"For the most part, my fastball was up, my change-up was flat and my curveball was nonexistent; I'm disgusted with myself right now. I feel healthy, but I made stupid pitches in stupid situations. Even if I made the right pitch, I didn't execute it, and it ended up a home run."
(Mike Bacsik, via Washington Post, 7/07/2007)
Ronnie Belliard celebrates the sentencing of the guy who tried to blackmail him (aka the father of the girl he allegedly knocked up) with a big 4-5 night and a really nice catch in the 4th.
Yaaaawn...2 more hits for Da Meat Hook. Aren't you just a little bit interested to know what Jim Bowden's asking price is? Did Jim really get thisclose to a deal with the Braves, but the asking price was too high (or so says Ken Rosenthal)?
Meanwhile...There's nobody clamoring for the triumphant return of old friend Hector Carrasco to Washington (DFA by LAAoA on Tuesday).
(AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)