After the Bravos swept the Nats in D.C. back in April, outscoring them 18-5, Danny Espinosa insisted Washington was the better team. Anyone heard from Espinosa lately?
It seems the delusion comes from the top.
“We need to at least send a message the next 3 days that we’re better than them” Davey Johnson told Nats beat writer Amanda Comak on Sunday.
Little late for that, Davey.
I guess I can understand their frustration. If my team, picked by most everyone to win the World Series, was upended by a challenger beset by injuries — one whose two highest-paid players failed to crack the Mendoza Line — I’d probably be in denial, too.