(Pudge celebrates after driving in the go-ahead run in Saturday's second game. Screen grab via MLB.com.)
"I know it’s going to get better. I’m optimistic. I like to score runs."
(Davey Johnson, via Washington Post, 7/3/2011)
Pirates 5, Nationals 3 (Game 1): More blown chances than you can shake a stick at.
Nationals 4, Pirates 3 (Game 2): Nats have just enough. Pudge delivers in a pinch.