The Nationals bolstered their bullpen, recalling right-hander Aaron Barrett from Class AAA and optioning lefty Xavier Cedeno to Syracuse.
Despite Tyler Clippard's month-long struggles, manager Matt Williams continues to show faith in the Nationals' setup man.
Tyler Clippard and Ian Desmond didn't have their best performances tonight against the Angels, but they are taking responsibility for their actions and doing their best to correct their mistakes.
Ian Desmond and Tyler Clippard have been mainstays for the Nats in recent years. So far this season, they have struggled.