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The best podcast to hear the latest on the World Series Champion Washington Nationals. Hosted by Nick Ashooh, along with Chase Hughes and NBC Sports Washington’s Nationals Insider Todd Dybas.

Episode Date
Looking at the road ahead for the Nats with ESPN's Karl Ravech

With the Nationals set to come back from their week long break with series against the Mets and the Orioles, Nick Ashooh, Todd Dybas and Chase Hughes got together to discuss what they have seen from the team a few weeks into the season. Chase continued his pitch for Carter Kieboom's place in the baseball Hall of Fame, while Nick and Todd bickered about the runner on base at the start of extra innings rule. To settle that debate we brought in the host of ESPN's Baseball Tonight Karl Ravech. The guys also talked about the Orioles chances of making the playoffs in this shortened season, thoughts on the latest COVID outbreaks and why Karl loves to go after Twitter trolls. After saying goodbye to Karl the guys each give a walk-off but be warned --- after listening to Chase's, you might want to throw something at him...

Aug 04, 2020
Assessing the Nats Panic Meter after a 1-3 start to the season

Nick Ashooh, Todd Dybas and Chase Hughes give their thoughts on the slow start for Washington and where Nats fans level of panic should be at. The guys also discuss the news of the Marlins outbreak of positive COVID tests and what that means for the MLB season as a whole, why the injuries to some of Washington's key players might be more concerning then their current record and Todd finally has a walk-off... and it's one to remember!

Jul 28, 2020
Play Ball! Nats Begin Defense of World Series Championship

Nick Ashooh, Todd Dybas and Chase Hughes are back together for another Nats Talk Pod, but this time there is actual baseball to be talked about... almost. The guys will discuss their impressions of the Nationals opening day game against the Yankees, before it got rained out, how they thought the game seemed to look without fans as well as how Mad Max looked going against that loaded Yankee lineup.

Jul 24, 2020
2020 Nationals Season Preview

The Nationals Talk crew get you ready for Opening Day with a preview of what they expect from the 2020 Nationals.

This will be as far from a normal regular season as you can get, but we're starting to see signs that resemble America's Pastime. The exhibition games from over the weekend featured crowd noise from crowd-less stands --- something Chase and Todd thought they'd hate. But, you'll hear why they've had a change of heart.

They wrap up by giving some predictions for the season. How many Nats wins? Who leads them in batting average, home runs and ERA? Plus we get a bold prediction on the season.

Jul 20, 2020
Summer Training Update: Scherzer shines, Kieboom bomb and other notes

Nick, Todd and Chase are back together to talk about the upcoming restart to the Nationals season, but this time we have actual baseball to talk about ladies and gentlemen. Todd was able to be in the press box while the team scrimmaged, even close enough to hear Mad Max grunting and Anibal Sanchez talking trash. Chase's infatuation with Carter Kieboom increases ten-fold after hearing about the bomb he hit off Daniel Hudson. Plus, is the feud of the century between Todd and the Nationals social media account finally over?

Jul 14, 2020
Nats 2020 schedule, COVID concerns and ... Crickets

We finally have the particulars of the schedule for your Defending World Series Champion Washington Nationals. Question is - will they get to actually play the games - and how many will they play? COVID-19 continues to wreck havoc on MLB teams - including the Nats.

Nick, Todd and Chase have the latest on how the team is adjusting to the Summer Training before the games begin - including an update on how top prospect Carter Kieboom is handling 3rd base. And - find out what part of the 60 game schedule the trio thinks could make or break the season.

And what would a Nationals Talk podcast be without a couple of groan-inducing jokes from Chase. Cue the Crickets...

Jul 08, 2020
Max Scherzer on the Upcoming Season

Nick, Todd and Chase got together to discuss what this upcoming Nationals season is going to look like as we inch closer and closer to Opening Day 2.0. The guys talk about what the plan is at 3rd base and whether that final starting pitching spot will even matter in this shortened season.

Then Todd was able to have a 1-on-1 conversation with Max Scherzer about his preparations for the upcoming season. Mad Max has plenty to say about this new agreement that was reached in order to restart the season as well as what kind of physical shape he has kept himself in.

Jul 03, 2020
Zimmerman Opts Out + Steve Phillips on Nationals

Nick, Todd and Chase got together to discuss recent reports that both Ryan Zimmerman and Joe Ross have chosen to opt out of the 2020 season. What this means for the Nationals and how it might effect their chances of returning to the World Series in this shortened season.

Also former Mets GM and host on SiriusXM MLB Network Radio Steve Phillips joined the guys to discuss what this season might look on the diamond for the Nationals and if he sees any rivalries brewing between anyone in the AL East. Plus Todd finally gives a parting shot with some movie recommendations you won't want to miss!

Jun 30, 2020
How do the Nats Look in a 60 game season?

Baseball is back.... Finally, the guys have some concrete news to discuss after a 60-game season have been implemented by Commissioner Rob Manfred. Todd, Nick and Chase get in to how they think the Nationals will look this season in this new shortened format, also whether the rule changes help or hurt the team as they get ready to begin spring training once again. Plus, you'll hear what Nick will miss the most this season (think trash cans), and - what truly may be the worst joke Chase has ever told.

Jun 24, 2020
An Important Conversation with Denard Span

Nick, Todd and Chase are joined by a special guest, former Nationals Center Fielder and fan favorite Denard Span. He was able to give a thoughtful and necessary insight into his experiences as an African-American in the major leagues, as well as his thoughts on what the league can do to take steps in the right direction to better the league. Span also gave his thoughts on his time in Washington and the benefit it had on his career.

Jun 22, 2020
Are we getting closer to 'Play Ball' + Charlie Slowes talks favorite Nats moments and Nationals uniforms

After weeks of contentious negotiations, we finally might be close to a deal between MLB owners and players. Nick, Todd and Chase discuss the latest proposal, and are then joined by a familiar voice - Nationals Radio Play-by-Play Announcer Charlie Slowes. Besides the World Series (of course), Slowes talks about his favorite Nats moments through the years - and gives his opinion on the best looking Nats uniforms.

And you don't want to miss this week's Parting Shot as Chase goes full medical on us...

Jun 17, 2020
Buster Olney Joins + "What If" with Barry Svrluga

Nick Ashooh, Todd Dybas and Chase Hughes put together a loaded episode with ESPN Senior Writer Buster Olney. First up - a discussion about the state of baseball and how the Nationals will look if the MLB does have a season. Then, Barry Svrluga from the Washington Post joins the guys to talk about the biggest "What If" scenarios in Nationals history. Plus Chase and Todd give their can't miss parting shots of the week!

Jun 12, 2020
Nationals Draft Preview with Jim Callis

Nick Ashooh, Todd Dybas and Chase Hughes are joined by Jim Callis from to discuss the MLB draft changes as well as what prospects the Nationals will be looking at in the first round. Jim goes on to discuss who he thinks will go number one and number two overall to Detroit and Baltimore respectively, and how this years draft differs from ones in the past. Todd, Nick and Chase also go on to give their updated top 3 moments that have happened at Nats Park and Chase becomes a hipster, you don't want to miss it!

Jun 08, 2020
Scherzer Speaks Out + A Nats-Yanks Rivalry with Tyler Kepner

We know Max Scherzer brings the heat from the mound. Apparently he can also bring it on social media too. Nick, Todd and Chase discuss his comments on players salaries if and when the MLB season begins - and New York Times National Baseball writer Tyler Kepner gives us his thoughts on how things will look in a shortened season, and a potential rivalry between the Yankees and Nationals if realignment happens. And in the latest edition of Nationals Supreme Court, the guys discuss the history of the Nats franchise - and where it should begin...

May 29, 2020
Nightengale on MLB’s Return + A Virtual Ring Unveil

Nick, Todd and Chase are joined by Bob Nightengale of USA Today to discuss his thoughts on when the season will resume and whether the Astros got off easy with possibly no fans in the stands this season. The guys also give their first reactions to seeing the Nationals World Championship rings and hearing Howie Kendrick take a direct shot at Houston.

