Let's see, Stephen Strasburg has already turned in two stellar performances in his first two starts of the year, both on the road.
It's been nearly seven months since Stephen Strasburg last took the mound at Nationals Park, but the young right-hander who started on Sept.
The blown calls came in rapid fire -- Bang! Bang! Bang! -- on three consecutive at-bats in the top of the first, each umpiring gaffe enraging the Nationals more than the previous one.
We've focused so much on the Nationals' pitching staff through the season's first week-plus, and with good reason.
Edwin Jackson had just issued a four-pitch walk to Chris Heisey to open the top of the eighth, and inside the Nationals dugout manager Davey Johnson insisted was a nervous wreck.