Out of the Park: Football playoffs and welcoming a new teammate while another leaves

Happy new year and welcome back to "Out of the Park," Nats fans! I hope everyone had a very nice holiday season as we return to the real world this week. It would probably take a short novel to put together all of the holiday posts from the Nationals players over the break, so we'll just pick up from this week. Outfielder Matt den Dekker ... read more

#TBT: Denard Span makes dazzling snag

Happy 2016, Nats fans! A new season of Nats baseball will be here before we know it, with pitchers and catchers set to report in just a little more than a month. The Nationals have been busy this offseason, adding players such as Daniel Murphy, who had his introductory press conference today. With additions and with players heading into free agency after the 2015 season, ... read more

Out of the Park: City keys, a rap song and a Nats license plate

Obviously, there was a lot happening on social media last week with the Winter Meetings at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, however much of it was just hearsay. Those posts were mostly focused on what was happening (or could happen) on the field. This being our third edition of Out of the Park, you know by now we are more concerned ... read more

#TBT: Trea Turner smacks first major league homer

While Nationals fans are anxiously anticipating the time when Trea Turner becomes an everyday major leaguer, they got a taste of Turner in the bigs last season when he was called up in late August. His speed and defensive abilities were immediately showcased when he took the field. But it took a little while before fans saw his pop. On Sept. 29, he tied the ... read more

MASN booth at Winterfest bringing fans exclusive prizes all weekend

It's the most wonderful time of the year, Nats Nation! That's right, Nationals Winterfest is here, and it's better than ever. We're gearing up for a full weekend of baseball, giveaways and more. With the Winter Meetings just wrapping up, we know you're itching for the return of baseball. Get a taste of baseball this offseason at the MASN booth, where you can take photos ... read more

Winter Meetings: Nationals close to making first deal on Day 3

NASHVILLE - Day 3 is wrapping up at the Winter Meetings, and some parties are already packing up to head home. Our flight isn't until 4:50 p.m. tomorrow, but my colleague, Olivia Witherite, flies back to Baltimore tonight. So that means more video editing and posting for me! Don't feel bad for me, I actually like taking time to crank them out and put them ... read more

Winter Meetings: Dusty Baker headlines Day 2 of Winter Meetings

NASHVILLE - I've never been so happy to be so busy than I was today - so I didn't have to think about last night's Redskins game. But I didn't have to find any of my colleagues today, so that counts as a win. The day started with reports breaking that the Nationals were signing free agent right-handed reliever Shawn Kelley, who joins lefty Oliver ... read more

Winter Meetings: Day 1 comes and goes for Nationals

NASHVILLE - Day 1 of the Winter Meetings has come and gone after starting in a funny way. Once I was settled into the media room this morning, I received a text from my colleague Olivia Witherite saying she was lost in the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. 8:20 a.m. on the official Day 1 of #WinterMeetings and @Oliviawitherite is officially already lost in ... read more