May 27, 2020
Scott Boras Talks Soto, Max & a Repeat?

Todd and Chase are joined by a very special guest, the biggest agent in baseball Scott Boras, to talk about a few of his clients heading into the 2020 season. Scott also gives his thoughts on the Nationals chances of repeating and when he thinks the MLB season will eventually resume.

May 22, 2020
Clubhouse Stories from 19-31

Todd Dybas is joined by Jesse Dougherty from the Washington Post, and Jamal Collier, former Nationals beat writer for, as they give their stories about where the Nationals were this time last year. The three friends rehash old feelings of despair as the Nationals plummeted to a 19-31 record, plus how soon will we see baseball in 2020!

May 20, 2020
Red Sox View of the Nationals

Nick Ashooh catches up with Todd and Chase to discuss MLB players coming out and stating they won't play for reduced salaries. Plus John Tomase from NBC Sports Boston stops by to discuss the possibility of the Nationals and Red Sox potentially playing in the same division, and a Last Dance Documentary update!

May 15, 2020
Jordan Memories from GM Mike Rizzo

Nats GM Mike Rizzo is a Chicago native and had a front row seat for the beginning of the Michael Jordan Era in the Windy City. Todd chats with Rizzo for a special edition of the Nationals Talk Podcast as ESPN's "The Last Dance" chronicling the 1998 Chicago Bulls continues.

Rizzo shares watching young MJ, viewing the late Bulls run through the lens of being a current executive, his opinion on if Jordan have made it to the Big Leagues, and more. Would he have granted Dennis Rodman a Vegas Vacation?

May 11, 2020
Best of May 2019

May of 2019 was one of the more pivotal months in Nationals history as they began their turnaround from 19-31, which resulted in an eventual World Series title. Tim, Chase, and Todd run through the highs and lows from this time last year, which include the gut punch losses in New York, the turnaround that began at the expense of Miami, and more.

Plus, Chase gives his observations of having watched Korean Baseball in the wee hours of the AM.

May 07, 2020
Jon Morosi Interview

Todd speaks with MLB Network's Jon Morosi about MLB's potential plans to return in 2020 and future changes that might be on its way to the sport. Before that, Tim & Chase join Todd in breaking down the latest contractual situation for Manager Davey Martinez.

Korean Baseball is set to air in America, will you be watching (26:35)? Finally, a recap of episodes 5 & 6 of "The Last Dance" documentary (32:08).

May 05, 2020
Ryan Zimmerman - What Will Be His Post Playing Career?

When Ryan Zimmerman hangs up his spikes, what his stature be like in D.C? It's been a long time since D.C. will have had a long time player/ World Series champ in its sports landscape.

Chase, Todd, and Tim also give their takes on the latest possible plan for MLB to return, which includes revamped 10 team divisions divided by geography.

Plus, hear Todd's chat with Nats new reliever Will Harris (20:24) as he prepares with a fellow big league neighbor, the various plans of return that have been floated, a different sort of pursuit of a World Series title in 2020, and more.

Apr 30, 2020
Looking into Future Decisions for the Nats

We take a look at the Nats big prospect Luis Garcia and how he fits into the long-term plan for the Nationals, as their next wave of major free agency decisions are a few years down the line. Which big name would you be willing to trade for a top line starting pitcher?

Plus, Tim, Todd, & Chase give their reviews of episode 3 & 4 of "The Last Dance" during Parting Shots (26:27).

Apr 28, 2020
Red Sox Get Their Penalties - Slap on the Wrist?

 MLB handed down their sanctions to Boston for their role in sign stealing during their 2018 World Championship run. Were the penalties too light (12:27)?

Plus, Tim, Todd, and Chase share their memories of the Expos moving to Washington before interviewing Luke Mullins of the Washingtonian, who recently wrote an oral history on the 2005 Nationals (18:10).

Apr 23, 2020
SUPREME COURT: Worst Nats Postseason Managerial Move?

The Nationals Talk Supreme convenes to debate which was the worst managerial move in Nationals Postseason history (it's OK Nast fans, you can handle it, you are the defending WS champs).. Before that, a recap of Ryan Zimmerman & his wife Heather's meeting with the media, where they discussed all their great charitable efforts and assistance of healthcare workers who are going to work everyday. Finally, Tim, Chase, and Todd give their thoughts on the new Chicago Bulls documentary, "The Last Dance" (30:46).

Apr 21, 2020
Nationals Game 7 Virtual Reunion

Ryan Zimmerman and the Nats had a creative way to re-live their Game 7 victory while MLB is on hiatus. Todd, Chase, & Tim recap the fun & charitable evening and then a discussion on Dr. Anthony Fauci (10:25) saying how sports might resume (and how he misses Nats games). Plus, Jonathan Stahl, an executive with the Nationals, explains the great humanitarian efforts the organization is doing in partnership with World Central Kitchen to feed those in need (21:05)

Apr 16, 2020
Jayson Werth Contract Debate - Did He Live up to It?

The Nationals Talk Supreme Court convenes to settle a long score between DC fans on the forever controversial Jayson Werth seven-year contract. Todd, Chase, & Tim also look at the latest contingency plans that has been reported where the Nats would play all of their games at the Spring Training home in West Palm Beach. Also, the debut of "Stump the Shoves", all you diehard 2012 Nats fans get your pen and paper ready (27:14).

Apr 14, 2020
The "Arizona Plan" - Does It Work?

Reports are that MLB is looking into holding the season all in Arizona, beginning this summer. Todd, Tim, Chase look at if the plan is a viable one and what the biggest hurdles are. If all of the 2020 season does take place in Phoenix, when do they unfurl the World Series banner at Nats Park?

Plus, a snippet from our podcast following the Nats Game 4 victory over the Dodgers to even the series (31:05).

Apr 09, 2020
Chase on Being A Dad + Jared Diamond Interview

Chase is back from paternity leave and gives an update on what life is like as a new father, especially in the current climate. Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal joins Tim & Todd to talk about his new book "Swing Kings", if fans will boo the Astro when MLB resumes, and who he thinks is the team to beat in the NL East.

Apr 07, 2020
EXCLUSIVE: Max Scherzer on Current MLB Situation

Max Scherzer chats with Todd for an update on how he has been handling the season being halted during to the coronavirus. Max says what he thinks is the earliest possible return date for Opening Day, possibly extending the season into November, and other potential scheduling contingency plans.

Apr 01, 2020
Jesse Dougherty's Book on the WS Champs

Jesse Dougherty, Nationals beat reporter the Washington Post, joins the podcast to discuss on the Nats World Championship: "Buzzsaw". Tim & Todd first update the latest on the Nationals organization before chatting with Jesse about the magical carpet ride that was last October and some fun nuggets from the season you might not remember.

Mar 31, 2020
"Opening Day" Unlike Any Other

This was supposed to be Opening Day for the Nats in New York, to begin their quest for another World Series title. Todd & Tim fill the Opening Day void best they can, sharing their favorite memories from Opening Days of the past, what day of the week is most optimal to start the season, and should we continue the tradition of having a day off after starting the season.

Mar 26, 2020
Mailbag Pod

As the Baseball world waits for what's next, Tim & Todd take this chance to open up the mailbag and answer listener questions. Should Juan Soto hit 2nd? Is the 3 batter minimum going to actually save any time?

Plus, we let you know why Chase had an excused absence from taping this episode.

Mar 24, 2020
Mike Rizzo Updates Media on Nats Latest

Nats GM Mike Rizzo held a conference call this morning to update the latest situation regarding the team during this unprecedented situation. Tim & Todd share the thing they will miss most about Baseball during this time away.

Finally, a highlight montage from the off the rails 9th inning on September 3rd, 2019 when the Nats scored 7 runs in the final frame to stun the Mets, capped off by a Kurt Suzuki HR.

