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Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond has improved his defense significantly this season. The Nats also have 23 fewer errors than they did at this point in the season last year. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond has improved his defense significantly this season. The Nats also have 23 fewer errors than they did at this point in the season last year. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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