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August 4, 2007 [LINK / comment]
The Nationals keep winning
The Washington Nationals finished their sweep of the Reds on Thursday night, and kept up the momentum by edging the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 last night. A single by Ryan Zimmerman in the bottom of the ninth drove in the winning run. The game that paid tribute to the Negro Leagues, as the Nats players wore Homestead Grays uniforms and the Cardinals wore St. Louis Stars uniforms. See MLB.com. After a slow start this year, the wunderkind from the Old Dominion is slowly but surely climbing in the batting average ranks, closing in on the .270 mark. This evening the Nats will be going for their fifth consecutive win, which would be the first time since early last August that they have done so. And I'll be there!
Unless Barry Bonds surprises us with historic home runs in PETCO Park this weekend, it looks like he will get his big opportunity to make the home fans happy in AT&T Park next week when the Giants host the Nationals!
Posted (or last updated or commented upon): 04 Aug 2007, 3: 02 PM
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