Chicago Cubs 11, Washington Nationals 3: I Liked Everything That I Saw

July 20, 2009 by  

I know I'm not supposed to be impressed when the home team beats up on the likes of the Washington Nationals. Worst team in baseball. Organization in disarray. Interim (and not very good) manager at the helm.

I'd even been warned before the start of this series that the Nationals would implode at the first sign of any success, and well, that fan was pretty much correct.

But what I've seen over the course of the weekend was a long-overdue power surge by the Cubs, the sight of both Kosuke Fukudome and Alfonso Soriano prospering in their respective new roles, and more than anything, some actual grit from a team that frankly has been lacking in it this season.

Kevin Gregg's two-inning effort last night was proba...

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