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- Doing okay: Doug Fister (+11.5%) goes 5.1 IP with 4 Ks and no walks, giving up only 1 ER.
- Quick start: Denard Span (+19.4%) doubles to lead off the game (+6.6%), later scoring on a WP to put the Nats ahead (+9.3%). Ian Desmond (+8.8%) singles in a second run in the first to extend the Nats' lead (+9.3%).
- Making adjustments: Anthony Rendon (+17.1%) is 1-3 with 2 walks, an advance on a CS/defensive interference (+1.4%), an RBI triple (+8.4%), and a run scored on a WP (+2.2%).
- The real hero of the game: Craig Stammen (+8.1%) comes on after Fister to get six outs, giving up 1 ER and earning a shutdown.
- I got to heckle Kolko again: Jayson Werth (-8.8%) is 2-5 with 4 LOB.
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