The Nationals continued to struggle scoring runs in their 5-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, finishing their road trip with four straight losses.
Ryan Zimmerman started at first base on Sunday as the Nationals lost their fourth straight game to the Cardinals.
The Nationals have lost 10 of their last 12 to the Cardinals, including five straight at Busch Stadium. Can they get over this mental hurdle?
Stephen Strasburg pitched a solid six innings, but the Cardinals figured him out in seventh to take the lead for good en route to a 4-1 win.