Monthly Archives: July 2013

Senators Roll Call: 7/31

• Rascal needs votes to defeat the Crazy Hot Dog Vendor, Louie, C. Wolf, and all the other mascots of the Eastern League in this year’s MiLB Mascot Mania. • The first inkling of Harrisburg’s 2014 schedule has trickled out … Continue reading

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A Lack of Approach

Don’t be fooled by the Nationals’ 14-run, 18-hit victory on Sunday over the Mets. One week after firing hitting coach Rick Eckstein and promoting Rick Schu to the position, it may appear that their offensive woes are in the rearview … Continue reading

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Name That Tune (Update)

A month and a half ago, we posted the Senators’ walk-up music and we thought it was time for an update. Check out the original list, since what follows is just any changes, additions, or ones we didn’t have the … Continue reading

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Nicknames

“Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive” – Thomas C. Haliburton As long as baseball has been played, nicknames have had a prominent place throughout the game’s storied history. Colorful and memorable monikers are often … Continue reading

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July 18 – July 21 Homestand: Akron Aeros

Thursday 7PM Nate Karns (6-3, 3.45) vs. RH Paolo Espino (2-2, 4.47) Thirsty Thursday – $2 beer on the boardwalk Fireworks Friday 7PM Rob Gilliam (3-3, 4.41) vs. RH Toru Murata (3-5, 4.21) Star Wars Night Community Aid Clothes Drive … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Jimmy VanOstrand

9:30 AM Jimmy VanOstrand is awakened from a deep slumber. Most 28-year-old men don’t need to set an alarm to get up on a Saturday, but for VanOstrand it’s a necessary evil of life in the minor leagues. The previous … Continue reading

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Senators Roll Call: 7/17

• On Monday evening, Bryce Harper (’11) finished second in the Home Run Derby to Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes. Harper had his dad, Ron, throw to him as he blasted eight home runs in each round to fall just short of … Continue reading

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