Saturday, April 26, 2008

Kicking me while I'm down...

Nieves' first career homer sinks Cubs in 9th inning --

WASHINGTON - The brand-spanking-new Nationals Park has just about everything you could ask for in a modern ballpark.

There's a Sony Playstation Pavilion, a karaoke station, a Build-a-Bear workshop, a jungle gym and a high-definition, Jumbotron scoreboard that's billed as one of the biggest in the world.

With all those diversions, it's easy to forget Washington is the worst team in the National League, entering Friday night's game against the Cubs with 16 losses in its previous 20 games.

But the Nationals still found a way to beat the Cubs, handing them a 5-3 loss on Wil Nieves' two-run, walk-off home run off Bob Howry...

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