Nationals Report

Sunday, June 29, 2008

PERSONNEL DEPT.

For the third straight game, C Jesús Flores batted cleanup. When Flores was first promoted from Class AAA Columbus in May, he often batted seventh or eighth, but his performance -- especially with runners in scoring position -- has dictated his ascension.

THE NEXT THREE

Time

OpponentNationals

Pitchers

Opponent

Pitchers

TV
Today1:35vs. BaltimoreJason Bergmann

(1-5, 4.60)

Jeremy Guthrie

(4-7, 3.64)

MASN
Tomorrow7:10at FloridaTim Redding

(6-3, 4.05)

Ryan Tucker

(2-2, 6.75)

MASN2
Tuesday7:10at FloridaTBDMark Hendrickson

(7-6, 5.93)

MASN2
ALL GAMES ON WWWT (107.7 FM, 1500 AM)

BY THE NUMBERS

31

Multi-hit games this season for Cristian Guzmán, tied for third in the majors

QUOTABLE

"Coming out, just preparing ourselves for the game, 30 minutes before, we had plenty of people in the seats. We saw a lot of orange stuff out there, a lot of red stuff. It's taking a while, but it will be a rivalry eventually."

-- Manny Acta on Friday night's crowd of 35,830


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