"It's extremely important not to walk guys regardless of whether you're a ground-ball or fly-ball pitcher, but in this stadium and with the lineup they have, you don't want to be walking guys. When you walk guys, the home runs hurt you more."
(Manny Acta, via Washington Post, 8/25/2008)
- Part 2 of SBF's Q&A with Stan Kasten. We still think Stan hates his job.
- Ah yes, still talking about a return for Hill in 2008. The headlines on Nationals dot com say it all: "Hill still weeks away from returning - Not progressing as quickly from forearm strain as club hoped"
- Ah yes, the bullpen is in shambles.
(Tribune photo by Stacey Wescott)