CINCINNATI -- Hampered for several days by a stiff back that tightened up worse during last night's blowout loss to the Reds, first baseman Adam LaRoche is out of the Nationals' lineup this aftern
CINCINNATI -- In their long and mostly inglorious history, the Washington Nationals have lost more than their share of games in either lopsided or bizarre fashion. They lost a game by 14 runs.
Game in a nutshell: Hmm, remember when everyone was debating whether the Nationals' pitching staff would ever give up a run? Yeah, not so much anymore.
CINCINNATI -- Some four hours before first pitch at Great American Ball Park, Denard Span was getting a tutorial from first base coach Tony Tarasco on his leads and jumps from second base.