MASN booth gearing up Natstown with giveaways on opening day

After almost six cold, baseball-less months, opening day is finally here! The Nationals welcome the Marlins to kick off the 2017 season, and MASN is gearing you up for the new season so you’re ready to back the Nats! The MASN booth returns to South Capitol Street on opening day, giving fans the opportunity to take home free gear and show off their Nationals fandom! ... read more

Relive “Nationals Classics”: Some baseball to whet your appetite for the regular season

The regular season is so close, you can almost taste the Ben’s Chili Bowl half smokes, popcorn and peanuts. It’ll be April 3 before you know it. But before the Nationals host the Marlins on South Capitol Street next Monday, there are still a couple of exhibition games left - MASN broadcasts March 28 versus the Fish, then March 31 and April 1 against the ... read more

Setting MASNsports.com’s guest blogging rotation for 2017

One of the things that sets MASNsports.com apart from its competition is the myriad of voices on the site. It’s one thing to have world-class daily Nationals coverage provided by Mark Zuckerman, Byron Kerr and the rest of the site’s staff; but it’s another to offer a platform for some other dedicated voices to share their diamond knowledge. Once again this season, MASNsports.com will feature ... read more

Relive “Nationals Classics”: Sweet ‘16

The second round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will wrap up today, meaning there will be only 16 teams remaining with national championship hopes. Here’s hoping your bracket’s not busted. With the Sweet 16 starting on Thursday, MASN is bringing you a couple of sweet Nationals games from 2016 this week. (Friendly reminder that we are also airing two live spring training games this ... read more

Relive “Nationals Classics”: Historic Harper and walk-offs galore

Hope you’re enjoying our slate of Nationals spring training games so far. Be sure to tune in later today as the Nats host their roommates at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, the Astros, at 1 p.m. on MASN. New catcher Matt Wieters is scheduled to make his Nationals debut. After today’s game, the next Nationals spring training broadcast on MASN isn’t until Monday, March ... read more

Relive “Nationals Classics”: Clinchmas 2014 and wild walk-offs

Isn’t it great to have live baseball on your television again? Yeah, agreed, it’s the best. Just a reminder that you have two more Nationals spring training games airing live on MASN this week: Tuesday, March 7, against the Red Sox at 1 p.m., and Sunday, March 12, against the neighbor Astros also at 1 p.m. Sprinkled around these live games are a few more ... read more

A baseball tradition falls victim to spate of online information

My earliest baseball memories involve rushing home from elementary school in first grade in 1966 to see the Orioles shock the Dodgers in the World Series. I remember seeing an airborne Brooks Robinson leap toward catcher Andy Etchebarren and pitcher Dave McNally celebrating a most improbable sweep on a tiny black-and-white television full of snow and static. A print of the iconic moment hangs on ... read more

Relive “Nationals Classics”: Openers and a Strasmas memory

We’re only two days away from the inaugural Nationals game at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. The Nationals will host the Astros on MASN on Tuesday at 1 p.m., the first look at the new stadium for many in D.C., where springlike temperatures have only heightened the desire to see baseball again. But here at MASN, we have baseball all winter long, and this ... read more