New Faces, Same Result: Nats lose

July 17, 2009 by  

The Nationals took the field in Washington Thursday night with a clean slate. Their only goal; have a better second half than first.

Defensive gaffs were one of the main ills of the first half for the Nationals. Whether it be Adam Dunn’s poor ball reading ability, Cristian Guzman’s disgustingly bad range, or Ryan Zimmerman’s mysterious throwing problems, errors took the Nats out of many games they couldn’t afford to lose.

Last night the problem continued as the Nationals had two errors and allowed three unearned runs last night en route to a 6-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs.

So much for a clean slate...

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