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A Giant Shit (Named Rafael Soriano)

Bryce Harper celebrates scoring the go-ahead run in the 10th inning of game three by singing every aria from Mozart's "Don Giovanni" in succession. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Bryce Harper celebrates scoring the go-ahead run in the 10th inning of game three by singing every aria from Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” in succession. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Game 1:

Giants 8, Nationals 0

Oh, Zach Duke. I’m not mad. I’m just…disappointed. We dedicated a whole week to you this offseason. We did our best to make you feel welcomed and loved in the Nationals family. We took you in off the streets, despite your filthy, mangy hair and rabid foaming mouth. We bathed you, fed you, clothed you, neutered you. We gave you everything we had to give.

And this…this is how you repay us? 4 ER in 3 IP?  How could you be so ungrateful? I will not strike you, Zach Duke. I will not even raise my voice.

But I never want to see you again, Zach Duke. Begone from this place, and do not return.  Continue reading

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2012 Nationals Player Profile: Yunesky Maya

A picture found taped to the inside of Yunesky Maya's locker

Yunesky Maya is vying for the Nationals’ fifth starter spot, and he doesn’t have an easy path to get it: the formidable quintet of John Lannan, Chien-Ming Wang, Tom Gorzelanny,  Ross Detwiler and Craig Stammen stands in his way. But a job at the back end of the Nationals’ rotation isn’t the only thing that Yunesky Maya wants, not if his last name is anything to go by. No, Yunesky Maya has greater ambitions, and they probably involve raising the severed heads of his defeated opponents from atop the great pyramid of Chichen Itza.  Continue reading

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