Mar 20, 2020
Another Opening Day Delay

MLB has extended the date that Baseball could return to action into Mid-May. Tim, Chase, & Todd react to the lastest news regarding the 2020 season, and an explanation of what led to the Nats releasing reliever Hunter Strickland.

Finally, hear a snippet from our Game 2 postgame podcast (14:19) following the Nats 4-2 at Dodgers Stadium on October 4, 2019. Stephen Strasburg tossed a gem & Max Scherzer had a dramatic appearance out of the bullpen.

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Mar 16, 2020
EMERGENCY POD: Opening Day Pushed Back

MLB has canceled Spring Training and pushed back the start of the season by at least 2 weeks in light of the coronavirus. Todd, Chase, & Tim react to the decision, discuss any scenario in which these games are made up, and more in this fluid situation.

Mar 12, 2020
Scherzer Update + Braves Preview

Max Scherzer missed a start this week and Nationals Talk lets you know what the latest is with the 3-time Cy Young winner. Then, MLB is now being confronted with decisions regarding coronavirus and what effect it has on the Nats and Washington D.C. this month.

Todd sits down with Adam Eaton (13:05) & Tim has a gesture to the fans regarding the controversial trade that brought Eaton to town in 2016.

They continue their preview of NL East rivals as Kevin McAlpin of 680 The Fan in Atlanta (26:53) says what the latest is at 3B for the Braves, will Felix Hernandez make the team, and will ATL 3-peat in the division and Chase weighs in on the latest trajectory of the Acuna/Soto "rivalry."

Mar 12, 2020
Patrick Corbin + Jim Bowden Interviews

Tim, Todd, & Chase start with an update on Adam Eaton's hamstring & who has the inside track on the 5th starter role. Then Todd sits down with Patrick Corbin (12:15), one of the heroes from Game 7 in Houston.

The guys debate where he fits in terms of October MVP's before Todd's chat with former Nats GM Jim Bowden (26:55), who has a strong take on the Astros & lays out why he feels the playoffs should expand.

Mar 10, 2020
Carter Kieboom Interview + Phillies Preview

Carter Kieboom continues to fight for the third base job and we let you know where things stand there before playing Todd's sit-down with the top prospect (11:30). Tim, Chase, & Todd also assess where things stand with 19 year old infielder Luis Garcia, who has had a strong spring.

Finally, Corey Seidman of NBC Sports Philadelphia joins the podcast to give a preview of the Philles (26:40) as Bryce Harper enters season #2 in Citizens Bank Park. What is their 3rd base situation after not landing any of the top free agents this past offseason?

Mar 05, 2020
Max Scherzer Interview

Max Scherzer has now added World Series Champ an already Cooperstown bound resume and sits down with Todd to discuss what exactly was the situation with his back injury last season, possibility of one more contract, and his very strong thoughts on the proposed new playoff format.

Todd, Chase, & Tim evaluate if Max is still the Ace in a world where Stephen Strasbug is the reigning World Series MVP and if he is still on the short list of guys who can win the Cy Young. Plus, a look at his best moments from past October.

Mar 03, 2020
Eric Thames: International Man of Singing Mystery

Todd sits down with new Nats first baseman Eric Thames, who has had a very unusual career that includes a 3-year stint in South Korea, and a rather interesting TV cameo over there. Where does he fit in the lineup while competing for at bats with Ryan Zimmerman and Howie Kendrick?

Thames was also on the field during Juan Soto's hit against Milwaukee last October, so the guys take the opportunity to do a deep dive on that magical 8th inning against Josh Hader (21:20).

Feb 27, 2020
Tim Kurkjian Interview + Games Have Begun

The Nats & Astros Grapefruit League opener didn't have as many fireworks as anticipated and Todd gives Chase & Tim his first-hand account from the action down in West Palm. Then we give you Todd's conversation with ESPN's Tim Kurkjian for his take on how the Houston scandal has been handled and life for Washington post Anthony Rendon.

Feb 25, 2020
MUST LISTEN: Davey Martinez & Mike Rizzo Interview

The World Series winning Manager & General Manager sat down with Todd in West Palm for wide ranging interview that touches on many of your favorite moments from October 2019 and you get a feel for how close Davey Martinez & Mike Rizzo's working relationship has become. Chase & Tim then look back at their favorite in-game moves by Martinez during the postseason. At the very end, they touch upon LeBron James weighing in on the Astros and Rob Manfred.

Feb 20, 2020
Astros Scandal Won't Die + Roster Projections

As Spring Training has begun, the sport is only focused on the Astros sign stealing scandal. Todd, Chase, & Tim look at the recent bombshell comments by angry players and Commissioner Rob Manfred's response (Including Carlos Correa/ Kurt Suzuki spat).

They then project who the 26 men will be that are on the Opening Day roster next month, including the crowded field vying for the final bullpen slots.

Feb 18, 2020
"Pitchers & Catchers" + Sean Doolittle Interview

It's the 4 best words in sports.... "Pitchers and Catchers Report". Todd Dybas is on the scene down in West Palm to relay to Tim what all Nats fans need to know as baseball has at last returned from its winter slumber, and also a round-up of the Astros press conference to address the sign stealing scandal.

Then we play for you the final of our series of interviews from Winterfest as Todd sat down with Sean Doolittle (14:55), including a follow-up to his viral moment of finding out Daniel Hudson was returning to Washington while on Nationals Talk.

Finally, they give their opinions on the possibility of expanding the postseason field from 10 to 14 teams and the implementation of 3 batter minimum for relievers (25:34).

Feb 13, 2020
John Smoltz Interview

Just days away from the Defending Champs pitchers & catchers reporting to Spring Training. Tim, Chase, & Todd get you ready for Florida and also react to Sean Doolittle's tweets regarding the Astros scandal. Hall of Famer John Smoltz & current MLB analyst joins the podcast to give his take on the NL East comparing Nats pitching staff to the one he was part of in Atlanta, and is Trea Turner a viable MVP candidate? (34:01). They wrap-up with a look at the finally finalized Mookie Betts trade and even some discussion on how much of a nightmare it is to park in Adams Morgan.

Feb 11, 2020
Mookie Betts to LA + Brian Schneider Interview

The Dodgers (NLDS participant in 2019) added to their already loaded lineup by trading for Mookie Betts and Tim lets you know how this affects the Nats pursuit of another trip to the World Series. We then toss it to Todd & Tim's conversation from Winterfest with former National Brian Schneider (6:17), who caught the 1st pitch at Game 3 of the World Series. Finally, NBC Sports Washington's Ryan Wormeli (17:30) hops on the podcast to give a "Sabermetrics for Dummies" lesson for those looking to beef up their knowledge of stats such as WRC+, WOBA, and more.

Feb 06, 2020
Juan Soto Interview

Juan Soto joins us from the Washington Auto Show after a discussion on where he fits into the NL MVP race for 2020. Todd is given his chance to respond to the Dusty Baker news and they close with a renewed evaluation of whether or not the Nats might trade for Kris Bryant, as it is clear now that he is 2 seasons away from Free Agency.

Feb 04, 2020
Mike Rizzo & Adam LaRoche Interviews

Dusty Baker is back as Houston has hired him to as their next manager. Tim & Chase put his return in perspective as Baker still seeks his first World Series title as a skipper. Nats GM Mike Rizzo joins our Redskins Talk colleagues in Miami and answers our question about whether or not Ryan Zimmerman should be named captain (19:14). Finally, Adam LaRoche talks to Tim & Todd about seeing Washington finally break through in October (29:31).

Jan 30, 2020
Zim is Back + Dave Jageler Interview

Ryan Zimmerman has finally signed to return to 2020 as the infield finally comes into focus. Tim & Chase share their favorite memories of Kobe Bryant before discussing what sort of role Zim will have this season. Then Dave Jageler, member of the Nationals Radio Network, joins the podcast to talk about the ride in October, calling Howie Kendrick HRs, and more.

