Nationals players to visit D.C., Virginia youth baseball leagues on May 18

If you’re a youth baseball player in Washington, D.C., and you think you see Nationals stars Anthony Rendon or Adam Eaton at your game on Saturday, your eyes may not be playing tricks on you. Rendon, Eaton, Patrick Corbin, Yan Gomes, Joe Ross, Kurt Suzuki, Michael A. Taylor and Ryan Zimmerman will be visiting nine youth baseball league sites Saturday morning. Players from the Single-A ... read more

Zimmerman’s “A Night at the Park” raises $300,000 to fight multiple sclerosis

Ryan Zimmerman hasn’t stopped raising money to support research toward a cure for multiple sclerosis, and Monday’s 10th edition of “A Night at the Park,” his annual fundraiser, added approximately $300,000 in support. The Nationals first baseman’s ziMS Foundation has been hard at work since 2006 in support of the 400,000 people affected by MS. Zimmerman’s mother, Cheryl, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2006, ... read more

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