Tracking the Nats’ historic chase of the ’62 Mets

Current Record: 32-46 (.410, 10 GB)

Projected Record: 66-96

Insensitive Comment Made by Micah Bowie After Last Night’s Ker-Thwacking: “I got my butt kicked”

What You Gotta Imagine Jesus Colome Thought When He Heard That:Your butt?”

Parsing the Loss: Nats 0, Atlanta 13. Manny Acta‘s attempt to clear the cartoon stars and birds flying around his players’ heads, by playing Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s “Taking Care of Business,” was ineffective if misguided—-clearly, some Mat Kearny is what it takes to get these guys talking.

Barry Svrluga Verbs of the Day: “flailed,” “hammered,” “reduced”