Sunday, May 25, 2008
BY THE NUMBERS
Consecutive games in which Washington outfielders had gone homer-less before Friday, when LF Wily Mo Peña hit his first of the seasonThe Next Three
|Today||1:35||vs. Milwaukee||Tim Redding
|Tomorrow||1:35||vs. Milwaukee||Jason Bergmann
|Tuesday||10:05||at San Diego||Shawn Hill
"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 averagePERSONNEL 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.