Sunday, April 27, 2008
The Next Three
|Today||1:35||vs. Cubs||John Lannan
|Tuesday||7:10||vs. Atlanta||Tim Redding
|Wednesday||4:35||vs. Atlanta||Shawn Hill
At-bats with runners in scoring position for Ryan Zimmerman prior to last night, tied for fifth-most in the NL.PERSONNEL DEPT.
LHP Mike O'Connor, a starter most of his career, made his second straight relief appearance on Friday night and walked the only man he faced -- with the bases loaded. "Things are going a million miles an hour and I've just got to take time to think about things," he said. O'Connor is expected to be used as a long reliever, but in his first two appearances he pitched just an inning and then faced one batter. . . . LF Wily Mo Peña hit eighth in the lineup for the first time as a National.QUOTABLE
"As long as you have a uniform on, you have a chance."
-- Manager Manny Acta on the perseverance of catcher Wil Nieves, who is in his 13th professional season