After losing the second game to the Astros on the 10th of September the dream was dead. The Nats would have to go 15-3 (or better) in their last 18 to hit .500. Welcome to slumberland, little Nemo. The Nats are 13-3 in their last 16. Two wins to go for over .500.
Everyone knows a good thing when they see it, even mediocre veteran outfielders. Rick Ankiel wants to stay. So does Jonny Gomes. Better get your act together Laynce!
And now Ozzie is coming to the NL East. Next year looks like it's gonna be all sorts of fun.