Behind the majors' best rotation, the Nationals went 14-8 in April. There were, however, a few discouraging developments in the season's opening month.
With Ryan Zimmerman, Michael Morse and Jayson Werth all out Sunday, the Nationals were shut out by the Dodgers.
Already playing without sluggers Ryan Zimmerman and Michael Morse, the Nationals had to play Sunday's game in Los Angeles without Jayson Werth.
Needing a win to avoid a series sweep and a four-game losing streak, the Nationals were done in again by a tepid lineup.