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Walked in a run on a close 3-2 pitch in the 2nd, but he should've been sitting on the bench resting. With one out and a man at first, a routine grounder to 2nd that woulda coulda shoulda been an inning-ending double play got booted instead.

Then Jamie Moyer went the other way for a single to drive in the go-ahead run. The Nats just have that "bad ballclub" look.

So far, Cabrera's topping out at 90 mph. Most of his pitches are 88-89

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Walked in a run on a close 3-2 pitch in the 2nd, but he should've been sitting on the bench resting. With one out and a man at first, a routine grounder to 2nd that woulda coulda shoulda been an inning-ending double play got booted instead.

Then Jamie Moyer went the other way for a single to drive in the go-ahead run. The Nats just have that "bad ballclub" look.

So far, Cabrera's topping out at 90 mph. Most of his pitches are 88-89

Strange what happened to his velocity. How common is it for pitchers of his age to lose their velocity with no major injury?

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This Nationals team is really just awful. Whoever it was that made that bet with Oldfan about best record Os vs Nats really is sitting pretty this year.

They are 0-6 right now right? Hopefully after they get a few wins they might start to do the simple things like field ground balls right.

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Even despite our soon to be SP woes, I am glad Cabrera is gone.

I second that with great enthusiasm!

Nothing with this guy has changed much: lousy pitch location, lack of mental toughness, single A level defense from the mound, rapidly declining velocity, refusal to develop an arsenal of pitches and an inability to reach his potential.

DCab was here two years too long and I am glad to see that so many of us were right to say he needed to be off our pitching staff immediately.

Also, I wonder how Dunn feels with their 0-6 record?

How the Nats became a better location than the Orioles is a big mystery for me.

MSK

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Wow, back to back very impressive plays by Lastings and Dukes. Makes up for maybe one of those errors.

I guess they have to play well, knowing they are only a two man outfield :D.

My mlb.com stream went dead, so I for one appreciate your "game thread" type work

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