(Good for Jonny Gomes for not moving and taking one on the elbow. Screen cap via MASN/TV.)
"You know they're gonna have to sit down...It's a great feeling."
(Davey Johnson, on Phillies fans standing and expecting a W with 2 outs and 2 strikes in the 9th, via postgame press conference/MASN, 8/21/2011)
Nats win series, take 2-of-3 from Phillies on the road
Nationals 5, Phillies 4: The most exciting yet underrated play in sports? Oh yes, that would be the walk-off HBP. Don't forget to thank Ian Desmond for ducking out of the way of his own HBP and then hitting a 2-out, 2-strike, game-tying HR in the 9th.
And don't forget to thank Mother Nature for the rain to chase Roy Halladay from the equation.
And don't forget to thank the boatloads and busloads of Phillies fans for filling up Nationals Park this weekend, spending their money, and effectively contributing to the pot to extend Ryan Zimmerman. Because that's happening soon, right Mike Rizzo?
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