Washington Nationals defeat New York Yankees, 3-2

Given the season Chien-Ming Wang has had, it was fitting that he put forth his best performance of the season but still lost to the worst team in baseball.

With the winless righthander pitching to save his job last night, the Nationals handed the Yankees a 3-2 loss at the Stadium, winning for just the 17th time in 63 games this season. John Lannan, a 24-year-old Long Island product, threw 8-1/3 innings against the team he grew up rooting for, dominating the Yankees thro...

The Yankees went into Wednesday night's game against the Nationals with Chien-Ming Wang taking the mound in an ultimatum game.

Sort of.

You ask questions about Wang and you get a lot of equivocation from manager Joe Girardi and GM Brian Cashman.

"Win or else" was too simple a response to the question of what they were asking of Wang against the Nationals, according to Girardi.

"It's an important start. It's important that we evaluate his performance and not jum...