Three Keys: Nats Ignite Fans With Game Four Walk-Off Win

I simply couldn’t bring myself to writing keys to the game for game three of this series. It was an 8-0 blowout, and they keys were evident from the box score alone: no offense or pitching. Thursday’s game four matchup was a different story, though. Behind excellent pitching and one huge offensive play, the Nats […]


Nats Face Elimination Game After 8-0 Trouncing By Cardinals

Enthusiasm was high for hours before the 1:07 pm start between the Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals as fans awaited the first ever postseason game at Nationals Park. Enthusiasm quickly made way for reality, though, as the Nats were bludgeoned by the Cardinals in an 8-0 loss. Fans at Nats Park are a notoriously […]


Nats Return Home In Hopes Of Winning First NLDS

  As Nationals fans try to contain their excitement about postseason baseball being played in Washington for the first time in 79 years, the Washington Nationals (1-1) are heading home to take on the St. Louis Cardinals (1-1) for the remainder of the National League Division Series. To recap The series is tied 1-1 after […]


It’s Time For Playoff Baseball At Nationals Park

It's a beautiful 60 degrees at the ballpark a little over three hours from the first pitch as we prepare for Game Three of the National League Division Series between the Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals. It should be in the upper 60s and sunny with low humidity around the 1:07 pitch scheduled first […]

Nats Talk On The Go: Episode 37

It's finally postseason time, and we've finally gotten around to talking about it. We discuss games one and two of the National League Division Series, and we preview the home half of the series. We even get down to making predictions. Since it's been a while, we also talk about the Nats 98 wins and […]

Three Keys: Nats’ 12-4 NLDS Game Two Loss

The Nats’ performance in game two didn’t change much from game one, but the Cardinals’ certainly did. St. Louis walked away with a 12-4 massacring of the Nats in a game where runs were given up by four of the seven Nats pitchers. Two of those three guys, Christian Garcia and Ryan Mattheus, are among […]

Three Keys To Nats’ Game One NLDS Victory

Today, we all woke up to reading about the Washington Nationals' lead in the NLDS, which Will wrote about late last night. Through the nail-biting, nerve-wracking contest that saw Gio Gonzalez issue seven free passes in just five innings, there were three keys to the game that gave the Nats the crucial game one victory. […]


Nationals Start First Ever Postseason Series, Previewing The Away Games

The magical day that all Washington Nationals fans have been waiting for has arrived. The Nats postseason starts today against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Since 2005, it was really hard to imagine this day would ever come through the trials, tribulations, and 100 loss seasons, but it has. The National League Division […]


2012 DC-Internet Baseball Writers Association Player Achievement Awards Released

Each year, the DC-Internet Baseball Writers Association polls all the DC baseball bloggers and various online media outlets for their thoughts on awards from that Washington Nationals season. Here are the final results of the voting with my answers and some reasoning (if you can call it that) in following each category. 2012 WASHINGTON NATIONALS […]


Nats Finish Season With 98 Wins And Best Record In Baseball

  The Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday by a 5-1 margin to end their regular season with the best record in baseball at 98-64. It’s been an incredible and improbable ride for this Nats team, but they’re now headed to the National League Division Series on Sunday. Not to mention, Teddy won […]


Nats Prepare For Game 162, The Regular Season Finale

I don't know about you, but today's regular season finale snuck up on me a bit. Between the push to the postseason and the subsequent push for the National League East title, it's hard to believe game 162 has arrived for the Washington Nationals. For the first time in the team's history, I won't have […]


Playoff Positioning Is Important For NL East Champion Nationals

  (Photo Courtesy Cheryl Nichols/DistrictSportsPage)   It’s not often that a team bursts into high fives and hugs in the middle of a game they’re losing, but that’s exactly what happened last night as the Washington Nationals clinched their first ever division title. They ultimately lost the game 2-0, but no one was talking about […]


Thoughts From Nationals Players On Winning 2012 NL East Title

  The Washington Nationals are 2012 Nationals League East Division Champions. I know I wrote that earlier, but it doesn’t ever get old to hear, does it? For years, I’ve watched teams walk away with the division crown, not quite knowing what it was like. But now, I understand what it was about. It was […]


Nationals Win 2012 NL East Title

The Washington Nationals are the 2012 National League East Division Champions. It wasn't the way they wanted it, but with the Atlanta Braves 2-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates as soon as the top of the ninth ended, they made the magic number zero. Now, the Nats will dual with the Cincinnati Reds over the […]