Jan 28, 2020
Kurt Suzuki Interview + Carter Kieboom's Starting at 3B?

Kurt Suzuki, one of the integral members of the 2019 World Series Champs, joins the podcast to talk about some of his major moments from the season and preparing for 2020.

Also in the podcast, does Carter Kieboom have a real chance to win the job at 3B outright this Spring (27:30), Nolan Arenado back on the market, baseball lost it's mind last week on social media (41:19), and pitchers speaking out against the Astros/fellow Union-mates.

Jan 23, 2020
Baby Shark Himself, Gerardo Parra Joins the Podcast

Gerardo 'Baby Shark" Parra took the Nation's Capital by storm in 2019 when he joined the Nats mid-season and started a local phenomenon with his walk-up song that then inspired Shark costumes throughout Navy Yard. He joins Tim & Todd to tell them about his World Series tattoo, hugging Stephen Strasburg, and if he will bring the song with him to Japan. Also in this episode, hear Todd's conversation with Nats hitting coach Kevin Long on how his approach will change in 2020 as the team looks to defend its title. Finally, Tim gives his Hall of Fame predictions.

Jan 21, 2020
Donaldson to Twins + Chad Cordero Interview + Sign Stealing Fallout

So much to get to, as we start off discussing the ramifications of Josh Donaldson signing with Minnesota instead of one of the NL East powers. What does this mean for the Nats, and as of now who should be the divisional favorite? Then, Chad Cordero (23:20), the '05 Nats folk hero, joins the show from Winterfest and talks about his experience of throwing out the 1st pitch at the World Series. Finally, a full examination of the sign stealing scandal (32:57) that saw two recent World Series winning Managers lose their jobs.

Jan 16, 2020
Trea Turner Interview from Winterfest

Tim & Todd were at Winterfest at Nationals Park and they let you know of the latest storylines involving the team: Ryan Zimmerman still un-signed, Josh Donaldson Free Agency, and what to make of Carter Kieboom's being at the event. They then talk to Trea Turner about whether or not he is a MVP-caliber player and diving back into the controversial runner interference play from Game 6. Finally, Tim reacts to the breaking news about the Houston Astros penalties/firings (Full breakdown of that coming later this week).

Jan 14, 2020
Sean Doolittle's "Star Wars Pod": SPOILER ALERT

Sean Doolittle joins Todd Dybas to give his full analysis on the latest Star Wars movie "Rise of Skywalker". As Nats fans know, Sean is a huge Star Wars fan, including last summer's bobblehead featuring him yielding a lightsaber. Included in this, is the moment where Todd breaks the news of Daniel Hudson's signing to Sean. THIS CONTAINS MANY SPOILERS, YOU ARE FOREWARNED.

For Sean's full reaction to Hudson & talking about hoping Washington lands Josh Donaldson, please download our previous episode from Tuesday January 7th.

Jan 09, 2020
Doolittle on Hudson/ Donaldson + Nats Making Moves

Hear Sean Doolittle's reaction in real-time as Todd Dybas breaks the news to him that Daniel Hudson will be returning to Washington. Sean gives his immediate thoughts on Hudson's signing and discusses his latest communication with his former teammate & highly prized Free Agent Josh Donaldson. Finally, Tim, Chase, & Todd respond to some of other Nationals recent moves (14:58), including Asdrubal Cabrera & Starlin Castro

Jan 07, 2020
The "Expos Pod"

One element to Washington World Series victory that has not been discussed much, is the prism from Montreal Expos fans, the forefathers to the Nationals. Ben Raby, Montreal native who now works at WTOP in D.C., describes what the final days of Baseball in Montreal looked in the early 2000's before the relocation. Topics include: what does an all time Expos/ Nats starting lineup look like, are there Expos fans who still root for the Nats, and Washington wearing Montreal throwbacks this past summer. Ben also gives his opinion on if the Expos would still exist had the 1994 MLB Strike never happened.

Jan 02, 2020
End of Decade Special

The 2010's were quite busy for the Nationals, as they made the Postseason 5 times and ended it with a World Series Title. Tim, Chase, & Todd look back at some of the most important moments from the decade that includes the no hitters, our favorite games, and discussion on which division winner was the best. We then end it with just focusing on the October run of 2019, as we rank which were our favorite games from the Championship month, and much more.

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Dec 24, 2019
Strasburg Year in Review

On the heels of him re-signing with the Nats, a recap of Stephen Strasburg's 2019 that ended with him being named World Series MVP. Chase, Todd, & Tim look back at his season that saw a career high in wins & strikeouts, a perfect October (& even July), discuss if will he supplant Ryan Zimmerman as "Mr. National" in the future, and more.

Dec 19, 2019
Strasburg Over Rendon the Right Move? Plus: DeRosa & Bowden Interviews

Was it the right call in giving $245 Million to Strasburg instead of Rendon? Tim, Todd, & Chase evaluate that decision and assess the various options to replace Rendon. Hear Todd's exclusive interviews with Mark DeRosa of MLB Network & former Nationals GM Jim Bowden of Sirius XM as they react to the Strasburg deal.

Dec 17, 2019
EMERGENCY POD: Rendon to Angels + Mike Rizzo Interview

Anthony Rendon will sign a 7- year deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, ending his run in Washington. The guys react on what this all means and what is next for Washington in terms of 3rd Base. Plus... Hear Todd's conversation this week in San Diego with the World Series winning GM Mike Rizzo, the day after re-signing Stephen Strasburg.

Dec 12, 2019
Stephen Strasburg Signs Record Deal with Nats

Immediate reaction to Stephen Strasburg signing a 7-year deal with the Nationals, worth $245 million. They break down the deal and also its effect on Anthony Rendon's future. Todd, who is in San Diego at the Winter Meetings, sits down with Manager Davey Martinez as well.

Dec 09, 2019
What's Anthony Rendon & Stephen Strasburg's Future?

Todd is joined by fellow Nats beat writers Jesse Daugherty of the Washington Post and Jamal Collier from The trio run through the latest reports regarding Stephen Strasburg's Free Agency situation, infield options for Washington, and of course a discussion on Anthony Rendon's future.

Dec 05, 2019
Best Moments from April 2019

Tim & Todd update you on the Nats bringing back Yan Gomes, a big name leaving the 2B market, and Koda Glover announcing his retirement. They then bring you the initial of an offseason long series of looking back at the most important moments from the 2019 season month by month, this focusing on Opening Day & the month of April, on their way to a World Series Title. This includes 2 Cy Young winners facing off, Bryce Harper returning to D.C., Carter Kieboom homering in his debut, and more.

Dec 03, 2019
Nats Own the District? + Frank Howard Interview

Chase has a few leftover thoughts on Gerardo Parra's 2019 in Washington that he wants to share with Tim & Todd. They then react to the Washington Post poll about Nats fandom within D.C. and update the back-up catcher situation. To close it out, a conversation with Senators legend Frank "Hondo" Howard (33:35).

Nov 26, 2019
Baby Shark to Japan + Anthony Rendon Championship Year in Review

A special episode that begins with reaction to Gerardo Parra taking his talents to the Yomiuri Giants in 2020. Then, Anthony Rendon had an incredible season on his way to being a NL MVP Finalist in the regular season, and the author of some of the most important October moments for the Nats. Todd, Tim, & Chase do a deep dive into what could be Rendon's final year in Washington, a season in which he led the league in RBIs, almost won the batting title, and had 3 Postseason HRs in elimination games.

Nov 21, 2019
Cole or Betts to D.C.? + Will MLB Hammer the Astros for Electronically Stealing Signs?

Gerrit Cole is the biggest non recent National in Free Agency and Mookie Betts is the biggest name on the trading block. What are the chances either could end up in Washington? How severe of penalties might Rob Manfred give to the Astros? Chase chats with a MLB Authenticator for a behind the curtain look at their official process and we wrap with our experiences as the World Series Trophy visited the NBC Sports Washington Studios.

