In the fourth, Jayson Werth doubled when Brewers CF Carlos Gomez lost the ball to the “Sun Monster.” The really opened up the flood gates and rattled Marco Estrada. Harper walked and with a 4-1 lead, I started cheering/tweeting “We Want Wings;”
— William F. Yurasko (@doubleuefwhy) September 24, 2012
Zimmerman obliged and homered. I’m looking forward to getting my free Hard Times wings sometime this week.
Jordan Zimmerman pitched really well, 7 strikeouts over 6 2/3 innings, his only run being a Corey Hart homer on the first pitch of the second inning. He was also had two hits and a RBI, raising his average to .200.
The Nats pounded the Brewers for 12 runs in total, splitting the series and getting on the good side of Sun Monster.
Nats – 8, Brewers – 2, ME – 4
— Sun Monster (@DCSunMonster) September 24, 2012
One note of concern — Tyler Clippard pitching in the 8th gave up a run. He’s just not getting it done right now after a strong season as closer. Drew Storen pitched the 9th, which he’ll be doing more of going forward, to get some
Yesterday was $1 ticket Monday. The service fees for the online promotion were $6.25 greater than the cost of the two tickets I got for myself and my dad. Spending a September afternoon with your dad at a ballgame is wonderful.
There were $1 hot dogs too. I had two. A half-smoke too with a Samuel Adams Octoberfest. Not the best pairing, but are good, but not together.
I bicycled from Alexandria to the game. Cycling really is the best way to get to Nationals Park.
I didn’t want to tweet this at the game because I was afraid I would jinx it but kudos to the fans today for NOT doing the wave…
— Mark Jones (@natsrgreat) September 25, 2012
Harper didn’t wear the “high stirrups” though
Nats, ‘Sun Monster’ get revenge vs. Brewers – CSN Washington
This time, ‘Sun Monster’ aids Nationals’ rout – The Wash. Times
Nationals’ Zimmermann back in dominant form against Brewers - The Wash. Examiner
Sun shines upon Nats at the right time – The Post