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Nationals’ offensive issues lead to another loss
Some, but not a lot. For the Nationals lately, some has become far too many to overcome.
“They just outplayed us,” said shortstop Ian Desmond, who tripled off his brother-in-law Josh Roenicke in their first-ever meeting. “Simple as that. They just beat us. I hate to say that, but I feel like when we were at the bottom playing teams in first place, we rose to the occasion. We’ve just got to turn it up a little bit.
“Someone’s got to get hot. Hitting is contagious. Once one guy starts to absolutely murder the ball, everyone’s going to start doing it. If you’ve got a bunch of guys around .250 you’re just waiting for one guy to get going and start the train.”
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