With the Washington Nationals heading into today’s game with a chance to sweep a home stand AND extend a winning streak to eight in a row, I just couldn’t stay away from Nationals Park. So when friends made plans to join me, it was a done deal – humidity and a hot sun notwithstanding.
And am I glad I went. Sixteen hits! Adam Dunn’s 30th home run! J.D. Martin’s first major league win! Zimmerman gets 3 hits and scores 3 runs! The offense continues to come through with timely hit after timely hit! Happy friends and fans all around!
A 9-2 romp.
(How often do you get to use the words “Nats” and “romp” in the same column?)
What a great week to be a Nats fan. At the end of 25 straight games without a break, the Nats find their inner ballplayers and go on a tear. As a vacationing bachelor this week (with Candice and the twins away), I’ve also had every opportunity to catch the games on TV and in person.
You almost hate to see these guys take a day off, even after playing 25 straight days. But hey, no matter what happens when they land in Atlanta on Tuesday, this has been a great week to be a Nats fan.
More to come…