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Walk-off hit by pitch

Posted on August 21, 2011 at 8:31 pm

Wait, you can embed videos now?!?! Woot! Nationals win the Phillies series at home on a walk-off hit by pitch, even if it felt like, "no place but home". Well, poop, I found the embed code, but apparently the answer is no, you can't. Continue Reading

Davey Johnson is no coddler

Posted on July 20, 2011 at 9:06 am

Well, Davey Johnson's postgame interview following last night's 7-6 loss to the Astros was certainly a departure from the norm we've grown accustomed to with previous managers. He didn't mince words when discussing Jordan Zimmerman's not-so-great start and wouldn't even consider the fact Jordan had been hit in the shin with the ball earlier as an excuse. Johnson used phrases such as, "Those things upset me," and "those kinds of mistakes are hard to stomach". I'm torn between liking the ... Continue Reading

Celebrating Independence Day

Posted on July 5, 2011 at 10:15 am

Celebrating Independence Day

Independence from slumps, boos, you-name-it! The Nats won 5-4 on a walk-off wild pitch delivered by the Cubs' Marmol in the bottom of the 10th inning. Most fans sweltering in the stands were not only hoping for a win, but a quick ending as well. Ok, at least I was! Happy 4th of July indeed! [ Photos on Flickr ] PRE: Curly W's dad gets a high five from Screech after 'play ball!' 1ST: Jordan Zimmermann 1ST: The moment a bat ... Continue Reading

05-28-11 Padres 2 Nationals 1

Posted on May 30, 2011 at 12:01 pm

05-28-11 Padres 2 Nationals 1

Meh. Yet another one run loss, but I photographed it, so here you go. 1ST: Bases loaded on walks with 1 out and Morse grounds into double play to end chance 2ND: Great catch by Ankiel 3RD: Hairston dives for a grounder and gets a 5-4 fielder's choice 4TH: Teddy didn't win. Abe dramatically fell backwards across the finish line 7TH: Laynce Nix homers into the Nats bullpen 8TH: Coffey time! 8TH: Coffey time! 8TH: Werth makes a nice catch 8TH: ... Continue Reading

If the Nats beat the Phillies and nobody is there to see it

Posted on April 13, 2011 at 12:10 pm

Did it really happen? YES! [After reading this, check out the series preview Q&A I did with Enrico from The 700 Level] I totally did not want to go to the game last night and was silently praying for a rainout and the game to be called before hauling myself downtown. See, two days after my near-death experience in the Jeep, I wiped out on the scooter Monday night (again, thanks to a car cutting me off). With two severely bruised ... Continue Reading


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