After the Athletics completed their sweep of the Nationals with a 9-1 drubbing on Sunday afternoon, they closed the series with an overall scoring split of 21-4.
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For those who were wondering if Matt Williams might give the struggling Ian Desmond a mental night off, the answer is no. At least not on this night.
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.
Through the 2012 and 2013 seasons, the only winning campaigns since the Nationals moved to Washington in 2005, one could argue their most consistent position player was Ian Desmond, and their best