(Photo of TV by Nationals Enquirer staff. Bronson Arroyo pumps his fist moments after sealing a 2-hit, complete game shutout against the Nationals.)
"I could care less what Bronson takes. He took the right pills tonight."
(Adam Dunn, via Washington Post, 8/13/2009)
"I have a lot of guys in (the locker room) who think I'm out of (my) mind because I'm taking a lot of things not on the (MLB-approved) list. I take 10 to 12 different things a day, and on the days I pitch, there's four more things. There's a caffeine drink I take from a company that Curt Schilling introduced me to in '05. I take some Korean ginseng and a few other proteins out there that are not certified. But I haven't failed any tests, so I figured I'm good."
(Bronson Arroyo, via USA Today, 8/12/2009)
Unlike the Skins, they only got beat by a touchdown.
Streaking: Guz's hit streak dies at 17; Zim extends his latest hit streak to 16. Nats losing streak hits 3.
Our anonymous, unnamed sources confirmed it: Jim Bowden seen riding a Segway outside of Great American Ball Park before last night's game. Reportedly wearing a Jose Rijo jersey and Reds #1 giant foam finger.
Nats trying to lure in tourists with 40% ticket discounts. According to The Washington Business journal, as of the beginning of August, the team's attendance for the year stands at 1.3 million. Last season, total attendance was 2.3 million. We'll go out on a limb and say they won't make up the difference.
Jordan Zimmermann got his name in his hometown newspaper.