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- P2K > P2C: Dan Haren (-7.6%) goes 6 IP with 3 Ks and walk, nearly getting out with only 1 ER until coughing up a 3-run bomb with 2 down in the 6th (-19.8%).
- Close to the apology article: Adam LaRoche (+13.7%) is 2-4 with single+error to put the Nats up by 2 in the 1st (+10.7%) and another RBI single to tack on the winning run in the 2nd (+5.7%).
- Getting back into form: Ryan Zimmerman (+12.3%) is 3-4.
- Shutdown! Shutdown! SHUTDOWN!! Ryan Mattheus (+9.2%), Drew Storen (+11.5%), and Rafael Soriano (+15.2%) earn shutdowns in the 7th, aeyth, and 9th, respectively, each allowing one hit with one strikeout.
- Speaking of speedy outfielders: Denard Span (+4.4%) is 2-3 with a double to lead off the game , a HBP, and some nice glovework in CF. Roger Bernadina (+8.5%) is 1-2 with a walk and a bunt single to keep the first-inning rally going.