"The team is playing unbelievable right now. It's fun, coming to the field. We know we have a great chance of winning, and we've got all three aspects of our game clicking at the same time."
(Tim Redding, via Washington Post, 9/1/2008)
Nationals 7, Phillies 4: Happy Holidays! Seven, but who's counting? The real good news is: Seattle keeps winning, too, so no ground lost in the battle for Strasburg.
Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawn. Another playoff pretender bites the dust against the hottest team in baseball (a.k.a. The Team That Saved Jimbo's Job 'til next year).
(AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)