Originally posted on Nationals Enquirer  |  Last updated 5/19/13
"He pitched an unbelievable game and swung the bat better than most of the guys in the lineup. It’s a waste we couldn’t pull this one out. That’s a tough loss." (Davey Johnson on Jordan Zimmermann, 5/19/2013) "I just made two mistakes." (Jordan Zimmermann, via Washington Times, 5/19/2013) Padres 2, Nationals 1: Wasted effort. 85-pitch complete game loss for Jordan Zimmermann. Unfortunately, he had to be perfect, but a HR, throwing error too much to overcome. Steve Lombardoza caught stealing twice. Davey, why'd you send him in the 9th with no outs and Zim at the plate with a 3-2 count? "I got my best up there, 3-2 count. I’m expecting us to put it in play. I’d do it every time." (Davey Johnson on decision to send Lombo with Zim at the plate, 3-2 count, 5/19/2013) The sun rises, the sun sets, and Danny Espinosa goes 0-3 with 2 strikeouts. (Screencap of dejected J-Zimm via MASN/TV) Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.
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