(Roy Oswalt couldn't believe he'd been ejected from Monday's Nats-Astros game; the Nationals couldn't believe their luck. Photo from Getty Images via Daylife.)
"That's the thing about the East - I think it's kind of wide open over there. You got Philadelphia, and Atlanta is coming back and I know Washington is still playing well. It should be a good race. That's the big thing, is just trying to get in the playoffs. Once you get in the playoffs, anything can happen."
(Roy Oswalt, via Nationals Journal, 6/1/2010)
If Roy Oswalt would really consider a trade to the Nationals, the only question remaining for Mike Rizzo is: "Who do you want?" Because that little problem of the $29 million remaining through the end of 2011 is no problem, right Mr. Lerner? We're having a hard time compiling a list of untouchables in the system at the moment. Help us out.
Get it done, Rizzo!