Category Archives: Media

I didn’t get Rob Dibble fired

Not that I ever really thought I did. I mean, seriously? A blogger getting a big nasty former-pitcher-turned-broadcaster fired over his own inane remarks?! Ridiculoso! So those of you who were angry with me can redirect your midguided vitriol at Strasburg’s dad. Or put it where it belongs, like the shoe store that ended up [...] Continue reading

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Bob Carpenter’s new wing man

Welcome to FP Santangelo, Bob Carpenter’s new partner this season in the broadcast booth. Yesterday was the first game that counts I watched with the new pairing. I did catch a couple spring training games on tv as well. I like the guy so far, but I have one request. That’s some good old fashioned [...] Continue reading

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So that happened

Rob Dibble No Longer Broadcasting Nationals Games via Nationals Journal
Dibble’s Tenure With MASN Over via Nats Insider
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Final words on this

Wow. Well, I apologize for how strongly worded my last post was. Those who have known me over the last 5 years know I rarely get opinionated or go off half-cocked. I was just sick of the fight picking. I know there are fans out there who enjoy Dibble&#… Continue reading

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And on the Eighth Day, God Created the Mute Button

I make a concerted effort to ignore everything Rob Dibble says, so I’m reluctant to make an exception for his latest gaffes, but:1. If you listen to Rob Dibble for any length of time you have no reason to be surprised when idiotic things come out of hi… Continue reading

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Trade Deadline Post Mortem

I am not a GM, nor do I play one on television… so I don’t have (an informed) opinion about how the Nationals did leading up to the trade deadline. Certainly the two trades the Nationals made make a lot of sense, and in terms of Matt Capps for Wilson Ramos, I think it was [...] Continue reading

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POWer Pitching

12.1 innings, 3 earned runs, 5 walks, 22 strikeouts, 2 wins. Apparently, those numbers get you noticed. National League Player of the Week. Sports Illustrated cover boy. Topic of discussion from FanHouse to San Fran.Oh sure, now folks want to have an… Continue reading

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Another Set of Eyes

If you’re reading this blog, you’re clearly an over-the-edge, hardcore Nats fan. You’re probably reading this at work.
Does your boss know? Do you have to use an alias when you post comments?
I thought so…
Well, here’s an opportunity to feed your addiction. Mark Zuckerman, the former Nationals beat writer for the Washington Times is now out [...] Continue reading

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