Category Archives: Baseball – General

Ladies Night One Week From Today

Something new for Ladies Night this year! As you are probably aware, the red tent on top of the parking garage no longer exists, so this year’s ladies night will be held on the concourse in the shady picnic area behind right-center field. Shady is important given the recent spate of heat waves! Limited tickets [...] Continue reading

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Baseball on the Barn with BBQ Bus DC

The annual baseball on the barn tradition kicks off the 2011 season this Saturday, June 4th! The Nats visit the Arizona Diamondbacks – game time 8:10 PM. I’m so excited to announce we’ll have a famous DC Food Truck, BBQBusDC, serving up picnic style plates of delicious (really truly amazing) sandwiches, beans and slaw Saturday [...] Continue reading

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05-28-11 Padres 2 Nationals 1

Meh. Yet another one run loss, but I photographed it, so here you go. 1ST: Bases loaded on walks with 1 out and Morse grounds into double play to end chance 2ND: Great catch by Ankiel 3RD: Hairston dives for a grounder and gets a 5-4 fielder’s choice 4TH: Teddy didn’t win. Abe dramatically fell [...] Continue reading

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Scoresheet of 2011 Opening Day reveals odd phenomenon

With the kick-off of a new season (I’ll get to my “Yay! Opening Day!” post when I recover from road rage and frozen numbness), it seems as good a time as any to revisit my baseball scoring system, since I know there are geeks out there who dig this kind of thing (you know who [...] Continue reading

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Let’s Do The Time Warp

In 1971 the Washington Senators jumped to the left and landed in Texas, a 40 year anniversary of heartbreak to solemnly acknowledge next year. With a step to the right, the Expos landed in DC in 2005. Pardon the odd analogy, I’m on a Rocky Horror… Continue reading

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Unwritten Rules

More ink has been spilled in writing about the Book of Unwritten Rules than in writing the book itself. And half that ink was spilled in the last month in articles criticizing Nyjer Morgan for breaking those rules. After Nyjer Morgan was thrown behind … Continue reading

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Bullpen Rituals

Since I’m waiting for a bit of (extremely cool and voluntary) editorial process on my next post, I thought it’d be fun to share a couple of neat tidbits I picked up while talking to Drew Storen and Collin Balester for the upcoming story. I … Continue reading

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