Why we should care about the 2023 Nationals and how a new Commanders owner impacts a Lamar Jackson trade

When the Washington Nationals host the Atlanta Braves Thursday, they’ll open a 2023 season considered the least-anticipated campaign in franchise history. Longtime baseball reporter and Nationals Radio Network host Craig Heist, a WTOP alum, joins us to discuss the top reasons for Nats fans to have hope for the future.
Also inside the D.C. Sports Huddle presented by MGM National Harbor: A day after Lamar Jackson made public his trade request out of Baltimore, the Josh Harris bid for the Commanders brought the franchise a step closer to being sold. Could this transaction bring Jackson to the Burgundy and Gold? One member of the franchise says it’s a possibility.
Huddle up with WTOP Senior Content Producer Rob Woodfork, Morning Sports Anchor Dave Preston and special guest Craig Heist.

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