Relive “Nationals Classics”: Walking off into spring training

It’s so close you can almost feel the Florida sun. Spring training - when Nationals pitchers and catchers report to The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach - is nine days away. Meaning, by this time next week, you’ll have baseball activities just a couple of sleeps away. Until then, MASN rolls out it’s final non-baseball week of “Nationals Classics” to hold ... read more

Kolko/Werth bobblehead gets nod in P-Nats fan vote

Well, the people have spoken. The Single-A Potomac Nationals announced at their Hot Stove Banquet last weekend that the winner of the Loyal Hygiene Solutions Fans’ Choice Bobblehead is the duo of MASN on-field reporter Dan Kolko and Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth. The winning entry was submitted by Chris Jackson. The dual bobblehead will be handed out to the first 1,250 fans through the turnstiles ... read more

Relive “Nationals Classics”: Slugging your way into February

Well, Nationals fans, we’re almost ready to pass through one more hurdle between winter’s cold and baseball warmth. By the end of this week, we can utter these words: Spring training starts this month. February never felt so good, did it? As we move closer to the four greatest words in the English language - pitchers and catchers report - you can warm yourself with ... read more

Relive “Nationals Classics”: Throwing back to earliest Nats moments

It’s been a long and slow offseason for the Nationals. The lack of any real significant news makes the wait for spring training seem that much longer. If you’re not keeping track at home, we’re 23 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to West Palm Beach. But alas, just as the long offseason carries on, so does MASN’s “Nationals Classics” series. The election of ... read more

Relive “Nationals Classics”: History, extras, whiffs and walk-offs

That little break of warm weather we had last week - pushing 70 degrees in January? Awesome! - only makes baseball fans yearn more for pitchers and catchers to report. But the good news is that it’s now less than a month before batterymates converge on The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches for Nationals spring training. In the interim, we’ve got another week’s worth of ... read more

Relive “Nationals Classics”: Beating up on the Phillies and Marlins

We’re inching closer and closer to the arrival of spring training! Can you believe that Nationals pitchers and catchers report to The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in 37 days, with position players arriving just three days later? While you countdown the days to baseball’s return, MASN continues along with our “Nationals Classics” series this week with some memorable NL East victories over the Phillies ... read more

Bobblehead featuring MASN’s Kolko, Werth among P-Nats’ Fans’ Choice finalists

The Single-A Potomac Nationals always put out one of the most impressive slates of giveaway items each baseball season, and we’ve got our eye on a possible 2017 bobblehead with a MASN connection. For a second consecutive season, the P-Nats are planning a bobblehead giveaway based on a fan vote, sponsored by Loyal Hygiene Solutions. Best of all, you don’t even have to attend a ... read more

Relive “Nationals Classics”: Some heroics to get you closer to spring training

OK, let’s face it: Once New Year’s Day passes, the want for a new baseball season really sets in. You’re ready to pitch snow, cold and frigid wind chills for warm thoughts of pitchers and catchers reporting to West Palm Beach, Fla., where the Nationals will hold their first spring training at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Well, we’re still about six weeks away ... read more