"I don't know what's going on. Whatever we're doing, we need to continue to do it every day. Whether it's the meals we're eating, the cage work, you name it. Just one of those stretches that you can't really explain."
-- Nationals 1st baseman Adam LaRoche on the 12 home runs the Nats have hit the past two nights. LaRoche has hit 3 of them.
"That's just men playing against boys right now... This is by far the best team we've played all year. It's like an American League lineup, too. Guys that hit the ball a long way and grind at-bats out and take advantage of any mistake that is thrown. Pitching, bullpen, starting pitching, defense, speed, power ... that's as good a team as there is in the National League.""
--Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum, on what it is like to play the Nats right now.