Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman called into Grant and Danny on 106.7 The Fan Thursday, and was open and honest about his feelings for Tom Brady, who he admits he has a “man crush” on, and had some advice for Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.
The Washington Nationals announced a four-year player-development extension with the Double-A affiliate Harrisburg Senators on Wednesday, a deal which starts in 2015.
It doesn’t matter if it’s the Redskins, Capitals, Nationals, or Wizards. The sad truth is there is a serious home-field disadvantage in the nation’s capital.
The Washington Nationals and ace Stephen Strasburg have agreed on a contract to avoid salary arbitration entering his fifth season in Major League Baseball, Adam Kilgore is reporting for the Washington Post.
As the new year in Washington sports begins its first full week, why should we think that 2014 will be better than 2013?
If 2012 was a year to treasure for Washington fans with the Nationals leading the majors with 98 victories, the Redskins winning their first NFC East title in 13 years, and the Capitals upsetting the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins in the playoffs, 2013 was supposed to be the year that at least one of the local teams ended the city’s major pro championship drought that stretches back to January 1992 (apologies to D.C. United and the Kastles).
What’s a D.C. sports fan to celebrate this holiday season? Well, Nats general manager Mike Rizzo provided some fine presents for 2014 while relinquishing little of immediate value in return.
The Washington Nationals announced the signing of outfielder Nate McLouth to a two-year deal on Thursday.
The Nationals have acquired left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins from Oakland, in exchange for minor league outfielder Billy Burns.
Newest Nationals’ pitcher Doug Fister had his first D.C. sports radio interview with 106.7 The Fan’s Holden and Danny on Wednesday, and it went about as well as any first interview has gone, ever.