Author Archives: Erika C.

A woman swinging the SSK lumber for the fences and catching what they throw her way!

Baseball, like all of the 4 major sports, is dominated by men — from the players on the field to the coaches in the dugout and the lifers in the front office. There are also all of those independent companies … Continue reading

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DC Girls Baseball Plays Hard Ball

The phrase “throw like a girl” has long been hurled at boys as an insult, and used to demean them and insinuate that they were less than the other boys. In the 2014 Little League World Series, pitcher Mo’ne Davis … Continue reading

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Baseball games should not be decided on non-baseball plays

Confession – I don’t handle October baseball very well. Every pitch being do-or-die is both exhilarating and exhausting. The highs are oh-so-high, but the lows. Man. The lows. And the crushing finality of that last out in an elimination game. … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is Game #1; Yesterday was the “Haunted Pep Rally”

Nationals Park was transformed on Wednesday night into a haunted, zombie-filled ballpark, all in the name of getting fans pumped up for the postseason. And you know what? It worked. https://twitter.com/Nationals/status/915772441045106688 People started to gather at Centerfield gates prior to … Continue reading

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94.7 Fresh FM’s Kelly Collis talks more on-air about the Nats than most sports radio shows!

Let me introduce you to my new favorite Nationals fan, and I’ll tell you why she should be one of your favorites, too. Kelly Collis from the Tommy Show on 94.7 on your radio dial is one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Adam Eaton Charity Car Show

In the wee hours of Saturday morning, I willingly put on real pants (a rarity on a weekend) and left my house at the crack of dawn to attend Adam Eaton’s Rev Up the Park charitable event at Nationals Park, … Continue reading

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Michael Taylor heads out on a rehab assignment

As the dust settles from the whirlwind of the trade deadline, contending teams are hopeful the new faces joining their clubhouses are going to help push them towards postseason success. While the Washington Nationals share those feelings as they welcome … Continue reading

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Trea Turner went from teaching kids to playing like a kid on a special day!

Do you remember that afternoon game on June 24th when Trea Turner went 5-for-5 with 4 runs scored? Hours before first pitch, Trea was at Georgetown University at a Celebrity Sports baseball camp featuring Trea and several other players. Also … Continue reading

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P-Nats star Victor Robles: Better than advertised!

Victor Robles is a young man with immense talent and potential on the baseball field, and a man of few words off of it. We had the chance to sit down with him prior to the Potomac Nationals game on … Continue reading

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A Night with the P-Nats and Top Prospect Victor Robles and Manager Tripp Keister

Last night was the perfect opportunity to see Joan Baez pitch for the Potomac Nationals at Pfitzner Stadium in Woodbridge, Virginia. Baez worked at a good pace and turned in a good outing and worked himself out of some jams … Continue reading

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