Before Werth's walkoff, a rousing speech for Nats

Updated: October 12, 2012, 4:53 AM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Hours before Jayson Werth's game-ending homer on a 13-pitch at-bat extended the Washington Nationals' surprising season, before a bullpen trio got eight consecutive outs via strikeouts, before Ian Desmond's acrobatic catch, a guy who isn't even on the playoff roster fired up a team facing elimination against the defending champs.

Mark DeRosa, a spare-part utility player who made his major league debut 14 years ago, grabbed the microphone of his clubhouse karaoke machine and ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?