(Cliff Lee tossed a gem in Game 3 for the Rangers at Yankee Stadium. Photo by UPI/Monika Graff via Newscom.)
And with that eight-inning, two-hit, no-run, 13-strikeout performance by Cliff Lee on Monday night, let us officially downgrade the pipe dream in which the Nationals win a bidding war for Cliff Lee's services in the offseason to a crack pipe dream.
In other words, if you live in NatsTown, and you're still harboring thoughts of the Nationals signing Cliff Lee, you've probably been smoking crack.
Nice of Cliff Lee to give Yankees fans a teaser of what they can expect for the next few postseasons to come with that epic performance in Game 3 Monday night, though. That was one hell of a job interview.
Bryce Harper reported for Arizona Fall League duty. The Post's Adam Kilgore describes the kid's first day (has video, too).
Oh, and in an interview with MASN's Byron Kerr (on Nationals 360), Yankees fan Bryce Harper declares: "We'll be the Yankees of the NL East."
Former Nationals Souting Director Dana Brown to interview for the Mets GM job, reports MASN's Ben Goessling.