Strasburg, Nats beat Rays despite silent bats and “weird wuss” in the other dugout

The Washington Nationals are weird. Last night, after a 3-run inning against a Tampa Bay Rays starter making his MLB debut, they were hitless. A mere baserunner for 7 innings after the first. They won 3-2, behind Stephen Strasburg‘s 10 strikeouts (video). The rubber game is tonight. Game recap video

The war of words between managers Davey Johnson and Joe Maddon continues. Nats Enquirer has it chronicled well. Johnson called Maddon a “weird wuss” (Nationals Journal, The Post) too, so I guess we can look forward to guessing which Sunday morning politics show will use that one first. I hope it’s Bob Schieffer. Then there’s this video from CSN Washington:

This is a lot fun, more so when the Nats win though. Gio Gonzalez is on the hill for D.C. tonight.

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HE LINKED TO ME, I LINK TO HIM

More to come on this one…

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