Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright and his curveball are starting to get to know the Nationals pretty well these days. They meet again on Friday in Game 5 of the NLDS.
With their season on the line tonight, the Nationals hope Gio Gonzalez can harness the emotion and command that betrayed him in Game 1.
Sure to compete with Mike Rizzo and the Nationals over the next few years, Atlanta Braves' GM Frank Wren has earned a contract extension through 2014.
"The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood." -Theodore Roosevelt
In an airtight, 1-1 NLDS Game 4 heading into the seventh inning, Nationals manager Davey Johnson called on unlikely arm to relieve starter Ross Detwiler. After starting Game 2 just three days before, Jordan Zimmermann came in to make the first relief appearance of his career.