(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan. Incoming!)
"It was just good tonight to kind of get a game where you could kind of relax. Once we started hitting the ball, you know, it was sort of contagious."
(Josh 'Ham Solo No More' Willingham, via Washington Post, 7/12/2009)
But is one big night enough to save Manny Acta's job*?
Nats 13, Astros 2: Who are these guys? A 13 run, 21 hit ass-kicking.
Manny doesn't trust his 'pen with an 11 run lead; Craig Stammen coasts to first CG of career, win #2.
Josh Willingham's trade value going up!
Manny rushes to the defense of Guz. He's no quitter!
*Or will Stan Kasten be meeting Manny on the tarmac at Reagan National tonight after the flight home to deliver the axe? Anonymous sources with no knowledge of the situation tell us Stan will send Mike Rizzo to do his dirty work.
Our condolences to Ryan Zimmerman and his family on the passing of his grandmother.