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Tracking the Nats’ historic chase of the ’62 Mets
Current Record: 42-56 (.429, 13 GB)
Projected Record: 69-93
Chance Austin Kearns Can’t Get “I Wanna Talk About Me” Out of His Head Today: 1 in 2
Parsing the Win: Nats 3, Colorado 0. Forget Guzmania—there’s a new word in town: “fick.” As in, “I totally ficked that guy over by pretending to make a play to second yesterday.” Or, “I ficking drew a walk, then they put Nook Logan in as pinch runner, then Ryan Langerhans completely ficked up a bunt. Somehow we won anyway. Let’s go see Toby Ficking Keith!”
Barry Svrluga Adjective of the Day: “key” (twice)