Nationals Homecoming Gala raises more than $1 million for Dream Foundation

The return of the Nationals to Washington, D.C., was the perfect reason to throw a party. Even better: the worthy charities that will benefit from it. On Tuesday night, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation highlighted its year-round community contributions during their annual gala. Unlike in years past, the event was held before the season started with a homecoming theme and the site was moved to ... read more

Nationals receive 2019 Bobby Murcer Award from Baseball Assistance Team

The Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) has named the Nationals one of two recipients of the 2019 Bobby Murcer Award, which recognizes the team in each league whose players, managers and coaches pledge to contribute the most amount of money to B.A.T during the organization’s annual spring training fundraising tour. The Blue Jays won for the American League. The award is named after the former B.A.T. ... read more

#TBT to “Nationals Classics”: Sweet moments ahead

OK, Nationals fans, a friendly reminder from your friends at MASN: We’re all psyched that pitchers and catchers report to West Palm Beach in six days, and that the Nats’ first spring training game - which you can watch on MASN - takes place in two weeks and change, on Feb. 23. But we’d hate to see you neglect your sweetheart in the excitement. Valentine’s ... read more

#TBT to “Nationals Classics”: Subduing the Braves, rewriting history

We’re getting tantalizingly close to baseball again. The calendar will soon turn a page to February, which means the crack of the bat meeting a ball and the sound of a ball popping in a mitt will be heard soon. Very soon. But before we get to utter those four glorious words - pitchers and catchers report - we’ve got a few more memories to ... read more

Kolko, Porter named hosts of “Nats Xtra” pregame, postgame shows

MASN’s “Nats Xtra” pregame and postgame shows will have new hosts in 2019. New, but not unfamiliar. Dan Kolko will move from his role as the on-field reporter on Nationals television broadcasts to succeed the retired Johnny Holliday as host of “Nats Xtra,” while former Nationals third base coach and Astros manager Bo Porter has been named as the program’s analyst, filling the role most ... read more

#TBT to “Nationals Classics”: Pass the salami

There’s nothing like a hero sandwich made with salami. So MASN serves up a triple-decker deal, along with a side of wild Werth and a Zimmerman three-run blast, in the upcoming batch of “Nationals Classics.” Your plate is brimming with grand slams and walk-off heroics, so dig in! Thursday, Jan. 24, 12:30 p.m. - The Nationals didn’t wait for the game to be over before ... read more

#TBT to “Nationals Classics”: Got no-nos? Yes!

Home runs are exciting, but true baseball fans get just as cranked up to see their guy on the mound firing on all cylinders. If great pitching is your jam, have we got a deal for you. Regular viewers of “Nationals Classics” are used to looking back at standout performances from star pitchers, but this Monday you can binge-watch three of the best ever back-to-back-to-back. ... read more

#TBT to “Nationals Classics”: In the beginning ...

By now you’re used to seeing select games from great and not-so-great Nationals teams of the past on MASN. But we’re throwing you way back with a couple of “Nationals Classics” telecasts this week, starting this afternoon. The Nats’ inaugural season of 2005 turned out better than one might expect of a new club with a bunch of guys no one is considering for Cooperstown. ... read more