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NATIONALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Here’s Kevin Durant In A Washington National’s Jersey

If you are a Wizards fan, then you no doubt have heard of speculation that Kevin Durant could possibly, maybe, potentially (ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE) return home to the DMV in 2016 and play for Washington.  If you haven’t heard this before, than I don’t know why you are reading this post. The above image posted to Durant’s Instagram account certainly won’t quiet the #KD2DC...
Via Blog So Hard Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper got custom helmet from D.C. firefighter

When Bryce Harper began to prepare for the Washington Nationals’ imminent and inevitable division-clinching win last week, he realized he wanted to do something special. Or better put, wear something special. That’s why the Nationals slugger reached out to the D.C. firefighter community to make a personal request. In a since-deleted tweet, Harper asked the […] The post Bryce...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth as Indiana Jones on front page of today's Express

So much to love about the front page of this morning's WaPo Express, featuring Jayson Werth as Indiana Jones, and the World Series trophy as the Idol from Raiders of the Lost Ark. Admittedly the "It's Theirs for the Taking" headline makes us just a little nervous... (Image via Express online. H/T @angielynn10 via @JWerthsBeard)
Via Nationals Enquirer
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fan heckling Harper in Atlanta ejected by umpire

Umpire Tim Welke heard a foul-mouthed fan heckling Bryce Harper and decided it was time for the man to go. Welke took off his mask, pointed to the fan and ejected him from Turner Field in Atlanta during Tuesday night's game between the Washington Nationals and Braves. Welke told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he saw the fan come down to the backstop and start shouting...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

After night of revelry, Nationals scrubs will play hungover Wednesday in Atlanta

The Washington Nationals clinched the National League East on Tuesday night courtesy of a 3-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. As major league ball clubs are wont to do, the Nats celebrated wildly following the team’s division-clinching victory. The notion that teams engage in such demonstrations of revelry despite the fact they […] The post After night of revelry...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Umpire boots Atlanta Braves fan for profanely taunting Bryce Harper (video)

Razzing — even flat-out taunting — of visiting ballplayers by hometown fans has long been an integral part of baseball. Catcalls, boos, even not-so-nice things about the player and his family (sometimes true but usually not) are all part of the game day experience, something that players usually just shrug off and ignore. That was […] The post Umpire boots Atlanta Braves fan...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Williams delivers victory speech after Nationals clinch NL East (Video)

Here's video of Matt Williams giving his beer-soaked, Robert-Frost-inspired victory speech last night in Atlanta: "We have promises to keep...and miles to go before we sleep"... See also: First in war, first in peace, and first in the NL East More scenes from the Nats' NL East Clinch Party Bryce Haprer in custom DC firefighter helmet during NL East Clinch...
Via Nationals Enquirer
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Nationals players celebrate, pop champagne and dance in clubhouse

The Washington Nationals clinched their second NL East title in three years on Tuesday night after defeating their division rivals in Atlanta, 3-0. And they celebrated like champions do. Star players Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg were pretty pumped about it. And in case you missed the moment when they clinched and began to celebrate on the field, this photo...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adam LaRoche's Son Gets Beer Shower Celebrating NL East Pennant With the Washington Nationals

In the coming days baseball fans are going to see their favorite teams act like complete idiots and waste thousands of dollars in champagne and beer as they celebrate winning their respective division pennants. It's silly, but it's what they do and it's something every boy wishes he can do someday.Tuesday night when the Washington Nationals won the NL East Adam LaRoche...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Bryce Harper wears fireman’s hat during NL East title celebration

A typical postgame playoff clinching celebration involves champagne, beer, and players wearing goggles while letting loose in the clubhouse. That was certainly the case on Tuesday night, when the Washington Nationals locked up the NL East by beating the Atlanta Braves, 3-0, at Turner Field for the club’s second division title in three years. Bryce Harper went a bit further, wearing...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats clinch NL East

The Washington Nationals are heading back to October. By virtue of a 3-0 win in Atlanta over the Braves on Tuesday night, the Nationals clinched their second NL East championship in three seasons. Even sweeter for the team must be the fact that the clinched the title at Turner Field. A year ago, the Braves won the NL East, shocking a Nationals team that was a chic World Series pick...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats Clinch: Beast Of The East

The Washington Nationals are champions of the NL East! The Nats capturing the division for the second time in three years, with a 3-0 win over the Braves on Tuesday night. The Nationals now lead the NL East by 12.5 games, the largest lead in all the majors. The margin is also the biggest in Washington baseball history, dating back to 1900. Showing nerves of steel, Roark pitched like...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Nationals: More Than Big Names

When the Washington Nationals won 98 games in 2012, the team reached the postseason for the first time since the move to Washington. It was also the their first playoff appearance since the Montreal Expos made it in 1981. The Nats’ run of course included shutting down Stephen Strasburg, who wound up on the disabled list in 2013 anyway. With the rash of Tommy John surgeries this...
Via The Sports Post
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Williams and Nationals coaches stop for ice cream while jogging (Video)

Apparently the Nats will be featured on an episode of "Mission October" on FS1 tonight at 7, in which Matt Williams is seen on one of his "camaraderie runs" with some of his coaches, in which Williams dons a white headband, and third base coach Bob Henley stops for ice cream. Memo to Washington Nationals marketing staff - please distribute Matt Williams headbands...
Via Nationals Enquirer
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth kicked out of Nats' fantasy football league

It turns out that Jayson Werth was that guy in the Washington Nationals’ fantasy football league. The outfielder is in the fourth year of a seven-year, $126 million contract with the Nats, but that didn’t stop him from being so late with his league payment that his teammates decided it would be best to kick him out. “We kicked Jayson Werth out of the league this year,” reliever...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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