Nov 19, 2019
The Other Guys: Members of the 2019 Nats You Might Not Remember

It's more than just the 25 guys who were in Houston that will go down in history as part of the 2019 World Series Champions. Todd, Chase, and Tim bring back names you might have forgotten played for the Nationals during the season, including 1 of which who had a game winning RBI for a crucial early season victory. Plus, Tim catches up Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post (25:09), who used to cover the Nats beat and now is covering the 2020 Presidential Campaign Trail.

Nov 14, 2019
Rendon's Short List + Zim's Future in Washington

A look into who are the likeliest pursuers for Anthony Rendon in Free Agency and how likely is it that Ryan Zimmerman will be the 1B on Opening Day. The guys then gauge how the Nats will fit into Awards Season and Todd gives his case as to why we should get rid of the Manager of the Year Award. Plus, Chase speaks with Johnny DiPuglia, Vice President of International Operations for the Nats, on scouting Juan Soto ahead of him landing in Washington.

Nov 12, 2019
Strasburg Opts Out & The Celebrations Continue

As D.C. continues to bask in the glory of a World Series title, Stephen Strasburg will join Anthony Rendon in Free Agency. Tim, Todd, and Chase discuss if Washington is still the favorites to keep Strasburg, what it might take to keep Rendon, and who will be the Opening Day second baseman. They wrap-up with a look at the festivities the Nationals have had since returning from Houston (21:16) and NBC Sports Washington's Savannah McCann gives a first-hand account of Nationals Park Game 7 Watch Party (37:10).

Nov 07, 2019
Parade Edition: World Series Champs Celebrate w/ the Fans

Hear the best moments from the Nationals World Series Championship parade down Pennsylvania Avenue on a perfect Saturday afternoon. Among those who spoke to the large crowd, Ryan Zimmerman, Anthony Rendon, Stephen Strasburg, Davey Martinez, and more.

Nov 03, 2019

Nats rally in Houston 6-2 to capture their 1st ever World Series title. Tim, Todd, Chase, & Tim Murray react to the celebration, recap Game 7, and come to terms with the fact that the Nationals are now indeed World Series Champions. It took 95 years, but Washington D.C. can call itself Baseball World Champions once again.

Oct 31, 2019
World Series Game 6: Strasburg & A Trio of HRs Have the Nats 1 Win Away

The Nats force Game 7 by beating Houston 7-2 as they overcome another questionable call by the umps. Todd, Chase, & Tim start with the craziness surrounding the runner interference call in the 7th that led to Davey Martinez's ejection. They then discuss Strasburg's continued October dominance (13:48) and Juan Soto responding to Alex Bregman's HR celebration with one of his own (23:31). Of course, a preview of GAME 7 OF THE WORLD SERIES, as Max Scherzer is back and will take on Zack Greinke (29:33).

Oct 30, 2019
World Series Game 5: Scherzer Late Scratch & No Help from the Ump

Nats lose 7-1 to Houston, for their 3rd straight defeat; putting them on the brink of elimination. Tim, Todd, and Chase start with the shocking news pregame that Max Scherzer would not start due to neck spasms, the effort by Joe Ross, Umpire Lance Barksdale's crucial calls that didn't go the Nationals way, and a look ahead to Game 6 with Stephen Strasburg starting on the road with the World Series on the line.

Oct 28, 2019
World Series Game 4: Bregman Grand Slam Puts the Nats to Bed

Nats lose 8-1 as the World Series is now all square at 2 games apiece. Tim & Todd recap Jose Urquidy out-pitching Patrick Corbin, Washington's inability to get a hit with men on base this weekend, 7th inning bullpen decisions, and a look ahead to Max Scherzer vs. Gerrit Cole on Sunday evening.

Oct 27, 2019
World Series Game 3: D.C. Takes Baseball's Center Stage Despite the Loss

Nats lose 4-1 in Navy Yard as they go 0 for 10 with runners in scoring position. Tim & Todd give their impressions on the pregame festivities, Washington leaving a dozen on base, Anibal Sanchez's evening, Kurt Suzuki leaving the game early, and a look towards Saturday night's Game 4.

Oct 26, 2019
World Series Game 2: Nats 7th Inning Explosion Leads to Rout

Nationals trounce the Astros 12-3 to take both games in Houston. They guys look back at the unexpected offensive outburst by Washington, Kurt Suzuki clutch plays on both sides, Stephen Strasburg finally pitching in the World Series, and the team being halfway to you know what.

Oct 24, 2019
World Series Game 1: Soto Marvels & Bullpen Hangs On

Nats top the Astros 5-4 to take Game 1 of the World Series. Todd, Chase, & Tim recap Juan Soto stealing the show, Ryan Zimmerman adding to his franchise lore, Max Scherzer gutting his way through 5 innings, and how the bullpen was handled down the stretch. Next up: Stephen Strasburg facing Justin Verlander Wednesday night in Game 2 from Houston.

Oct 23, 2019
World Series Preview: Onto Houston

The Astros advanced past New York and will host the Nats Tuesday night for Game 1 of the World Series (!!) Tim, Todd, and Chase preview what will be a very difficult match-up for Washington, who are heavy underdogs. Topics include, what might be the pitching rotations, who will be used as the DH, our predictions, and who will throw out the ceremonial 1st pitch Friday night at Nationals Park (34:21). Finally, hear quick interviews with members of the National League Champs (43:39) that include Adam Eaton, Aaron Barrett (who threw out the 1st pitch for the Wildcard game), and bench coach Chip Hale.

Oct 20, 2019

Nats sweep the Cardinals to punch their ticket to the World Series (you are reading that correctly). Todd, Chase, Tim cover all the angles from celebratory evening including what the NL Championship Ceremony was like, Ryan Zimmerman's career in Washington comes full circle, and the insane bottom of the 1st inning in Game 4. They wrap -up with what we know so far awaits the Nationals next, because Washington D.C. will be part of the WORLD SERIES for the time since 1933!

Oct 16, 2019
NLCS Game 3: Strasburg, Kendrick & Crew Take A Commanding Lead

Nats beat up the Cardinals 8-1 as Stephen Strasburg strikes out a dozen in 7 frames. Tim, Chase, and Todd recap the first ever NLCS game in Washington that saw Strasburg dominate, Howie Kendrick continue his hot October, St. Louis struggle in every which way, being 1 win away from the World Series (!!), and more.

Oct 15, 2019
NLCS Game 2: Scherzer Has His Own No Hit Bid in Victory

Nats hold off St. Louis 3-1 to take both games on the road to open the NLCS. Chase, Todd, and Tim evaluate Max Scherzer penning a new narrative to his October legacy, the incredible mastery of Nats pitching so far vs. Cardinals hitters, Stephen Strasburg finally gets his shot vs. St Louis in the postseason, and more.

Oct 13, 2019
NLCS Game 1: Sanchez Near No Hitter as Nats Shutout St. Louis

Nats blank the Cardinals 2-0 on the road in their first ever NLCS game as Anibal Sanchez had a no hitter through 7 2/3 innings. Tim, Chase and Todd rave about Sanchez's dominance, Sean Doolittle stepping up with Daniel Hudson unavailable, and look ahead to a big time Game 2 match-up featuring Max Scherzer vs. Adam Wainwright.

Oct 12, 2019
NLDS Game 5: Kendrick Grand Slam Sends Nats to NLCS

The Nats rally to upset the Dodgers on the road 7-3 in extra innings to advance to their first ever NLCS. Todd, Chase, & Tim recap the victory including Kendrick's grand slam, Rendon & Soto going back to back off Clayton Kershaw, Dave Roberts curious late moves, and everything else you need to know as Washington finally wins in the NLDS. They then preview facing the Cardinals, which begins Friday evening in St. Louis (38:37).

