Despite turmoil, Nats complete a successful April

Despite turmoil, Nats complete a successful April
May 1, 2014, 9:00 am
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Well, the season's first month is now complete, and what a tumultuous month it was for the Nationals.

Wilson Ramos broke his hand on Opening Day. Ryan Zimmerman couldn't throw the ball across the diamond, then broke his thumb on a pickoff play at second base. Doug Fister hurt himself on the final day of spring training.

Ian Desmond leads the majors in errors and owns a paltry .646 OPS while striking out a staggering 36 times. Leadoff man Denard Span has a .295 on-base percentage. Big offseason acquisition Nate McLouth is hitting .108.

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