Why is Nationals attendance down? It’s a good question without a simple answer.

Washington Post - 06-12


The Washington Nationals begin their longest homestand of the year Thursday night against Arizona, with important division series next week against Philadelphia and Atlanta. They arrive home at a perfect time to create buzz at the ballpark: Winners of 12 of their past 17 games, they’re getting dangerously close to creeping back into the National League East race. School is letting out, so young fans with hopes their team is returning to the pennant race easily could be lured to Nationals Park.