Posts Tagged ‘The Nationals’

Nats Infielder Ryan Zimmerman Sues Al Jazeera Over Doping Report

In the U.S. District Court for D.C.

The Needle: Le Diplomoney

D.C. Bourgeoisie: By its first anniversary next month, Le Diplomate will have made $16 million in sales, almost twice what the restaurant projected. +3
D.C.-list Celeb: Actor Mario Van Peebles is the latest actor to speak in favor of statehood. He's no George Clooney, or even Jeremy Piven, but we'll take it! +1

The Needle: Feeing Frenzy

Elephant Eateries: Where to find "attractive, wealthy Republicans," per Eater D.C.'s new guide to GOP hangouts? U Street swagger-jacking HQ the Brixton, apparently. -3
That Fee: Nationals fans who bought tickets to National League Championship Series that won't be played because of the team's playoff loss won't be getting refunds on a $4 service fee that [...]

John McCain Wants Teddy to Win Nats Race

Sen. John McCain has a new issue, revealed in a jokey ESPN segment noticed by D.C. Sports Bog: finding out why Teddy Roosevelt still hasn't won a Nationals president's race. McCain, an admirer of Roosevelt, is filled with sadness to see the 26th president repeatedly tackled by rival presidents and sundry other Teddy-hating mascots.
"It's one [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Nationals Offer Blunt Letter To Fans

Pop Cesspool is mighty impressed with a letter from the Nationals which explained the firing of Manny Acta and gave a blunt assessment of the team's failings. After running down the season's few highlights, the Nats letter states:
"Much of the season, however, has been defined by weak relief pitching, poor defense, and youthful inconsistency. We [...]