Jayson Werth Reacts To Super-Slow Pitch As If He Saw A Ghost

By the time Jayson Werth came to the plate in the fifth, he had already homered, and the Nationals had already chased Cubs starter Jake Arrieta. And that's when Carlos Villanueva snapped off a breaking pitch that was clocked at just 57 ... miles ... per ... hour. It's safe to say Werth never saw it coming. » 8/22/13 12:51pm 8/22/13 12:51pm

Man Catches Home Run In His Left Hand While Holding Baby With His Right

Our resident videographer is off today, so we'll have to make do with this until more replays pop up, ideally in slow motion and looped for all eternity: Nats. Reds. Bases empty, Werth at bat. Sam LeCure on the mound. Werth swings at the first pitch he sees. Deep right-center. Man. Baby. Ball. No glove, no hesitation. » 4/06/13 5:15pm 4/06/13 5:15pm

Adam LaRoche Hit A Ball About As Far As Possible Without Hitting A…

Bad break for the Nationals on this one. Adam LaRoche took Cliff Lee deep over the wall at Citizens Bank Park. Unfortunately, it hit flush with a small fence on top of the wall, bounced straight up and back onto the field. Jayson Werth thought it was a home run. Adam LaRoche thought it was a home run. The MASN booth… » 8/26/12 4:31pm 8/26/12 4:31pm

Philly Gave Jayson Werth A Conflicted Standing Ovation Last Night

Jayson Werth, D.C.-area multi-millionaire, had his first at-bat at Citizens Park since the December 2010 deal last night. He was treated to a standing ovation of sorts, one that was one-part mostly-genuine strained clapping and one-part all-out disgusted booing (which quieted, slightly, when he tipped his cap), but… » 5/04/11 2:15pm 5/04/11 2:15pm

Bernard Hopkins Wins, Loses And Draws In The Same Night

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 12/19/10 9:15am 12/19/10 9:15am