Oct 10, 2019
NLDS GAME 4: Scherzer's Gem & Zimmerman's Blast Stave Off Elimination

Nats top the Dodgers 6-1 at home behind Max Scherzer's 7 inning performance to even the series. Tim, Todd, & Chase recap Max bouncing back after a shaky start, Anthony Rendon coming through all evening, and Ryan Zimmerman's pivotal 3 run HR. They then look ahead to Wednesday night's Winner Take All Affair in L.A. as Stephen Strasburg looks to lead Washington to its first ever NLCS appearance (35:21).

Oct 08, 2019
NLDS Game 3: Sixth Inning Nightmare on South Capitol Street

Todd, Chase, and Tim dissect from every angle the disastrous 6th inning in the Nationals 10-4 loss to the visiting Dodgers. Topics include: Should Anibal Sanchez have stayed in to pitch, will Patrick Corbin return to the mound in relief in Game 4, and how critical was the base running gaffe by Howie Kendrick? They give other observations from Sunday night before looking ahead to Max Scherzer taking the mound in an elimination game Monday night.

Oct 07, 2019
NLDS Game 2: Nats Even The Series

Nats top LA 4-2 on the road to tie the NLDS at one game apiece. Tim, Chase, and Todd (who was at Dodger Stadium) recap the victory that began with a gem by Stephen Strasburg and ended with Davey Martinez's roll of the dice paying off in the 9th. They also discuss Max Scherzer's stunning relief appearance and wonder if he will get the start in Game 3 still Sunday night.

Oct 05, 2019
NLDS Game 1: Shutout in LA

Nats only muster 2 hits as they falter 6-0 at the Dodgers to open up the Division Series. Tim & Chase break it all down along with Todd who was at Dodger Stadium, including Patrick Corbin's rough 1st inning, Howie Kendrick's difficult evening in the field, the bullpen decisions in the 7th, and more.

Oct 04, 2019
Wildcard Game: Soto & Nats Rally to Stun Milwaukee

The Nats finally have won a playoff elimination game at home and do so in stunning fashion as they rally in the bottom of the 8th vs. Josh Hader and the Brewers to capture the Wildcard Game. Tim, Todd, and Chase recap everything that happened in the Instant Classic. After going through all that led to the comeback, they discuss which moment at Nationals Park is bigger...Werth Walk-off or Soto's Bases Clearing Hit (21:31)? The guys wrap it up with a preview of the Division Series that opens Thursday night against in LA against the 106 win Dodgers (47:01).

Oct 02, 2019
Wildcard Preview + Doolittle Dugout Chat

A preview of Tuesday night's winner take all match-up at home vs. Milwaukee in the Wildcard Game, including predictions on the 25 man roster. Tim, Chase, and Todd also put a bow on the 93 win regular season that had many ups and downs and look back at their personal favorite moments. Todd chats with Sean Doolittle on his roller coaster of a season which still has at least one chapter to be written (45:52).

Sep 30, 2019
Wildcard Opponent Up in the Air

Todd, Chase, and Tim debate which matchup is better for the Nats..... Milwaukee or St. Louis. They also look at just how important homefield advantage actually is, who should be starting on Tuesday, and for the 1st time ever Strasburg vs. Harper at Nationals Park.

Sep 27, 2019
EMERGENCY POD: Nats Clinch Wildcard Berth

Todd, Chase, & Tim immediately react to the Nationals clinching a postseason spot at home after sweeping a doubleheader against Bryce Harper & the Phillies. They let you know what happened during the long Tuesday, including Trea Turner's go ahead grand slam, the bullpen dominating Game 1, and the Cubs demise in Pittsburgh that paved the way for the celebration.

Sep 25, 2019
Wildcard Berth Inches Closer + A Look at Bryce Harper's Year in Philly

Todd, Chase, & Todd go through the weekend in Miami as the Nats "Magic Number" to clinch a postseason bid has dropped to "4" as the Cubs got swept by the Cardinals. Plus, as Bryce Harper and the Phillies come to town for the final time this season, we chat with Phillies beat reporter Jim Salisbury from NBC Sports Philadelphia on what this season has been like for Harper in his new home (36:04).

Sep 23, 2019
Wildcard Update + Mark DeRosa Interview

Todd, Chase, & Tim react to the Nats dropping the series in St. Louis as their wildcard lead is narrowing. They look at if Max Scherzer's Wednesday outing ends his Cy Young hopes, and if Anthony Rendon has cracked into the top 2 in NL MVP. Then, Mark DeRosa from MLB Network joins the podcast to share his memories from the 2012 NL East title and what he thinks Washington can do this October (39:55).

Sep 19, 2019
Braves Recap + Cardinals Preview

Tim & Todd digest the weekend against Atlanta that included a gem by Anibal Sanchez, tensions between both teams regarding a ruling during Charlie Culberson's injury, where Max Scherzer now stands in the Cy Young hunt following Friday night's loss, and what chances does Anthony Rendon have for the MVP as Christian Yelich is out for the season. Then, Tim chats with St. Louis beat reporter Rob Rains (33:11) to learn more about the NL Central leading Cardinals as Washington visits them for a 3 game set. Finally, a wide-angle lens look at the wildcard situation with two weeks to go (47:07).

Sep 16, 2019
Braves Back in Town + Chuck Todd Interview

The Nats rally to take the series in Minnesota as our trio of Chase, Ryan, and Todd examine what it all means for the wildcard leaders, as Atlanta visits D.C. for the final time this regular season this weekend. Plus, a discussion on if Victor Robles can snag a Gold Glove as a rookie, and Max Scherzer's chances of yet another Cy Young Award.

Then Chuck Todd of NBC's "Meet the Press" joins the podcast (25:13) for the 2nd time as Chuck is an avid fan of the Nationals. He talks about what he thinks the franchise should do regarding Anthony Rendon's future, seeing Bryce Harper play up in a different uniform all year, his theory on attendance this season, and more.

Sep 13, 2019
Long Weekend in Atlanta + Buster Olney Interview

Tim & Todd tell you all that might have missed as the Nats only take 1 game in Atlanta and now are far off from the division lead. Todd handicaps where Max Scherzer fits now into the NL Cy Young hunt, and gives an update on the catching situation. Then, Chase talk with ESPN's Buster Olney, including what an Anthony Rendon free agency market looks like and will Stephen Strasburg use his opt out clause. (28:07)

Sep 08, 2019
Mets Wrap-up + Braves Preview

Loaded episode as Chase & Todd react to the Mets taking the series and having the Nats number in 2019. However, for those who missed it Tuesday night, we give you the highlights of the epic 9th inning comeback. Chase also explains his theory regarding the team's attendance this year and hear Aaron Barrett's emotional reaction to being called back up to the big leagues (22:28) after many years of dealing with injuries. Finally, Tim previews the crucial 4 game set in Atlanta with Braves beat reporter Kevin McAlpin from 680 The Fan (32:44).

Sep 04, 2019
Labor Day Weekend Recap: Sweeping the Fish + Thor Dominates

Todd & Tim catch you up after a busy Holiday weekend on South Capitol Street. They look back at all 4 games including: Will Joe Ross be the 5th starter still, Anthony Rendon making more of a MVP case, and can Stephen Strasburg win the Cy Young despite his current ERA. They give you a look where the Nats are in the standings, and who the nightmare Wild Card match-up would be.

Plus: Hear at the end of the episode (30:16), a portion of our May 23rd podcast when the Nats got swept in New York and the sky was falling (and Tim with a wildly wrong prediction). A lot certainly has changed in 3+ months.

Sep 02, 2019
Nats split 2 game series vs O's + thoughts on Scherzer's return & extending Soto's contract

Chase Hughes, Todd Dybas and Ryan Wormeli break down the Nationals splitting their 2 game series with the Orioles, analyze Max Scherzer's 2 starts since returning from injury, speculate on what it will take for the Nats to sign Juan Soto to a contract extension and much more.

