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A "Droppin Bombs, Blowin Kisses" Bryce Harper t-shirt

(Image via @jwilhidejr.) Given the brouhaha surrounding Bryce Harper’s Kiss Heard Round the World, guess it was only a matter of time before some enterprising type came up with a Bryce Harper kiss t-shirt or something. And then it happened:… Continue reading

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Too bad the Giants didn’t just leave Timmy in…

(Michael Morse takes Tim Lincecum deep in the 2nd inning. Screen grab of TV/MASN.) "We just found a way to not get it done. And that’s a shame." (Jim Riggleman, via Washington Post, 6/7/2011) Giants 5, Nationals 4: 13 innings… Continue reading

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Bryce Harper hits home run, blows a kiss at opposing pitcher

(Bryce Harper Video via CSN Washington.com) [UPDATE: Well, it didn't take long for the Bryce Harper "Blowin Kisses" t-shirts to appear.] Guess Bryce Harper’s left knee is feeling better? Not to be outdone by the excitement of the Nationals selections… Continue reading

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Pat Corrales and Davey Johnson ordering pizza during the MLB Draft?

(Pat and Davey at the controls! Screengrab of MLBNetwork.) Corrales: "I said ONE EXTRA LARGE pepperoni pizza." Johnson: "Don’t forget the extra cheese, Pat." So far, so good: Nationals select Rice 3B Anthony Rendon with sixth pick, and big ol’… Continue reading

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Rice 3B Anthony Rendon falls to Nats at six.

(Anthony Rendon with family and friends, looking as surprised as anyone that he slid to six. Screen grab via MLBNetwork.) It’s Rendon. Injury concerns? Pfffffft! What injury concerns? "Our medical staff has cleared his health." (Mike Rizzo, via AP/USAToday.com, 6/6/2011)… Continue reading

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Jim Bowden on drafting Ryan Zimmerman

In honor of tonight’s MLB Draft, and Ryan Zimmerman’s rehab appearance for the P-Nats, prepare to get misty-eyed watching the above video, as Jim Bowden recounts the tale drafting Ryan Zimmerman back in 2005. Ah, those were the days: Jimbo… Continue reading

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With the #6 pick in the draft, will the Nationals select a Quarterback?

(Bubba Starling, QB. Screen grab via ESPNU.) Nats’ first pick in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft all depends on who’s left on the board at #6. And so, if Scott Boras client and prospective Nebraska QB Bubba Starling is still… Continue reading

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A glimpse of the Nats’ future…

(Ryan Zimmerman and Bryce Harper: teammates. Screen grab via FOX 5 DC.) The sight of Ryan Zimmerman and Bryce Harper sitting side-by-side in the Hagerstown Suns dugout on Sunday certainly warms the heart. About the only thing better would be… Continue reading

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Video of Ryan Zimmerman’s triple for Hagerstown on Sunday

Above: video of Ryan Zimmerman’s triple in his first rehab start for Hagerstown on Sunday. Zim went 2-2 with a walk, double, triple, and RBI. Here’s Nats principal owner Mark Lerner, who made the trek to Hagerstown for the game… Continue reading

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"Yeah, it was a little bizarre."

(Michael Morse celebrates with Werth and Bernadina after his 11th inning grand slam. Screen grab via TV/MASN.) "Yeah, it was a little bizarre. I mean, at some point I think we thought we were going to get hit. Upton had… Continue reading

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