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OK, fine, so I’m not so great at predicting the future either—the Nats found a way to end their losing streak with a 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves yesterday afternoon. But between Wily Mo Peña‘s less-than-stellar play at the plate and in the field, and Chad Cordero keeping things interesting in the ninth by loading the bases, new blood doesn’t look like a long-term solution to the team’s woes. —Mark Athitakis