Aug 29, 2019
LIVE SHOW: Nats Are Hot (And We Got a New Name)
Aug 28, 2019
Davey Martinez Interview + Cubs Preview
Aug 23, 2019
Brewers recap + Interviews on Saturday Night's Epic Game
Aug 18, 2019
Nats sweep Reds before facing Brewers + Scherzer update + Craig Calcaterra Interview
Aug 15, 2019
LIVE SHOW: From Dacha Outside Nationals Park
Aug 14, 2019
Game 117: Soto Injury Latest as Nats Avoid the Sweep
Aug 11, 2019
Game 116: Another Heartbreaker in New York
Aug 11, 2019
Game 115: Mets Rally for 4 in the 9th
Aug 10, 2019
Mets Preview
Aug 08, 2019
Game 114: San Francisco Sweep
Aug 08, 2019
Game 113: Sanchez & Suzuki Lead to Victory in San Fran
Aug 07, 2019
Game 112: Fedde, Nats blank Giants 4-0
Aug 06, 2019
Game 111: D'Backs top Nats 7-5
Aug 05, 2019
Game 110: D'backs rout Nats 18-7
Aug 04, 2019
Game 109: Ross & Co. Hold Arizona to Just 1 Hit
Aug 03, 2019
Gerardo Parra Interview
Aug 01, 2019
Game 108 + Trade Deadline Roundup: Donaldson HR in 10th Dooms Nats
Jul 31, 2019
Game 107: Furious Comeback Falls Short
Jul 31, 2019
Game 106: Rendon Grand Slams the Braves
Jul 30, 2019
All Quiet on the Trade Deadline Front
Jul 29, 2019
Game 105: Strasburg Wins His 14th
Jul 28, 2019
Game 104: Dodgers Get to Ross
Jul 28, 2019
Game 103: Nats bullpen struggles late in 4-2 loss to Dodgers
Jul 27, 2019
Dodgers Preview
Jul 26, 2019
Game 102: Chance at Sweep Falls Short
Jul 26, 2019
Game 101: Doubleheader Sweep
Jul 25, 2019
Game 100: Eaton & Rendon HRs Lift Nats
Jul 24, 2019
Game 99: Trea Turner's 2nd career cycle fuels blowout win over Rockies
Jul 24, 2019
RAIN OUT POD: Update on Scherzer
Jul 23, 2019
Game 98: Nats settle for series split in Atlanta
Jul 22, 2019
Game 97: Doolittle Holds Off Atlanta
Jul 21, 2019
Game 96: 9th Inning Drama Doesn't Go Nats Way
Jul 20, 2019
Game 95: Nats rout Braves 13-4 behind Strasburg's 5 RBI night
Jul 19, 2019
Game 94: Bullpen Falters as Orioles Score 8 Unanswered
Jul 18, 2019
Game 93: Taking Care of Business in Baltimore
Jul 17, 2019
Karl Ravech Interview + O's Preview
Jul 16, 2019
Game 92: Franco Walks-off the Nats
Jul 14, 2019
Game 91: Juan Soto's 9th inning HR powers Nats to 4-3 win over Phillies
Jul 14, 2019
Game 90: Strasburg, Nationals blank Phillies 4-0 + Scherzer injury update
Jul 13, 2019
Jeff Passan Interview
Jul 12, 2019
Pedro Martinez Interview
Jul 10, 2019
All Star Alert: Boras Updates on Rendon Contract Situation
Jul 08, 2019
Game 89: 8th inning surge secures another Nats series win + Scherzer not pitching at the All-Star Game
Jul 08, 2019
Game 88: Scherzer's brilliance continues into July, Nats win 6-0
Jul 07, 2019
Game 87: Rendon won't go to Cleveland + Nats drop series opener to KC
Jul 06, 2019
Game 86: Nats complete series sweep of Marlins
Jul 04, 2019
Game 85: Strasburg's season-high 14 strikeouts
Jul 04, 2019
Game 84: Trea Turner's walk-off double leads Nats to 3-2 win over Miami
Jul 03, 2019
LIVE STREAM: Mike Rizzo at Dacha DC
Jul 02, 2019
Game 83: Max Does It Again + All Star Announcements
Jun 30, 2019
Game 82: Blown Lead in Detroit
Jun 30, 2019
Game 81: Winning Record at the Halfway Mark
Jun 29, 2019
Game 80: Back to .500!
Jun 28, 2019
Jack McKeon Interview
Jun 27, 2019
Game 79: Adams Goes Deep In Victory
Jun 27, 2019
Game 78: Scherzer Continues His June Dominance
Jun 26, 2019
LIVE SHOW: Can They Catch Atlanta?
Jun 25, 2019
Game 77: Rosenthal Released + Nats Lose Series
Jun 23, 2019
Game 76: Braves Hammer the Bullpen
Jun 23, 2019
Game 75: Spoiling Keuchel's Debut
Jun 22, 2019
Dugout Chat: Trea Turner
Jun 21, 2019
Game 74: Nats Sweep the Phillies
Jun 21, 2019
Game 73: Scherzer's broken nose brilliance
Jun 20, 2019
Game 72: Corbin Bounces Back
Jun 19, 2019
RAIN OUT POD: Scherzer Breaks His Nose
Jun 19, 2019
LIVE STREAM: Phillies & Braves Preview
Jun 18, 2019
RAIN DELAY POD: Split Doubleheader Coming Wednesday
Jun 18, 2019
Game 71: Nats erupt for 15 runs to earn series split with D-backs
Jun 16, 2019
Game 70: Strasburg Allows 4 HRs in Loss
Jun 16, 2019
Game 69: Scherzer makes more history in win over D-backs
Jun 15, 2019
Game 68: Shutout by Greinke
Jun 14, 2019
All Star Ballot Update + DBacks Preview
Jun 13, 2019
Game 67: Corbin Struggles Again
Jun 12, 2019
LIVE STREAM: Erick Fedde Interview
Jun 11, 2019
Game 66: Slamming the Sox on the South Side
Jun 11, 2019
SPECIAL EPISODE: 10th Anniversary of Strasburg with the Nationals
Jun 10, 2019
Game 65: 8th inning history leads to emphatic win over Padres
Jun 10, 2019
Game 64: Max Dominates Again
Jun 09, 2019
Game 63: Blown Save
Jun 08, 2019
Game 62: 4 Run 1st Inning Wasted
Jun 07, 2019
Dugout Chat w/ Giolito
Jun 06, 2019
Game 61: Turner Walk-Off for the Sweep
Jun 05, 2019
Game 60: Nats rally back from 5-0 deficit to preserve Strasburg's 100th career win
Jun 05, 2019
LIVE STREAM: Steve Phillips + White Sox Preview
Jun 04, 2019
MAX INSTANT CLASSIC: Game 59: Scherzer Overwhelms Cincy
Jun 02, 2019
Game 58: Nats top Tanner Roark and Reds 5-2
Jun 02, 2019
Game 57: Patrick Corbin uncharacteristically rocked in Cincinnati
Jun 01, 2019
OFF-DAY POD: Finally Some Momentum + Roark Reunion
May 30, 2019
Game 56: Routing Atlanta in a 2 Game Sweep
May 30, 2019
Game 55: Nats Take Opener in Atlanta
May 29, 2019
Juan Soto Interview + Braves Preview
May 28, 2019
Game 54: Defensive blunders, quiet offense prevent Nats from sweep
May 27, 2019
Game 53: Nats Hang on For 3rd Straight WIn
May 26, 2019
Game 52: Patrick Corbin shuts out the Marlins, Nationals win second straight
May 26, 2019
Game 51: Skid Snapped in High Scoring Affair
May 25, 2019
Barry Svrluga Interview
May 24, 2019
Game 50: Swept in New York
May 23, 2019
Game 49: Mets Score 6 in the 8th in a Flash
May 23, 2019
Game 48: Walked Off By An Infield Single
May 22, 2019
Pop Up Pod: Max Scherzer Interview
May 21, 2019
Game 47: Another Series Opening Loss
May 21, 2019
