Tony Tarasco

Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals watches batting practice before the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Nationals Park on August 16, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Matt Williams Makes Nationals Coaching Staff Compete in ‘Camaraderie Runs’

Matt Williams insists his Nationals coaching staff compete in frequent “camaraderie runs” to stay competitive, says first base coach Tony Tarasco.


Tony Tarasco #32 of the Washington Nationals looks on during from the dugout during the sixth inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on July 14, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Credit: Steve Mitchell/Getty Images)

Nats’ First Base Coach Awoken by Sirens at 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.