Here’s what you need to know
Our free newsletter gives you daily updates on arts and more and we’ll recommend things for you to do twice a week.
When the opportunity to get the COVID-19 vaccine reaches the Washington Nationals, expect manager Dave Martinez to be in line. In a video conference call with reporters on Tuesday, Martinez said that he will “definitely be on that waiting list and welcome” the vaccine. D.C. received its first shipment of the vaccine on Monday. Those […]
At 11:50 p.m. exactly one year ago, I was standing in the rain-soaked field at Nationals Park near the dugout with my cell phone camera trained on the dozens of anxious fans in front of me. One more strike by pitcher Daniel Hudson would mean a World Series title for the Washington Nationals. I remember […]
In his final Zoom video conference call with reporters on Sunday, Sean Doolittle spoke about his four seasons with the Washington Nationals mostly in the past tense. He paused before answering questions, offering thoughtful and reflective responses as he sat in his rental house in front of an iPad placed on top of a pizza […]
Tuesday evening started off as an ideal night to attend a baseball game at Nationals Park. By the time Patrick Corbin threw his first pitch at 7:09 p.m. against the New York Mets, the temperature was a warm but comfortable-for-D.C. 82 degrees with a slight Northeast wind. Shade covered the majority of the 41,000 blue […]
Baseball didn’t really appeal to Julian McPherson. Growing up in Southeast D.C, he played T-ball for a year, but like many other kids in his neighborhood, he preferred basketball and football. When his parents registered McPherson and his younger brother, Jonah, for programs at the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy near their home in Fort […]