Matt Williams knew there would come a time when he would be tested as a big-league manager for the first time. Not for anything he did or said in the dugout during a game.
In what ended up a 8-0 blowout loss to the St.
GAME IN A NUTSHELL: How about "Game in a word" instead of a "nutshell?" The word: U-G-L-Y. The Nationals trailed 3-0 in the first inning (yet again).
We begin with a caveat that should be included in just about any analysis written about a major-league ballclub before the calendar shifts to May: It's early, so it's entirely possible this trend