(The Phillies broke out the champagne on Sunday night. Reuters Photo by John Sommers II.)
No, not that the Nationals are bringing back their entire coaching staff for (at least the start of) the 2011 season. That's fine.
Because the thought of having no choice but to root for the Yankees at some point in the near future is almost too much to take.
Heck, even the columnists in Philly are noting that the "novelty of October baseball in Philadelphia is a distant memory." Sort of captures the whole spirit of baseball fans in that hellhole of a city.
And it doesn't look like there's anybody around to take 'em down.
Boooooo! Or should that be: boo hoo?