NATIONALS REPORT

Friday, August 1, 2008

The Next Three

TimeOpponentTV
Tonight7:35vs. RedsMASN, WDCA-20
Tomorrow7:10vs. RedsMASN
Sunday1:35vs. RedsMASN

ALL GAMES ON WWWT (107.7 FM, 1500 AM)

PERSONNEL DEPT.

Before yielding a solo homer to Phillies CF Shane Victorino in the seventh inning Wednesday night, RHP Steven Shell set a season-high consecutive inning scoreless streak (15) for a Nationals reliever by pitching two scoreless innings.

QUOTABLE

Chicago GM " Kenny Williams sent me an e-mail, and his e-mail said: 'I heard I'm getting Lannan. Can you just fill me in on what I gave up for him?' So I said, 'Just [Carlos] Quentin, [Jermaine] Dye and a couple pitchers.' "

GM Jim Bowden, on a false report Washington

was trading John Lannan to the White Sox

BY THE NUMBERS

.368

Batting average of C Jesús Flores in his past 12 games, entering last night's game


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