Wednesday, October 1, 2014

DC-Internet Baseball Writers Association Announces 2014 Player Achievement Awards

The Washington, DC chapter of the Internet Baseball Writers Association is an organization comprised of Internet writers, on-line media outlets, and bloggers.
 
In accordance with its stated goal of promoting the members of the association and increasing awareness and respect as active members of the media that cover the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball club, the DC-IBWA is pleased to announce its member-voted winners of the 2014 Player Achievement Awards.

Each individual award is named after a member of the district’s storied baseball heritage, to promote awareness of the significance of the history of Washington, DC baseball. Biographies of the honored historical players can be found at this link.

Voters were asked to name first, second and third place for each category. First place votes received five points, second place votes received three points and third place votes received one point.

In addition, the voters were also asked to respond to six survey questions about the Nationals and the on-line media community.

We received 21 ballots from association members from the following online media outlets: District Sports Page, Federal Baseball, WeLoveDC.com, The Nats Blog, D.C. Baseball History, DC is for Baseball, Let Teddy Win!, Matt's Bats, Nationals Arm Race, Nationals GM, Nationals Prospects, Nationals Review, Nats Nation, Nats Noodles, Natstadamus, Red Porch Report.

You can find more information about the DC-IBWA, or our membership, by visiting our website at http://dc-ibwaa.blogspot.com/ or contacting us at DCIBWA@gmail.com.

See the results after the break...

Monday, March 31, 2014

DC-IBWA Announces 2014 Preseason Survey Results

Washington, DC -- Members of the Washington, DC chapter of the Internet Baseball Writers Association were asked to reply to a survey of 11 questions regarding the Washington Nationals upcoming season. Twenty-four members of the association replied to the survey, which asked for predictions on several position battles, statistical leaders, and win projections for the 2014 Nats.

Survey respondents: District Sports Page, Federal Baseball, We Love DC, The Nats BlogNationals Prospects, Let Teddy WinCenterfield Gate, Red Porch ReportDC Baseball History, Citizens of Natstown, William World NewsNationals ReviewMatt's Bats, District on Deck, Nats NationDC Pro Sports Report, DC Natitude, Nationals Arm Race, Nationals Enquirer, Nats Noodles, Half Street Heart AttackSpaceNat.

Results after the jump...

Monday, October 7, 2013

DC-Internet Baseball Writers Association Announces 2013 Player Achievement Awards

The Washington, DC chapter of the Internet Baseball Writers Association is an organization comprised of Internet writers, on-line media outlets, and bloggers.
In accordance with its stated goal of promoting the members of the association and increasing awareness and respect as active members of the media that cover the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball club, the DC-IBWA is pleased to announce its member-voted winners of the 2012 Player Achievement Awards.

Each individual award is named after a member of the district’s storied baseball heritage, to promote awareness of the significance of the history of Washington, DC baseball. Biographies of the honored historical players can be found at this link.

Voters were asked to name first, second and third place for each category. First place votes received five points, second place votes received three points and third place votes received one point.

In addition, the voters were also asked to respond to six survey questions about the Nationals and the on-line media community.

We received 18 ballots from association members from the following online media outlets: District Sports Page, Federal Baseball, WeLoveDC.com, The Nats Blog, D.C. Baseball History, DC is for Baseball, FJB, Let Teddy Win!, Matt's Bats, Nationals Arm Race, Nats GM, Nationals Prospects, Nats Nation, Nats Noodles, Natstadamus, Red Porch Report, Zimmerman(n) Telegram.

You can find more information about the DC-IBWA, or our membership, by visiting our website at http://dc-ibwaa.blogspot.com/ or contacting us at DCIBWA@gmail.com.

See the results after the break...

Monday, April 1, 2013

DC-IBWA Announces 2013 Preseason Survey Results

Washington, DC -- Members of the Washington, DC chapter of the Internet Baseball Writers Association were asked to reply to a survey of 11 questions regarding the Washington Nationals upcoming season. Twenty-eight members of the association replied to the survey, which asked for predictions on several position battles, statistical leaders, and win projections for the 2012 Nats.


Survey respondents: District Sports Page, Federal Baseball, We Love DC, The Nats Blog, Natstradamus, Nationals Prospects, Let Teddy Win, First Ladies of Baseball, FJB, District On Deck, Nats Nation, Centerfield Gate, Red Porch Report, DC Baseball History, Citizens of Natstown, WFY, Nationals Archive, Nationals 101, Nationals Review, The Zimmerman(n) Telegram, DC is for Baseball, Auburn Citizen, Matt's Batts, District on Deck, Nats Nation, Passing Time, DC Pro Sports Report, Nationals GM.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

DC-Internet Baseball Writers Association Announces 2012 Player Achievement Awards

The Washington, DC chapter of the Internet Baseball Writers Association is an organization comprised of Internet writers, on-line media outlets, and bloggers.
In accordance with its stated goal of promoting the members of the association and increasing awareness and respect as active members of the media that cover the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball club, the DC-IBWA is pleased to announce its member-voted winners of the 2012 Player Achievement Awards.

Each individual award is named after a member of the district’s storied baseball heritage, to promote awareness of the significance of the history of Washington, DC baseball. Biographies of the honored historical players can be found at this link.

Voters were asked to name first, second and third place for each category. First place votes received five points, second place votes received three points and third place votes received one point.

In addition, the voters were also asked to respond to six survey questions about the Nationals and the on-line media community.

