Note of glorious wonder that I neglected to get to:
Mike O'Connor (the Mike O'Connor who gave up 9 runs in 3.1 IP) was optioned to AAA Columbus. See you later, Mikey. Can't say it was fun while it lasted. Maybe you can pick up a personality in Ohio. Then again, it is Ohio, so good luck with that.
So, who did the Nats bring up to fill that roster spot? Bergmann? Mock? Nope, it was Christopher Schroder. Sweetness! That means my main man with the master plan, Matthew Bryan Chico will slide back into that 5th starter spot. Congrats, Matty. You deserve it. You know what else you deserve? A big fat one of these:
Thanks for keeping hammer hands company on the bullpen bench. That's why your the bestest of the best!