(Sean Burnett cleans up H-Rod's mess in the 9th, turns 1-2-3 double play to end the game. Screengrabs via MLB.TV/MASN)
"I still haven’t lost confidence in Henry, but probably was asking a lot with that was his third day in a row going and he threw a lot of pitches in Cincinnati. So I’ll probably give him off tomorrow regardless. But I still have a lot of confidence in him. I went up to him after the game, I said, 'Henry, you’re my man. I’ve still got a lot of confidence in you.'"
(Davey Johnson, via Washington Times, 5/15/2012)
Nationals 8, Padres 5: Sean Burnett bails out Davey Johnson's closer, Nats.
Bad Henry showed up at Nationals Park. Davey finally pulls the plug on his man with the bases loaded and one out.
Welcome to the big leagues, Sandy Leon. Rookie catcher suffers high ankle sprain in collision at the plate in first game, heads to DL; joins 2012 Washington Nationals Injury Parade.
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