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It's not all doom and gloom in D.C.

Believe it or not, the Washington Nationals have good reason to be optimistic

Originally Published: May 22, 2009
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

The Nationals made history again this week: They tied a major league record by losing six straight games while scoring at least five runs in each game. It wasn't as noteworthy as becoming the first team ever to lose three games in a three-game series despite leading in the ninth inning or later in all three, as the Nationals did this year, but in the sad state that is this franchise, it is considered progress because they scored five runs in six consecutive games.

So, for the moment, ...

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