12-9, 3.94 8-9, 3.66
per the birdwatch, last night yadi got his OBP above .300 for the first time all season. . . . danup is rightly concerned about mattmo's declining strikeout rate; cardnilly notes that the cards are in a position to play the spoiler by knocking off wild-card aspirants down the stretch; we still have games against houston, washington, the mets, and the marlins.
i recommend two washington nationals blogs: ball wonk and nationals inquirer.