Greetings from the Winter Meetings!

SAN DIEGO - MASNsports.com has touched down in San Diego, and we're gearing up to bring you four days full of rumors, trade talks and free agent signings from this year's edition of baseball's Winter Meetings. While MASN's Dan Kolko and Pete Kerzel will have you covered on the latest Nationals news and Manchester Grand Hyatt lobby happenings, you can check back here all week ... read more

Werth found guilty of reckless driving, will appeal 10-day jail sentence (updated)

Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth was found guilty this afternoon of reckless driving and has been sentenced to 10 days in prison with 170 days suspended. According to multiple media reports from the Fairfax County Courthouse, Werth's attorney has said he will appeal the conviction. The 35-year-old Werth will also lose his driver's license as a result of the verdict. Werth was cited on July ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Game-ending robbery

The colder it gets outside, the more fans miss warm summer nights at Nationals Park. The delicious food, great views, exciting home runs and ,of course, those moments that bring you to the edge of your seat. Well, this week I'm throwin' it back to one of those edge-of-your-seat moments. In fact, this was more of a slowly-stand-up-with-your-mouth-gaping-open moment. It's the bottom of the ninth ... read more

Rizzo, the Nationals and the Boras effect

A week from today, I'll wake up in San Diego, head to the media workroom and be ready for the first official day of baseball's annual Winter Meetings. Unless, of course, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo gets a head start on the fun and announces something Sunday night, as was the case in 2010 when the Nats snagged outfielder Jayson Werth before the press conference ... read more

Boone lone ex-National on 2015 Hall of Fame ballot

There's not a lot of Nationals love on the 2015 Hall of Fame ballot announced this morning. Only one former Nat - infielder Aaron Boone - is listed among the 17 new additions to the ballot, which feature three pitchers (Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz) who combined to win nine Cy Young Awards and two hitters (Gary Sheffield and Nomar Garciaparra) who claimed ... read more

Be thankful this week for six "Nationals Classics"

The holiday season officially kicks off this week with Thanksgiving on Thursday. While Thanksgiving weekend is normally filled with numerous football games, we have six opportunities for you to watch some of the greatest games in Nationals history. This week's lineup features four walk-off wins, as well as stellar pitching performances from Jordan Zimmermann and Stephen Strasburg. Here's what's on deck this week: Monday, Nov. ... read more

Nationals announce plans for NatsFest on Dec. 13 (updated)

We already knew NatsFest was being held Dec. 13, and that the annual winter baseball carnival was returning to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, a downtown location that provides easier access for Nationals fans. Now we have a better idea of some of the team-sponsored activities that will occur from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (or starting at 10 a.m. if you're a season plan holder). ... read more

Throwback Thursday: From backhand to blind throw

Early in the season, Anthony Rendon took over the hot corner, leaving the Nationals with a hole at second base. At the trade deadline, Mike Rizzo filled that opening with veteran Asdrubal Cabrera, adding an experienced glove and valuable bat as the Nats prepared for a postseason run. Cabrera has been known for flashing some leather throughout his career, and that proved to be no ... read more