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Washington Nationals' Ian Desmond, right, receives congratulations from his third base coach Bo Porter after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning of their baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski)
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Washington Nationals' Ian Desmond, right, receives congratulations from his third base coach Bo Porter after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning of their baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski)

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