(Davey Johnson blamed himself after Thursday night's debacle. Screen grab via CSNWashington.com)
"That one, you chalk up to me. I was just trying to save some guys in the bullpen. They’ve been overworked. I gambled. That’s what I did. I gambled with my starter."
(Davey Johnson, via Washington Post, 7/8/2011)
Cubs 10, Nationals 9: So much for Daveyball. He got that elusive early big lead, couldn't defend it. From 8-0 up to the biggest blown lead in franchise history, courtesy of Livo, Coffey, Burnett, and Rodriguez.