"I'm the one that's frustrated...I don't know anyone having trouble sleeping. I feel like we're gonna be fine."
(Davey Johnson, via postgame presser/MASN, 7/21/2013)
Dodgers 9, Nationals 2: Death, taxes, and the Nats are gonna be fine.
Dodgers sweep Nats. Two under .500, but it's still early, right Davey?
Silver lining: Jordan Zimmermann (2.0 IP, 8 H, 7 R, 2 BB, 2 HR, 58 pitches) felt good today:
"The neck feels awesome, just the command wasn’t there today."
(Jordan Zimmermann, via Washington Times, 7/21/2013)
Nats players line up to defend Rick Eckstein. Won't be long now.
Look out below! Here come the Mets. Fourth place looming large...
(Screencap via MASN/TV above: Davey Johnson considers giving Ian Desmond the bunt sign down 9-2 in the 9th with two on and two out. Apparently Davey thought better of it.)