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Best of Washington 2011: The Nationals Taste Test Bubblegum (Video)

Watch this behind-the-scenes video of the Nationals' bullpen taste testing an assortment of bubblegum

The Nationals' relief pitchers know their bubblegum. And they should—they'll often spend six or seven innings sitting in the dugout chewing on wads of it. "It gives you something to do instead of just sitting there, grinding your teeth," says Drew Storen. We spent an afternoon with Storen, Tyler Clippard, Todd Coffey, Cole Kimball, and Doug Slaten and had them taste test a selection of bubblegum. The winners? Bubble Yum and Dubble Bubble. Check out this video of the photo shoot and the gum taste test. Subscribe to Washingtonian
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