"Detwiler was dominant in four innings against Italy, in a game the USA already had in hand. (By the way, Detwiler is so impressive that if the Nationals have three starting pitchers better than him -- and they do -- you can start booking your trip to Washington for the World Series.)"
Wooohooo!!!! Let's work this out as a logic problem:
If A, B ... A
Yay!! I forgot how to do logic problems (aren't there some sideways U's involved) but from what I'm reading it means I should "start" booking my trip to Washington for the World Series. I guess to see the Mariners?