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“It’s a pretty hard lineup to match-up against,” said Nationals manager Davey Johnson. “We struggled offensively a lot in the first half of the year but I knew that we had the talent to hit. We were at that low ebb in Colorado (in June) where we were hitting (.238) as a team. Now we’re up over .260 (at .262). That’s just not one or two guys. That’s everybody.”