#TBT to “Nationals Classics”: Taylor’s inside-the-park grand slam and Wieters’ slam

We’re very thankful for “Nationals Classics” during this time of year. With no baseball being played and the holidays approaching, we’ve stacked not one, but two “Nationals Classics” from this past year into this week’s Throwback Thursday. First up this week is one of the most exciting games we saw in 2017. After falling behind early to the Phillies on Sept. 8, the Nationals put ... read more Continue reading ....

Vote for MASN’s Nats Winterfest T-shirt giveaway design!

Oh, there’s no place like Winterfest for the holidays! As the weather gets colder, we’re already thinking about gathering around the MASN booth at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. We’ll have tons of presents for you, including photo sessions with some of your favorite players and broadcasters, multiple chances to win autographed prizes and a new, exclusive prize you can ... read more

#TBT to “Nationals Classics”: Kendrick’s walk-off grand slam lifts Nats

The Nationals were busy at the non-waiver trade deadline this season. Even with a double-digit lead in the National League East, general manager Mike Rizzo still needed to make moves to set the team up for the postseason. Obviously, the bullpen needed reinforcements, so Rizzo acquired Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson immediately after the All-Star break, and then also Brandon Kintzler right at the July ... read more

Who is your all-time favorite National?

As part of his “10 questions for fans” series, my MASNsports.com colleague Steve Melewski recently asked his readers who is their all-time favorite Oriole, and I thought to myself, “Hey, this would also be a good question to pose to Nationals fans, too!” There is obviously a major historical difference in terms of longevity between the two franchises - the Orioles have called Baltimore home ... read more

#TBT to “Nationals Classics”: Strasburg extends scoreless streak on Clinchmas

With the conclusion of the World Series, baseball’s offseason is officially underway. We know Nationals fans will be craving baseball while waiting 3 1/2 months until pitchers and catchers report to West Palm Beach in February, so we’re bringing back our Throwback Thursday (#TBT) posts and combining them with our “Nationals Classics” series, which will air memorable moments in Nats history on MASN throughout the ... read more

NLDS game blog: Nats can make D.C. sports history with Game 5 win

It’s Game 5. There are no ifs, ands or buts. It’s all hands on deck. Throw all your stat sheets and conventional wisdom out the window. It’s your best versus mine. It’s win or go home. Do or die. The Nationals and their loyal fan base are no strangers to this dire situation. We all know what’s at stake, having now been here in three ... read more

Taylor defies elements with grand slam at Wrigley Field

CHICAGO - A game removed from taking the blame for not catching the Cubs’ game-winning bloop hit, Michael A. Taylor stepped to the plate in the eighth inning Wednesday night with rain falling, wind blowing and the bases loaded. With the elements stifling fly balls at Wrigley Field, the only run of the game was the Nats’ unearned run in the third inning. After Daniel ... read more

NLDS game blog: Strasburg back on the mound for makeup Game 4

By Paul Mancano CHICAGO - The National League Divisional Series matchup between the Nationals and the Cubs has been nothing if not interesting. From the disappearing act of the Nationals offense to Ryan Zimmerman’s home run in Game 2 that defied gravity to the Chicago weather changing at the drop of a hat, the series resembles an amateur magic act. Then, Tuesday night and Wednesday ... read more