Maddon vs. Doolittle + Mets Preview
May 20, 2019
Game 46: Nats' spirited comeback falls short in rubber match with Cubs
May 20, 2019
Game 45: Strasburg Shuts Down Chicago
May 19, 2019
Game 44: Cubs Pour it on Late
May 18, 2019
Sean Doolittle + Cubs Preview
May 17, 2019
Game 43: Nationals win a series for first time in almost a month
May 16, 2019
Game 42: Corbin Carves Up the Mets
May 16, 2019
Game 41: Noah Syndergaard shuts down Nats who spend night in familiar territory
May 15, 2019
OFF DAY POD: Mets Preview/Dodgers Recap
May 13, 2019
Game 40: Ryu Dominates the Nats
May 13, 2019
Game 39: Gerardo Parra's late gland slam powers Nats to 5-2 win at the Dodgers
May 12, 2019
Game 38: Dodgers blank Nats 5-0
May 11, 2019
Game 37: Patrick Corbin fuels Nationals’ shutout win in Los Angeles
May 10, 2019
Dodgers Preview
May 09, 2019
Game 36: Swept in Milwaukee
May 09, 2019
Game 35: Rendon Ejection + Brewers 6 Runs All in the 7th
May 08, 2019
Game 34: Injuries Keep Piling Up in Another Defeat
May 07, 2019
Travel Woes + "Major League" Anniversary
May 06, 2019
Game 33: Shorthanded Nats Fall on a Rainy Day
May 05, 2019
Game 32: Late home runs from Kurt Suzuki and Victor Robles rescue Nationals
May 05, 2019
Game 31: Phillies give Nationals another series-opening loss
May 04, 2019
Phillies Preview
May 03, 2019
Game 30: Pitching Coach Change After the Win
May 03, 2019
Game 29: 3rd Straight Loss
May 02, 2019
Dugout Chat: Sean Doolittle
May 01, 2019
Game 28: Limited Nats offense spoils another solid performance from the bullpen
May 01, 2019
Game 27: Cards Flip The Script in the 5th
Apr 30, 2019
Rendon Still Out + Zim Injured
Apr 29, 2019
Game 26: Comeback + Flawless Bullpen Avoids Sweep
Apr 28, 2019
Game 25: Nats bullpen rocked in 8-3 extra inning loss to the Padres
Apr 28, 2019
Game 24: Carter Kieboom's first career HR not enough as Nats lose to Padres, 4-3
Apr 27, 2019
EMERGENCY PODCAST: Kieboom Coming to the Big Leagues
Apr 26, 2019
What to do with Rosenthal + Craig Calcaterra
Apr 25, 2019
Game 23: Outslugged in Coors Field
Apr 25, 2019
Game 22: Nats bullpen closes the door after 6 innings from Corbin
Apr 24, 2019
Game 21: Arenado Big Night Over the Nats
Apr 23, 2019
Game 20: Strasburg Carves Up Miami
Apr 21, 2019
Game 19: Nats drop another game in Miami + Anthony Rendon leaves early after HBP
Apr 21, 2019
Game 18: Anibal Sanchez, Nationals offense fall short in Miami
Apr 20, 2019
USA Today's Bob Nightengale joins the show
Apr 19, 2019
Game 17: Corbin Gem as Nats Take the Series
Apr 18, 2019
Game 16: 4 HR's Lift the Nats
Apr 18, 2019
Game 15: Mediocre Stephen Strasburg outing drops Nats below .500
Apr 17, 2019
Cabbage Talk + Alan May Joins Us
Apr 15, 2019
Game 14: 9th Inning Does In The Nats
Apr 14, 2019
Game 13: Back To Back HRs In The Win
Apr 14, 2019
Game 12: Another Bullpen Loss
Apr 13, 2019
Adam Eaton joins Caps Pregame Live + Pittsburgh weekend series preview
Apr 12, 2019
Game 11: Domination in Philly
Apr 11, 2019
Game 10: Soto Blast In The 10th
Apr 10, 2019
Game 9: Loss in Philly
Apr 09, 2019
Bob's interview with MLB Network's Bill Ripken + Philadelphia series preview
Apr 08, 2019
Game 8: A Dozen Runs in The Win
Apr 07, 2019
Game 7: Bullpen Can't Hang On
Apr 06, 2019
Recapping the Busy Week of Harper & "Mad Dog Russo"
Apr 05, 2019
Game 6: Strasburg Throws A Gem in New York
Apr 05, 2019
Game 5: Noll Walk-Off Walk
Apr 03, 2019
Game 4: Harper Return + Turner Broken Finger
Apr 03, 2019
Mayor Muriel Bowser Interview
Apr 01, 2019
Game 3: Turner Walk-Off HR
Mar 31, 2019
Game 2: Bullpen Struggles in Loss
Mar 30, 2019
Game 1: deGrom Outduels Scherzer
Mar 28, 2019
Carter Kieboom Interview + Harper Addresses Media
Mar 27, 2019
Nats Back Up North + Davey Martinez
Mar 25, 2019
Season Predictions + Ryan Zimmerman Interview
Mar 22, 2019
Rendon Extension Latest + Sean Doolittle Interview
Mar 20, 2019
Trea Turner Interview
Mar 18, 2019
Juan Soto Interview
Mar 15, 2019
New Lefty + Kieboom's Big Day
Mar 13, 2019
Max Scherzer Interview
Mar 11, 2019
Adam Eaton Sitdown
Mar 08, 2019
Rendon Exclusive + Pair of Lefties
Mar 06, 2019
Harper Press Conference + View From Out West
Mar 04, 2019
The Day After: Harper a Phillie
Mar 01, 2019
EMERGENCY PODCAST: Harper to Philadelphia
Feb 28, 2019
Chuck Todd Interview
Feb 27, 2019
CROSSOVER POD: Harper vs. Cousins? Which Was More Annoying?
Feb 25, 2019
Mark Lerner Exclusive
Feb 22, 2019
Charlie Slowes + Mike Rizzo
Feb 21, 2019
EMERGENCY POD: Machado to San Diego
Feb 19, 2019
Manfred Speaks
Feb 18, 2019
Davey Martinez Exclusive
Feb 15, 2019
Pitchers & Catchers (&Todd) Report
Feb 13, 2019
Phillies Busy Winter
Feb 11, 2019
Remembering Frank Robinson
Feb 08, 2019
Hellickson Signing + Radical Rule Change Proposals
Feb 06, 2019
"Sports Reporters": Nats Style
Feb 04, 2019
Video Game Dupe + Projected Win Totals
Jan 29, 2019
Harper To L.A. Out the Window? + Sean Doolittle Exclusive
Jan 25, 2019
New Age Ideas for MLB + Rule Change Proposals
Jan 22, 2019
Idea to Kickstart the Hot Stove + Kyler Murray Situation
Jan 15, 2019
Nats Sign Brian Dozier
Jan 10, 2019
Door Opening Back Up for Harper in Washington?
Jan 03, 2019
Closing Out 2018
Dec 31, 2018
What the Batting Order Might Look Like Without Harper
Dec 27, 2018
Harper to LA? + Sanchez + Hall of Fame Ballot
Dec 24, 2018
QUICK PITCH: Anibal Sanchez signs with the Nationals
Dec 21, 2018
Adams +2B + Who Takes Roark's Spot?
Dec 18, 2018
QUICK HITTER: Matt Adams Returns to Washington
Dec 15, 2018
Winter Meetings Day 4: Roark Trade + Boras Exclusive
Dec 13, 2018
Winter Meetings Day 3 + Davey Martinez Exclusive
Dec 12, 2018
Winter Meetings Day 2 Roundup
Dec 11, 2018
Winter Meetings Day 1 Roundup
Dec 10, 2018
Mr. Corbin Goes to Washington
Dec 07, 2018
Corbin Reactions + Harper Predictions
Dec 06, 2018
Introducing The Racing Presidents
Dec 05, 2018