"It's like Dr. Phil always says, you create your own experience. Acknowledge and accept accountability for your life. Understand your role in creating results. He's got a nasty cutter. We've got him penciled in as our #3 starter."
(Jim Bowden, via The Nationals Enquirer, 1/21/2007)
Team looking for a tough love answer to the big question mark that is the 2007 rotation.
According to multiple sources outside of the organization, the Nationals have offered Dr. Phil McGraw a minor league contract. Dr. Phil caught the attention of Nationals' GM Jim Bowden in September, when he threw out the ceremonial first pitch for a game with the Braves at RFK.
Dr. Phil (above), unavailable for comment.
(Photo by Nick Wass/AP)