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Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth, left, reacts after striking out for the last out as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Dioner Navarro, right, celebrates during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 24, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

associated press Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth, left, reacts after striking out for the last out as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Dioner Navarro, right, celebrates during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 24, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

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