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The Washington Nationals have been blessed with No. 1 picks in back-to-back drafts and once-a-generation prospects in Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg. It should be no surprise, then, that good karma has been hard to come by this year, as the Nats are 21-28 on the season and coming off a 1-7 road trip. (Drew Angerer / The Washington Times) / (Associated Press)

The Washington Nationals have been blessed with No. 1 picks in back-to-back drafts and once-a-generation prospects in Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg. It should be no surprise, then, that good karma has been hard to come by this year, as the Nats are 21-28 on the season and coming off a 1-7 road trip. (Drew Angerer / The Washington Times) / (Associated Press)

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