, run a 40-yard dash and participate in two races from center field to first base, all in-costume. In addition, each applicant will be required to answer questions from a panel of Nationals entertainment staff members.

Racing President hopefuls still have time to apply for the 2018 season! Those interested can apply online here. Don’t wait to apply! This job posting will close on Wednesday. (more…)

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