(Photo by Reuters Pictures. Interim Jim ponders the question: "W.W.M.D.? What would Manny do?")
Fire Jim Riggleman!
Cubs 6, Nats 2: He promised more of the same, and his team delivered.
It's like a checklist from the Manny Acta Era! A quality start from John Lannan; errors; baserunning blunders; no offense; and of course, pyrotechnics from the bullpen.
Now, let the Julian Tavarez DFA Watch begin!
Bill Ladson reports that "contending teams" are interested in Willie Harris; and that Rizzo may be pulling a Jimbo with Nick Johnson, i.e. asking for sun, moon, and stars:
According to one baseball source, the Nationals are asking too much for Johnson. Teams are not willing to give up top young players for a guy who gets injured often.