Last Chance To Send The Nats To Anaheim

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The Nationals (34-45) return to the District to start a 10 game homestand tonight after going 1-5 on their most recent roadtrip.

With June behind them, Manager Jim Riggleman remains positive. “Let’s play some good baseball before the All-Star break and start feeling better about ourselves,” he told

Want to get your favorite Nats to the 2010 All-Star Game in Anaheim? MLB veteran Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez remains atop the NL leaders in votes but still needs more. Other players are in the running but they won’t get anywhere without fans notching their names in the tally column.

Ballots close at 11:59 p.m. tonight. That means: if you want to see those Washington faces in sunny California representing District baseball, you’ve got less than 24 hours to make something happen.

You can vote on the Nationals website or at MLB’s Campaign Manager Headquarters.

Rachel moved to DC in the fall of 2005 to study Journalism and Music at American University. When she’s not keeping up with the latest Major League Baseball news, she works on making music as an accomplished singer-songwriter and was even a featured performer/speaker at TEDxDupont Circle in 2012. Rachel has also contributed to The Washington Examiner and MASN Sports’ Nationals Buzz as a guest blogger. See why she loves DC. E-Mail:

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