They'd been in this situation plenty of times already this season, locked into a tense, low-scoring affair that would be decided by one big hit.
Quick, after Chicago and Miami who is the third best team in the Eastern Conference? It's not Boston, Atlanta or even Orlando.
He had carved up the Astros lineup for five innings, making mincemeat of every hitter who dared step to the plate, but after slogging his way through a laborious top of the sixth Stephen Strasburg
Maybe the Nationals signing Brad Lidge was smarter than we even think.