Throwback Thursday: A standoff for the ages

After the national anthem in sunny Colorado, Aaron Barrett and Brandon Barnes remained standing with their caps on their chests. They were locked in an epic standoff. Barrett had the support of the Nationals bench as teammates treated the pitcher to water and sunscreen. Even Bryce Harper looked out for Barrett's safety with a helmet and elbow guard. Obviously, it was intense. Relive the amazing ... read more

Think warm thoughts with three "Nationals Classics" this week

The Washington, D.C., area experienced another five-plus inches of snow this past weekend. Uncle. Between the frigid cold weather and the recent snowstorms, I think we're all counting down the days until opening day. While Nationals pitchers and catchers, and almost all of the position players, have reported to spring training, we still can't watch live baseball. To get your baseball fix, enjoy three "Nationals ... read more

Throwback Thursday: A look back at Zimmerman's hot corner skills

Spring training starts today! Boy, that has a nice ring to it. While we bear with below-freezing temperatures in the mid-Atlantic, the Nationals are kicking off camp in Florida. It's time to dust off the cleats, warm up the arms and get ready for opening day. Before April 6 arrives, the Nats have a few adjustments to make. Bryce Harper and Jayson Werth have to ... read more

Happy (Racing) Presidents Day!

While today is a federal holiday, for those in the D.C. region, it's so much more than that. When Nationals fans hear the word "presidents," they naturally think of George, Tom, Abe, Teddy and Bill racing around the warning track of Nationals Park. Whether they're racing giant pierogies, being taken out by D-backs legends or getting chased by sharks, the racing presidents are just another ... read more

Werth Chia Pet, Rendon garden gnome, historical bobbleheads highlight 2015 Nationals promotional schedule

The Nationals are rolling out a slew of interesting promotional giveaways to mark their 10th anniversary season, including an array of historical mementos to celebrate their first decade in D.C. On the heels of last year's successful Jayson Werth garden gnome, the Nats will offer an Anthony Rendon garden gnome to the first 25,000 fans through the turnstiles on Tuesday, Aug. 25. Werth fans shouldn't ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Walk-off City

It's impressive to win 10 games in a row in the major leagues. It's even more impressive to win on five walk-offs in a six-game span. When you consider the fact that the Nationals accomplished both during the same stretch in 2014, it's almost unbelievable. The Nats swept both the Mets and Pirates in three-game series before going on to sweep the Diamondbacks in ... read more

Watch history happen on this week's "Nationals Classics"

This week, we're digging a little deeper to bring you a couple of "Nationals Classics" on MASN HD. First, don't miss a grand finale from Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond against the Phillies. Second, you can re-watch Barry Bonds record-breaking home run from 2007. Don't worry, despite the history, the Nationals still got the win on the road against the Giants. Here's what's on deck on ... read more

Enjoy two "Nationals Classics" on MASN HD this week

With football officially behind us until August, our eyes are now focused solely on baseball. That's right, Nationals pitchers and catcher officially report to Viera, Fla., in 16 days. While we patiently await the report date, catch two "Nationals Classics" this week on MASN HD. Tuesday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m.: On the last day of the 2014 regular season, Jordan Zimmermann pitched the first no-hitter ... read more