(Michael Morse earned the rights to the Silver Fox after providing 1/4 of the Nats hits and 1/2 of the Nats runs with an absolute bomb of a HR off Bruce Chen on Monday night. Photo of TV/MASN by Nationals Enquirer staff.)
Losing streak is dead at six.
Nationals 2, Royals 1: Morse and Guzman solve Bruce Chen with a home run each.
Livan Hernandez, the Big Stopper. Livo's line: 7.0 IP, 8 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 5 K, escapes big jam in 7th. All is forgiven after that last start, Livo!
Nationals Marketing Dept. breathes a sigh of relief: Clipp n' Save true to form (including a dicey 9th by Capps) just in time for T-Shirt Tuesday featuring Clipp & Save T-Shirts.
Ross Detwiler, getting closer: activated from DL, sent to Harrisburg.
Mark Zuckerman's CSN Washington story on Lannan's demotion is well worth your time. Good quotes from everyone involved (but Lannan).
- More Morse! We'd like to echo Mike from NFBL's plea to Jim Riggleman on DH this weekend in Baltimore:
Can we please pretty please extra pretty please not play fun with lineup cards this weekend in Baltimore, the last chance to use the DH this year? Can we please pretty please see Mike, uh, Michael Morse three games in a row? Maybe two at DH and one at first? Just for yuks?