District Daily: Dodgers, Nationals are early favorites to win 2015 World Series


Sep 16, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Washington Nationals catcher

Wilson Ramos

(40) and relief pitcher

Drew Storen

(22) and catcher

Jose Lobaton

(59) celebrate a victory against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. The Nationals defeated the Braves 3-0 to clinch the National League eastern division championship. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning DoD readers!Start off your Halloween Friday with some great Washington Nationals articles from around the web in our District Daily:

Dodgers, Nationals are early favorites to win 2015 World Series; Giants rank fifth

(Mike Oz, Yahoo Sports)

Well, distraught Los Angeles Dodgers fans, here’s something that might cheer you up a tad bit after watching your bitter rivals win the World Series — the Dodgers are the early favorites to win the 2015 World Series, according to online sportsbook Bovada.

The Washington Nationals share that honor with the Dodgers. Read full article here. 

Nationals’ disappointing postseason run behind them, 2015 ahead…

(Patrick Reddington, Federal Baseball)

The 2014 Washington Nationals wrapped the NL East up early and finished the regular season with the best record in the National League.

Four games later, however, the Nationals’ second postseason run in three years came to an end with a disappointing Game 4 loss to the San Francisco Giants, who took the NLDS 3-1.

First-year Nats’ skipper Matt Williams told reporters after the Nationals were eliminated that he let his team know he was proud of the way they played all season long and in losing to the Giants. Read full article here.