Starters, Acta, and Wait Til Next Decade

June 17, 2009

I’m gone for the rest of the week, so I won’t be able to write until Monday. Today, I think, is by far the best chance the Nats have to win a game in this Yankees series. Wang has been awful, and another awful game probably means he’s going to be replaced by Hughes in the rotation. Even when you’re going good, you really can’t ever have enough starting pitching. Meanwhile, they put out their best starter, John Lannan, who now has an ERA of 3.51. Way better than league average, that’s an ERA+ of 124. It ranks him 17th in the NL. Not bad. His ERA after game 2 of the season sits at 2.65. He’s going well, about the only part of the team that can say that right now except…

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