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Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond grabs a ground ball hit by the Milwaukee Brewers' Casey McGehee during the fifth inning of the first game. Nats pitcher Jason Marquis scattered nine Brewers hits and two runs over seven innings.

ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond grabs a ground ball hit by the Milwaukee Brewers' Casey McGehee during the fifth inning of the first game. Nats pitcher Jason Marquis scattered nine Brewers hits and two runs over seven innings.

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