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Updated Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

Just a quick update of the spring training broadcast schedule with radio and MLB Network games added. WFED 1500 AM carries Nationals games in the D.C. area. Affiliate listings can be found on Nationals.com and MLB Network is available nationally. MLB Network’s 30 Clubs in 30 Days featuring the Nationals airs on March 16th. And, XM Sirius satellite radio customers will enjoy spring training

Choose the third 2010 Nats Bobblehead (Updated)

There are so many decisions in baseball that fans just can’t control. You can debate trades, signings, contracts and strategy all day long, but Mike Rizzo and Jim Riggleman aren’t necessarily calling to get your expert advice. However, there is one decision that you can make this season and it’s related to a very important topic: bobbleheads. Which Washington Nationals player, coach or mascot should

First Ladies Take on Alzheimer’s

Eager to get involved in the community around their spring training home, the First Ladies, a group of wives and girlfriends of Nationals players, is participating in the Alzheimer’s Association’s annual Memory Walk this spring. In 2009, Shari Langerhans, wife of then-National Ryan Langerhans, asked the First Ladies to participate. This year, the women decided to get involved again. “We would love to make it

A suite way to help a good cause

Imagine enjoying that Nationals vs. Red Sox exhibition game from a luxury suite at Nationals Park -- complete with delicious food, refreshing beverages and free parking. Now think of eighteen friends who might want to enjoy a baseball experience like that with you... Got it? Okay, good because... Rosie’s Broadway Kids, a nonprofit organization led by Rosie O’Donnell which funds art programs for New York

Where at Nats Park? (Updated)

It sure feels like spring might finally be on its way. Before long, we’ll all be at Nationals Park enjoying our summer nights -- and I’ll have to think twice as hard to stump you! Here’s this week’s challenge: Good luck! We’ll do the tally this week since last week was a bit too hard. Remember, I’ll hide the correct answers until Wednesday. ANSWER: This

Ready for spring training?

Don’t let the snow drifts fool you. It’s time for spring training. Pitchers and catchers report to Nationals camp in sunny Viera, FL on Friday which means that we have just two more days before a brand new season begins. It’s the most exciting time of the year for fans, especially those of us buried under a blanket of snow. It’s a sign that summer

Five-game, $15-Million Strasburg Plan (Updated)

On Tuesday afternoon, the Potomac Nationals announced a special five-game ticket plan in preparation for a possible Stephen Strasburg debut at Pfitzner Stadium in Woodbridge this season. The $15 Million Plan, named for Strasburg’s contract, includes Opening Day on April 8th and four flexible games that can be used to watch possible Strasburg starts. The plan does not guarantee that Strasburg will debut at Potomac,

Where at Nats Park? (Updated)

Happy President’s Day. Speaking of President’s, be sure to check out Nationals Pride and Nats320 for photos from this weekend’s President’s Race auditions. Now, on to this week’s Where at Nats Park challenge... Can you identify what this is and where it was taken? Put your guesses in the comments below and remember, I’ll hide the correct answers until Wednesday so that everyone can have

A Special Valentine’s Day for Nieves

This Valentine’s Day, Wil Nieves and his wife Yormarie have a lot to celebrate. The couple will welcome their first child in August of this year, a miracle they’ve been anxiously awaiting for some time. They met back in November of 2002 on a blind date. In fact, they can tell you the exact date. Nieves had just finished his rookie season with the Padres.

Baseball is...

...a project for a snowy day. On Tuesday, veteran baseball broadcaster Victor Rojas asked his Twitter followers and Facebook fans one simple question: what is baseball? Dozens and dozens of fans responded and all of the submissions are available on his blog. Many of the answers are brilliant but all of the submissions attempt to capture that special essence of the game we all struggle

Where at Nats Park? (Updated)

Happy Snowpocalypse! As you dig your cars out, shovel your sidewalks and prepare for another big storm tomorrow, take a guess at this week’s Where at Nats Park challenge. Good luck, stay warm and remember -- pitchers and catchers report to Florida in just over a week. Answer: “N” from Nationals lettering above the Home Plate Gate. Good work!

2010 Promotions include Zimmerman and Morgan Bobbleheads

Let’s just start with the important stuff. Go ahead and mark off June 19, July 31 and August 28th as can’t-miss games for 2010. Those will be the three Bobblehead giveaways featuring Ryan Zimmerman, Nyjer Morgan and a “fan choice” respectively. On Thursday, the Nationals announced an entire slate of promotional giveaways and special discounts for the 2010 season. In addition the popular bobblehead giveaways,

NatsFest Brings Caravan to a Close

And that’s a wrap. What a week for Nats fans. From Woodbridge to Bethesda to Arlington to Landover, the Nationals covered most of the D.C. metro area with visits, community service stops and autograph signings to remind us that baseball is just around the corner. On Sunday, the fun came to a close with the ever popular NatsFest celebration at Nationals Park. Drawing thousands of

Where at Nats Park? (Updated)

You may recognize this one from the game at MASN’s booth at NatsFest, but here’s another chance to figure it out. Good luck this week! Updated: Nice work everyone! I tried to hide the correct answers until now so that most of you could guess without being swayed by others. Many of you were correct! It is the green roof over Boardwalk Fries and Noah’s

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