Found July 28, 2012 on
Not only were the Nats wearing beautiful Grays throwbacks tonight in Milwaukee, but MASN’s broadcast somehow turned them blue for some period of time. Hit the link to learn more at the Bog, but I just had to share here for posterity.
The Nats won, BTW, and now have a .600 record through 100 games. Jordan Zimmermann’s ERA is also down to 2.28, because he’s a hoss, in any color.
BEST OF MAXIM
"They were out in the parking lot tailgating since 3 today so I'm sure they're all feeling pretty good right now."(Jordan Zimmermann, via Washington Times, 7/29/2012)
Nationals 4, Brewers 1: Jordan Zimmermann wins in first big league start in his home state of Wisconsin, 3 hour drive from his home town of Auburndale (population ~700).
Jordan Zimmermann is part of the best pitching staff in Major League Baseball, and he has the third-highest pitching WAR among that incredible group. Since he was the number three starter at the beginning of the year behind young star Stephen Strasburg and newly acquired Gio Gonzalez, his talent went under the radar. It’s time for that to stop and give JZimm and his value some...
(Screenshot via SI.com)
The Washington Nationals top this week's Sports Illustrated Power Rankings for the first time this season, overtaking the Texas Rangers for the top spot. It shouldn't surprise anyone that this season's Nats team are in this position, but it doesn't make it any less exciting.
With August on the horizon, it certainly appears that the Nats are...