King of the Dicks Catches Outstanding Debut From Nats Rookie Balester

Last night, 22 year-old Nationals rookie Collin Balester did something no starting pitcher in the franchise has done in nine years: Win his major league debut, as he gave up one run over five innnings. Balester thus bridged the gap between himself and the immortal Dan Smith, who won his debut on June 8, 1999 as an Expo. Smith went on to finish that season with a 4-9 record and a 6.02 ERA. It was his first and last season as a starting pitcher. Hopefully Balester’s future is brighter.

But if nothing else, at least he knows how to blackmail the team punching bag, the pint-sized Paul Lo Duca:

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2 thoughts on “King of the Dicks Catches Outstanding Debut From Nats Rookie Balester”

  1. On the Marlins broadcast during the rain delay of of the Nats-Marlins game they just said that Jailbait said he’d “welcome a return to South Florida.”

    Don’t let the door hit you on the way out, assbag.

    (Can’t wait to see how CB does with Wil or Jesus behind the plate. Jailbait is like the anti-Crash Davis to his Nuke LaLoosh.)

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