(AP Photo. Dear Nats fans: "Ordinary Joe" Beimel doesn't think YOU care enough.)
"I've been kind of shocked no one gives you a hard time around here. Maybe they just don't care enough."
(Joe 0-5 Beimel, via Washington Post, 7/18/2009)
Bum Beimel Rips Uncaring Nats Fans!
You're probably right, Joe: Nats fans probably haven't given you a hard enough time for sucking this season. But before we continue, did we mention we loved your work against Pablo Sandoval out in San Francisco in May? That was awesome.
Buried in a story story by the Washington Post's Paul Schwartzman about the commitment of loyal Nats fans in the face of the piss-poor product on display at Nationals Park, Joe Beimel suggests that Nats fans don't care enough -- because most choose to cheer on the team - rather than give the team "a hard time" at home games. See Joe's quote above.
But surely we can address Joe's concerns, Nats fans. This is a call to arms!
First, join the Nationals Enquirer in lovingly Booing Joe Beimel each and every time he steps onto the field at Nationals Park for the rest of the season - or until he returns to LA, whichever happens first.
Then, join The Nationals Enquirer for an upcoming "Nationals Enquirer Brown Bag Night" at Nationals Park (date TBD), where we'll all get together wearing paper bags on our heads while we cheer on the home team and heartily boo that bleeping stiff, Joe Beimel. More details to follow.