(Reuters Photo. Jim Riggleman is the only one scratching his head over the lack of effort by his Nats. Losing will do that to you, Jim.)
"We just were flat, and that's not acceptable."
(Jim Riggleman, via Washington Post, 9/20/2009)
"We've played one-hundred-and-x amount of games. Why would we decide on Sunday, whatever the day is, to not play hard? That's (crap). I don't care how we're winning or losing. We do play hard. I think the energy was the same as any other game."
(Adam Dunn, via Chatter/Washington Times, 9/20/2009)
Riggles calls out Nats' effort.
Dunn calls bullsh*t.
Mets 6, Nats 2(Sunday): Loss number 98. Jim Riggleman is starting to sound like a guy who realizes he won't be back next season. He lost his team weeks ago, folks.