(Welcome back, Craig Stammen. AP Photo, via Daylife.)
"That's about as clean a game as we've played in a while. It's encouraging to remind ourselves that we can play like that."
(Jim Riggleman, via Nats Insider, 6/29/2010)
Prayers answered: a W.
Nationals 7, Braves 2: No errors, no meltdowns, and lots of run support. Forget Strasburg, Craig Stammen is Baseball Jesus?
Stammen's line: 7.1 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 K. 15 groundouts, 3 flyouts. Welcome back.
There's the offense!
Somehow we missed this ray of sunshine in the middle of the last losing streak:Jordan Zimmermann is scheduled to start for the Potomac Nationals on July 3, according to MASN's Byron Kerr.