Wilson Ramos 4th and Danny Espinosa 6th in NL Rookie of the Year Voting

The Baseball Writers Association of America released their Rookies of the Year award winners this afternoon, naming Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves in the NL and Jeremy Hellickson of the Tampa Bay Rays in the AL.  Kimbrel is just the 10th ever unanimously chosen Rookie of the Year.  That’s quite the honor for the […]


Worst Moments of 2011 – #5: Nats Get Rocked 15-7

In this installment of the Worst Moments of the Washington Nationals 2011 season, we’ll remember the Nats ugly 15-7 loss at Coors Field in Colorado. If you’d like to see the top five moments of last season, click here. There are some nights in baseball where, for even the best teams, absolutely nothing goes right. […]

Wilson Ramos’ Safe Return Puts Everything in Perspective

It’s been more than 2 days since the incredible rescue of Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos from his captors in his native Venezuela.  I’m sure in the coming days, more details and quotes will emerge from the ordeal, but in the mean time, here’s what we know. The Washington Post’s Juan Forero, with help from […]


Mike Rizzo Issues Statement On Rescue Of Wilson Ramos

Mike Rizzo Issued a statement on Wilson Ramos this morning: “I am happy to announce that I have spoken directly with Wilson and he assures me he is unharmed but eager to be reunited with his family. He asked me to thank all who played a role in his rescue, and all those who kept […]

ESPN’s Non-Existent Coverage of Wilson Ramos Kidnapping is Shameful

It’s been nearly two full days since Wasingtion Nationals C Wilson Ramos was kidnapped from his Venezuela home.  As NatsTown is doing everything it can to bond and support Ramos and his family during this trying time, including hosting a fan-organized candlelight vigil tonight at Nationals Park, it would be remiss of us to ignore […]

Candlelight Vigil for Ramos at Nationals Park Tonight

As NatsTown continues reeling after Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos‘ kidnapping, fans have organized a 6 pm candlelight vigil tonight, November 11th, at the Centerfield Gate at Nationals Park. Information about the event started pouring out on Twitter last night and has continued throughout the day.  This is after the 24-year-old Nats backstop was kidnapped […]


Best Moments of 2011 – #1: Nationals win 80th Game of the Season

In the final installment of this series, we remember the best moment of the 2011 season: September 28th, 2011, when the Washington Nationals won their 80th game for just the 2nd time in team history and finished 3rd in the NL East. This moment was a long time coming for Nats fans after the team […]

Baseball America Gives High Kudos to Nationals Top 10 Prospects

In their annual release rating prospects from all 30 MLB teams, has rated the Washington Nationals prospects, and they like what they see almost as much as we do.  It wasn’t long ago that the Nationals farm system was among the worst and most depleted in baseball.  Now, the folks at BA say the […]


Around The League: Amazin’ Avenue Q&A Part II

In the second part of this weeks Around The League series, Eric Simon from Amazin’ Avenue answers a set of questions regarding the New York Mets, their impressive pitching prospects and the future of Jose Reyes. You can read Part I of the interview here. TNB: With Zack Wheeler, Jenrry Mejia, Matt Harvey, and Jeurys Familia developing fast […]

Vehicle Found in Kidnapping of Wilson Ramos

The horror of Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos‘ kidnapping has sadly not yet been resolved today, but a few more details have emerged this morning.  We will again attempt to keep this post updated throughout the day as new developments are reported. Venezuelan Minister of Interior Justice Tareck El Aissami has reported that the vehicle […]

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Best Moments of 2011 – #2: Nationals Beat Orioles 17-5

In light of the shocking news coming from Venezuela, on behalf of The Nats Blog I would like to say that our thoughts are with Wilson Ramos, his family, and his Washington Nationals family for a safe return. Ramos had a breakout season in 2011 and instantly became a fan favorite in Nationals Park as […]

The Nationals Have Interest In Yeonis Cespedes, A True Freak Of Nature

  You may have heard by now, but the guy in the ridiculous video above is Yoenis Cespedes, a Cuban center fielder who is about to hit free agency by storm. According to several sources, the Washington Nationals are one of the teams rumored to be interested in the power-hitting refugee. The video above is […]

Best Moments of 2011 – #3: Roger Bernadina’s Unforgettable Grab

In this installment of the Best Moments of the Washington Nationals 2011 season, we’ll remember  center fielder Roger Bernadina’s unbelievable catch he hauled in May 13 against the Florida Marlins. Personally, I will always remember this catch because it happened one of the first games I ever watched from the Washington Nationals press box. I […]