This time it was a wild pitch in the ninth inning – a two-out slider from Joel Hanrahan that bounced before it got to home plate. The Pirates’ Freddy Sanchez scored from third base, the deciding run that gave the Pittsburgh a 2-1 victory Wednesday night.
It was their season-high fifth straight win and the Nationals’ seventh consecutive loss.
If you’re old enough, you will remember how depressing these words are: Washington Senators.
At least they had Frank Howard…