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)