(Oliver Perez trots off the mound to a chorus of boos after walking Justin Maxwell with the bases loaded to drive in Adam Kennedy for the game winning run in the 14th inning. AP Photo.)
"The guys started telling me it's kind of becoming a tradition here. My first question was, 'Did you guys win?' I don't want to stay this long and lose."
(Miguel Batista, via Washington Post, 10/3/2010)
Now, raise your hand if around the bottom of the 12th you started worrying that this game had a good chance of ending after the playoffs start on Wednesday afternoon. It was pretty awful.
Nats bullpen: Fantastic, again.
Thanks for the memories, Adam Dunn. You'll be missed.