I love baseball, but duders, we have a problem: In December, used-car dealer and current Commissioner of Baseball Bud Selig went before Congress and made an ass out of himself. As if it weren’t in enough trouble from the whole contraction mess, baseball’s stock sank even further in the eyes of the committee when Selig claimed that the sport’s teams had lost a combined $519 million in 2001. (I blame Carl Everett.) Shortly after, and probably because of, his miserable performance, the commish seemingly reversed his position on the future of baseball in Washington, and now, just maybe, we might get a team—and all the bankrupt (morally) officials that come with it. (Maybe the city can finally start the John Harrington Charter School for Sleazy Bastards.) Thanks, Bud. NBC4’s Tom Sherwood, Bobby Goldwater of the D.C. Sports and Entertainment Commission, and the Congressional Budget Office’s Dennis Zimmerman discuss our prospects for “Fields and Dreams” at 7 p.m. at the Sumner School’s Great Hall, 1201 17th St. NW. Free. (202) 789-7864. (Mike Kanin)