Nats: shutout, swept, and still ownerless; rendering them down to little more than a one legged puppy named Lil’ Brother
REDS 4 NATIONALS 0
Nats Go Quietly As Reds Sweep – The Post
The Nats wore those stupid red jerseys for another day game. Ugh, no wonder they only got a single hit. Fix the uniforms, boys!
More from The Wash. Times: Arroyo finishes off sweep at RFK
Boxscore – ESPN
The big news yesterday was Brett Haber of W*USA-TV claiming that the Lerners had been awarded the team, using Jeff Smulyan as a source. MLB denies the report and Barry Svrluga was constantly imploring us to only believe what Thomas Heath was reporting. Here are the rest of the ownership articles and columns:
Nats Play to Empty Seats at RFK – The Post
The attendance woes of the Nationals are looked at again.
Nats make moves to improve pitching – The Wash. Times
Zach Day, tight shoulder and all, was claimed off waivers from Colorado. Billy Traber was sent back to N’awlins, while Jason Bergman is back in D.C. GW grad Michael O’conner is expected to have his contract purchased by the parent club so that he can start tonight. Oh yeah, John Patterson does not expect to pitch on Sunday either.
More from The Post: Team Needs A Hand and A Few Arms
Jim Bowden: Different ways to make your pitch – The Wash. Examiner
I post this out of obligation, but I don’t read it.