(AP Photo/Nick Wass. Pete Orr's 9th inning, pinch hit, walk-off sac fly puts off the inevitable for at least one more day.)
"It was bizarre, but at the same time you've got to win those games. If that slips away from us and we don't win right there, it's a pretty big downer. It's real important that we came out and won that game."
(Pete Orr, via Washington Times, 9/24/2009)
"Are we at 99? Oh."
(Ryan Zimmerman, via Washington Post, 9/24/2009)
Meet the New Mr. Walk-Off?
Nats avoid #100, no-no.
Nationals 5, Dodgers 3: No-hit by Billingsley until the 6th, The Rigglemen come roaring back late to sidestep the century mark for at least one more day.
Zim breaks up no-no with 3-run HR in the 6th.
Detwiler just so-so.
Mike MacDougal mysteriously starts the 8th, then helps blow 4-3 lead in the 9th.
Nationals Park easily 1/2 full of Dodgers fans last night. Did Stan Kasten invite LA to DC just like he did Philly or something?