(Ian Desmond made his triumphant return from paternity leave Thursday night. Screen grab of TV/MASN.)
Nationals 4, Mets 3: Beats changing diapers! Ian Desmond returns from paternity leave with a home run, triple, no errors.
Rinse, wash, repeat for Livan Hernandez, takes Mets to the cleaners: 8 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 5 K, 105 pitches.
According to unnamed sources with no knowledge of the situation, a straw-man clubhouse attendant purchased Dippin' Dots and a helmet sundae using Livo's cash prior to the game.
Drew Storen strikes out Willie Harris on a 3-2 slider for his 4th save of the season. Willie the Met Killer, indeed!
See you in June, Ryan Zimmerman?