Teddy mascot finally wins Nats’ Presidents Race

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“I think I said last year that it’s going to be tough to win without Teddy winning, but I guess he was waiting for us,” said Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth, who created quite a stir during a game in 2011 when he unsuccessfully attempted to block other mascots from racing so Roosevelt could end his losing skid then.

“I guess,” Werth concluded Wednesday, “it marks the end of an era and the beginning of a new chapter in Nats baseball.”

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