A three-game sweep by the second place team, four losses in a row and then an off day. It has been a while since the Washington Nationals won. I’m not sure they will tonight either because they might not even play.
Fans, we are monitoring the weather and will have updates for you about tonight’s game as soon as they become available
— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) September 18, 2012
In the event of a rain delay, here’s Metro’s official position:
— @wmata (@wmata) September 18, 2012
So, if you are staying at home and find the need for some “rain delay theatre” the E:360 Let Teddy Win feature on ESPN is probably a good choice.
That’s Scott Abelman of Let Teddy Win in the preview.
MOVING BACK TO THE FIELD…
Tough series with the Atlanta Braves over the weekend, losing 2-1 on Friday, 5-4 on Saturday (with Davey Johnson getting tossed by umpire Marvin Hudson) Marietta, Ga.
Sunday night, the Nats just got beat with Gio Gonzalez struggling which segues to…
MEANWHILE OFF THE FIELD, AGAIN
Gio Gonzalez dating Mark Rypein’s daughter Angela?. I suppose a trans-generational D.C. sports power couple is fun. – Mr. Irrelevant
Bryce Harper and Wale at Ben’s Chili Bowl. I don’t listen to Wale, so I don’t know if he’s D.C. famous or nationally relevant. I wonder what Harper got. – Nats Enqurier
MORE STORIES YOU SHOULD READ
Steve Lombardozzi Is Ready Whenever Nationals Need Him. With Danny Espinosa and Michael Morse ailing, super-sub needs to super. – SB Nation DC
A great profile of Davey Johnson on ESPN
I don’t expect Adam LaRoche back next year, after a big year this season, I think he’ll try to cash in. The Nats can probably absorb the loss. - The Wash. Times
DODGERS SERIES SCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT
I’m not holding my breath for a 7:05 start. A day-night doubleheader tomorrow wouldn’t be crushing.