Nationals Report

Sunday, May 25, 2008

BY THE NUMBERS

13

Consecutive games in which Washington outfielders had gone homer-less before Friday, when LF Wily Mo Peña hit his first of the season

The Next Three

Time

OpponentNationals

Pitchers

Opponents

Pitchers

TV
Today1:35vs. MilwaukeeTim Redding

(6-3, 3.16)

Manny Parra

(2-2, 4.40)

MASN2
Tomorrow1:35vs. MilwaukeeJason Bergmann

(1-1, 5.47)

Ben Sheets

(5-1, 2.92)

MASN2
Tuesday10:05at San DiegoShawn Hill

(0-1, 4.08)

Randy Wolf

(3-4, 4.76)

MASN2
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QUOTABLE

"I probably would have broken four helmets, five helmets, you know, probably five or six years ago. But I ain't got no broken bats, no broken helmets."

Elijah Dukes, on the frustrations of his .063 batting average

PERSONNEL DEPT.

Class AA Harrisburg outfielder Justin Maxwell, the organization's minor leaguer of the year last season, still needs another "100 games or so of experience" before he's major league-ready, his manager, John Stearns, said. Maxwell, who is hitting .246, has learned patience at the plate this season. He has seven home runs and a .386 on-base percentage and his 31 walks rank second in the Eastern League.


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