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Late Wednesday night, they sat with their arms hung lifelessly over the dugout railing, watching the final outs of a miserable series go by. Over their three days in Miami, nothing the Washington Nationals did was enough.
The Washington Nationals used Chien-Ming Wang in relief for the first time Friday, summoning him with one out in the fifth when manager Davey Johnson felt it was time to pull the plug on Ross Detwiler's night.
"I wasn't locating the ball very well tonight," Wang said through translator John Hsu. "Sometimes my body opened too early, so I couldn't get the ball down very well. And sometimes I was too high. I'm kind of disappointed in myself for the performance."