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Tracking the Nats’ historic chase of the ’62 Mets
Current Record: 26-37 (.412, 11 GB)
Projected Record: 67-95
First Basemen Who Don’t Have “Too Much Going On Inside My Brain”: 1
Number of Times This Year the Phrase “Boof Was Ugly Today” Has Proved Useful: 1
Parsing the Loss: Nats 3, Minnesota 6. Nats bats were hot in Matsland ’til UMPIRES OF EVIL destroy Dmitri Young‘s hopes, dreams. Junior Duck Commander Ryan Langerhans overthrows! Not evil regime, rather third base. It’s of a piece.
Barry Svrluga Adjectives of the Day: “towering,” “ill-advised”