(The Good Ship Riggleman is sinking fast, and not even Stephen Strasburg can save this ship.)
"It's just not happening right now for us. We're struggling. Everybody in there knows it. We're sticking together, though. We're going to pass the character test. Your character gets tested sometimes, and we're getting tested right now."
(Jim Riggleman, via Washington Post, 6/20/2010)
But, thankfully, they're going to pass the character test on the way down.
White Sox 6, Nationals 3: John Lannan is all stink, no sink.
Lannan is staying put in the rotation, at least for one more start. So, his elbow really is OK?
6 losses in a row, 8 under .500, 11 back in the NL East.
But the awful 29-41 Royals are coming to town for three games, and Strasburg is pitching Wednesday. Worst this streak can go is 8 in a row, right?
Bruce Chen vs. Livan Hernandez Monday. Bruce Chen: save us.