Final Score: Marlins 2, Nationals 1
Dame of the Game:
Gio Gonzalez: 6 IP, 2 ER, 5 H, 9 K. Fresh off his All-Star appearance, Gio pitched like a star, though not all that great a star. More like a class-M main sequence dwarf with a few ice planets orbiting it. Not about to go supernova or anything, but still.
Shame of the Game:
Michael Morse: 0-4, 3 K. Morse the pity that he did not play better in this game.
I had seafood for dinner Friday night. Then the Nationals beat the Marlins. I’m a very superstitious person, so naturally I had no choice but to have seafood for both lunch and dinner the next day in the hopes that it would work again.
It didn’t work again. My eating of two whole fish yesterday did not correspond to the Nats metaphorically eating The Fish. This is very distressing. Superstitions have never failed me before. What am I going to do now? Do I have to abandon the idea that my personal actions will affect the outcomes of baseball games, a principle on which basically every action I take is based? Continue reading