(AP Photo. Good, bad, and ugly: A 2-4, 2 RBI night for Lastings Milledge against his old mates, which also featured some vintage Lastings-esque hyjinks in the outfield in the 8th inning to cost his team a run.)
"It was fun out there. I wouldn't say there were any nerves at all. I'm relaxed. This isn't like any feeling I've had when coming up to the majors, even in New York. I feel like I deserve to be here. I wasn't in the minor leagues with a chip on my shoulder this team. I was doing my work."
(Lastings Milledge, via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 8/1/2009)
PirAAAtes 5, Nationals 4: Old buddy Joel Hanrahan tried his best to blow it in the 8th, but it wasn't enough.
Lannan didn't have it.