...17th home run of his 12 year career in the majors, that is.
Nationals claim Cesar Izturis off waivers from Brewers. Welcome to DC, Mr. Izturis. We look forward to your glove; Davey does too:
"To have him available, it kind of must be our year. Very good defender, plays second or short and a switch-hitter - awfully good insurance. It’s like having spot starters in the bullpen. I sleep better."
(Davey Johnson, via Nationals Journal, 8/6/2012)
Video of Cesar's 17th career home run, hit last week against the Astros, here (Screencap via MLB.com):