(Roy Oswalt's Phillies debut didn't go as planned. Getty Images photo.)
"You definitely want to hear your team being shouted (for) rather than the Phillies. For the most part, they were a little quieter today, and that's a good thing, especially in our stadium."
(Craig Stammen, via The Goessling Game/MASNSports.com, 7/30/2010)
Miss Iowa > Roy Oswalt
Roy Oswalt helps Nats take back Citizens Bank Park South. Nyjer Morgan triples on Oswalt's first Phillie pitch; Oswalt's first AB was even better - an improbable 9-3 putout after lining an apparent base hit to right. All six of the sober Phillies fans in attendance were left lamenting the loss of J.A. Happ.
Big night on tap Saturday nightat Nationals Park for Stan Kasten's favorite paying customers. Here's hoping Ross Detwiler can keep 'em quiet a second night in a row.