Twenty-one ballots from association members were submitted from the following online media outlets: District Sports Page, Federal Baseball, WeLoveDC.com, The Nats Blog, Centerfield Gate, FJB, Nationals Inquisition, Bang! Zoom!, Nats Nation, Let Teddy Win!, Nationals Review, William World News, First Ladies of Baseball, Nationals Prospects, Nats Enquirer, D.C. Baseball History, Natstadamus, Long Island Nats Blog, Nationals Daily News (emeritus), We've Got Heart (emeritus).

You can find more information about the DC-IBWA, or our membership, by visiting our website at http://dc-ibwaa.blogspot.com/ or contacting us at DCIBWA@gmail.com.

See the results after the break...

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

DC-IBWA Announces 2012 Pre-Season Survey Results

Washington, DC -- Members of the Washington, DC chapter of the Internet Baseball Writers Association were asked to reply to a survey of 11 questions regarding the Washington Nationals upcoming season. Twenty-one members of the association replied to the survey, which asked for predictions on several position battles, statistical leaders, and win projections for the 2012 Nats.
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1. Who will lead the Nats in home runs?  Ryan Zimmerman (11), Michael Morse (10), Jayson Werth (4).

2. Who will lead the Nats in RBIs? Zimmerman (12), Werth (4), Danny Espinosa (2), Morse (1), Wilson Ramos (1).

3. Who will led the Nats in stolen bases? Ian Desmond (16), Espinosa (4), Roger Bernadina (1), Werth (1).

4. Who will lead the Nats in wins? Jordan Zimmermann (15), Gio Gonzalez (4), Stephen Strasburg (1), Edwin Jackson (1).

5. Which pitcher (Chien-Ming Wang, John Lannan or Ross Detwiler) will make more starts for the Nats? Lannan (12), Detwiler (6), Wang (3).

6. Which center field candidate (Rick Ankiel, Roger Bernadina or Bryce Harper) will get more at bats for the Nats? Harper (11), Bernadina (6), Ankiel (4).

7. What date will Bryce Harper make his MLB debut? June 15 (4), June 1 (4), May 1 (2), May 15, 18; June 2, 5, 19, 21, 22; July 3, 4, 21; Sept. 1, 2.

8. Which minor leaguer are you most excited to watch this season? Anthony Rendon (9), Eury Perez (4), Tyler Moore (3), Matt Purke (3), Corey Brown (2), Michael Taylor (1), Destin Hood (1), Chris Marrero (1), Alex Meyer (1), Ryan Tatusko (1).

9. How many all-stars will the Nats have and whom? Two (11), Three (5), One (4), Five (1), Six (1). Ryan Zimmerman (19), Stephen Strasburg (16), Drew Storen (5), Jayson Werth (3), Jordan Zimmermann (3), Wilson Ramos (2), Gio Gonzlaez (1), Michael Morse (1), Danny Espinosa (1).

10. Number of wins and place in division?  Third (15), Second (6), Fourth (1).  92, 90, 88, 87 (5), 86 (4), 85 (5), 84, 83, 82 (2).

11. Most important development for 2011?  Top of the order on-base percentage (5), Starting rotation dominance (2), Getting "big game" experience (2), Team health, Ryan Zimmerman's health, Development of Harper and Rendon, Werth bounce back year, Cultivating fan base, Handling pressure of expectation, Harper learning center field, Team willingness to take chances, Outfield situation.

The DC-IBWA is comprised of independent journalists, websites and blogs that cover the Washington Nationals. For more information about the DC-IBWA, please contact Dave Nichols at David.Nichols@DistrictSportsPage.com.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

DC-Internet Baseball Writers Association Announce 2011 Player Achievement Awards

The Washington, DC chapter of the Internet Baseball Writers Association is an organization comprised of internet writers, on-line media outlets, and bloggers.
In accordance with its stated goal of promoting the members of the association and increasing awareness and respect as active members of the media that cover the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball club, the DC-IBWA is pleased to announce its member-voted winners of the 2011 Player Achievement Awards.

Each individual award is named after a member of the district’s storied baseball heritage, to promote awareness of the significance of the history of Washington, DC baseball. Biographies of the honored historical players can be found at this link.

Voters were asked to name first, second and third place for each category. First place votes received five points, second place votes received three points and third place votes received one point.

In addition, the voters were also asked to respond to six survey questions about the Nationals and the on-line media community.

Twenty-five ballots from association members were submitted from the following online media outlets: Nationals News Network, Nationals Daily News, Federal Baseball, WeLoveDC.com, NNN: Off the Field, Centerfield Gate, FJB, Nationals Inquisition, Bang! Zoom!, Nats Nation, Let Teddy Win!, Nationals Review, Nats Triple Play, William World News, The Nats Blog, First Ladies of Baseball, For Love of the Nationals, Nationals Prospects, Capitol Baseball, Nationals Arms Race, Nats GM, Nats Noodles, Sharkadina, DC is for Baseball.

You can find more information about the DC-IBWA, or our membership, by visiting our website at http://dc-ibwaa.blogspot.com/ or contacting us at DCIBWA@gmail.com.

See the results after the break...

WELCOME TO THE HOME OF THE DC-IBWA

This site is the home of the Washington, DC chapter of the Internet Baseball Writers Association, founded in 2009.

Our goal is to promote the independent online media outlets, Internet writers, blogs and websites of this association to increase awareness and respect as active members of the media that cover the Washington Nationals MLB club.

The Association will vote each season on post-season Player Achievement Awards, both for the Washington Nationals and for the BBWAA Awards. Local awards will be named after heroes of Washington baseball. In addition, the Association will recognize excellence within the blogging community as well.

The member sites listed on our home page have met the criteria for membership and provide consistent, excellent content covering the Washington Nationals.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please e-mail the Association at DCIBWA@gmail.com and a representative of the organizing committee will respond to your inquiry.

Thank you for your interest in the DC-IBWA and its contributing members.