Nats Insider

From the clubhouse to the dugout, the Nats Insider podcast hosted by Nationals broadcaster Dan Kolko takes you behind the scenes of Washington Nationals baseball. Episodes feature exclusive interviews with Nats players, coaches, alumni and more. A Curly W Productions broadcast.

1/10/17: Extras | Washington Nationals
Could the Nationals be a landing spot for Greg Holland?'s Tim McMaster and Nationals reporter Jamal Collier make a case how Holland could be a valuable bullpen addition and how Max Scherzer's injured finger will keep him out of the Classic.
13 min
1/5/17: Extras | Washington Nationals
Can the Nationals make a deep playoff run in 2017?'s Tim McMaster and Nationals reporter Jamal Collier discuss why the club has all the tools to compete and if Dusty Baker could sign an extension as manager.
11 min
12/26/16: Extras | Washington Nationals
The 2016 season did not end in the way most Washington fans had hoped, but it was not without its individual accomplishments.'s Anthony Castrovince and Nationals reporter Jamal Collier break down the great performances by Daniel Murphy and Trea Turner.
10 min
12/21/16: Extras | Washington Nationals
Who do the Nats turn to now to be their closer in 2017?'s Anthony Castrovince and Nationals reporter Jamal Collier break down the internal options from the bullpen and if Matt Wieters is an option as the backstop with Derek Norris already in the fold.
8 min
12/14/16: Extras | Washington Nationals
Washington grabbed themselves a new center fielder last week during the Winter Meetings.'s Tim McMaster and Nationals reporter Jamal Collier talk about the Adam Eaton trade for prospects Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez and Dane Dunning.
11 min
12/7/16: Extras | Washington Nationals
The Nationals want to make a big splash at the Winter Meetings.'s Tim McMaster chats with Nationals reporter Jamal Collier on the chance they could acquire Andrew McCutchen and who the team is looking at for the closer role.
9 min
12/6/16: Extras | Derek Norris and Dust...
As the 2016 Winter Meetings roll on,'s Bill Ladson continues to get the latest scoop straight from the source. Bill speaks with Nationals manager Dusty Baker about the offseason and Washington's upcoming 2017 campaign. He also spends some time talking with newly acquired catcher Derek Norris about what Nats fans can expect from their new backstop next year.
15 min
11/29/16: Extras | Washington Nationals...
The Nationals want to repeat as Division champs once again in 2017.'s Tim McMaster talks to Nationals reporter Jamal Collier to find out what Washington hope to accomplish during the upcoming Winter Meetings.
2 min
11/18/16: Extras | HOF Candidate Tim Ra...
Tim Raines is on his 10th and final year on the Hall of Fame ballot. analyst Richard Justice breaks down Raines' HOF-worthy career and his 12 seasons in Montreal.
4 min
11/18/16: Extras | HOF Candidate Vladim...
Vladimir Guerrero spent eight seasons in Montreal, playing in four straight All-Star games. analyst Richard Justice explains why Guerrero hasn't gone in sooner and why his intentional walk-rate alone is Hall of Fame worthy.
4 min
11/11/16: Extras | Washington Nationals
The Nationals didn't quite meet their expectations in 2016. Nationals reporter Jamal Collier discusses what holes they'll need to fill in the offseason.
4 min
11/4/16: Extras | Andrew Stevenson, Dre...
The Fall League provides top prospects with a chance to see some of the best talent in the league and work on refining their skills. caught up with two Nationals prospects Andrew Stevenson and Drew Ward to discuss how they'll take advantage of the warm weather and the great opportunity.
2 min
10/13/16: NLDS Game 5 Recap: Nationals
After yielding four runs in the 7th, the Nationals came up a run short in a dramatic Game 5 of the NLDS.
9 min
10/11/16: NLDS Game 4 Recap: Nationals
Four RBIs by Daniel Murphy weren't enough to overcome Joe Ross' shaky start as the Nationals fell, 6-5, to force a decisive NLDS Game 5.
8 min
10/11/16: Extras | Trea Turner
Before Game 4 of the NLDS, Nationals reporter Bill Ladson caught up with Trea Turner to find out how different the postseason atmosphere's been compared to regular season and what he attributes to Washington's 2-1 series lead over the Dodgers.
4 min
10/10/16: NLDS Game 3 Recap: Nationals
Jayson Werth collected three hits, including a key homer in the Nationals' four-run 9th inning that cemented their Game 3 win
8 min
10/9/16: NLDS Game 2 Recap: Nationals
Daily Recap: Daniel Murphy had three hits and two RBIs to lead the Nationals' 5-2 win over the Dodgers to tie the NLDS at 1
10 min
10/7/16: NLDS Game 1 Recap: Nationals
Home runs by Corey Seager and Justin Turner backed four scoreless relief innings, including a five-out save from Kenley Jansen
11 min
10/6/16: Extras | NLDS Preview
The Nationals kick off their postseason hosting the Dodgers in a historical match up.'s Alyson Footer caught up with Nationals reporter Bill Ladson and Dodgers reporter Ken Gurnick to breakdown pitching matchups, key players and spotlight the first-ever series featuring two minority managers.
10 min
10/3/16: Extras | Davey Lopes
Davey Lopes knows a thing or two about stealing and baserunning. Nationals reporter Bill Ladson caught up with Lopes to hear his assessment of the Nationals' baserunning skills and why it's such an important part of the game.
8 min
9/30/16: Extras | Jayson Werth
Jayson Werth knew coming to Washington was a risk but wanted a new challenge in his career. Nationals reporter Bill Ladson caught up with the outfielder to reflect on his career in D.C., expectations for the postseason and how Dusty Baker's impacted his game.
9 min
9/27/16: Extras | Washington Nationals
The postseason is on the horizon for the Nationals, however, they're trying to get there in one piece. Following the latest injury to hit the club, this time to catcher Wilson Ramos,'s Tim McMaster and Nationals reporter Bill Ladson break down how Washington will compensate for his injury and if there's any concern for Tanner Roark following his recent rough start.
7 min
9/26/16: Extras | Tanner Roark
What did it take for Tanner Roark to work his way back into the starting rotation? Nationals reporter Bill Ladson caught up with Roark to find out how he continued to remain confident in himself on the pitching staff.
7 min
9/22/16: Extras | Washington Nationals
The Nationals' magic number sits at 2 heading into the weekend.'s Tim McMaster and Nationals reporter Bill Ladson discuss Stephen Strasburg and Daniel Murphy's injuries, Bryce Harper's shoulder rumors and the potential postseason starting rotation.
8 min
9/20/16: Extras | Anthony Rendon
What's clicked for Anthony Rendon in the second half of the season? Nationals reporter Bill Ladson caught up with the infielder to find out how he's conquered the second half and helped lead his team to the postseason.
5 min