Yesterday, the Washington Nationals were shut out by right-hander Ricky Nolasco and the Miami Marlins for the second time in just over a week. With the loss, the Nationals’ lead over the Atlanta Braves in the National League East was cut to 5 1/2 games. The Nationals are still, however, carrying the best record in baseball and are primed to represent the first playoff appearance by a Washington baseball team in a very long time. My only question is: How did the Washington Redskins do yesterday?
My curiosity about the Redskins is, of course, not of my own volition. I could not care less about them (Am I allowed to express that opinion?). But now that the NFL season is underway, the Redskins have usurped the D.C. media and the Nationals have been placed on the back burner – or possibly even the back corner of the refrigerator next to the pasta salad you are afraid to disturb. Now, with all of your favorite venues likely discussing Robert Griffin III, you are going to have to visit Positive Mental Natitude a bit more for your fix of Nationals news. And the big story is… Continue reading