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Tracking the Nats’ historic chase of the ’62 Mets

Current Record: 1-7 (.125, 5.5 GB)

Projected Record: 20-142

Parsing the Loss: The score kinda says it all: Atlanta 8, Washington 0. Two errors, including a dropped popup. Offense seems to merit a look, too.

Barry Svrluga Adjectives of the Day: “startling,” “statistically abysmal”