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Chatter Archive: February 2008


  • Odds and ends

    Today's workout (delayed by a morning meeting with officials from the players' union) has wrapped... Published February 26 2008

  • The rainmaker

    Bobby Bonilla was in the house this morning, making it rain.\ \ \ Bobby Bo, who now works for the... Published February 26 2008

  • Let the games begin

    The exhibition season kicks off tomorrow night against the Marlins, and the Nats' travel list for... Published February 26 2008

  • On the roster: Ben's Chili Bowl

    The Nationals have released its roster of food vendors that will have stands and carts at the tea... Published February 25 2008

  • Good-looking young guys

    No, I don't mean good-looking *that* way. (Not that there's anything wrong with that.) I'm talkin... Published February 25 2008

  • Nats in HD

    The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network announced it will broadcast 80 baseball games in high-definition... Published February 25 2008

  • What's the catch for Flores

    The Nationals' plan for catcher Jesus Flores is to send him to Class AA Harrisburg so he can play... Published February 25 2008

  • Chico to start opener

    The exhibition opener, that is. I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that Matt Chico won't be... Published February 25 2008

  • Manny's Sunday outtakes

    In Nationals manager Manny Acta's Sunday morning session with reporters, he touched on the look w... Published February 24 2008

  • The Washington Nationals FOOTBALL team

    Ever wonder what us writers do to pass the time during those long morning workouts? Well, while w... Published February 23 2008

  • Zim contract update, and Hill looks sharp

    First off, one quick thought after watching this morning's workout: Shawn Hill is capable of bein... Published February 23 2008

  • B. Boone now in big-league camp

    Here's a surprising little development on an otherwise unspectacular Saturday morning: Bret Boone... Published February 23 2008

  • The new Murderer's Row?

    The Nats held their first full-squad workout of the spring today, and well, all I can say is that... Published February 22 2008

  • Not Nats One, but weird for sure

    A helicopter circled around the fields at the Nationals training complex for several minutes, and... Published February 22 2008

  • Nats' Economics

    Today's Florida Today -- not to confuse anyone, the daily paper here in the area -- has a front p... Published February 22 2008

  • The REAL start of spring training

    Yeah, I know pitchers and catchers have been here for a week, but as Manny Acta put it this morni... Published February 22 2008

  • Ticket sales/parking update

    More details will be in the newspaper tomorrow, but team president Stan Kasten met with reporters... Published February 21 2008

  • Acta on RFK

    Like everyone else, Manny Acta is looking forward to playing in the new ballpark. But, though he... Published February 21 2008

  • Milledge is here

    Good morning once again from Viera. After a hectic day Wednesday -- with Elijah Dukes' arrival do... Published February 21 2008

  • Dukes finally meets the media

    Washington Nationals outfielder Elijah Dukes just met with the media here at Space Coast Stadium... Published February 20 2008