(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast. There's something oddly comforting about the sight of big Livo back in a Curly W.)
"Livan did a real good job. Kind of vintage Livan. Mixing his pitches up. We use that phrase a lot, changing speeds, but he really does; he changes speeds on his fastball, changes speeds on his breaking ball, locates the ball well, kept people off balance and gave our club the chance to win."
(Livan Hernandez, via Washington Post, 8/27/2009)
A Fat Chance Not Taken.
You gotta love Milton Bradley. Even if Cubs fans hate him (despite his 3RBI night last night), he still loves himself (via Chicago Tribune): "I feel love [from] me. I love me. I look in the mirror and go out and play."
Nyjer Morgan, back this afternoon from his bout with the flu.
Nats on the hunt for broken down and/or washed up veteran arms for 2010 campaign. Smoltz, Padilla say thanks, but no thanks; at least for the rest of 2009. Brad Penny, released by the Red Sox, is looking for work today. Bring back Livo in 2010!