Boomer Esiason used one of his daily CBS Sports Minutes – which run over 106.7 The Fan airwaves and CBS-owned sports stations across the country every half hour – to pay respects to retiring Nationals manager Davey Johnson on Tuesday.
Mike Rizzo delivered a fitting tribute to Davey Johnson prior to his final regular season home game as manager of the Nats. Listen to that tribute here and try not to weep.
Determining how many games it takes for an MLB team to become mathematically eliminated from making the playoffs is hard. So let’s have Nats’ play-by-play announcers Dave Jageler and Charlie Slowes explain it during the rain delay, in this short audio clip.
The Washington Nationals are holding a week-long auction of game-worn, autographed tribute jerseys, with proceeds benefiting victims of Monday’s tragic deadly shootings at the Navy Yard.
The fear that set in immediately following the Navy Yard shootings was common among many Washingtonians, including Nats’ first base coach Tony Tarasco, who lives right down the street, and had an uncle working on the compound at the time of the tragedy.
Although everyone expected the Nats to cancel Monday’s game in the wake of the tragedy at Navy Yard, many took notice that it took the team until 3:14 p.m. to do so. Many, including 106.7 The Fan’s Holden Kushner, who says the decision should have come much sooner.
In light of Monday’s tragic events at the Navy Yard, a grassroots movement for Nationals fans to wear Navy colors – blue and gold – to Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Braves is gaining momentum.
Few had hope for the Nationals returning to the playoffs heading into the last month of 2013 season, following their demoralizing first half. But they’ve mounted an historic rally, going 19-6 over their last 25 games, restoring at least a glimmer.
The Washington Nationals watched their winning streak end in deflating fashion Saturday night.
The Nationals have announced their 2014 regular season schedule, which includes an April 4 home opener against the Atlanta Braves, and another home-and-home series against the Orioles in early July.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your recap for the week ending April 8, 2013.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the MLB. Here’s what to look for this year as baseball gets under way.