Category Archives: BURNETT

GAME 23 REVIEW: Snatching Defeat from Jaws of Victory

"You know, it’s a game of inches sometimes." — Nats manager Jim Riggleman
Washington, D.C. — Sean Burnett has been one of manager Jim Riggleman’s most trusted relievers the last two seasons, getting his job done many more nights than not.  In the ninth inning last night, it was a "not."
Burnett gave up three straight singles to start the inning to load the bases and, with Drew Storen warmed up Continue reading

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GAME 156 REVIEW: Nationals Send Braves Packing, Take Two of Three

THE RESULT:  The Atlanta Braves came into D.C. this weekend looking to solidify their chances of making the playoffs, hoping to take advantage of a last-place team.  What they got was two losses out of three games to a young team learning to play, a serious dent in their plans for post-season play.
One of those young players, 25-year old shortstop Ian Desmond, hit a clutch two-out single with the Continue reading

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