"I will remember this one. I won't forget about it."
(Shairon Martis, via Washington Post, 9/24/2008)
Knockout punch! NL East spoilers knock Marlins from playoff contention, keep pace in race for Worst Place with the pathetic Mariners, who broke their 12-game losing streak last night.
As the season winds down and we scour the ends of the earth for silver linings, we'd like to once again thank Mike Stanton for the gift of Shairon Martis. Or maybe we should be thanking Jim Bowden?
Last but not least, see you at Nationals Park in April 2009, Jordan Zimmermann.
(Photo of TV screen by The Nationals Enquirer staff)