"You're dealing with human beings and they are going to have off nights, they are going to have off games. It just wasn't his night. You're not dealing with machines; a human being can't do that." (Frank Robinson, via Washington Post, 8/15/2006)
Braves pound Nats 10-4: over and out.
At least no chairs were thrown/kicked.
first place the Wild Card .500 record finishing out of the NL East cellar slipping away.
Ortizn't his night: Ramon can't get out of the fifth, gets lit up for 9 hits (2 HR), 7 earned runs, and walks 3.
Two man wrecking crew for Atlanta: 4-5 night, 3 HRs for Chipper Jones (one apiece off Ortiz, Wagner, and Hughes) + 5 RBI; 4-5 night for Matt Diaz with a HR + 4 RBI.
(Photo by Nick Wass/AP)