Happy Birthday to Jamie Hector, 39.
Hope you don't mind if I talk about the Giants again. If you do, skip ahead. Brian Sabean's most important strength is in filling holes -- except that every once in a while, he inexplicably doesn't do it. I don't blame him for the CF situation; it's hard to plan for a late-season injury of an important player. But there's no excuse for not having another hitter around, one who could play LF and pinch-hit. Oh well; Washington has the pitching matchup in its favor today, but stranger things have happened. Also the good stuff: