By Andrew P. Napolitano
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Ross Detwiler went five innings and gave up three runs and six hits while walking two and striking out five as the Nationals lost for the fourth time in six games.
Ryan Braun snapped an 0-for-18 slump with an RBI double in the eighth inning, lifting Milwaukee to a three-game sweep of Cincinnati with a 3-2 win Wednesday.
Kevin Correia, in jeopardy of losing his spot in Pittsburgh's crowded starting rotation, pitched six effective innings Wednesday and Garrett Jones hit a tiebreaking double to lead the Pirates to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Jose Tabata grew up listening to his father regale him with tales of Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente.
Sitting together at their lockers in the Pittsburgh clubhouse, Lyle Overbay and Matt Diaz stand out. They know it, too.
Clint Hurdle shrugged his shoulders and kept talking.
The Pittsburgh Pirates will introduce former Rockies manager Clint Hurdle as their new manager at a news conference Monday.
"The baseball we're playing now isn't the baseball we played in the first four months of the season," second baseman Neil Walker said. "We'll learn from it, though. We'll be stronger next year. We have a young team and we'll be better prepared to go from start to finish for six months."
"We have a group of guys here that's pretty special, and we all kind of have each other's backs," second baseman Neil Walker said. "But it doesn't make it any easier to go through, there's no doubt about that."