(Jim Riggleman argues that blown call on Werth in the 9th Thursday afternoon. Sorta seems like it wouldn't have mattered.)
"I want to be an umpire when I grow up. No responsibility. No accountability."
(Unnamed Nationals' player, via Nats Insider, 5/20/2011)
18 innings, 18 zeroes. Rizzo Gone Wild!
Mets 1, Nationals 0 (Thursday): Can't blame the crappy umps for the Nats' crappy offense.
Mets 3, Nationals 0 (Wednesday): Nats' offense slightly more productive on this rainy night than during Tuesday's sunny rainout in Washington.
Where have you gone, Lenny Harris? Fire Rick Eckstein! (because, it's the umpires' hitting coach's fault, you know?)
Bring on the Battle of the Beltwayzzzzzzzzzzzzz....