Nationals fans Pat Greaney, of Chevy Chase, Md., (left) Lary Lee (center) and her husband Blair Lee (right) of Silver Spring, Md., cheer during a brief moment of hope as the Washington Nationals host the New York Mets. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Nationals fans Pat Greaney, of Chevy Chase, Md., (left) Lary Lee (center) and her husband Blair Lee (right) of Silver Spring, Md., cheer during a brief moment of hope as the Washington Nationals host the New York Mets. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)