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Tracking the Nats’ historic chase of the ’62 Mets
Current Record: 30-40 (.428, 9 GB)
Projected Record: 69-93
Number of Former Tigers in Nats Uniforms Last Night: 3
Number Who Will, Barring Sunspots or an Early Frost, Be Playing for Another Team in August Despite Freaking Whiffing Last Night: 1
Barry Svrluga Adjectives of the Day: “gallant,” “too-close-to-call”